Paying for College: 5 FAFSA Tips

As college tuition costs continue to rise, parents and students are left struggling to find ways to pay. The first step every future college student should take is filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. According to FAFSA.gov, that form offers...

5 COMMON TAX MISTAKES TO AVOID

Faulty Math A small miscalculation can throw off all your numbers and get you into trouble with the IRS. Name Changes and Misspellings If you’ve recently changed your legal name, let the Social Security Administration know. Omitting Extra Income If you’ve taken any...

7 WAYS TO DE-STRESS FOR LESS

It’s the time of year when the blues hit the hardest. And while many people turn to costly escapes, you can get the same results without spending a penny. Let GHS Federal Credit Union show you how to de-stress for less and send that down mood packing!  Here are 7...

YOU DON’T NEED TO BE A GENIUS TO BE A SUCCESSFUL INVESTOR

Warren Buffet says: “You don’t need to be a rocket scientist. Investing is not a game where the guy with the 160 IQ beats the guy with the 130 IQ.” Think you can’t make it big on Wall Street because you’re not the next Bill Gates? Think again. Warren Buffett maintains...

DO I NEED AN EMERGENCY FUND AND A RAINY DAY FUND?

Do I need to have a separate rainy day fund and emergency fund? Rainy day funds and emergency funds serve different purposes. It’s important to have both available to tap into as needed. Read on for answers to all your questions on a rainy day and emergency funds. Why...

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT BUYING A USED CAR

If you’re in the market for a deal on used wheels, follow the steps below for a smoother ride! Step 1: Crunch the numbers How are you paying for your used car? If you’re paying cash, you already have a car budget in place. If you’re taking out an auto loan, GHS...

DEBIT CARD SAFETY

Always use your debit or credit card with caution. Check the payment processor for anything that looks out-of-place, such as a newer keypad on an older machine or a hard-to-use slot for your card. Don’t forget to cover the pad with your hand when inputting your PIN.

6 NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS FOR A FINANCIALLY IMPROVED YOU

Let GHS Federal Credit Union turn your financial goals into reality. Here are 6 New Year's Resolutions for a financially improved you: Increase your savings. Even if it’s only by 5%, every little bit adds up. Cut out one impulse purchase a week. Trim your electricity...

Ways to Save on Holiday Travel

Traveling over the holidays can be wonderful, especially if you don’t experience any bad weather or travel delays. Experts say it can even be wonderful for your wallet, if you’re willing to be flexible. Here are a few tips to help you get the best travel deals this...

Holiday Shopping Safety Tips

November 23, 2018 Keeping your finances safe as you shop and spend this busy holiday season is important to us. Here are a few tips for spending safety during this busy spending season.   Details Really Do Matter Fortify your wallet with two forms of plastic payment...

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