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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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Be the Boss of Your Money! | Tax Refund Quick Tips

Be the Boss of Your Money! Tax Refund Quick Tips

Posted On: January 4, 2021 by CSE Federal Credit Union in: General

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Be Responsible with your Tax Refund

It’s that time of year when many of us will be receiving a tax return from the IRS (hopefully). But, the reality is that many of us don’t use that refund responsibly and...

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Tags: CSE, CSE FCU, CSE Federal Credit Union, Refund, Tax Guide, Tax Refund Quick Tips, Taxes

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To Consolidate...or Not to Consolidate?

Posted On: January 2, 2021 by CSE Federal Credit Union in: General, Lending

Exploring When Debt Consolidation Makes Sense

Debt affects nearly every consumer, no matter what financial situation you find yourself in. According to the Federal Reserve1, American's hold nearly $4.2 Trillion (yes, with a T) in consumer debt, or, roughly $38,000 per person. This number excludes mortgage debt but includes everything else: student loans, credit cards, vehicle loans, personal loans, and other debts.

If digging out of debt is on your financial to-do list,...

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

A YEAR TO REMEMBER

A YEAR TO REMEMBER

Posted On: January 1, 2021 by CSE Federal Credit Union in: CSE News, General

The year 2020 is officially in the books, and rather than “hindsight being 2020”, 2020 is now officially hindsight. It was a year that no one could have planned for, where time seemed to both fly by and stand still. It was a year where, for many, the “highs” seemed hard to find, and the “lows” just seemed to keep on coming.

Though 2020 provided a lot of forgettable moments, for CSE, it also provided numerous opportunities to make a significant impact...

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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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Tags: 10 things anyone can do to stay out of debt, Budgeting, CSE, CSE FCU, CSE Federal Credit Union, Money, Stay Out of Debt

Start Shopping Early This Holiday Season

Start Shopping Early This Holiday Season

Posted On: September 17, 2020 by CSE Federal Credit Union in: General, Lending

 

Holiday shopping in 2020 may present some unique challenges. When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, it disrupted pretty much every major industry. In the world of retail, disruptions came in the form of closures of brick-and-mortar stores, supply shortages, and shipping delays. With this blow, shopping in 2020 has looked quite different and people are experiencing a new way of shopping. The holiday shopping season is just ahead, and we’re already thinking about how the pandemic...

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Tags: Credit Card, CSE, CSE FCU, CSE Federal Credit Union, CSE Loans, Holiday Financing, Holiday Loan, Personal Loan, Shop Early

SAFETY AT THE ATM

SAFETY AT THE ATM

Posted On: August 11, 2020 by CSE Federal Credit Union in: Education, Fraud Tips, General

 

Using an ATM may be an indispensable convenience, but is it safe? In nearly every scenario, the answer is yes! ATMs have been used successfully by hundreds of millions of people over three decades: Millions of ATM transactions take place daily without incident, which is great news for ATM users. But, there are always things to watch for to make your ATM experiences safer.

SAFETY

There is no such thing as too much safety when using an ATM - it’s important...

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Tags: ATM Saftey, CSE, CSE FCU, CSE Federal Credit Union, Debit & Credit Card Safety, Debit Cards, Fraud Protection, Fraud Tips, SAFETY AT THE ATM

Extending the Life of Your Vehicle & Saving Money

Extending the Life of Your Vehicle & Saving Money

Posted On: August 5, 2020 by CSE Federal Credit Union in: Auto Loans, Education, General

 

A vehicle is a huge investment. Outside of a house and possibly student loans, it is one of the largest purchases you’ll ever make - and, on average, American's purchase around 10 cars in their lifetime. However, many consumers don’t take proper care of their vehicles and skip regular maintenance, which in turn costs more money when you have to purchase another vehicle sooner than expected.

So, take proper care and invest in regular maintenance for your...

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Tags: Auto Loans, Car loans, Credit Unions, CSE, CSE FCU, CSE Federal Credit Union, Education, Finances, Tips

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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Tags: Back to School, Budgeting, College Life, CSE, CSE FCU, CSE Federal Credit Union, Making Spending Money Last Longer in College

Fraud Protection from CSE

Fraud Protection from CSE

Posted On: July 21, 2020 by CSE Federal Credit Union in: Debit & Credit Cards, Education, Fraud Tips, General

 

No matter how vigilant you may be with keeping your financial records secure, thieves still seem to find a way to gain and use your card information to make unauthorized purchases. It can happen at the grocery store, the gas station, an ATM, or any other merchant you visit. It can even happen online on unsecured websites – and it can happen to you.

At CSE Federal Credit Union, we are committed to keeping our members’ personal information and assets safe while...

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Tags: Credit Cards, Credit Unions, CSE, CSE FCU, CSE Federal Credit Union, Debit & Credit Card Safety, Debit & Credit Cards, Debit Cards, Fraud Protection, Fraud Protection Service

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