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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.

Jun 032015

Budgeting For Your Dream Vacation

Posted on June 03, 2015 Group A

Prior Proper Planning When planning out a dream vacation you have to begin with a targeted vacation price point. Research your destination to estimate your trip. Then meet with your travel partner and decide on a realistic number on paper. Next coordinate a savings timeline to reach your goal. For example saving $100 dollars a week will accumulate to $5400 in one year’s time. Tried and True Travel Tricks Flying Wednesday to Wednesday is one of the great travel saving tricks that always works. Every airline incorporates dynamic pricing with tickets that increase in cost according to availability and distance

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May 252015

Fun Ways to Educate Children About Saving

Posted on May 25, 2015 Group A

Polam Federal Credit Union is passionate about our youth’s education and financial responsibility. Teaching children how to save for their goals at an early age prepares them for one of the most difficult finance behaviors to learn – being a consistent saver. Here are a few creative ideas to help your children learn about savings while having fun: Have your children sort different types of currency into piles based on color or size. This will help to create awareness of denomination. Everyone knows a child who has wanted to play “store” or “credit union.” Showing kids how to exchange a

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