Between the announcement that federal student loan payments are resuming this fall and the Supreme Court striking down the forgiveness plan announced in late 2022, many people are scrambling and concerned about what comes next with student loans and their already stretched budgets. Although payments don’t officially resume until October, there are important steps to take now to prepare. Below are several resources from our partners at GreenPath Financial to help you understand your options and next steps. Upcoming Webinar: PreparingRead More About Student Loan Payments Resuming: Are You Prepared?
Rising prices and increasing interest rates are putting the squeeze on family budgets as the school year ramps up. A recent back-to-school survey shows parents plan to spend an average of $661 per child for back-to-school shopping this year, up 8% from 2021 and 27% from 2019. Clothing and accessories lead the increase, costing 18% more this year on average. School supplies cost 7% more. Inflation weighs on the minds and wallets of many back-to-school shoppers, the survey said. OverRead More About Take the Stress Out of Back-to-School Shopping
Keep your Mastercard debit cards at the top of your wallet for a chance to win $5,000! Simply use your Rewards cards on everyday purchases a minimum of four times per week through October 29, 2023, in order to qualify for the drawing. Rewards credit cards are eligible, too. For official rules, please visit https://cugivebacksweepstakes.com. No purchase, entry fee, credit or debit card usage necessary to enter or win. Open to Rewards Program cardholders, who are legal residents of theRead More About Win $5,000 with your Rewards Cards!
Secretary of State Tre Hargett is warning Tennesseans about an official-looking mailer from TN UCC Statement Service that incorrectly implies that businesses or individuals need a copy of the UCC-1 financing statement filed against them. “Our Division of Business and Charitable Organizations and I were recently made aware of a new misleading mailer trying to take advantage of Tennesseans,” said Secretary Hargett. “The look and language used on this mailer tries to trick borrowers into paying an excessive amount forRead More About New Scam Targeting Tennesseans
School will be starting back soon, so it’s time to head to the stores to buy new clothes, shoes, and school supplies. Wouldn’t it be nice to have some extra money to help with all your children’s back to school needs? tnConnect is offering Back to School loans during the months of July and August. We have loans for amounts up to $5,000 with rates as low as 5.9% APR* for up to 24 months. To get started, you canRead More About Back to School Loans
By GreenPath Financial Wellness Savings, checking, and other accounts offered by your financial institution are important tools that impact your overall financial wellness. To improve confidence around healthy account practices, it’s important to understand the ins and outs of overdraft fees. Your institution may charge overdraft fees when there is not enough money in your account to cover your transactions. The cost for overdraft fees varies by financial institution. The most recent research shows that on average, overdraft fees areRead More About 5 Tips to Limit (or Completely Avoid) Overdraft Fees
Enjoy higher dividends for your savings with a special certificate from tnConnect. We currently have 2 CD specials for our investment-focused members! 13 months at 3.93% (4.00% APY) or 23 months at 4.89% (5.00% APY) The minimum deposit required to open one of these special CDs is $10,000, and there is no fixed period for these CDs. Contact your credit union today to get started! (865) 688-2424Read More About CD Specials at tnConnect
tnConnect is turning 100! To celebrate, we are giving away $100 to 2 lucky members each Friday for the next year. Our first drawing will be Friday, July 7, 2023. Nothing is required from you! We will notify the winning members each Friday. Thank you for being a part of the tnConnect community!Read More About We Are Celebrating Our 100th Year!
Summertime is often an expensive time of year for families. Check out the below tips to help you budget and spend this summer.Read More About Budgeting and Spending for Summer Months
You don’t have to be disconnected from your finances! When on the road, we have a variety of options for you to stay connected to your accounts. Options include shared branching and online banking – both which give you access to your finances while you are on-the-go. We also offer 2 mobile apps: tnConnect mobile and tnConnect Cards. In our mobile app, members can check balances, deposit checks remotely, and much more. In our Cards app, you can enroll inRead More About Traveling this Summer?