Setting up a budget is an essential part of financial planning, no matter where you are in life. Good financial discipline can open up opportunities you wouldn’t have had if you’d spent freely. We list the steps to go through in creating your budget, along with a worksheet to help you get started.
It’s hard to believe that with all the steps we’re taking to protect our information, thieves still find ways around, but they do. Here are some easy things you’re probably not doing that can help protect your accounts and valuable information.
Card fraud has jumped in recent years, and issuers, including Signal Financial, have begun migrating to EMV chip cards to help improve security for their customers. But what are chip cards?
While Signal Financial FCU takes fraud seriously and work daily to prevent it, members must also play an active role in preventing fraud. See the information and tips below to learn how to guard your accounts from skimming, one of the most common types of fraud. This type of card fraud jumped 546% from 2014 to 2015, according to FICO.
You can find, on nearly every financial website, suggestions on how to develop and maintain good financial organization and discipline.
People are always looking to save money any way they can, especially on home repairs. But is going the do-it-yourself route instead of paying a professional for home maintenance and repair projects always the best bet?
If the numbers lined up in your favor this year, and you’ll be getting a refund, be sure to put it to good use. Extra money in your checking account can magically disappear unless you have a plan!
No one enjoys filling out their tax returns. Let’s face it – if it’s not the hassle of finding all the W2s from each employer, then it’s gathering up the receipts. Tax season can be very cumbersome. Here are some tips to smooth out the process:
Ransomware is a type of malware that prevents you from using your computer until you pay a certain amount of money. It’s essentially extortion, with all the data on your computer at risk unless you pay.
DID YOU KNOW THAT HEART DISEASE CLAIMS THE LIVES OF ONE IN FOUR AMERICANS? Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women. The good news is that one-fourth of all heart disease deaths are preventable and you can take proactive steps towards a healthy heart.