Looking for an opportunity to help someone in our community? Please consider volunteering for Paint-a-thon 2015. Over the past 26 years, thousands of volunteers have worked together to paint more than 500 houses for low-to-moderate income residents in Dane County. Continue reading DCCU Cares About Project Home’s Paint-a-thon
Alright, now that the dust has settled from my accident, I’m well aware of my situation. The confusion and frustration have subsided and it’s time to put together a plan of action. Some people think car shopping sounds fun. I am not one of these people. Continue reading My Plan of Action – Eric’s Car Buying Adventure Pt 2
As parents, we recognize our duty to teach our children everything from motor skills, social skills and academic success skills. Why is it that we so frequently ignore something that our children will have to deal with every day in their adult life – how to manage finances! Continue reading 3 Important Times to Talk to Your Kids About Money
Can you imagine doing business with an organization for 50 years? That’s exactly how long some of our long-time loyal members have been with Dane County Credit Union! DCCU’s Member Picnic and Annual Meeting was held on June 10 and was a great celebration with over 110 loyal members present. Continue reading Credit Union Membership Has It’s Perks!
There is no greater way to throw a nice, balanced lifestyle off course than with a sudden, unexpected expense. And a LARGE expense at that. Maybe it’s unexpected medical costs, or your furnace dying in the middle of winter. In my current situation, it’s a new vehicle purchase. Continue reading How Did I Get Here? – Eric’s Car Buying Adventure Pt 1
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?
One thing that makes our community special is how people come together for the common cause of making Madison a better place to live. As a credit union in Madison we have come up with a way to help YOU get involved in giving back to our awesome community. Continue reading DCCU Cares about Friends of the State Street Family
In the late 1960s, automated teller machines (commonly referred to as ATMs) revolutionized banking by allowing consumers round-the-clock access to their financial accounts. Thirty years later, banks and credit unions made banking even easier by offering the ability to connect to their financial institutions over the Internet with online banking. And here we are again, in 2015, in the midst of another technological turning point in banking: mobile banking. Continue reading Even More Convenient than Online Banking? Hello, Mobile Banking!
Credit unions and banks: Two financial institutions offering similar services with common goals, right?
While banks and credit unions both take deposits and make loans, they have little else in common. Continue reading A Madison Credit Union Is Just Like A Bank, Right?!?!
If you have a newly minted college graduate in your life, chances are you’re brainstorming ideas for the perfect gift. It’s easy to focus on something for the new apartment or new job, but first let’s consider some smart financial guidance and options. Continue reading Great Graduation Gifts with a Twist of Smart Financial Guidance