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Posted on March 12, 2012 | No CommentsStarting May 4, 2012, free checking will end at another major bank. Wells Fargo is adding a $7 monthly fee to their Essential Checking account. Bank of America is also testing new fees. For more details, read the entire Huffington Post article. [Image credit: Ildar Sagdejev]
Posted on March 6, 2012 | No CommentsMore customers switched over to credit unions as a result of new bank fees, frustrations with Wall Street and Bank Transfer Day. Now, Bank of America is testing new monthly fees ranging from $6 to $9, and in some cases, this fee may reach $25....
Posted on March 1, 2012 | No CommentsWould you like to move your money to the ILWU Credit Union? Well, here’s a few steps you can take to make the process much easier. First, don’t close out your existing bank account(s) right away. You may have pending payments (via Bill Pay or automatic payments), so...
Posted on February 28, 2012 | No CommentsHave you checked your credit score lately? If so, has it dropped? Educate yourself and read this Business Insider article to see the 3 things that will hurt your score. Remember, a low credit score means higher interest rates. Always shoot for a credit score of 760,...
Posted on February 24, 2012 | No CommentsWe’re happy to introduce a new savings account, exclusively designed for our members. The 2014 Contract Security Account will officially launch March 1, 2012 and will allow you to save for the upcoming 2014 contract negotiations. How it works 1. Start by adding Direct Deposit to...
Posted on February 22, 2012 | No CommentsIn honor of America Saves Week, here’s an interesting piece which lists 15 items you should never purchase at full-price. From theater tickets to electronics, the article details several items and provides many helpful resources and links. Read the full article here. Mandi Woodruff reports, 2/9/2012. [Image credit: Mark Hillary]
Posted on January 6, 2012 | 2 CommentsWe covered a few steps to take before diving into your debt in our previous blog post. Now it’s time to get into the nitty gritty of things. We hope all of you are ready. Look at what you owe Compile your most recent credit...
Posted on January 5, 2012 | No CommentsEvery year we promise ourselves to be financially savvier and smarter than the previous. We’ve all had the hard talk with ourselves “I’m going to be good, I’m going to stop using my credit card or debit card so much”, or in my case, “I’ll...
Posted on January 3, 2012 | No CommentsAre you hoping to put your finances in order this year? Well, read on to learn about a few financial new year’s resolutions to give 2012 a prosperous jumpstart. Click here to read the entire article. Sheryl Nance-Nash reports, 12/29/2011.