Financial Blog - RMCU
How Much Do You Need In Your Emergency Fund
Jul. 06, 2017

An emergency fund is an important backup in case of an unexpected expense or a major life event.  This reserve fund can be used for deductibles for homeowner and auto claims, unexpected repairs and maintenance, unexpected medical issues, or if...

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Tips For Boosting Your Credit Score
Jul. 04, 2017

Most individuals are not much concerned about their credit scores until when they have to apply for a loan. If you want to get financing and you are not even sure if your credit score is high enough to get...

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Leasing VS. Buying a Car
Jun. 29, 2017

Deciding whether to lease or buy is a matter of balancing lifestyle and financial choices. While paying cash or taking out a loan is the most common modes of acquiring new cars, leasing is also now common and is no...

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How To Live Your HGTV Dream
Jun. 22, 2017

All homeowners strive to achieve the picture perfect house that could grace the pages of a home magazine or be featured on one of the many home shows that have become so popular on HGTV. The question is how to...

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Budgeting For A Baby 101
Jun. 20, 2017

When expecting a new baby one of your first things on your to-do list should be budgeting for a baby 101.  The first year can bring unexpected surprises and expenses so having a budget for the most common items will...

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The Truth About A Home Equity Line of Credit
Jun. 13, 2017

Let’s face it; a little extra money would be pretty nice right about now. We can all think of something we’d do with some extra cash, but where do we get it? Money doesn’t grow on trees! We can’t just...

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Top Ten Projects That Improve The Value of Your Home
Jun. 08, 2017

Upgrading and updating are an important part of owning and maintaining a home.  While many projects may reflect your taste and style, some home projects will help to improve the value of your home as well.  Below are ten projects...

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How to Buy A Car: 10 Tips To Get You Behind the Wheel
Jun. 06, 2017

I am a self-proclaimed expert at the process of buying new vehicles, and I’d love to teach you how to buy a car. I seem to get a new car every year or so, and my husband was an auto...

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How to Fund Your Home Improvement Projects
Jun. 01, 2017

Home improvement projects can be the result of needs in your home or a desire to upgrade or update your home.  Some home improvement projects may be minor and only require you to save up a small amount of cash, but...

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The Best Mobile Apps for Managing Your Money
May. 30, 2017

Managing your money is a part of your everyday life.  With ever increasing technology, you can not only access account information at the touch of a screen, but can also budget, manage, and track your money all from the convenience...

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5 Places To Invest Your Money After Selling Your Home
May. 25, 2017

So you’ve sold your house. Congratulations! So what now? After selling your home you’re left with a big chunk of cash, and there’s no reason to let that cash sit around doing nothing for you. So what should you use the...

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10 Money Secrets Your Parents Never Told You
May. 23, 2017

Your parents probably gave you lots of advice. From your first day of preschool to your first day of college, your folks were always there with some helpful hints. But there’s probably some things they forgot when it comes to...

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