Halloween Safety Tips

September 30, 2019

Halloween Safety Tips Carolinas Telco FCU wants our members and their families to have a safe Halloween. By practicing caution and following the tips below, you can help to ensure a fun-filled night out for everyone. Trick-or-Treater Tips Avoid trick-or-treating alone. If choosing to wear a mask, make sure holes are large enough to see […]

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7 Signs You Are Living Beyond Your Means

July 2, 2019

7 Signs You’re Living Beyond Your Means You’re carrying a credit card balance from month-to-month If you have a large credit card balance and just pay the minimum each month, you could end up carrying this balance for years while paying a lot in interest. You might also be tempted to make more purchases on […]

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Get a Head Start with a Pre-Approval

May 29, 2019

When you’re looking at a large purchase like a home or vehicle, being pre-approved for a specific loan amount can help.

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Dos and Don’ts of Credit Repair

April 24, 2019

If you’ve recently applied for credit and been rejected, a poor credit score could be the cause. Did you make late loan payments, have an outstanding judgment against you, or been a victim of fraud or identity theft? Whatever the cause, you’re probably looking for ways to get back on track. Here’s some credit Dos […]

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Preparing Your Home for Winter

November 14, 2018

When the real cold sets in, we want to make sure you are prepared. Keep your home warm and safe this winter by following our to-do list. Indoor Seal your home Make your home as airtight as possible to keep the warm air inside where it belongs. Give your home a quick run-through, checking for […]

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Look Before You Pump

August 28, 2018

Gas-pump skimming is on the rise and your card may be at risk. Most skimmer devices are practically invisible, making them difficult to spot. With Bluetooth technology, scammers can now remotely steal your card information from up to 100 yards away. Protect yourself by learning about card skimmers and what to look for. How a […]

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Wedding Budget Going Overboard?

July 11, 2018

Fall wedding season is around the corner. Those planning and paying for the festivities can sometimes find themselves over budget before the plans have been finalized. Below are some ways to help cut those costs. Take a Break with the Cake A slice of tiered cake averages $2.50, which may have you thinking of alternatives. There are plenty […]

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What are the Best and Worst Things to Buy in June?

June 28, 2018

What to Buy in June Movie Tickets School’s out and movie theaters want to help! You’ll find $1 movie tickets in June to help kids beat the heat and offer families a fun, economical outing. Outdoor Gear In a shift from the typical sale pattern, you can pick up outdoor gear for a great price […]

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The Mythical 20% Rule

June 3, 2018

Dreaming of Becoming a Home Owner? For the average American placing 20% down on the home of your dreams, amounts to a pretty big number. Once closing costs are thrown in, you’ve got a small fortune to raise – and years to go until reaching your goal. All while interest rates and home prices continue […]

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6 Common Mistakes We Make in Our 20s and 30s

January 3, 2018

6 Common Mistakes We Make in Our 20’s and 30’s and How to Avoid Them People starting out in their careers often focus on the here and now while ignoring the future when it comes to finances. As you climb the ladder of success, you tend to think that the raises and promotions will endlessly […]

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