Financial Blog - RMCU
How To Take Advantage of the Best Rewards Programs
Mar. 28, 2017

Spider-Man said it best when he said: “with great power comes great responsibility.” We have some of the most powerful tools in history at our fingertips and in our pockets, waiting to be utilized and make our lives better. The...

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How to Create a Budget In 6 Steps
Mar. 22, 2017

Think about a time when you found yourself short on cash. It was probably embarrassing, and most likely caused a lot of unnecessary stress in your life. Maybe it was an emergency, or maybe it was just that some of...

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How To Use Home Equity to Pay Down Debt
Mar. 15, 2017

You’ve no doubt heard that home equity could be used to pay down debt. There are some real benefits to this method as a matter of fact. But first, you’ll need to understand exactly what home equity is. A home...

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How to Squeeze More Out Of Your Budget
Mar. 01, 2017

Most Americans live paycheck to paycheck.  In fact according to the Financial Security Index, 76% of Americans live paycheck to paycheck. So if you consider yourself to be one of the currently 76% and wondering how to squeeze the most out of your...

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What To Do With Your Income Tax Refund
Feb. 23, 2017

It is that time of year again: the holidays are over, and everyone is obsessing about those pesky New Year resolutions. Meanwhile, I am just sitting over here thinking: is there really six more weeks of winter? I am already looking to skip...

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How to Use a Credit Union to Pay Off Debt
Feb. 21, 2017

The average American household carries a credit card debt of $15,762 at 13.76% interest. When trying to pay off debt, credit cards are usually a large portion of that debt.  In fact, Google “pay off debt” and see how many...

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4 Signs It's Time to Switch Financial Institutions
Feb. 15, 2017

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6 Ways to Change Your Savings Habits
Feb. 01, 2017

  Saving money is hard. If you’re like me, I have a really hard time saving money because I can always find something to buy. Sometimes it seems like that rainy day won't come or we'll have the income to...

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What You Need to Know About Budget Talks With Your Spouse
Jan. 31, 2017

   My husband and I recently sat down to try and get the chaos out of our finances and get a handle on excess spending so that we can save for our future. Unfortunately, that is often easier said than...

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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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