Jul 212018

Date Night on a Budget

Posted on July 21, 2018 Uncategorized

  At one point or another, every adult experiences their own version of temporary economic anxiety. When those times come around, it’s normal to start cutting back on nonessential expenditures – and if you’re in a committed relationship, date nights are often one of the first cuts on the chopping block. Oftentimes it’s easy to assume date nights are going to cost a lot of money, as nice romantic restaurants can be expensive, and going to the movies can take a financial hit on your wallet.   Of course, date nights are important to keeping your relationship healthy and active,

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Jul 172018

Avoiding Identity Theft on Vacation

Posted on July 17, 2018 Uncategorized

  Picture this: you’re having the time of your life overseas, sightseeing and eating great food and enjoying all your vacation has to offer. And then you find out that your identity has been stolen in the midst of your travels. Quite the buzzkill, right? Even more importantly, it’s more than just a quick way to ruin your vacation – identity theft can have lasting side effects on your finances and your credit score if you don’t take immediate action.   According to the Harris Poll, more than 15 million Americans experienced identity theft in 2017, and if you’re traveling,

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Jul 102018

Ways to Stay Frugal

Posted on July 10, 2018 Blog, Blog, Blog, Group A, Group A, Group A

  Regardless of the time of year, and regardless of your financial status, finding new and different ways to be frugal is nothing but beneficial. There are plenty of tried-and-true ways to save some extra money doing your normal day-to-day errands and chores, and at Polam FCU, we’re always on the lookout for more ways to help our members save money in any way possible.   While there’s really no limit on useful tips and tricks to save money and be frugal, here are a few of the frugal habits we think work well:   Limit dining out and/or ordering

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