Aug 242015

Polam Profiles: Veronica Fitzsimmons – Loan Officer

Posted on August 24, 2015 Blog, Group A

Meet Veronica Fitzsimmons. Veronica has worked as a loan officer for Polam FCU for one and a half years. Veronica’s favorite hobby is basketball which she plays all the time. While she’s not watching the Golden State Warriors as a die-hard fan, Veronica loves to spend time singing along with the Disney’s Frozen Soundtrack or catching a couple Law and Order episodes. When asked what her favorite travel destination Veronica said “My favorite place was the Philippines for sure. I love their sweet tofu and brown sugar snack- Taho.” Next we spoke with Veronica about her career at Polam. “Honesty

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Aug 172015

Social Media in the Job Market. Friend or Foe?

Posted on August 17, 2015 Group A

Whether you are an experienced professional or a college graduate looking for their first job you have more than likely asked yourself one familiar question. Can social media impact the decision of me being hired? The ugly truth is, social media does offer opportunities for qualified candidates to be overlooked for positions, especially in the competitiveness of the current job market we are experiencing. That being said, social media can also help to deliver your skill sets in a way that a standard resume cannot. We have put together a few tips for you to consider when entering the job

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Aug 102015

Calculating your Net Worth

Posted on August 10, 2015 Group A

Calculating your net worth is important when creating an overall savings plan. It helps you to see areas of opportunity that can easily increase your net worth such as increasing your 401K contributions or deciding whether or not a new luxury car is truly needed. Many of us have a rough estimate of what our big-ticket items are worth and how much we owe in credit card debt. However, we commonly overlook assets and liabilities that provide us with a more accurate depiction of our net worth. When completing a comprehensive net worth calculation, each person can decide what dollar

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