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!
We’ve all heard it. Millennials are always on social media and using technology. As a millennial, I’ve always balked at this statement, thinking this doesn’t apply to me. I barely use social media. However, the more I thought about it, I realized it was true. While the statement has a negative connotation, social media and…Read More about "Millennials are always on social media and using technology" . . I proudly agree!
It seems like just yesterday I was surrounded by family and friends belting out the traditional “Happy Birthday” song to commemorate my 21st birthday. Time does fly! Now, a year and a half away from my next milestone, I find myself with a growing list of responsibilities and the uplifting feeling of independence. No matter…Read More about Lessons in Saving: What I've Learned Throughout My 20s