News and Updates

August’s current financial news: Safer credit cards, expensive kids, and a wildly successful fundraiser

There’s a little something for everyone in this month’s current financial news pages. Learn about the latest credit card technology, get some tips on combining finances with a new spouse, and see exactly what that ubiquitous ice-bucket challenge has done for ALS fundraising.

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News and Updates

Updates on the housing market and bitcoin: The latest financial news from July

The latest financial news headlines from this month run the gamut. Keeping your checking account balance in your favor, as well as determining where to stash your retirement funds, made the news. Bitcoin also makes an appearance, as does news about a boost to the fragile U.S. housing market. Read more…

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About Credit Unions, News and Updates

Don’t Tax My Credit Union: An update from SAC Federal Credit Union

Last year, we noted in a blog post that the banking lobby was asking Congress to repeal the federal corporate income tax exemption for credit unions. Although that effort hasn’t resulted in a repeal, Congress is still considering the option as part of comprehensive tax reform, and it’s a decision that could have a major impact on SAC Federal Credit Union and its members. Read more…

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News and Updates

5 headlines worth reading from June’s top financial news

We’ve sorted through this month’s top financial news and found articles that explore the common ground between baby boomers and the millennial generation, examine the job market, and explain an innovative new program in the coffee business. And what would a June news post be without some wedding talk? You’ll find two of our favorite marriage-and-finance headlines below. Read more…

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