Hispanic Heritage Month Celebrated at DCCU – 2020

Hispanic Heritage Month posterEvery September 15 – October 15 the United States recognizes and celebrates the influence and contributions of those descending from Latin America and other Spanish speaking countries. Dane County Credit Union has a long standing and year-round commitment to the support and advancement of our own local Latino community.  Continue reading Hispanic Heritage Month Celebrated at DCCU – 2020

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Getting Approved With Today’s Home Mortgage Rates

Mortgage rates continue to change, but they remain historically low, even with COVID-19 introducing volatility into current home interest rates. If you are considering buying a home, it might be a good time for you to lock in one of today’s historically low home mortgage rates. Yet, uncertain times have also caused lenders to mitigate risk by raising credit requirements and increasing down payment requirements. Continue reading Getting Approved With Today’s Home Mortgage Rates

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How to Save Money Each Month – Best, Easy Ways to Save Money

We have all heard how incredibly important it is to save money. Saving money allows you to safeguard yourself with an emergency fund and secure your financial freedom into retirement. You have most likely heard the old adage “spend less than you earn,” but how are you supposed to spend less when life can be so expensive? We have some money-saving tips that can help. Continue reading How to Save Money Each Month – Best, Easy Ways to Save Money

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Businesses That Make Money Right Away – Strong & Early Cash Flow Ideas

There is no getting around it, cash flow is what fuels any business. In almost any business venture, generating a strong and consistent cash flow is one of the most important pillars for the success of your enterprise. Continue reading Businesses That Make Money Right Away – Strong & Early Cash Flow Ideas

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The Homeowner’s Guide to Home Equity Loans and Lines of Credit

Your home is likely your biggest asset now, and perhaps in the future. For many, this means building equity in their home as they make regular mortgage payments. If you feel your credit is stretched or you’re struggling with multiple monthly payments, the equity in your home can serve as a powerful tool to improve your financial health. With home equity loans and lines of credit, you can get the funding you need to pay off smaller, high-interest debt and save money in the long-term. Continue reading The Homeowner’s Guide to Home Equity Loans and Lines of Credit

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How to Save Money For a House? 8 Savvy Ways

Homeownership is one of the most significant achievements in a person’s life. Most people hope to become homeowners but the high cost of buying property can make some feel hopeless. But, hang on to that hope! Continue reading How to Save Money For a House? 8 Savvy Ways

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Savings Account Rates: How Credit Unions Help You Save

Many people choose to go to a traditional bank to meet their savings goals. Doing business with a big bank can offer some conveniences, but oftentimes their corporate offices are states away from where you live. In contrast, local credit unions offer a more personalized, community-oriented, less expensive alternative for those who want to save money. Continue reading Savings Account Rates: How Credit Unions Help You Save

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Do I Need a Financial Advisor? How to Tell What Money Help You Need

Just about everyone could benefit from speaking with a professional financial planner; however, sometimes the cost can be prohibitive. While seeking out the help of a professional financial advisor might be expensive, solid financial advice can sometimes save you significant amounts of money in the long run. Continue reading Do I Need a Financial Advisor? How to Tell What Money Help You Need

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What to Do With Extra Money: 6 Methods for Smart Saving and Investing

Extra money comes in many forms. Perhaps you earned a raise or bonus at work, reduced your expenses, received a financial gift, or inherited an unexpected sum. Or maybe you decided to earn extra money driving an Uber or Lyft or picking up jobs on websites like Taskrabbit. Regardless of how you found yourself in a position where you have some extra cash, it is important that you know how to use those funds in a productive way. Continue reading What to Do With Extra Money: 6 Methods for Smart Saving and Investing

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