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  • 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...
  • A Look at the New FICO Score Rules

    Nov/14/17
    Your credit score—also called your FICO score—influences everything from whether you can qualify for home mortgage loans to what kind of rate you can get on auto loans. Recently,...
  • FAQs About Credit Union Membershipv

    Nov/09/17
    Credit unions offer the same services for managing your money as banks, but, thanks to their structure, they can also often provide benefits that traditional banks can’t match. If you...
  • Tips for Getting Your First Credit Card

    Oct/24/17
    When you’re in the market for your first credit card, proceed with caution. Many financial institutions charge huge fees and interest rates for people trying to establish credit, whic...
  • Steps You Can Take to Improve Your Credit Score

    Oct/17/17
    Your credit score might just be three little numbers, but the impact it has on your life is massive. If your score has taken a hit, don’t worry—you’re not alone. Managing ...
  • Paybacks Are Easy with Kasasa Cash Back

    Oct/10/17
    Wouldn’t it be nice to get paid back for something as simple as spending your own money? With Kasasa Cash Back, you can. Kasasa Cash Back lets you earn money on your purchases each mo...
  • How to Build the Balance in Your Savings Account

    Oct/05/17
    Yoursavings account represents your ability to deal with financial emergencies and to indulge in the things that matter to you, such as a new home or an exotic trip. Is your balance looking...
  • Get the Facts About Balance Transfers

    Sep/26/17
    If you have credit card debt, one way you may consider dealing with it is by doing a balance transfer. Although balance transfers have some benefits, they may not outweigh other options you...
  • Why Choose Our Credit Union for Your Mortgage?

    Sep/19/17
    When you’re in the market for a new home, take the stress out of the process of getting a mortgage by choosing GCS Credit Union for your home loan. Our credit union offers home mortgag...
  • What New College Students Need to Know about Managing Money

    Sep/12/17
    Going to college means a lot of firsts, and for many students, one of the most important ones is learning to manage their own money for the first time. Money management is an essential skil...
  • How to Build a Retirement Budget

    Sep/07/17
    Retirement is one of the biggest financial changes of your lifetime. To be comfortable during retirement, saving and planning is essential. It can be helpful to sit down with someone from y...
  • Tips for Coping with Debt

    Aug/30/17
    If yourchecking account has been empty for a while, then you may be among the many Americans who are in debt. Being in a financial hole can be incredibly stressful, but there are steps you ...
  • The Couple's Guide to Money Management

    Aug/22/17
    Developing good money management skills can be critical for fostering a happy marriage, building a strong foundation for your relationship, and avoiding stress related to yourchecking accou...
  • Keeping Your Online Financial Information Safe

    Aug/14/17
    Online banking makes managing savings and checking accounts quick and convenient. However, it’s always important to think about security when it comes to financial data. Luckily, ther...
  • Finding the Right Credit Card

    Aug/04/17
    While going overboard with a credit card is a bad idea, having one can still offer you benefits. If you’re thinking about contacting your credit union to sign up for a new credit card...

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