The housing bubble burst, Lehman Brothers collapsed and the 2007/2008 financial crisis had Americans looking for alternative financial service solutions. Where would they turn? In the years following the 21st century’s largest financial crisis thus far, Americans sought out businesses they could trust, build relationships with and attain a feeling of security. Americans sought out…Read More about Millennials migrate to credit unions . . . and away from banks!
When I was young, my parents taught me to make smart choices about money. As a child, I collected coins I found, saved my babysitting money and stretched my birthday money to make sure I got the most out of every dollar. These lessons helped me to make one of the greatest financial decisions I…Read More about The Greatest Financial Decision I’ve Made? Joining a Credit Union!
The greatest companies to trust are the ones that have a unifying core belief. The people who work in these companies wake up in the morning with an unsaid mission that drives them forward and brings them closer to their true purpose. That is exactly why PFP | The Family Security Plan® team is special. …Read More about We Believe In . . . From The FSP Community!
You can only learn so much about a product from a brochure or website and you know that every company has a Marketing Team working hard behind the scenes to position their product or service in the best light possible. How can we, the consumer, really determine whether a product is, or is not, for…Read More about Why Did I Choose PFP | The Family Security Plan®?
Buying your first house is a huge step. You will have to mow your lawn and rake your leaves, replace your oven if it breaks and, most importantly, have a plan for any unexpected expenses. There are many things to consider when buying your first house, and it can be overwhelming. Taking it one step…Read More about First Time Home Buyers: Making A House A Home
Each day, approximately ten thousand baby boomers celebrate their 65th Birthday. The age of 65 is most commonly recognized as “the age of retirement”; however, boomers are taking a different approach. While retirement used to mean the end of one’s working years, we now see a growing number of Americans working beyond the age of…Read More about I Am Retiring Happy; You Can Too!
The annual walk and candlelight memorial at the Aventura Hospital & Medical Center is just shy of the one year mark for which my mother lost her battle to breast cancer. We gather to celebrate life and promote continued awareness of breast cancer prevention. In my mother’s case, we never saw the warning signs. She…Read More about Awareness and Preparedness: Providing Hope in The Fight Against Breast Cancer
When my son Jake called me and told me his debit card number had been stolen, I asked him how he knew. “I got an email that asked me to confirm a couple of weird transactions. I didn’t make them. So my card has been cancelled and they are mailing me another one right to…Read More about Identity Theft…How many times has it happened to you?
For some time now, I have been writing, tweeting, posting, etc. about the credit union industry’s need for technological advancements and the advantages and disadvantages that come with it. Technology has been transforming credit unions around the country in recent years; however, it was not until this afternoon that I experienced major innovation in technology…Read More about The Credit Union Industry Evolves