Financial Blog - RMCU
Why Checkbooks Are A Thing Of the Past
Sep. 14, 2017

Ask your parents, kids. Taking care of your checkbook was the number one skill on your road to financial stability. Balance it daily, never take the risk of writing a check for more than you have in your account, etc...

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Five Ways RMCU is Different from Other Financial Institutions
Sep. 12, 2017

Every business is going to tell you are they are the best in their industry. I mean why wouldn’t they, it's smart business.  However, how many of us actually believe a business when it is singing its own praises?  So...

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15 Things We Love About Fall in Montana
Sep. 08, 2017

Even though we are surrounded by forest fires and 90-degree heat, we can feel that fall is quickly approaching. Leaves are changing colors and the temperatures are cooling. Following are some of RMCU’s favorite things about fall in Montana....

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4 Bad Habits That Will Ruin Your Budget
Sep. 01, 2017

Having a budget is an important part of maintaining your finances and ensuring that you are on the right track to not only maintain your bills, and manage your debt, but also plan for the future, as well as emergency...

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Great Resources for Buying A Home in Montana
Aug. 31, 2017

Buying a home in Montana, whether it’s your first time or you’re a seasoned veteran of the realty game, always brings some unexpected decisions to the fore. You can do it on your own, but the time and headache can...

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10 Tips for Small Business Owners In Montana
Aug. 15, 2017

Owning a small business can be a gratifying experience for both yourself and your community.  Small businesses are the cornerstone of many cities and help to provide products, service, and employment for much of the city's population. Whether you are...

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Back To School Budgeting For Families
Aug. 10, 2017

The back to school season can be full of anticipation and excitement.  Many times it can also be a time of anxiety when it comes to staying in a budget for back to school purposes.  To help ease the stress...

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10 Situations Insurance Can Protect You
Aug. 08, 2017

In some fortuitous times, insurance can seem like a fools gambit. You pay your premiums, and nothing bad happens, so you don’t see the benefits. But insurance can help you out in some unforeseen ways. That's what it's for, after...

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How To Budget Your Financial Aid Money In College
Aug. 03, 2017

College is an exciting time. It’s the first time away from the safety net of home for many, and the sudden increase in responsibility can be daunting. Careful financial planning might be the last thing you want to worry about...

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10 Eco-Friendly Home Improvement Projects
Jul. 27, 2017

Our environment is priceless, and we all need to do our part to preserve nature’s beauty. When it comes to eco-friendly home improvements, however, it can be a little tricky to find a balance between our environmental responsibility and a...

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How To Save Money As A New Homeowner
Jul. 25, 2017

We understand how much time and effort has gone into saving for the purchase of your new home.  In addition, becoming a homeowner doesn't mean that you should stop trying to save money.  Homeownership can be costly between repairs, maintenance...

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Understanding The Basics of Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI)
Jul. 11, 2017

  Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI) is a type of mortgage insurance which you may be obliged to cater for if you have a conventional loan.  It’s designed to safeguard lenders against any monetary loss in case you fail to pay...

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