Making decisions about your retirement account can seem overwhelming, especially if you feel unsure about your knowledge of investments. However, the following basic rules can help you make smarter choices regardless of whether you have some investing experience or are just getting started. Don’t lose ground to inflation It’s easy to see how inflation affects gas prices, electric bills, and the cost of food; over time, your money buys less and less. But what inflation does to your investments isn’tRead More About Five Keys to Investing For Retirement
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Through our partnership with Southwestern Investment Group, we are providing our members with a FREE workshop where you can meet with a CPA to answer income tax questions, receive a complimentary, no-obligation review of prior year taxes, and allow you to get your 2018 return prepared at a promotional price. A financial advisor will also be on hand to help you organize your brokerage statements from 2018 and make sure your records are complete. We encourage you to attend and inviteRead More About Free Tax Planning Workshop – February 21st
Members Save Up To $15 on TurboTax and Get a Chance to Win $25K! This year, get your biggest possible tax refund and the chance to win $25,0001. And, as a credit union member you can save up to $15 on TurboTax this tax season. Get a chance to win $25K. Just try TurboTax Online for free by February 14th (and provide a valid email address) to be automatically entered to win the TurboTax $25,000 Sweepstakes.1 TurboTax has you covered.Read More About Members Save Up To $15 on TurboTax and Get a Chance to Win $25K!
Do you need Tax Relief this year? Tax season can sometimes put a financial strain on you and your family. If you need assistance this tax season, TNConnect is now offering Tax Relief loans from March 1st through April 30th for amounts up to $5,000 with rates as low as 5.9% APR* for up to 24 months. To get started, you can apply online on our Lending page, or you can stop by either branch and speak with a Loan RepresentativeRead More About Tax Relief Loans
If your holiday shopping left your wallet a little empty or your credit card balances a little high, we can help! From January 1st-31st, TNConnect is offering Consolidation Loans starting as low as 5.9% APR*. With 24 months to repay and loan amounts up to $5,000, we can help you recover from your holiday spending. Click here to apply or come into any branch and speak with a loan representative today to get started. *APR – Annul percentage rate; LoansRead More About In a bind from holiday shopping?
Sometimes getting involved in your community can be one of the best financial choices you can make! Read below to find out how the Simple Dollar recommends getting involved. You can also read the original article by Trent Hamm here. ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________ One of my most frequent pieces of advice, which comes up for numerous reasons, is to get involved in your local community. I regularly recommend getting involved in local civic groups (like the Lions Club), local Meetups, local churches and otherRead More About Getting Involved in Your Community Can Help Your Finances
As the holidays approach, the Department of Homeland Security has provided some excellent tips and reminders for our members to be aware of seasonal scams and malware campaigns. (Malware is software that is intended to damage or disable computers and computer systems.) See below for some great tips on protecting yourself when shopping or making charitable donations online. Original article can be found here. _________________________________________ Members should be cautious of unsolicited emails that contain malicious links or attachments with malware, advertisements infectedRead More About Protecting Yourself from Holiday Scams
Attention Class of 2019! It’s time to think about your educational future. Want to get a head start? TNConnect is now accepting applications for the 2019 Scholarship program. Two Scholarship recipients will be awarded $1,000 toward his/her college education! Applicants must be a TNConnect member or become a member by December 31, 2018. Applicants are required to have a checking account with a debit card. All completed applications must be received by February 1, 2019. Stop by any TNConnect locationRead More About 2019 Scholarship Program
How exactly do you get your finances where you want them? Everyone’s situations and goals are a little bit different, but these two financial health to-dos from our partners at GreenPath Financial Wellness are a great place to start. #1 CHECK UP ON YOUR CREDIT REPORT A great credit score makes it easier to get credit and can make you eligible for lower interest rates, saving you money in the long run. A low score typically means you’ll have to pay higher interest on a loan,Read More About Two-Do’s for Financial Health