Financial Blog - RMCU
What it Means to Be Part of a Cooperative
Jan. 11, 2017

Credit unions are not-for-profit, member owned, financial cooperatives that provide financial services for their members. So what does that mean to you? As a member of a credit union, you are an owner of that financial institution. Even if you...

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Are You Ready To Buy Your First Home?
Dec. 28, 2016

My husband and I are currently in the process of purchasing our first home. We are typical millennials in the fact that we waited to make this purchase. I am 30 and he is 31, which seems to be on...

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What is an MSR and Why Should I Care?
Dec. 21, 2016

Have you ever walked into a branch of Rocky Mountain Credit Union and heard an acronym you are not familiar with?  It seems like everyone around you knows what it means, but you are completely lost. In the credit union...

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Ugly Sweater Tips for the Ugly Sweater Season
Dec. 14, 2016

Ugly sweater season is in full swing. It seems there is an Ugly Sweater party every weekend. They are becoming the norm and a big part of everyone’s Christmas traditions. With that being said, why are the sweaters in the...

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How to Score a Good Deal On Your Holiday Gifts
Nov. 23, 2016

Are you a savvy shopper? Do you like to get a good deal? My motto is, if it isn’t on sale we don’t need it. That can be tough over the Holidays especially. Here is a list of ways to...

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Holiday Budgeting From the Experts
Nov. 16, 2016

Do you struggle to stick to a budget around the Holidays? Most Americans have the same issue so you are not alone. A majority of the population ends up putting Christmas on a credit card and then dealing with the...

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How To Stay Sane with Holiday Guests
Nov. 09, 2016

The holidays can be a stressful time for all of us and then you add houseguests!  So how do you stay sane with chaos and even more importantly, how do you not break the budget?  Here are some best tips...

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Do’s and Don’ts of Black Friday
Nov. 02, 2016

We are officially in the Holiday Season. Halloween is over and Thanksgiving is closing in.  With Thanksgiving comes Black Friday and I know my deal getters and couponers are getting ramped up.  What about the rest of us?  The ones...

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8 Ways to Save on Your Thanksgiving Feast
Oct. 26, 2016

Turkey, Mashed Potatoes, Gravy, Pumpkin Pie, if you are like me, your favorite time of year is here. Thanksgiving has got to be one of the best Holidays because it is celebrated purely with food, but it can get expensive! ...

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RMCU and The History of Credit Unions
Oct. 19, 2016

On this International Credit Union Day, Rocky Mountain Credit Union is Celebrating 76 of the Credit Union Difference. ...

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Budget-Friendly Halloween Tips for the Whole Family
Oct. 12, 2016

 Halloween is my favorite holiday of all time. I am completely obsessed and have been since I was a child. I like dressing up and hearing ghost stories. I like the mystery and that it is the official start to the holiday season. Halloween...

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Eleven Ways to Help Yourself Stay Sane in a Crazy Market
Sep. 14, 2016

Keeping your cool can be hard to do when the market goes on one of its periodic roller-coaster rides. It's useful to have strategies in place that prepare you both financially and psychologically to handle market volatility. Here are 11 ways to help keep...

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