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2022 in Review: CSE's Best Blogs

2022 in Review: CSE's Best Blogs

Posted On: December 7, 2022 by CSE Federal Credit Union in: Budgeting, Credit Cards, CSE, Debit & Credit Cards, Education, Fraud Tips, General, Mortgages

 

2022 in Review: CSE's Best Blogs

 

It’s hard to believe another year is passing us by! With so much information out there, we know some things can get overlooked, so we took some time to look back at 2022 to re-post our ‘best’ blogs for you, all in one place! Here are some of the top blogs our members found value in. The CSE blogs are a great way to get a lot of important information quickly, and we hope that through our blogs we can help...

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Prepare Your Finances for the Holidays

Prepare Your Finances for the Holidays

Posted On: September 7, 2022 by CSE Federal Credit Union in: Budgeting, Credit Cards, CSE, CSE News, Debit & Credit Cards, Education, General, Lending

 

Prepare Your Finances for the Holidays

The holidays might not be top of mind…yet, but this month marks the ‘100 days until Christmas milestone. We want to help you get a jump start on the holidays and provide ways you can prepare your finances now, in order to make your money go further when it comes time to shop.

 

Would you prefer to watch our CSE Couch Chat video on this topic? Check it out, here.

 

To start,...

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Tags: Budget, Budgeting, Christmas Club, Credit Card, CSE, CSE FCU, CSE Federal Credit Union, Debt Consolidation, Finances, Holiday Loans

How a Credit Card Works

How a Credit Card Works

Posted On: August 18, 2021 by CSE Federal Credit Union in: Credit Cards, Debit & Credit Cards, Education, General

 

Credit cards are often used for a number of reasons, from the convenience of not carrying around cash, earning rewards with every transaction, or simply so you can make many or large purchases without worrying about it coming out of your account right away.

Although a credit card may be used similarly to a debit card, it works very different.

 

How credit cards work:

When you get a credit card it is set with a credit limit, or the amount...

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Why does credit score matter?

Why does credit score matter?

Posted On: July 14, 2021 by CSE Federal Credit Union in: Budgeting, Credit Cards, CSE, Education, General, Lending

 

Credit score isn’t one of those topics you bring up during dinner, but maybe it should be. Many people don’t realize how important credit actually is and the impact your credit score makes in the grand scheme of your finances. Think of your credit score like a report card, your financial report card - one that will follow you through your entire life. You are the one in control of your credit, so make sure you are doing the best things possible to improve your score...

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Personal Loans for When You Need It

Personal Loans for When You Need It

Posted On: April 17, 2021 by CSE Federal Credit Union in: Budgeting, Credit Cards, CSE, Lending, Personal Loan

 

Outside of auto loans and mortgage loans, personal loans are likely the next type of loan you would use as a consumer. A personal loan is a type of unsecured loan, which means there is no collateral held in the event that you cannot pay back the loan. Generally, a personal loan is a form of credit that can help you make a large purchase or consolidate high-interest debt, but they can serve a number of other purposes as well.

 

Here are some common reasons...

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Tags: Budget, Budgeting, CSE, CSE FCU, CSE Federal Credit Union, CSE Loans, Debt Consolidation, Personal Loan

CSE Making Your Vacation a Breeze

CSE Making Your Vacation a Breeze

Posted On: April 1, 2021 by CSE Federal Credit Union in: Credit Cards, General, Mobile Services, Personal Loan, Vacation Loan

 

Are you thinking about your Summer vacation? At CSE, we can make your whole experience a breeze from the financing to accessing your money while you're away, and even the security of your credit and debit cards while you're traveling. 

If you're looking to go on the vacation of a lifetime but don't have the spare cash, a personal loan at CSE is a great option to get you out of town within your budget. Or, if you've saved for vacation but are...

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