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Healthy Financial Habits to Start Now
Developing healthy financial habits can do wonders for helping us achieve our goals, and the earlier you start, the better! Here are three habits to...
Improving Your Credit Score
Keep your credit score in shape by avoiding these bad habits: Not paying bills on time or not paying at all. Maxing out your credit cards – Even if...
Save Money on Home Improvements
If spending so much time at home lately has you thinking about all the projects you’d like to tackle, you aren’t alone. Even if you don’t have...
Learn about consolidating your debt
What is a debt consolidation loan? A loan – a second mortgage, a home equity line of credit, or a personal loan – that has a lower interest rate...
Buying a house?
We are in a “seller’s market” for homes in the Lincoln-Omaha area, which means there are more buyers than sellers. Great for sellers… not so...
Credit Card vs. HELOC
If you have equity in your home, this is for you! When you need access to some money, there are many options for borrowing. We’re here to help you...
Equity loan or line of credit?
If you own a home, you can borrow against the equity of the home with either a loan or a line of credit. The equity in your home is the difference...
Make a new year’s financial resolution
You will more likely fulfill your New Year’s resolutions if you have a plan in place. While ringing in the New Year, we may have had thoughts...
Fixed vs. Variable…
Fixed rate or variable rate? What is best for you? Low-rate advertisements catch our eye when we’re shopping for loans. When it comes to loan...
Counterfeit checks
Counterfeit checks happen more often than you think. In fact, FNCU members have deposited $23,185 in fake checks in the last three months, and...