DCU for You

A place for DCU members to learn about all things banking & financial literacy.

Halloween Fun on a Budget

Halloween Fun on a Budget

    If you love Halloween but think spending a lot of money is scary, have no fear. Here are some fun and cheap ways to celebrate Halloween this year!
    Hosting Holidays on a Budget

    Hosting Holidays on a Budget

      Fall may have just begun, but the holidays will be here before we know it. Being the host or hostess can be a stressful (and expensive) job, but with these tips you’ll be completely prepared AND saving money!
      What To Do If Your Identity Is Stolen

      What To Do If Your Identity Is Stolen

        If you realize that someone has stolen your identity, it can be overwhelming. This guide can help you take things step by step and feel more in control.
        It's Not Too Late to Apply for Student Loans

        It's Not Too Late to Apply for Student Loans

          This summer was crazy busy, right? They usually are – and sometimes, time just gets away from us. So maybe you forgot to apply for Financial Aid, but you’re supposed to head back to college in a couple weeks. What should you do?
          Fall Back In Line With Your Budget

          Fall Back In Line With Your Budget

            Did a summer vacation or back-to-school expenses throw your checking or savings account out of whack? With the holidays around the corner, you may be eager to get your budget back on track. Hit the reset button this fall with these tips for smart money management.
            ABC's Of Borrowing From Friends & Family

            ABC's Of Borrowing From Friends & Family

              Do you have a passion you want to fulfill by borrowing money? Borrowing money from friends, family, a family business, or trust is a real and serious commitment and must be managed responsibly.
              Shopping for Car … Financing?

              Shopping for Car … Financing?

                Americans spend an average of nearly 15 hours researching and shopping for a new or used car purchase. But how much time will you spend researching the types of financing available? Auto loans are not one-size-fits all, here’s a guide to the most common types of auto loans.
                Social Media Scams and How to Avoid Them

                Social Media Scams and How to Avoid Them

                  Nearly everyone has a social media account of some kind. It’s important to be aware of potential scams that aim to collect your personal data through these sites or apps. Here are some common social media scams and how to identify them.
                  Repaying Student Loans

                  Repaying Student Loans

                    With college graduation right around the corner, there’s a lot to think about – getting a job, where you’ll live, and when your student loan payments will start.
                    Identifying the Gap

                    Identifying the Gap

                      We all know attending college can be expensive — but we don’t always know how we’ll end up paying for it.