Financial Literacy

December’s current financial news: Tax tips, boosting credit scores, and more

The hubbub of the holidays makes it harder than usual to keep up with the latest financial happenings. Catch up on current financial news with this update. There are tips on savvy year-end tax moves, information about older Americans bolstering the housing market, and some easy ways to boost your credit score: Happy holidays and happy reading!

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Author SAC FCU Managing Editor

Financial Planning

Financial tips for freelancers: Set yourself up for success

Transitioning from a corporate job to self-employment can feel overwhelming but exhilarating. You might be giving up steady paychecks (and all those break room snacks), but you’re gaining the thrill of being your own boss.

Get started right by creating a financial tracking system that will help you keep a budget in line, pay your taxes correctly, and manage expenses. Here are five financial tips for kicking off your freelance career.

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Author SAC FCU Managing Editor