Financial Literacy

March Madness: Our top credit and savings tips face off

If you’re a college hoops fan, March Madness means brackets and basketball. Though many of us at SAC Federal Credit Union will watch our share of games this month, our interests will always lean toward the financial. In that spirit, here’s a look at some of our top blogs and top tips: Credit vs. savings edition.

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Financial Literacy

Moving your money: smart strategies for switching personal banking partners

Managing your money should be convenient and worry-free. Poor customer service, driving distances to ATMs, high interest rates on loans, and more can all create a negative banking experience. If you’re facing these obstacles, it’s time to find a better organization to handle your money. Finding a new personal banking partner can seem daunting, but it doesn’t have to be.

If you’re thinking about moving your money to a new financial institution, ask yourself the following questions to make a smart choice.

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Author SAC FCU Managing Editor

Financial Literacy

Getting a job with bad credit: Why it can be a challenge.

You probably expect potential lenders to scrutinize your credit report, but what about potential employers? There’s a chance that when you apply for your dream job, your credit report will be reviewed before an offer is extended. This can prove problematic if your credit report is riddled with delinquencies and judgments, particularly if you’re applying for a job where you’ll deal with money.

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Author SAC FCU Managing Editor