News For Tag "finances"

  • What the HE-LOC?

    posted October 9, 2020 in Blogs

    With what seems to be never ending economic devastations this year, many are in need of large sums of money in order to get by and transition into what is hopefully a fresh start in 2021. While most will immediately think of applying for a traditional loan, there are other options that are able to give you the cash flow you need, and still allow you to keep your freedom.

  • Financial Education Resources

    posted August 26, 2020 in Blogs

    If you're similar to the majority of the general population, you probably didn't learn how to do your taxes, build good credit or obtain a loan while in school — at least not as intentionally as you were told to study algebra. Here at Greater Iowa, we have always made it a priority to weave financial literacy into our daily services and programs.

  • 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.