5 Common Tax Mistakes To Avoid

5 Common Tax Mistakes To Avoid
  1. Faulty Math – A small miscalculation can throw off all your numbers and get you into trouble with the IRS.
  2. Name Changes and Misspellings – If you’ve recently changed your legal name, let the Social Security Administration know.
  3. Omitting Extra Income – If you’ve taken any side jobs during the year, fill out a 1099-
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All You Need to Know about Facebook’s Latest Bug

All You Need to Know about Facebook’s Latest Bug

With its wide range of features, easy-to-use interface and streamlined access, Facebook is the darling of the social media age. It helps people stay connected with family and friends, allows new relationships to blossom and creates a culture of community for new and established businesses alike.  
However, last month, Facebook announced its internal team

Deposit Checks With The DVFCU App

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2019 Diamond Valley Federal Credit Union Scholarship Applications Are Now Available

2019 Scholarship Applications Are Now Available

Applications for the the 2019 Diamond Valley Federal Credit Union Scholarship are now available! Pick one up at any Diamond Valley Federal Credit Union branch, or in the Guidance Counselor Office at these area high schools: 

  • Bosse
  • Harrison
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7 Reasons Not To Skip A Home Inspection

7 Reasons Not To Skip A Home Inspection

Shopping for a new home can be an exciting blur of listings, neighborhood scouting and open houses. There’s so much to consider! You want a house in the perfect neighborhood with that gorgeous kitchen and great yard, all within your budget. 

And then, it all finally comes together and you think you’ve found your dream home. But don’t go “under contract” just yet!

Category: Home Ownership

The Ultimate Guide To Your First Apartment

The Ultimate Guide To Your First Apartment

If you’re in the market for your first apartment, you may be feeling a little lost—and more than a little overwhelmed. How do you get started? What should you be looking for in an apartment? How do you check out a building? 

So many questions, and we’ve got answers! Let Diamond Valley Federal Credit Union walk you through the apartment-hunting process

Category: Budgeting
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Decorating Your First Dorm Room On A Budget

Decorating Your First Dorm Room On A Budget

College dorm rooms can be quite drab, but who’s got the time or the money to do any serious decorating? Plus, school regulations can make anything that’s really creative an impossibility. 

No worries; a beautiful, personalized and warm dorm room is within reach—and within budget. Follow our tips to learn how. 

1.)   Layer inexpensive rugs 
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Do I Need An Emergency Fund?

Do I Need An Emergency Fund?

Q: Do I need to have a separate rainy day fund and emergency fund? 

A: In an effort to simplify their money, people sometimes consolidate accounts. This is OK in many instances, but it’s important to remember that rainy day funds and emergency funds serve different purposes. Additionally, it’s important to have

2019 Credit Union Holidays

2019 Credit Union Holidays

All Diamond Valley Federal Credit Union Locations will be closed on the following dates in 2019. 

2019 Credit Union Holidays
New Year's Day Tuesday, January 1st,
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5 Scams To Watch After The Holidays

5 Scams To Watch After The Holidays

The mad holiday rush may be over, but scammers aren’t slowing down. The post-holiday weeks bring an increase in scams that, unfortunately, are quite believable during this time of year. 

Don’t be the victim of a post-holiday scam! Read on to learn about five common ways fraudsters seek to dupe consumers after the holidays: 

1.) Gift-picking

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