News For Tag "finances"

  • Is it Time to Refinance Your Auto Loan?

    posted June 19, 2020 in Blogs

    Refinancing can seem like a foreign language to you until you do a little research to learn what it means, when to do it and how you can benefit from it. Have no fear, we've done the leg work for you!

  • How to Prepare for Tough Times

    posted May 3, 2020 in Blogs

    Worrying about the possibility of losing your job? Or are you unfortunately already in that situation? How are you managing financially? It's smart to think about bills, essential expenses and check in on your emergency fund that could help see you through several months of job insecurity.

  • 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!