Holiday Gift Budgeting Guide 

Are you feeling bogged down by holiday shopping, gift wrapping, and parties galore? Sometimes the holiday season can feel less than merry and bright. Planning could be your key to keeping that bah-humbug feeling at bay. Let’s look at some budgeting tips for organizing your holiday spending. Tip #1: Take Inventory of the People in […]

Big “Boos” on a Budget

Spooky season is upon us, and we are excited for all the Halloween festivities! Do you celebrate the season by eating candy and watching scary movies on the couch, or are you the “fun one” on the block hosting all the Halloween parties? However you celebrate, the ghoulish festivities don’t have to break the bank. […]

Which Home Improvement Project Is Right for You?

Not all home improvement projects are created equal. While it may sound like a great idea to do a complete kitchen renovation with all the fixings, you want to be sure to tackle projects in your home that are likely to be worth your time and money. Whether you’re looking for bigger projects to give […]

Staycation in the Carolinas Part 2

Staycation in the Carolinas Part 2 Rediscover your hometown this summer by checking out some of Carolinas Telco Federal Credit Union’s staff favorites surrounding the areas we serve. Raleigh, NC The capital city of North Carolina is known as a mecca for learning and has a variety of attractions. Home to one of our branches, […]

Staycation in the Carolinas Part 1

Staycation in the Carolinas Part 1 Rediscover your hometown this summer by checking out some of Carolinas Telco Federal Credit Union’s staff favorites spots. Follow along as we explore the different cities we serve.    Charlotte, NC The Queen City is home to three of our branches; this metropolitan area is a hot spot for […]

How to Identify A Quality Contractor

Home Improvement season is well underway and it’s important to be able to identify a quality contractor. The right home improvement project can help add value to your home and improve quality of life with a more functional space that fits your needs. You want to make sure you have your work taken care of […]

New Year’s Eve Traditions Around the World

This year you can celebrate internationally without ever leaving your home! Read about these fun traditions from around the world and see which ones you want to incorporate to ring in the new year! Eat Black-eyed Peas (USA) Eating Black Eyed peas as a part of your New Year’s Eve dinner is believed to usher […]

Holiday Hosting on a Budget

  Hosting for the holidays can be a hectic experience but it doesn’t have to be. Follow these tips to jingle all the way to some festive moments and leave the financial hassle behind.   Figure out your budget: How much can you comfortably spend? Tailor your guest list and plans according to your budget […]

CTFCU Book Review

Have you been stuck in an overthinking rut or wondering, “What should be my first step toward making my dreams come true? Then, we recommend Dream First, Details Later: How to Quit Overthinking & Make It Happen! by Ellen Bennett. It’s an excellent read for the soon-to-be entrepreneurs wondering how to get started or anyone looking for […]
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