If you’re receiving a stimulus check as part of the most recent COVID-19 Relief Package, it’s more important than ever to consider the coming months and make sure you’re using the money wisely. Let our insightful infographic help guide you through your choices as you prioritize how to spend your funds. Continue reading 5 Smart Uses for Stimulus Funds
Saying goodbye to someone special is never easy. Our long-time friend, Paul Horstmeier passed away recently. He generously served the Dane County Credit Union for over a quarter century and will be sorely missed. Continue reading Former DCCU Board Chairman, Paul Horstmeier, Will Be Greatly Missed
Many people find the topic of financial management to be completely overwhelming but don’t allow yourself to get discouraged and disheartened.
No matter what your personal financial situation looks like today, one of the best ways to successfully manage your money is to adopt a continuous and proactive commitment to improvement. Continue reading Keys to Successful Personal Financial Management
All professional financial advisors agree that it is incredibly important that you make a budget to manage your personal finances.
Nowadays, there are plenty of applications that help you keep your personal finances organized. Two of the most popular pieces of budgeting software on the market today are Quicken and Mint. Not only are they both very popular financial tools, but they are also extremely useful. Continue reading Mint vs. Quicken – Which is Best for Your Budget in 2020?
Your credit report and score affect your life in a number of ways. For starters, your credit score affects your ability to acquire a loan, rent an apartment, and sometimes, even qualify for a job.
A credit report shows your bill payment history, current debts, and other financial information. Companies and lenders use this credit report to calculate your credit score.
VantageScore and FICO are the two main credit scoring models. In each model, the credit score ranges are 300 for the lowest and 850 for the highest. Is it possible to earn a perfect credit score? Continue reading What is the Best Credit Score – Can You Reach ‘Perfect’?
Purchasing a home is a major life event and a large investment. Refinancing your home provides you the opportunity to leverage your investment, whether you need cash, want to lower your payment, or want overall better terms for your mortgage. Refinancing is getting a new mortgage to replace your home loan. When you refinance with your local credit union, you also take advantage of the closer relationship, better customer service, and lower interest rates that typically accompany banking with a credit union instead of a big bank. Continue reading Refinancing Your Home Loan With A Local Credit Union
Hyosung, the leading ATM manufacturer in North America, recently outfitted a local credit union in Madison, Wisconsin with a line of Interactive Teller Machines (ITMs). The installation of these new machines came just in time for the COVID-19 restrictions that were set in place. Continue reading News Release – Hyosung Brings ITMs to Three Branches of Dane County Credit Union
Many people get uncomfortable even thinking about managing their money. The topic can feel overwhelming and complicated.
Even if you are someone who gets jittery at the thought of investing and saving, there are some really useful financial basics that you can easily adopt. Embracing good financial habits creates a snowball effect. Continue reading Personal Finance Basics: 7 Essential Habits for Saving and Investing
Use your Dane County Credit Union debit Mastercard® to pay faster and smarter online – no more passwords to remember or accounts to create. Continue reading Pay Faster and Smarter Online with Click to Pay from Mastercard®
Cada 15 de septiembre al 15 de octubre de cada año, Estados Unidos reconoce y celebra la influencia a los que contribuyen y descienden de América Latina y otros países de habla hispana. DCCU está comprometido durante todo el año con el apoyo y el desarrollo de nuestra propia comunidad latina local. Continue reading Mes de la Herencia Hispana – 2020