From securing financing, to choosing the right vehicle and visiting a dealership, car buying can be a very exciting and stressful process. However, with a little effort, and the checklist below, you can create a plan which will help make your next vehicle purchase a much happier experience. Set a Budget Take a look at your finances to see...
According to the 2014 Visa Prom Spending Survey, American families spend $800 – $1,000 to cover prom costs. Here are some ideas on getting the night you want without breaking the bank. Establish a Budget Whether your parents are helping to cover the cost or you plan to spend your own money, it is best to establish a budget. One easy...
Tax season is here. If you’re expecting a refund check, consider some of these ideas designed to help you make the most of your return. Pay High Interest Loans and Lines Of Credit Use your tax refund to pay more than the minimum payment to reduce the amount of extra money you’ll spend on accumulating interest. Contributing money to...
It’s a scary thing— getting out there and managing your finances on your own.
From opening your own checking account, to your first credit card there are a lot of questions that you may have— Where should I go? What are my options for financial institutions? What are the differences between banks and credit unions? How do I build good credit?
HowBoutThemApples hopes to address many of these questions plus the many odds and ends along the way. Excluding of course, how many licks it takes to get to the center of a tootsie pop, as the world may never know.
Apple Federal Credit Union aspires to help you manage your money successfully by providing tips on managing credit, shopping, saving and insights on current events concerning financial institutions and young adults. Whether it’s minuscule spending at the movies (okay, that’s not so minuscule) or a larger commitment such as taking out a student loan, we can help you determine what will be in your best interest and your wallet’s. Oh and let’s not forget the occasional rant and rave on one of the many nuances of life and money.
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