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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Metro Credit Union's 5 Star Service Award: Jessica Hanika
This is the second Metro Credit Union staff member to be awarded the monthly 5 Star Service Award. Jessica Hanika, Mortgage Loan Originator, made the entire home buying experience easy and convinced this member to stick with using Metro Credit Union after starting the process with another financial institution.
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Think Spring Housing
Spring is now upon us and you may be thinking spring cleaning, remodeling projects or a complete move into a new home. A new residence is a chance to bring fresh energy into your life.
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Metro Credit Union's 5 Star Service Award: Lavone Walker
This is the first Metro Credit Union staff member to be awarded the monthly 5 Star Service Award. This Teller went above and beyond his job description to help a member jump start their car.
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5 Tips to Establishing Good Credit
March is Credit Education Month to educate people about the importance of good financial management. A person’s credit score can give insights into the financial patterns of a person’s life. A credit history shows one’s financial reliability. Learn more.
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Be Careful of Online Loan Scams
Strapped for cash? You might think an online payday loan is a quick and easy way to help stretch your money. But before you enter any personal information on a website, you should know that the online payday loan could be a window to a scam. Learn more.
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New MoneyPass ATM Network Change
Omaha Walgreens locations replaced their ATMs and changed their ATM service provider late last year. Effective February 7th, this new vendor will no longer be part of the ATM network in which Metro participates. Learn more about this exciting change.
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2018 Annual Membership Meeting
Tickets to this years’ Annual Membership meeting are now on sale. The meeting will be held, Friday, March 9, 2018 at the Embassy Suites Hotel in La Vista. Learn more.
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Things to Consider Before Starting an Allowance for Children
At some point in their lives, most parents find themselves wondering how much money they should give to their child. Some think that giving their children an allowance spoils them, while others think that periodically giving kids money helps them to learn how to manage money. Learn more about the factors to consider before starting an allowance for children.
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8 Debt Payoff Strategies
It is common to hear people say that they would like to pay off their debts, but they aren’t sure about what steps to take or where they should get started. There are several ways to get out of debt and each may suit different people in different situations. Learn more.
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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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‘Twas the Night Before Christmas with Metro Credit Union
Parody of The Night Before Christmas. Happy Holidays to all. Remember that we are closed on December 24th and December 25th but will be open regular business hours on the 26th. Online banking and Metro's mobile app is always available.
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Metro Credit Union 2017 Year in Review
We celebrate what's possible this holiday season. Thank you, Metro Credit Union members for helping us have a fun, successful 2017. Read more about our 2017.
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Holiday Fee Exchange Dec. 6-15th
Metro will be doing the Holiday Fee Exchange program again this year from Dec. 6th-15th!
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Keeping your Holiday Spending in Check
The holiday season brings festive parties, family get-togethers and giving of gifts. Exchanging gifts is a wonderful thing to do, but it can also put a strain on your budget. Gift-giving is a major cause of overspending during the holiday season. Learn more about keeping your holiday spending in check.
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8 Benefits of Electronic Bill Pay
There was a time when people were hesitant about paying bills online. Learn about the benefits of electronic bill pay.
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The Basics of Refinancing Your Mortgage
The refinancing of a mortgage is a rather convenient option for those looking to restructure their financial situation. Refinancing refers to the attainment of a new loan to take the place of an older one. Refinancing is categorized as “rate and term” or “cash-out.” Learn more.
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A Closer Look: 15 Year vs. 30 Year Mortgages
Choosing between a 15-year versus a 30-year mortgage plan is an option to choose from. Although the structure of both mortgage strategies are the same, there are some considerations to keep in mind before selecting a mortgage plan. Learn more.
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Basics of Qualifying for a Mortgage
There is a lot of misconception out there when it comes to qualifying for a mortgage loan. For instance, the notion that from the lender’s perspective, loan eligibility is based only on a formula. Although mortgage underwriters look at a variety of different information when determining loan qualifications, it ultimately comes down to four things: credit, equity, income and assets.
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Different Budgeting Methods to Consider
There are many different budgeting styles that approach budgeting in different ways. Different budgeting styles work better for different people. We will discuss some of the different types of budgets below and explain how each works.
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