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Reasons to Refinance

Reasons to Refinance

Posted On: March 22, 2021 by CSE Federal Credit Union in: Auto Loans, Education, General

 

Refinancing a loan is a fairly common practice for consumers, and refinancing debt can be beneficial if done right. “Essentially, refinancing replaces an old loan with a new one with terms that are better for your situation.” (BANZAI) There are multiple reasons why someone would consider refinancing a loan, so let’s start by evaluating what those reasons might be.

Here are a few reasons some people choose to refinance a loan:

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Tags: Auto Loans, CSE, CSE FCU, CSE Federal Credit Union, Education, Refinancing

Mortgage Pre-Approval Tips from CSE Experts

Mortgage Pre-Approval Tips from CSE Experts

Posted On: March 19, 2021 by CSE Federal Credit Union in: CSE, General, Lending, Mortgages

 

Buying a home is a memorable and huge experience that many people dream about. But, buying a home isn’t something you should do ‘on the fly’, rather something you should do mindfully with good research, consideration, and financial stability.

It’s important that you, and your co-borrower if you have one, do ample know what it is you’re looking for in a home exactly. Talk about it, and make sure you’re on the same page. Once you’ve...

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Tags: Buying a House, CSE, CSE FCU, CSE Federal Credit Union, CSE Loans, Education, Homebuying, Mortgage Process, Mortgages, Pre-Approval

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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Tags: Banzai, Budgeting, CSE, CSE FCU, CSE Federal Credit Union, Education, Emergency Fund, Financial Education

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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Tags: Banzai, CSE, CSE FCU, CSE Federal Credit Union, Education, Financial Education, New Year, New Year's Resolutions

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

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

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Become Debt Free with Help from Banzai Coach!

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

Even if you’re financially responsible, life’s unpredictable nature can catch you off guard, at times making it dangerously easy to fall into debt. That’s just one of the reasons that we offer Banzai! Financial Education FREE to all of our members and Stark County community.

Banzai offers real-world financial education. You can walk through simulations with their life game, you can read up on great financial tips with their Library, or you can even work with a Financial...

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Tags: Banzai, CSE, CSE FCU, CSE Federal Credit Union, Debt Free, Education, Financial Education, Get Out of Debt

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