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What is Compound Interest and How Does it Work?

The Basics of Compound Interest The term compound interest refers to returns earned on top of interest. Thanks to the miracle of compound interest, the growth of your savings account balance can accelerate gradually as you earn profits on increasing amounts of money....

What do Mortgage Officers Look at Before Writing a Loan?

If you’re planning to purchase a home, you’ll likely take out a mortgage loan to finance it. Before you go to a lender, it’s important to know what information they will require to assess your financial situation and approve your application. Institutions do this to...

Ways to Save for Your Retirement Funds

The main goal of a retirement plan is to ensure that you have financial resources for your retirement. How much you will need will depend on how you want to spend your retirement funds. In specific cases, like when an individual would like to travel, they will need to...

Questions to Ask Before Joining a Credit Union

Making financial decisions can be a challenging step everyone has to take. One of the first things you should do is choose an institution to look after your money. Although banks seem to be the common choice for many, you may also consider joining a credit union. It...

How Much Should You Save for Your Kid’s College Fund?

Planning Ahead: How Much Should You Save for Your Child’s College Education? It’s no secret that sending your child to college is expensive—and the costs continue to increase as the years go by. While the fees can be overwhelming, parents should not lose hope. As long...

How to Intelligently Use a Credit Card

Smart Credit Card Usage A credit card can be one of your first steps to building a strong financial future through establishing a good credit score. However, owning one can also be an exciting thing that can get out of hand if you’re not used to smart credit card...

4 Factors to Consider When Applying for a Car Loan

Owning a car can make many things in your life easier. It allows you to travel from one place to another without worrying about unexpected delays, uncomfortable and long commutes, and more.  However, it’s no secret that buying a vehicle can be expensive. If you’re...

Credit Union Annual Meeting

Mark your calendars for Firefighters Credit Union's 2022 Annual Meeting! Where The Freighthouse Restaurant, 107 Vine St in La Crosse When Tuesday, May 3rd, 2022 Light Refreshments Start at 6:00PM Meeting Starts at 6:30PM Reminder of Voting Requirements The privilege...

How to Start Saving for College

Preparing for a Brighter Future: How To Save for College It’s no secret that sending your child to school has become more expensive through the years—and we’re not just talking about the tuition fees. Other expenses include lodging, transportation, books, food, and...

Issues Contacting the Credit Union by Phone

Attention members: at this time the Credit Union is experiencing a telephone outage and we are unable to make or receive calls. We appreciate your patience while this problem is solved. Thank you!

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