Budgeting, Credit, 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

Financial Literacy, Resources

Personal loans 101: Learn the basics

When you hear the term “personal loan,” you might imagine loaning your friend $20 or your teenager asking to “borrow” money for something frivolous. In financial terms, what it actually refers to is a loan that isn’t secured by any collateral (like a car or house). Learn more about this type of lending in this personal loans overview.

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Author SAC FCU Managing Editor

Credit, Resources

Need help getting out of debt? Start here.

Debt can quickly begin to feel like a challenging burden, especially when those balances keep creeping upward. It’s smart to look for help getting out of debt before it spirals out of control. Even if you’re not facing much debt now, or just starting on your credit path, it’s important to understand the impact that debt can have so you can make better financial decisions now and in the future.

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Author SAC FCU Managing Editor