Sep 182017

4 Reasons Why You Should Buy A Home This Fall

Posted on September 18, 2017 Uncategorized

  According to the Primary Mortgage Market Survey from Freddie Mac, interest rates for 30-year mortgages have stayed close to 4 percent, and it’s believed that this will increase in the next 12 months. With this in mind, if you’re looking into buying a home in the near future, why wait and pay more in… Read more »

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Sep 132017

Polam Profiles: Anna Wojciechowski – Branch Manager

Posted on September 13, 2017 Blog, Group A

  Conversations over Coffee: Concord Branch Manager Anna Wojciechowski   When it comes to balancing work and leisure, Anna Wojciechowski seems to be on the right track. And as the manager for the Polam FCU branch in Concord, California, and the mother of two, she balances both elements with skill.   Anna has been with… Read more »

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Sep 062017

The Do’s and Don’ts of Your First Credit Card

Posted on September 06, 2017 Blog, Group A

  Whether it’s through a major financial institution or your preferred retail outlet, credit cards are seemingly everywhere nowadays. They serve as a good tool to make purchases when you don’t have cash on hand, or to build up your credit score. However, if you’re a young adult looking to apply for your first credit… Read more »

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Aug 292017

CardValet – The Finance App That Will Change the Way You Spend and Save

Posted on August 29, 2017 Blog, Group A

  When it comes to your finances, it’s always a positive when you have a convenient and simplistic way of keeping track of your spending, your budget, your bills, and most importantly, your safety and security. Polam FCU values keeping our members happy as well as worry-free, and CardValet is here to help with that…. Read more »

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Aug 232017

Chip and PIN Credit Cards – Three Reasons Why They’re Worth It

Posted on August 23, 2017 Blog, Group A

  As chip and PIN credit cards have grown to become a new normal in banking technology, a good amount of both buzz and misunderstanding about how they work has gone around. However, this is a positive upgrade for consumers when it comes to the safety and security of your money, and a step forward… Read more »

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Aug 142017

Finances and Back-to-School Season: Helpful Tips

Posted on August 14, 2017 Blog, Group A

  It feels like that back-to-school day comes earlier and earlier each year – most likely because in many places, it does. One minute you’re on a family vacation across the country, and the next, you’re stocking up on new clothes and backpacks. According to the National Retail Federation’s 2017 survey, parents will spend about… Read more »

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Aug 072017

Polam Profiles: Jan Karpowicz – Branch Manager

Posted on August 07, 2017 Blog, Group A

  Conversations over Coffee: New Britain Branch Manager Jan Karpowicz As the branch manager for the Polam Federal Credit Union branch in New Britain, Connecticut, Janek Karpowicz definitely has his hands full running the only Polam FCU branch on the East Coast. And not only has he successfully managed his branch for the last 11… Read more »

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Aug 012017

Money-Saving Vacation Tips – A Few Hidden Secrets

Posted on August 01, 2017 Blog, Group A

  Whether you’re traveling solo, with children or with friends, the cost of travel can really add up and push you over budget. You don’t need to be rich to have the vacation of your dreams – you just have to have a bit of creativity when it comes to how you spend and what… Read more »

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Jul 252017

Polam FCU – Online Bill Pay and Why It’s So Popular

Posted on July 25, 2017 Blog, Group A

  When you look at the number of bills you pay each month, how long do you spend paying them? Whether it’s electricity, credit cards, mobile phone, Internet, or student loans, it can be overwhelming waiting for your payment to clear, especially if you pay by check. As a valued member of Polam Federal Credit… Read more »

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Jul 172017

Retirement Planning for Millennials

Posted on July 17, 2017 Blog, Group A

  While the Millennial generation gets a bad rap for quite a few things, a perceived lack of interest in retirement planning seems to hover near the top of the list. According to Investopedia.com, “Millennials have been plagued by poor economic conditions that have made it difficult to get and keep a job, especially one… Read more »

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