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  • Our Money Market Account Options

    Feb/22/18
    Money market accounts let you maximize the return on your savings without sacrificing access to your money. At GCS Credit Union, our money market accounts offer competitive returns and tier...
  • Auto Refinancing 101

    Feb/13/18
    If your auto loan is taking a serious bite out of your finances, then it may make sense to refinance. Refinancing anauto loan allows you to reset the terms of your loan, often lowering your...
  • How Can I Convince My Employer to Offer Direct Deposit?

    Feb/06/18
    Direct deposit can make life easier for employers and employees alike. Still, some businesses have not yet taken advantage of the benefits of direct deposit. If your employer is not making p...
  • How Often Should I Check My Bank Statements?

    Jan/23/18
    One of the easiest and most effective things you can do to stay in control of your finances is to check your bank statements regularly. Checking your statements is easier than ever, thanks ...
  • How Often Should I Check My Bank Statements?

    Jan/23/18
    One of the easiest and most effective things you can do to stay in control of your finances is to check your bank statements regularly. Checking your statements is easier than ever, thanks ...
  • Credit Card Consolidation: What to Know and What to Do

    Jan/19/18
    If your credit card balances feel overwhelming, consolidation could help you get a fresh start. Consolidation lets you pay off your existing debts with a loan, so that you are left with onl...
  • Start Saving Now & Make Next Christmas Easier

    Jan/09/18
    You may think Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year, but your finances may disagree. Holiday expenses can build up quickly, from presents to decorations to travel, and many peopl...
  • Should I Repair or Replace My Old Car?

    Jan/05/18
    When you have an old car in need of repairs, you have a decision to make between fixing the car or reaching out to your credit union for a new auto loan. What is the right choice for you? Th...
  • Should You Consider a Home Equity Loan?

    Dec/28/17
    As you pay down your home mortgage loan, you build value in your home called equity. When you need money for a major expense, this equity could help you tap into the funding you need. Could...
  • Get the Facts About Down Payments and Mortgages

    Dec/20/17
    When you purchase a home, there are two numbers that will loom large: your down payment and your home mortgage loan amount. These two figures are closely linked, but there is no single way ...
  • Tips for Staying Safe Online During the Holidays

    Dec/19/17
    Tis the season to spread holiday cheer, spend time with your family, and to receive hundreds of spam and phishing emails. This holiday season we want to remind our members to be extra cauti...
  • Job Loss and Debt: Take These Steps to Manage Your Finances

    Dec/13/17
    Job loss can happen to anyone. Dealing with the fallout can be challenging, especially when it comes to managing your finances and dealing with any debt you may be carrying. The most import...
  • Planning for Retirement in Your 30s

    Dec/07/17
    When you’re in your 30s, there’s a good chance that your money management goals will be changing and that you will start thinking about long-term issues such as retirement. Your...
  • What Couples Need to Know About Joint Checking Accounts

    Nov/28/17
    If you are married or in a long-term relationship, traditional wisdom dictates that you put your money in ajoint checking account. However, times are changing, and some married couples pref...
  • How to Avoid Overdraft Fees

    Nov/21/17
    Overdraft fees occur when you write a check or use your debit card for an amount of money you don’t have in your checking account. Even a small overdraft can lead to costly fees, so l...

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