Jan 272021

Surviving a Job Loss – and How to Prepare for It

Posted on January 27, 2021 Uncategorized

  Losing a job, no matter how long you’ve held it, can be devastating for a number of reasons. Not only is it a major shift in your life, but the financial repercussions can be daunting. If you’re concerned you might lose your job in the near future, it’s a good idea to start preparing. The COVID-19 outbreak has left millions unemployed, and many American workers fear for their jobs in light of local and statewide restrictions. To these hard workers as well and others who’ve lost their jobs for non-pandemic related reasons, it can never hurt to plan for

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Jan 192021

Going Green with Your Credit Union

Posted on January 19, 2021 Uncategorized

  When it comes to incorporating eco-friendly practices into your everyday life, you might be surprised just how many parts of your life you can adjust to go green and help Mother Earth. Not surprisingly, going green with your banking is one such area in which you can do so. Banks and credit unions all over the country have started implementing eco-friendly policies and services, such as online e-statements, as well as online and mobile banking. Polam also offers these features, and we encourage our members to take full advantage of their benefits.   If you’re looking for ways to

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Jan 082021

Developing a Frugal Lifestyle

Posted on January 08, 2021 Blog, Blog, Blog, Group A, Group A, Group A

    When it comes to living frugally, many people assume that means not spending money on anything that isn’t necessary – i.e. dining out, hobbies, date nights, or even spending money during the holidays. However, frugal living doesn’t have to equate to a lack of fun and enjoyment – it just means you’re changing the way you spend and save, and taking necessary to make conscious financial decisions, which can range from something as simple as saving coupons to buying or renting a home. Taking the steps with regards to a frugal lifestyle can be a game changer for

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