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At Polam FCU, not only do we strive to provide you with the best financial services possible, we also want to share some guidance and expertise. Peruse our blog for the latest industry news and information relevant to you.

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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