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You don't have to be elderly to do a checkup on your retirement plan.

Retirement Checkup - Don't wait 'til it's too late!

Posted On: February 27, 2021 by CSE Federal Credit Union in: Budgeting, CSE News, Education

 

Just the thought of retirement can be both exciting and terrifying at the same time. It’s what you’ve worked towards for your entire life, but it comes with many unknowns. You’re sure to be wondering if you’ve saved enough, can afford your expenses moving forward, and whether you’re truly ready to move into the next stage of your life.

The reality is that when it comes to retirement, many are unprepared due to a combination of increasing...

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Emergency Fund with Banzai Coach

Emergency Fund with Banzai Coach

Posted On: January 20, 2021 by CSE Federal Credit Union in: Budgeting, Education

 

If 2020 taught us anything, it was to maintain an emergency fund, ready for when we need it most. An emergency fund is an amount of money set aside to cover unforeseen expenses, or, the extra money that is set back to cover basic expenses when there are drastic changes to your income. Emergency funds can be used for small emergencies or extreme emergencies. How much a person needs in an emergency fund is unique and varies based on personal circumstances. Common reasons that...

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New Year Resolutions & Financial Check Ups

New Year Resolutions & Financial Check Ups

Posted On: January 6, 2021 by CSE Federal Credit Union in: Budgeting, Education, General

 

Here we go...another new year, another round of resolutions. Whether you’ve decided your New Year’s Resolution will again be to lose those 10 pounds, organize your office, or learn how to speak a new language – on your list of “things to do” in the New Year should also include giving your finances a check-up!

The start of a new year is a great time to review and re-evaluate your budget. It’s easy after the end of the year to gather...

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10 things anyone can do to stay out of debt, and that means you too!

10 things anyone can do to stay out of debt

Posted On: October 19, 2020 by CSE Federal Credit Union in: Budgeting, Education, General

 

We’ve all been there, whether it be an accumulation of credit card debt, getting behind on bills because of a job loss, or so many other scenarios. Debt can add up quickly and it can be overwhelming. It’s easier to stay out of debt by making simple changes, than digging your way out. Here are 10 things anyone can do to stay out of debt, and that means you too!

Make better “payment” choices. If you are using a credit card and working to pay down...
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Making Spending Money Last Longer in College

Making Spending Money Last Longer in College

Posted On: July 24, 2020 by CSE Federal Credit Union in: Budgeting, Education, General

 

Going to college is a whole new experience for most teenagers. It’s a whirlwind into adulthood and figuring it all out takes time! Something we feel is important to share with young adults getting ready to go to college is that you can still have a memorable college experience without spending a ton of money! It’s all about budgeting and being skillful in the way you choose to spend your money.

First things first – where are you getting your spending...

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Getting back to normal after the COVID-19 crisis & revamping your finances.

Getting back to normal after the COVID-19 crisis & revamping your finances.

Posted On: June 9, 2020 by CSE Federal Credit Union in: Budgeting, CSE News, Education, General, Lending

The COVID-19 crisis has affected every single one of us, though it’s level of impact varies. Some of us were financially prepared for a situation like what we just went through, others were not. For all of us, now is a great time to assess where we were, where we are, and where we want to be in our financial lives as we recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Financial prosperity in a post-crisis world may seem unlikely or even unattainable. If you’re finding that it's time...

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2020 Financially Fit Tips

How are you getting Financially Fit in 2020?

Posted On: January 8, 2020 by CSE Federal Credit Union in: Budgeting, Education, General

 

How are you getting Financially Fit in 2020?

Consider this question: Whether good or bad, what has put you in the financial place you are now? Was there been a lack of a budget throughout the previous year? Did you keep up with your budget until the holidays, but then splurge a little? We want to help you plan, budget and set goals in the new year.

10 Tips to get you back to Financially Fit!

Clean Up and Sell Some Stuff

A new trend is if something doesn’t...

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Don’t Wait for 2020 to Begin Your New Year’s Resolutions

Don’t Wait for 2020 to Begin Your New Year’s Resolutions

Posted On: November 25, 2019 by CSE Federal Credit Union in: Budgeting, Education, General

In just a few short weeks, calendars will turn to 2020. Although you have a more time to be irresponsible with your money, doesn’t mean you should. If you have plans for financial resolutions in the new year, why wait? Start now!

CSE has tools to help you reach financial goals in the new year. Whether that is simply being wiser with your money and setting a budget, or something larger like consolidating debt for less financial stress, we can help.

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