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Get Savings Savvy

One of the great benefits of being a UFCU Member is having access to a wide range of savings options. But how do you know which strategy is best for you? Here’s a primer on UFCU savings options to help you make the most of your investments.

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Should You Buy Long-Term Care Insurance?

It can be a difficult topic to discuss, but it’s something that many of us will have to grapple with at some point, if not for ourselves, for a loved one. The longer you live, the greater your chances of needing some form of long-term care.

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How to Explain the Value of Money to Kids

When you’re ready to talk to your kids about large sums of money, remember three key points as you consider their responses — perspective, priorities, and practice.

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How to Explain Budgeting to Kids

Once your child masters the basic concepts of money and how to save it, they might be ready to approach the notion of a savings plan. Here are three simple steps to their first budget.

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How to Explain Saving to Kids

Saving money is easier said than done. It’s a learned behavior, and something that many adults struggle with, regardless of their financial situation. Start talking to your kids as early as possible. And for those of us who are no longer kids, it’s never too late to start saving.

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How to Explain Money to Kids

Money is a pretty complex concept, if you think about it. We recommend talking to children about money at a young age, to set them on a journey to financial well-being sooner rather than later.

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Relationships Can Last a Lifetime

Your financial advisor might not be the first person who comes to mind when you think about long-lasting relationships. But, why not? Here are three keys to establishing a lifelong relationship with your financial advisor.

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Four Reasons to Focus on Saving over Spending

If you’re not sure, consider these four reasons why choosing to save money instead of spend it can really pay off in the end.

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The Benefits of Opening a 529 Plan for Your Child

A 529 plan is a great way to save for your child’s education because they’re tax-free, low maintenance, and available to everyone.

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Three Tips for Smart Investing

Have you established your career, bought a home, or started a family? If you have, you might be concerned about your financial future. If this sounds like you, it might be time to find the right financial advisor.