Teenagers. It’s an “interesting” stage of life for them AND for their families. Many teenagers test their independence by getting a drivers license, buying a car, and getting their first job. They will soon realize that along with those responsibilities comes the need for smart money management. Teen financial literacy is the key. Continue reading Teen Financial Literacy – The Missing Piece
And nothing means spring more than the promise of the future. The planet is shaking off the winter doldrums and things are reviving. There’s no better time to take that energy and put it to good use in your financial life! Continue reading Set Your Dreams in Motion with The Hub
Everyone has a different opinion about tax refunds – should you expect one? Should you adjust your withholding so your money isn’t a free loan to the government? Either way, if you are expecting one this year your favorite Madison credit union shares the best tax refund tips. Continue reading Top Tips For Tax Refunds From Your Fav Madison Credit Union
The first modern cooperative is rooted in 1840s England. Credit unions are member-owned cooperatives that follow the same seven cooperative principles ever since the very first one was established in 1849. Dane County Credit Union has also followed the principles since our own beginnings in 1937. Continue reading Credit Union Democracy – The Seven Principles Of Cooperatives Part 2
We think credit unions are the best thing since sliced bread. But…. we might be biased. Just a little. In our experience, the more folks know about credit unions and why they are an awesome way to bank, the more they love them, too! Continue reading What is a Credit Union or Financial Cooperative: Part 1
Según CNBC, la cantidad promedia de ahorros para retiro entre las edades de 32 a 61 años es de $5,000 dólares. También mencionan que para cuando uno llega a los 35—si planea retirarse a los 67—deberíamos de tener ahorrada una cantidad que equivale a dos veces nuestro salario anual. Lo cual quiere decir que muchos no estamos alcanzando esa meta. Continue reading Como empiezo ahorrar para el retiro si tengo 35
When it comes to financial planning in Madison there are many resources you can use to educate yourself so you can get ahead and reduce stress. When you’re prepared for the future financially or even working towards that goal, you will feel more relaxed. One of those areas to focus on is your retirement plan, because you most likely don’t want to work FOREVER, right? Continue reading How do I start saving for retirement if I’m 35
The world is changing fast as new technologies alter the way that we live our lives. We now have technologies that are reminiscent of the 1950’s vision of the future. We have cars that can drive themselves, virtual reality, and high-functioning robots. Continue reading Everything You Need To Know About Digital Banking and Digital Currencies
Financial education is an important goal of DCCU and we like to cover a variety of topics. To help educate our members on chip technology, we put together a “Best Practice” checklist. Continue reading Stay Safe: Chip Card Best Practice Checklist
Debt = stress. If you’re in debt, even very large debt, the best goal you can have is to repay everything you owe. This will be favorable to your credit, and a good credit counseling agency will help you do so in a way that allows you to save money over time and avoid damaging bankruptcy.
DCCU members have free access to credit counseling, money management and financial education services with our reputable partner GreenPath Financial Wellness.
GreenPath is a non-profit company that equips people with knowledge and tools to lead financially healthy lives. They can partner with you to ease financial stress, manage debt, save for the future, make informed financial decisions, and achieve your financial goals.