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A place for DCU members and consumers to share ideas, questions and provide opinion on topics of common interest

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.
            Make Some Extra Money!

            Make Some Extra Money!

              A new phone, a car, video games, clothes – there’s probably a lot you want to buy, but as a young adult, it can be hard to afford it all. An allowance or even a part-time job might not be enough to help you pay for all of your wants. Here are some extra income ideas that go beyond the typical fast food or babysitting job.
              Easy Breezy Ways to Save Money This Summer

              Easy Breezy Ways to Save Money This Summer

                Just because the temperatures are rising doesn’t mean your electricity or other bills have to as well. Use these tips to enjoy the season while saving money in the process.
                Why Is Getting A Home Inspection So Important?

                Why Is Getting A Home Inspection So Important?

                After weeks of searching the area for the home of your dreams – you found it, put in an offer and the seller accepted! Now that you’ve shown the seller that you intend to purchase the home, you should consider getting the home inspected.