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 ...
Category: Financial Tips
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
Avoid these situations, if you can. Provided by Tiffany J. Haupert and Jesse T. Matheny Pursuing your retirement dreams is challenging enough without making some common, and very avoidable, mistakes. Here are eight big mistakes to steer clear of, if possible. No Strategy. Yes, the biggest mistake is having no strategy at all. ...
August 28, 2019Kelly Stuber
This week, news broke regarding a massive data breach, possibly the largest ever, at Capital One Financial Corporation. At present time, they have identified over 100 million consumers who have been impacted, including current credit customers, and consumers and businesses who applied for CapitalOne credit products. While cooperation with local and ...
July 31, 2019Marc Briney
If your budget says a big summer vacation is out of the question, here are some inexpensive options for immersive summer fun. 1. Drive-in Movies An old-fashioned way to enjoy the summer blockbusters or old classics. Many historic drive-in theaters are still around, and movies are more memorable on summer nights with ...
June 7, 2019Kelly Stuber
You did it! You finally got your degree! You’re probably going to start handling all your own finances too (if you haven’t already started). Here is some financial advice to help you get a good start. Student Loan Repayment In about 6 to 9 months after graduation, you’ll have to start paying back your ...
May 29, 2019Kelly Stuber
At a time when many are busy getting their bodies beach ready, why not consider whipping your finances into shape this summer. Here are six things you can do to get your financial situation looking right. 1. Put your money on autopilot Set up direct deposit, authorize electronic payments, and automate routine savings. ...
May 21, 2019Kelly Stuber