Tuesday, September 2, 2014

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Bridging the Gap Year
Tens of thousands of American students pursue a gap year—a planned break in formal education between high school and college. Your credit union can help with financing.

Fast Fact: Act on Financial Red Flags
The time to heed financial red flags is before they escalate into severe problems. The trick is to identify warning signs in time.

Interest Deferred: Beware Zero-Percent Medical Credit Cards
When you need medical, dental, or even veterinary care in a hurry, getting a zero-percent interest credit card can seem like a great deal. But if you fail to read the fine print, you could end up paying twice as much—or more—as the original bill.

Credit Unions Tally 100 Million Memberships in U.S.
Credit unions have reached and surpassed 100 million memberships nationwide—equivalent to one of every three Americans.

$50 Winner: What Newbie Home Buyers Need to Know
Everybody's Money Matters helps a first-time home buyer get her ducks in a row to buy a house.

One national poll suggests that Americans lack confidence regarding personal finance. Snap Survey wants to know: How much confidence do you have in your ability to manage money?

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Recognize the Condo Difference Before You Buy
Condo living is different from living in a single-family home. Before you buy a condo, get copies of documents listing rules and restrictions—and read them carefully.