Resources

Are your personal insurance plans up to par?

The only thing worse than not having insurance coverage when you need it is thinking you’re covered when you’re really not. Now is a great time to evaluate your personal insurance plans and start the new year off on the right foot. When you know you’re covered appropriately, you can rest assured you and your family’s future financial well-being is protected. While you likely understand the importance of common categories like health insurance, homeowners insurance, and vehicle insurance, there are some types of coverage you might have overlooked. Here’s what you need to know about these lesser-known categories: Read more…

Author SAC FCU Managing Editor

Debt Management, Resources

Debt facts: Is there such a thing as good debt?

When people talk about debt, it’s usually with a tone of resolve, like a coach motivating players for a major game: Go out there and tackle defensively – just don’t rack up more penalties.

But not all debt is a problem to be solved or even avoided. In fact, these debt facts prove some debt can actually be helpful for reaching major goals.

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Author SAC FCU Managing Editor

Budgeting and Saving, Credit and Loans, Resources

Money and marriage: A couple’s guide to finances

Money. It’s a hot-button topic. This can be especially true with married couples, but it doesn’t have to be stressful or divisive. You can have fruitful financial discussions with your spouse – conversations that will get you both on the same fiscal page. The important thing is to talk; sweeping money issues under the rug is not good for your bank account or your relationship.

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Author SAC FCU Managing Editor