News For Tag "finances"

  • Budgeting in Style: 50/30/20 Rule

    posted January 2, 2020 in Blogs

    It's no secret that most people, us included, increased their shopping habits over the holidays. While spending is inevitable, there are ways to educate yourself on budgeting and smart spending. The 50/30/20 rule is a simple, practical rule of thumb for individuals who want a budget that is effective and easy to implement.

  • Let your ‘someday' dreams start today!

    posted November 18, 2019 in Blogs

    The holiday season can be a stressful time for many of us. Whatever your situation and financial status, Greater Iowa Credit Union is here to help try to make the impossible, possible.

  • Comparing Home Equity Loans & Lines of Credit

    posted September 30, 2019 in Blogs

    If you've purchased a home, you may be able to use a home equity loan or home equity line of credit (HELOC) to update your home. That is because home equity loans and lines of credit allow you to borrow against the equity in your home! Learn which might be better for you!

  • Smart Ways to Use Your Tax Return

    posted April 12, 2019 in Blogs

    When you receive an unexpected payout, whether it's from a tax refund, work bonus or cash gift, it's always a good idea to be proactive about how you spend it instead of letting it just pass through your checking account. We've listed some dos and don'ts for you to consider!

  • Winterize Your Home

    posted October 30, 2018 in Blogs

    Keep your home warm and safe this winter by following our comprehensive to-do list before the real cold weather sets in.