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3/7/19 | California / Nevada Credit Union League

Dealing with Identity Fraud

Consider This:  American consumers have become increasingly aware that their personal information needs protecting. That concern isn’t unfounded. Javelin also found that 6.6 percent of U.S. consumers became victims of identity fraud in 2017—an increase of almost one million victims over 2016.
 
2/25/19 | Christine Chatham

How to Pay for College

Greater Nevada Credit Union
Hooray! You’ve been accepted to college. Now the question is, “how do I pay for it?”  With several different options, including pay as you go, scholarships, grants and student loans, finding the best way to finance your education can seem overwhelming. Here are some tips to make navigating the financial side of your college education that much easier.
 
2/14/19 | Get Away Today - a GNCU Partner

How to Get Discounts at Disneyland Resorts

If you’re starting to plan a spring break vacation or family summer trip, and Disneyland Resort is where you’d like to head, don’t book anything until you check out the many discounts available to you. Before we look at those special offers, let’s first review upcoming events that you may want to schedule around.
 
2/6/19 | Cailey Gibson

A Look at Mobile Wallets

Greater Nevada Credit Union

What’s a Mobile Wallet?

A mobile wallet is located in your smartphone, tablet or smart watch, and some can be used on a laptop or desktop, as well. The wallet can be part of a built-in feature on a mobile device, or an app that you download from an app store. For instance, the Apple Pay™, mobile wallet is built into the Apple iPhone, where Samsung Pay™ and Google Pay™ mobile wallets require downloading the app on to your smart phone.

1/31/19 | California / Nevada Credit Union League

Remaining Vigilant During Tax Season

Consider This:  There is still some confusion among consumers with the new federal tax laws.
 
A recent NerdWallet study found that almost half—48 percent—of Americans don’t know to what tax bracket they belong. In fact, the study found that about 1 in 14 Americans don’t understand how tax brackets work.
2019 Budget
1/16/19 | California / Nevada Credit Union League

STARTING OFF THE NEW YEAR RIGHT—FINANCIALLY

CONSIDER THIS:  A Gallup poll found only about 1/3 of Americans (32 percent) maintain a household budget. Without a budget, it is easy to overspend, waste money, and get into debt.

So, what steps can you take to create a successful budget? Preparation is key. Most of us plan trips, weekend activities, work projects—so why should we handle our money any differently?

Family Dinner
1/07/19 | Greater Nevada Credit Union

Simple Ways to Take Control of Your Finances This Year

Get a year's worth of helpful tips to help you live greater condensed into one short e-book!
Home, Life, Auto Insurance and more
12/24/18 | Kristina Peterson

How to Save Money and Achieve Affordable Insurance

Greater Nevada Credit Union

We need insurance for just about everything: home or renters, car, life, business, pets, and possibly a lot more, depending on how many other assets you may have. Although insurance provides us with the necessary coverage to protect ourselves and our possessions, many don’t bother to do proper research on how they might be able to save on their insurance expenses.

Credit History - Reports and Scores
12/7/18 | California / Nevada Credit Union League

Check Your Credit Report

Consider This: According to a survey from WalletHub, 59 percent of Americans don’t check their credit reports more than once a year.

But frequently checking scores and reports can be crucially important to financial health. Here are some reasons why it is important to check your credit report more often.

Stress Free Holiday Shopping
11/28/18 | This article was developed as part of GNCU’s partnership with EVERFI, Inc.

4 Tips for a More Merry, Stress-Free Holiday Shopping Season

The holiday season is a time for festivities, cheer, and reunions with family and friends. But as we deck the halls or spin the dreidel, many of us will have something else on our mind: money. In fact, more than three in four Americans overspend during the holiday season, with the average household adding nearly $1,000 in debt. While it may seem like a fact of life, going into gift-purchase debt is not inevitable. In today’s post, we’ll offer four key tips to stress-free holiday spending, allowing you to devote yourself to some worry-free celebrating.

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