How to Keep Your Account Info Secure

How to Keep Your Account Info Secure

New technology makes your daily banking and personal finance management a breeze, but with all new technology comes new concerns. Just about anyone with a laptop, mobile phone or tablet has probably thought about the security risks of sending sensitive data, like Social Security numbers and debit card information, over the internet.

Make the Switch to a Credit Union

Make the Switch to a Credit Union

Missourians have better banking services at their fingertips, and its time for families to take advantage of them. CU Community Credit Union has teamed up with the Missouri Credit Union Association and other credit unions across the state to educate consumers about the value of local credit unions and to encourage Missouri residents to make the switch. Credit union members not only enjoy better rates and lower fees, they are encouraging investment in their community and keeping their money close to home.

Have You Filed Your Taxes Yet?

Have You Filed Your Taxes Yet?

TurboTax® works like a GPS giving you step-by-step guidance to get your maximum refund. Even better, as a CU Community Credit Union member you can get a special 10% discount on TurboTax Online Deluxe. File today with TurboTax and get your refund in as few as seven days.

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.

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.