Saving for Your Dream Vacation Made Easy!

  Imagine this: you’re sipping a piña colada on a beautiful, white-sanded beach while watching the cerulean waves lap at the shoreline. Another scene: adrenaline is pumping through your veins as you’re hiking through a difficult pass in the Appalachian Trail. Or, maybe you’re browsing a charming shop in a European city filled with exotic …

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Auto Loans: How do they work and how do I get one?

  So, you want to buy a car but aren’t sure where to start? Well, this guide is for you! An excellent first step is figuring whether you wish to purchase a car, truck, or SUV. Will you be looking to move a lot of cargo? Or maybe you want to take regular road trips, …

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What is a HELOC (Home Equity Line of Credit)?

A Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC) is a popular way to take advantage of the equity a homeowner has in their house in order to accomplish some financial goals. With interest rates still at historic lows, repayment under this method could be more affordable than other loan types. Let’s take a look at a …

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Fast Payday Loans

  “Fast payday loans,” which are also called “cash advances,” “check advances,” and “post-dated check loans,” are an increasingly popular way to get fast cash. All someone needs in order to obtain a payday loan is proof of employment, a utility bill, a checking account, and a driver’s license. In today’s digital world, you can …

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Cooking with CTFCU: Thanksgiving Edition

The CTFCU staff is sharing their favorite go-to recipes! Check them out below:

Socially Distant Halloween

Halloween is right around the corner, and much like other holidays in 2020, COVID-19 has changed the way that we will celebrate. Many states have canceled their spooky festivities and have recommended that trick-or-treaters stay home this year. Learning to adjust our traditions while still maintaining social distance can be a challenge. CTFCU is here …

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Back to School in 2020

With every transition, proper mindset and preparation is key to overcoming obstacles, and the 2020 school year is no exception. Whether your school district is starting off the year exclusively with distance learning, going back to in-person learning five days a week, or they’ve settled on something in between, CTFCU has you covered. Here’s our …

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Fraud Prevention Series: College Tuition Scams

August is here and college students and their parents, are caught up in a frenzy of preparations making them more likely to fall victim to scams. Here at CTFCU, our biggest priority is the financial wellness of our members, and that includes keeping them and their money safe. To ensure member safety, we put together …

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Fraud Prevention Series: Employment Scams

Finding a new career opportunity can be stressful.  Especially when a job offer seems to meet all of your requirements, you may wonder if it’s too good to be true.  The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has warned of a surge in employment scams, and those in the market for a new job, or looking for …

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Father’s Day at Home

In previous years, celebrating your dad and other prominent father figures in your life meant going to restaurants, attending a sports game, or hosting a barbeque. This year’s Father’s Day is quite different than before, but what does this mean for your plans? While some state governments have lifted stay at home orders, many businesses …

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