Good Habits That Can Improve Your Credit Score

Good Habits That Can Improve Your Credit Score

A good credit score is essential to your financial health. Not only is this number used by lenders to determine your creditworthiness, but landlords, employers, cell phone companies, and utility providers may also check it.

10 Ways to Improve Your Finances

10 Ways to Improve Your Finances

If you're one of those people who embrace New Year's resolutions, improving your financial status might be one of the biggies.  Getting your financial health in order is one resolution that you will reap benefits from from years to come. Here 10 ways that you can start today and get on track to a better--and more financially savvy-- version of you.

Q&A: Cosigning a Student Loan

Q&A: Cosigning a Student Loan

Q: My son needs me to cosign a school loan. Is this a good idea? What do I need to know?

A: Parents often want to help their kids pay for higher education, which is commendable, but there is a lot to be concerned about. Student loans are risky. Both the lender and the parent are relying on a student’s future repayment ability and therefore the student's potential to graduate, find sufficient employment to meet the debt service, and afford the cost of living that they will incur after graduation.

Easy Loan Applications

Easy Loan Applications

If you're like a lot of people, you have a few choice words for the whole bank loan process. But getting a loan doesn't have to be hard — especially when you have a credit union on your side. Talk to CU Community Credit Union the next time you need a loan for home, auto, personal or recreational needs. Our experienced staff will go the extra mile to make it happen.
Buying Your First Car: 8 Important Questions

Buying Your First Car: 8 Important Questions

Laura Edgar is a senior writer for NerdWallet.com, an unbiased personal finance website dedicated to helping you make smart financial decisions.