April is Financial Literacy Month: Save and Succeed
Financial Literacy Month in April is an entire month dedicated to creating awareness of the importance of financial literacy and teaching individuals how to build and maintain healthy financial habits. Metro Credit Union offers the free resource, Save and Succeed, which has mobile and desktop tools to help you make money decisions today while preparing for tomorrow.
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Winter Olympics: Strengthen Your Finances
Have you been watching the Winter Olympics? To have strong finances is similar to training for the Olympics. Depending on your stage in life, you may be focused on getting your first car or house or assessing retirement. It is essential to take the time to budget and strengthen your financial muscles.
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What Are the Benefits of Digital Banking?
The use of technology in banking is beneficial for managing personal finances by tracking your spending whether through spending tracker apps, budgeting spreadsheets, or online banking tools. Having up-to-date information allows you to make informed decisions based on accurate personal financial information.
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Resolutions: Twenty-two things to try through Metro Credit Union in 2022
Let’s start the New Year off right! In honor of it being ’22, here are 22 things to know about Metro to keep you on track financially this year. We look forward to serving you and helping you reach your financial and life aspirations. Metro is Your Local Advantage.
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Escrow: What is it, And How Does It Work?
If you’ve ever considered purchasing a home, you’ve probably heard about the escrow process. Escrow: What is it, And How Does It Work?
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Save for College Month - September
Going to college can be one of the most costly investments someone makes in life. There is significant evidence, however, that college graduates make more money over their lifetime than their peers who choose not to pursue at least a four-year degree.
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HELOC Home Equity Line of Credit Pros & Cons
You’ve purchased a home in your dream neighborhood and you're slowly but surely fixing it up to make it absolutely perfect. Perhaps you’re adding a deck, pool, or doing a kitchen remodel. All of these things can impact your budget, so how will you pay for them? Perhaps a home equity line of credit (HELOC) is a way to check some things off your list and make your home perfect.
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Home Equity: What Is It & How To Use It?
Metro Credit Union is doing everything possible to help you get through these challenging times.
One way to cover projects, bills, and unexpected expenses is through your home’s equity. With our Home Equity Line of Credit you can borrow up to 90% of your home’s value with fixed rates as low as 1.99% for 60 months.
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Difference Credit Union vs Banks
When most people want to save or invest their money, the first place they approach is a bank. Credit unions are becoming an increasingly popular alternative, and there are many reasons why credit unions might be better for both individual and business finances over heading straight to the bank. Here are a few of the main differences between credit unions and banks.
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Don’t “Fall” Into a Wedding Financial Fiasco
Are you planning a wedding or attending weddings this fall? Let the wedding be a memorable celebration with these tips.
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Supercharge your financial life with Save and Succeed.
Metro's Save and Succeed is a FREE resource to access daily tips from personal finance and career experts anytime, anywhere. Learn about our latest courses about Health Insurance and Insurance Needs.
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Refinancing Your Home Mortgage
Did you know that mortgage rates are down considerably? If the current value of your home has increased it may make sense to refinance at a better rate, or refinance to consolidate debt or plan a home improvement project.
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Reach Success in 2019 with Metro Credit Union’s Save and Succeed
It’s a new year and Metro Credit Union is happy to introduce Save and Succeed, a FREE, online literacy program through Metro Credit Union. Explore Metro Credit Union’s Save and Succeed courses to improve your money skills on topics like credit, investing, financial goals, career objectives and more.
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Advantages and Disadvantages of Certificates
Besides savings accounts, another way of earning interest from financial institutions is by starting a Certificate. Compare different types of Certificates with the help of online resources, and you can find one that best suits your needs.
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Summer Lovin' Isn't a Blast with a Romance Scam
How sweet it is to be in love in the summer, but don’t let summer love happen too fast through a romance scam. Metro Credit Union takes great precaution in preventing against fraud but all members should be aware that criminals come up with new schemes each and every day.
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Financial Tips to Consider When Traveling
To experience the world as a traveler, and not as a tourist, you need the freedom to explore beyond the landmarks. But how can you travel around without actually breaking the bank? Save money and enjoy a vacation more than once a year with these tips.
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New House in the New Year?
Is a new house on your resolutions for the New Year? Here are six tips to get ready for reaching this important goal.
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9 Tips to Help You Stick to Your Budget
Sticking to a budget can be difficult for anybody. Most of us start the month off with the best intentions of saving money, however, at the end of the month, many of us find out that we have exceeded our spending limit. Here are a few tips and tricks that will help you stick to your budget and become more diligent about your spending habits.
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A Parent’s Guide to Saving and Paying for College
Financing the higher education of a child brings its fair share of challenges. In order to save enough money to get a child into a reputable college, parents may face a number of obstacles.
Although the escalating costs of colleges may seem overwhelming, planning for this expense ahead of time can help ease one’s financial burden.
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