Mar 272018

Easy Ways to Teach Your Child About Money

Posted on March 27, 2018 Uncategorized

  When it comes to your children, you want only the best for their future. While talking about money with your children may seem premature, doing so in an age-appropriate manner can be useful and educational. Money management skills are best learned young so one can make better financial choices as they get older.   Preparing for adulthood is never easy, and it’s even less easy if you go into adulthood not knowing anything about money. Instead of worrying about your child growing up with financial trouble, teaching them young about the basics is a great way to alleviate that

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Mar 192018

Staying Safe While Shopping Online

Posted on March 19, 2018 Uncategorized

  Online shopping is a great way to save time, and find bargains! But before you shop, read the following list! The Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the nation’s consumer protection agency, encourages shoppers to follow these tips to keep you safe while you shop for loved ones. Use anti-virus software and a personal firewall and keep them up to date. Anti-virus software scans incoming communications for troublesome files. Look for anti-virus software that recognizes current viruses as well as older ones, can reverse any damage, and updates automatically. If you have a broadband connection, you may want to run a

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Mar 142018

Managing Your Easter Budget

Posted on March 14, 2018 Uncategorized

  Easter Sunday is on April 1, and every spring, it feels like this joyful holiday comes sooner and sooner. Whether you’re having an Easter egg hunt, attending church services, hosting a big dinner, or simply staying in with close family, this holiday has its added expenses. Because it’s a less “showy” holiday (as opposed to Christmas, Thanksgiving and Halloween], you may not realize the added expenses Easter can bring to your budget.   In preparation for Easter, we’ve compiled some helpful tips when it comes to keeping your budget under control for the holiday. Here are some of them:

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Mar 072018

Saving For Your 2018 Summer Vacation

Posted on March 07, 2018 Blog, Blog, Blog, Blog, Group A, Group A, Group A, Group A

  In just a few weeks, spring will be here, which means summer is just around the corner. If you haven’t already started saving for your summer vacation, it’s definitely not too late to start now. Whether you want to take a vacation overseas or you’re looking at a less expensive road trip excursion, saving money early for your trip is an important choice.   At Polam FCU, we have a number of tips designed to help you save money for your summer vacation in the most efficient and successful way. Here are a few of them:   Plan ahead

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