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Tips to Tackle Taxes this Season

Tips to Tackle Taxes this Season

Whether you’re a teacher, nurse, or business owner, one thing we all have on our to-do list this year is to file our taxes. Being prepared and tackling your taxes before the deadline will help reduce stress you may be feeling about the process. Here are some tips for successfully filing this year.

Credit Card Debt: Why You Should Pay It Off Quickly When Possible

Credit Card Debt: Why You Should Pay It Off Quickly When Possible

Getting out of debt can be hard, but doing so can make a big difference. Becoming aware of spending and borrowing habits will help you make changes and pay off debt sooner. Apart from the relief you will gain from being debt free, you will also be paying less over time for the goods and gifts you purchase.

Understanding Credit Scores: What Are They, Why They Matter

Understanding Credit Scores: What Are They, Why They Matter

Whether you use your credit card at the checkout counter, or get a no-interest loan for new furniture, your credit score is a record of your spending habits.

Ways to Get Smart About Debt

Ways to Get Smart About Debt

By managing your monthly expenses, you can reduce the anxiety that comes with borrowing and maintain your financial health.

Use your Seattle Credit Union Credit and Debit Cards with Confidence When you Travel

Use your Seattle Credit Union Credit and Debit Cards with Confidence When you Travel

The Northwest coast or the French Riviera? A staycation or a safari? Where will your time off take you this summer? Six in ten Americans will take a summer vacation. Wherever they go, they can use their SMCU debit and credit cards with confidence. We’re watching out for our members in the fight against fraud

Teaching Kids to Budget

Teaching Kids to Budget

Most kids feel they could be smarter about money. Here are some engaging and fun activities that help teach valuable financial lessons.

Why You Should Refinance Your Auto Loan at Your Credit Union

Why You Should Refinance Your Auto Loan at Your Credit Union

We’re all familiar with refinancing a home mortgage but few people think about refinancing a vehicle loan. When does refinancing make sense?

Plastic vs. Plastic: When Is It Better To Use A Debit Card Or A Credit Card?

Plastic vs. Plastic: When Is It Better To Use A Debit Card Or A Credit Card?

When it comes to spending money, much of the world has gone plastic. While it’s easy to get caught up in the multiple debit and credit card options out there, it’s important to remember that not all plastic is created equal.

7 Ways to Boost Your Credit Score

7 Ways to Boost Your Credit Score

Creating a positive credit history is important. Whether you’ve had past credit troubles, have yet to establish any credit, or want to get the best rate possible on a loan, follow these tips to help boost your credit score.

Five Cost-Efficient Travel Tips for the Holiday Season

Five Cost-Efficient Travel Tips for the Holiday Season

The holidays are a time for families to get together, but if you don’t live near your family, it can be expensive to visit them. Here are five tips to lower sky-high travel prices to financially feasible levels.

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