Is it time to buy a different car?

As we start to anticipate spring, we start thinking about travel, vacations and maybe buying a better car. Buying a car can be a daunting proposition. What research is helpful? What questions should you ask? Fox Communities Credit Union is offering a seminar for car...

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Apply now for Money Smart-Fox Cities 2018 Scholarship

By Alan Prahl The Money Smart Week Fox Cities Committee and its partner organizations, which include Financial Information and Service Center, are offering a scholarship contest. The Money Smart Week scholarship winner will receive $1,000 toward school expenses....

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Remember Valentine’s Day and express love daily

By Alan Prahl Do you celebrate Valentine’s Day? Millions of people do. Many people buy gifts to express their feelings. Not sure what to give? Flowers and cards are popular gifts. Red roses are the most popular flower, but keep in mind there are many varieties and...

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What will you do with your tax refund?

By Alan Prahl Every tax-filing season, advertisements suggest ways to spend tax refunds. It’s easy to give in to the urge to splurge and quickly spend a refund. Don’t spend your refund impulsively on the first thing that comes to mind. Instead, before your money...

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Set goals for 2018 you’ll love

By Alan Prahl Do you wish you had more money in savings? Maybe you’d like to eliminate credit card bills or other debt? You’re not alone. Setting realistic resolutions for the new year can help us reach our goals. Here are a few quick tips: Think of one thing you want...

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Holiday $tress or holiday joy?

By Alan Prahl Do you feel the urge to splurge on the perfect present? You’re not alone. Twenty percent of Americans say they have spent $1,000 or more impulsively. Sometimes we splurge on special gifts for others or ourselves. Too much spending —during the holidays or...

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You can make over your finances

When you think about your finances, do you usually feel pretty good? Or do you feel like 64% of millennials who say they are stressed out about their finances? If money is stressful, we can help you make over your finances and reduce anxiety about money. Since 1985,...

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Is student loan debt keeping you awake?

By Alan Prahl About 70% of college students borrow money to go to school. Many parents and students who are taking out student loans wonder if they are making the best choice. Fox Communities Credit Union is hosting a workshop to help parents and students learn more...

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Interested in Rebuilding Your Credit?

Do you want to re-establish or improve your credit? FISC has added an online course, “Rebuilding Your Credit: A Guide to a Brighter Future” to the FISC website. This American Center for Credit Education (ACCE) course covers reviewing your credit and credit score,...

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FISC offers online course on understanding medical insurance

Is medical insurance confusing or frustrating? Cut through the Confusion on Health Insurance and Medical Bills can help you understand confusing concepts such as co-pays, deductibles and out-of-pocket costs. To learn more about this convenient online course, click...

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