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

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.
      Which Mortgage is Right for You?

      Which Mortgage is Right for You?

        Buying a new home is exciting, but it can also feel a bit overwhelming, especially when it’s time to choose a mortgage. The good news is doing a little prep work before house hunting makes the financing portion a lot less stressful. And these days, who doesn’t want less stress?
        Tapping Into Your Home’s Equity

        Tapping Into Your Home’s Equity

        Wondering where to find extra funds to cover large or unexpected costs? A smart way many homeowners deal with financial challenges is by tapping into the equity in their home. You can do this through a mortgage refinance, or a home equity loan or line of credit.
        What Are My Down Payment Options?

        What Are My Down Payment Options?

        When it’s time to buy a house many prospective homebuyers face a common challenge. They can afford the monthly mortgage payments but are hard-pressed to save the 20% down payment most people think they need. It can be a frustrating situation.