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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

Forbes Names CSE Federal Credit Union Best Credit Union in Ohio

Forbes Names CSE Federal Credit Union Best Credit Union in Ohio

Posted On: July 1, 2020 by CSE Federal Credit Union in: CSE News, General

 

 

CSE was recently named the #1 Credit Union in Ohio by Forbes. Our ranking was derived from a series of independent surveys by Statista, a leading global provider of market and consumer data.

Forbes and Statista worked together on a list of Best Banks and Credit Unions to provide consumers with information on which credit unions provide the best overall service and experience. Across all US states, 182 credit unions are being recognized, equaling 3.5%...

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Tags: Best Credit Union, Best Credit Union Ohio, Credit Unions, CSE, CSE FCU, CSE Federal Credit Union, Forbes

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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Tags: COVID, COVID Relief, Credit Unions, CSE, CSE FCU, CSE Federal Credit Union, Finances, Money, Resources

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Mobile Payments: Why Should I Use Them?

Posted On: March 16, 2020 by CSE Federal Credit Union in: Debit & Credit Cards, Education, General

 

Just a few years ago, the world was introduced to Mobile Payments and Wallets. Apple Pay, Samsung Pay, and Google Pay have now become one of the most convenient, safest ways to transact business with a debit or credit card. As we become more and more of a cashless society, having payment options is critical to ensuring you can purchase what you need and want. You likely have a debit or credit card that you use (or, possibly multiple cards) - it would be nice to put them away and...

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Tags: Apple Pay, Convenience, Credit Unions, CSE, CSE FCU, CSE Federal Credit Union, Google Pay, Mobile Payments, Mobile Wallet, Samsung Pay

Auto Loans at CSE Save You Money

Auto Loans at CSE Save You Money

Posted On: March 1, 2020 by CSE Federal Credit Union in: Auto Loans, General, Lending

 

Know Before You go... Car Shopping

The age of vehicles on the road continues to rise. According to IHS Markit, the average age of all vehicles at the end of 2019 was 11.8 years old. After a nationwide drop in vehicle sales in 2019, the average age will likely creep up more. When considering those factors, the market is likely to move toward an increase in car sales. If you find yourself looking for a vehicle, be smart about your financing options.

With gas prices...

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Tags: Auto Loans, Car Buying, Car loans, Car Shopping, Credit Unions, CSE, CSE FCU, CSE Federal Credit Union, CSE Loans

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To Consolidate...or Not to Consolidate?

Posted On: February 11, 2020 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

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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Tags: Budgeting, CSE, CSE FCU, CSE Federal Credit Union, Education, Financial Education, Financial Goals, Financially Fit, Tax Tips, New Year, Resolutions

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

Be the Boss of Your Money! Tax Refund Quick Tips

Posted On: January 2, 2020 by CSE Federal Credit Union in: General

Members Discounts on Turbo Tax Products

Get your maximum refund guaranteed with TurboTax! What’s even better, CSE Federal Credit Union members can save up to $15. Check out our Turbo Tax website for more details. 

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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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