There’s a giant world out there just full of things to explore — countries you’ve never been to, oceans you’ve never swam in, foods you’ve never eaten. You read about these places, you see them on TV, and you enviously scroll through endless Instagram feeds of strangers traveling to these distant lands. Continue reading Travel Hacking Simplified: Can You Really Fly For Free?
At this point, you have probably already answered these important questions: Continue reading What 2018 Retirees Need To Know
At the end of each month, do you find yourself feeling pretty much where you started? You have a budget but when all the bills are paid from your Madison credit union accounts, there doesn’t seem to be much leftover. Continue reading Creative Ways to Add to Your Income
Health insurance in 2018 can feel stressful. Not only is it more expensive than it should be, but the process to obtain it isn’t exactly easy, either. Most people can either get it through the government, or through their work; most plans offer a number of different options; and sign-up periods can be confusing. Continue reading How To Pick The Right Health Care Plan
We’ve seen Smart phones, Smart cars, and more. Now, we are entering in to the next exciting era of “Smart” technology. The emergence of the Smart Home! This new technology makes your home and its features safer, faster, more efficient and even more fun! Continue reading Upgrade For A Smart Home!
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
It can be daunting to set personal financial goals but it’s an important step for financial success. In order to help members take the first step to creating their own goals a few Dane County Credit Union staffers have shared their personal goals for 2016 and their plan to achieve and celebrate success.
We asked the following questions:
- What are your financial goals for 2016?
- What steps will you take to achieve your goal?
- What will be the challenges and how will you overcome them?
- How will you celebrate success?
As an animal lover, those ASPCA commercials get me every time. Kittens in an overcrowded cage followed by an older dog that clearly hasn’t been fed in a while and Sarah McLachlan softly singing in the background, driving the fundraising plea home. Continue reading Charitable Giving – Make an Impact!
Memorial Day and July 4th have come and gone. For most, that means summer is either beginning to wind down, or beginning to spill over with that seemingly never-ending stream of vacations you planned months ago.
Yet whether you’re craving a break from layovers and long car rides–or you’re looking for a little weekend getaway to spice up your summer, it sounds like a Dane County day trip will cure what’s ailing you. Continue reading Low Cost Summer Fun Ideas
Happy Father’s Day to all the wonderful dads out there! We asked our staff to tell us what is so “Wisconsin” about their dads or what’s the best financial advice they got from their Dad. Continue reading How “Wisconsin” is your Dad?