***UPDATE*** Scams related to the Coronavirus are growing. Remember to be checking what you are responding to. With many working from home and so much going on in society it is good practice to be extra cautious. Below are examples of scams that we are seeing more of: Grandparent Scams - ...
Category: Financial Tips
April 3, 2020Kelly Stuber
If working from home is new to you, it can be a challenge. You are trying to juggle work while kids are home from school; learning new software and programs; and also managing the workload at home. As you’re getting your work-at-home area set up, here are some tips for ...
April 1, 2020Kelly Stuber
Annual Financial To-Do List Things you can do for your future as the year unfolds. Provided by Tiffany J. Haupert What financial, business, or life priorities do you need to address for the coming year? Now is a good time to think about the investing, saving, or budgeting methods you ...
February 26, 2020Marc Briney
For most college students, the fun and freedom of a spring break adventure is a rite of passage. But what if you have a limited budget? Can you still go on vacation? The following tips will help you go on a fun spring break getaway, even if you haven’t got ...
February 20, 2020Kelly Stuber
Here's the bad news about any unexpected good news you receive in an e-mail from the Internal Revenue Service: It's probably bogus. For example, the IRS will not contact you via e-mail, out of the blue, about a refund you didn't know you had coming. But, yet, people fall for ...
February 19, 2020Kelly Stuber
About half of Americans make New Year's resolutions each January, but only about 20% of people keep them. Getting into shape and achieving financial goals are among the most popular resolutions. (Statista.com) While we can’t help you reach your ideal weight, we can share 6 ways to help you become financially ...
December 26, 2019Kelly Stuber
The holidays are a great time of year, bringing family and friends together to express their love and create happy memories. The flipside is that they can also bring a certain amount of financial stress for many people. According to the National Retail Federation, consumers, on average, spent $1,007.24 in ...
December 13, 2019Kelly Stuber
We've had reports of suspicious text messages being sent to some members stating that their debit card has been temporarily locked and to call an 800 number. Beacon Credit Union does not send debit card notifications via text messages to members. If you receive one of these messages, be assured it ...
December 11, 2019Marc Briney
Help tips for to make the most of holiday shopping. The holiday season is approaching and with that comes the biggest shopping days of the year, Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday. These high holy days for shoppers follow Thanksgiving each year. To make the most of these days, ...
November 22, 2019Kelly Stuber
Beacon Credit Union had 19 locations located across 12 counties in Indiana complete their year-long fundraising focus for Riley Children’s Hospital Foundation. Through canvas events, local restaurant tip nights, decorating contests, dancing events, bake sales and Friday Jeans days Beacon employees and members were able to raise over $41,000.00! Kevin Willour, ...
November 20, 2019Kelly Stuber