Top 5 barriers to home ownership

Top 5 barriers to home ownership

A March 2018 survey conducted by Harris Poll for the National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC) reveals that 38% of adults who have tried to purchase a home in the past year have faced barriers to home ownership. The infographic reveals the top five barriers to...
Is it time to buy a different car?

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...
What will you do with your tax refund?

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...
Set goals for 2018 you’ll love

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...
Holiday $tress or holiday joy?

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...