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Make Your Tax Refund Work for You!

February 16, 2018

This post is brought to you by America Saves, a campaign managed by the nonprofit Consumer Federation of America, which motivates, encourages, and supports low- to moderate-income households to save…

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Your first paycheck, and what you should know

February 7, 2018

It’s a rite of passage into adulthood – your first paycheck. It doesn’t matter whether you are a teen with an after school job or a recent college graduate, you…

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Elder Financial Exploitation

January 30, 2018

To con artists, down-on-their-luck relatives, or opportunistic acquaintances, they are gold mines. Individuals over the age of 50 control 70% of the country’s wealth, and seniors between the ages of…

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Get wealthy, not rich: change how you think about money

January 19, 2018

How do you define wealth? The standard definition is wealth is “a large amount of money and possessions.” But consider this definition: wealth is the difference between what you are…

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The cost of saying “I do”

January 9, 2018

It’s official – getting married is expensive, and is getting more so every year.  Here are some statistics from a 2016 survey conducted by The Knot, a wedding magazine and…

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5 financial resolutions for the New Year

January 2, 2018

A brand new year provides the perfect opportunity to make meaningful life changes, including improved financial wellness. These five financial resolutions can help get your year off to a promising…

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Yuletide greetings from us to you!

December 11, 2017

To the members of White Sands Federal Credit Union: I always love this time of year.  The holidays bring us a wonderful opportunity to look back at the year and…


You’re pre-approved! (and what it really means)

December 8, 2017

Raise your hand if you’ve received something in the mail (or email) exclaiming “You’re Preapproved!” Probably a fair number of you have, especially for a credit card. Sometimes the offer…

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Paying for your child’s higher education

November 27, 2017

Most parents assume their children will complete high school and attend a 2- or 4-year college. As higher education costs continue rising, it becomes even more important to plan ahead…


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