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

Resources

Buying a house for the first time: 4 helpful tips

Spring is here, and so is the beginning of the busy real estate season. “For Sale” signs are popping up right along with the sprouting daffodils. If you are a first-time homebuyer, you may feel a little overwhelmed by the process awaiting you. You may wonder what exactly you need to do when buying a house for the first time.

These tips from SAC FCU will help you confidently navigate the process of first-time homebuying.

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Author SAC FCU Managing Editor