Financial Literacy

Getting a job with bad credit: Why it can be a challenge.

You probably expect potential lenders to scrutinize your credit report, but what about potential employers? There’s a chance that when you apply for your dream job, your credit report will be reviewed before an offer is extended. This can prove problematic if your credit report is riddled with delinquencies and judgments, particularly if you’re applying for a job where you’ll deal with money.

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Author SAC FCU Managing Editor

Budgeting and Saving

Tips on saving money – starting with that annual bonus

Besides being the holiday season, there’s something else that makes this time of year pretty magical: the annual bonus. And whether you’ll be getting one through work soon or you’re looking forward to your tax refund in a few months, it’s likely you’re already thinking of ways to spend that windfall. But what if you saved it instead? Seriously, hear us out. We’ve got a few tips on saving money when you find yourself with a little extra cash – and ways to actually make your money go further – including options you may not have considered.

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Author SAC FCU Managing Editor