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You’ll Pay Less When You Know the Score

Posted by Sunny Nariyani on May 7, 2021 12:02:23 PM

Understanding and Improving Your Credit Score

Your credit score is one number with a big impact on your financial life, so it's important you understand what it is, how it is calculated, and what you can do to improve it.

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Topics: credit enhancement

Three Things You Need to Do Before Getting a Car Loan

Posted by Sunny Nariyani on Feb 11, 2020 11:58:23 AM

 

The ABC’s of Smart Car Financing

What make? Which model? Will you go for a bright color like red, or one that hides the dust? 4-door, 8-cylinder, 5-speed? Contemplating a new (or new to you) car comes with many choices. But before you get your heart set on a specific car, it’s smart to get the financing lined up so you don’t speed ahead to a monthly payment you can’t afford.

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Topics: credit union, finance, new car

Ways to Cut Your Car Costs

Posted by Shaughnessy Comstock on Jul 17, 2018 12:25:18 PM

CAR SHARING, AUTO REFINANCING AND INSURANCE

Driving is a necessity for many, but it can also be expensive, with an average annual cost of almost $8,700. Here are three easy ways to reduce your car expenses.

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Topics: auto loan, refinancing, used car, car loans

Refinancing Auto Loans 101

Posted by Shaughnessy Comstock on Apr 3, 2018 9:33:10 PM

If you're paying too much in interest on your car or truck loan, refinancing could be a great way to save some serious dough. Interest rates for vehicle loans may have dropped since you financed your auto. Or maybe you've improved your credit score, which could qualify you for a lower rate. Either way, it could be worth hundreds of dollars in savings to get a new auto loan to replace your current one.

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Topics: auto loan, refinancing

How to Improve Your Credit Score

Posted by Shaughnessy Comstock on Mar 13, 2018 7:25:56 PM

March is Credit Education Month! Here are some ways to Improve your Credit Score!

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Topics: credit enhancement

Is your credit score too impersonal to assess the risk you present?

Posted by Michael Palladino on Jan 5, 2018 6:07:30 PM

We use credit scores every day providing them free to you in our mobile app and home banking platforms.  They are very important to us as well as to banks, credit card providers, insurance companies and in many other areas of life.  But it can be an impersonal way to do business if used on its own.  So Finex Credit Union has adapted our personal service approach to use credit scores in lending; but only with other facts we have about you to provide a more accurate picture.  Here are some illustrations.

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President's Message on Custom Mortgage Solutions

Posted by Michael Palladino on Nov 15, 2017 5:20:19 PM

Finex home mortgages – Improving your financial position no matter where you are in life.

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President's Message Regarding the New Finex Mobile App

Posted by Michael Palladino on Nov 9, 2017 8:14:27 PM

A Kodak moment?

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What Is a Certificate of Deposit (CD)?

Posted by Shaughnessy Comstock on Oct 29, 2017 10:51:47 PM

Certificates of deposit, or CDs, are not the most exciting investments, but they are among the safest. They make perfect sense for the risk-averse or for people just looking to park some cash over a specific period of time.

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How to Fund Your College Social Life While Maintaining Your Financial Health

Posted by Shaughnessy Comstock on Oct 25, 2017 5:57:23 PM

Unlike Snoop Dogg, incoming college students might not have their minds on their money and their money on their minds. But if you're just starting out on campus and can put some of your focus on your finances, you have a great opportunity: Knowing how to manage your cash can save you endless headaches down the road.

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