7 Smart Ideas For Your Tax Refund

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Start an emergency savings account with your tax refund.
Be smart with your tax refund.

As the end of March rolls around, it’s become clear: Everyone’s favorite season is here! No, no– I’m not talking about Spring. Rather, I’m talking about a season that’s just as unavoidable, whether you hate doing them and have others do it for you, love doing them and have others help you, or simply roll up your sleeves and knock them out yourself; I’m talking, of course, about tax season. Continue reading 7 Smart Ideas For Your Tax Refund

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Renters Save More: 6 Areas To Improve For Energy Efficiency

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Find out how to save money by going green even if you're renting.
Save money by going green even if you’re renting.

If you’re like me, you’re always looking for ways to save a few bucks and if possible, take better care of our mothership Earth. Maintaining an energy-efficient home sounds so appealing but it’s often easier said than done, especially if you’re renting. Unless the landlord or property owner is interested in financing major improvements, renters are left to their own temporary solutions. Continue reading Renters Save More: 6 Areas To Improve For Energy Efficiency

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Financial Education in Madison – Learn More with GreenPath

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DCCU partners with GreenPath for financial education.
Free online financial education at DCCU.

For many years now DCCU members have enjoyed free access to credit counseling and financial education in Madison through GreenPath, a non-profit organization focused on helping members attain all their financial goals. Continue reading Financial Education in Madison – Learn More with GreenPath

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2016 Tax Updates: Brackets, Deductions, and Exemptions – Wheeeee!

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2016 tax updates

Dane County Credit Union has partnered with Focused Tax Solutions to offer our members expert tax preparation at a special promotional rate. More than 50 tax provisions, including the tax rate schedules, and other tax changes are adjusted for inflation in 2016. Let’s take a look at the 2016 tax updates most likely to affect taxpayers like you. Continue reading 2016 Tax Updates: Brackets, Deductions, and Exemptions – Wheeeee!

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Credit Counseling – Tackle Debt with GreenPath

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Credit counseling to manage debt
Smart credit counseling

Do you ever get the feeling you’re never really getting ahead financially? Or each time you make a little progress, an unexpected expense pops up like clockwork? This can be especially frustrating when you made the effort to trim your monthly expenses and follow a budget, yet at the end of the month you feel like you’re right where you started. It’s a good time to look back over the year and take stock of the big financial picture. Continue reading Credit Counseling – Tackle Debt with GreenPath

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Credit Report Review – Understanding Credit Basics

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Get a Credit Report Review
Understand your credit report.

Why is it that some of the most important financial topics make our eyes glaze over?

If there’s one seemingly dry financial subject I can stomach that others simply cannot, however, its credit reporting—mostly because understanding the topic (FICO scores in particular) is crucial to the entirety of your financial life. Continue reading Credit Report Review – Understanding Credit Basics

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