15 Tricks To Sell Your Home Quickly!

15 Tricks To Sell Your Home Quickly!

Spring is in the air! And aside for the hum of lawnmowers, newly bloomed flowers and the chime of the ice cream truck, spring means the chance at a fresh start in a fresh, new home. 

If you’re looking to sell your home and start over somewhere else, you likely want to see that sale happen as quickly as possible. After all, it isn’t easy to be paying two

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Tags: selling, home, moving, tips

Saving On Home Renovations

Saving On Home Renovations

Is your kitchen in desperate need of a facelift? Bathrooms haven’t been remodeled since Bush was in the White House? (And we’re not saying which one!)

With the warmer weather approaching, many homeowners are thinking of making minor and major household improvements. And for most, the cost will be prohibitive: The average kitchen remodel tops $60,000 and a bathroom

Category: Budgeting, Home

2018 Diamond Valley Federal Credit Union Scholarship - Taking Applications Until May 1st, 2018!

Now Taking Applications for The Diamond Valley Federal Credit Union Scholarship, deadline is May 1st 2018.

Type of Scholarship

Seven nonrenewable $1,000.00 scholarships will be awarded annually with $500.00 for each semester beginning with the fall term. All scholarship money will be distributed directly to the school and applied towards tuition, books, and fees

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Energy Savings Tips - What to Look For When Buying Appliances

Energy Savings Tips - What to look for when purchasing new appliances

There’s no getting away from the fact that our dependence on energy increases daily. With energy-dependent technology driving our lives, ecologists continue to search for ways to save our environment. Focusing on energy-efficient appliances is one way to do that.

Your monthly electric bill may not itemize the

What Were The Actual 2018 Tax Changes

Don't be caught off-guard when filing your 2018 taxes, check out the IRS Withholding Calculator!

Q: There was so much talk about the proposed changes to the tax code. Now that the changes have finally been signed into law, I’m wondering which planned modifications actually became a reality. What were the exact changes made to the U.S. tax code this year?


LifeHack: Saving Money At Target

Shopping at Target? Here is a fun way to make sure you are getting the lowest price!

Are you a regular at Target? If you love the store’s wide layout and great discounts, you’ll want to know this money hack! Target has a simple system for all markdowns. When the last number of a price is an eight, that item’s price may later be reduced further. If the last digit of the price is a four, that’s the lowest it’ll go.

Lifehack: Using the Money Envelope System

Money Envelopes are a low-tech way of helping you plan a budget!

If you’re like many of us, you’ve been trying to stick to a budget for a while, but by the time each month is over, you’ve busted your budget – again.

Because of this recurring pattern, you’re probably wondering if there’s a better way. Fortunately, the answer is yes!

The money envelope system has been around for

All About Chip Enabled Cards

For additional security, the new ATMs that were recently installed at all of our branches are enabled to read the EMV chip found in most debit and credit cards (AKA: The Chip). This means there is an additional step involved when starting the transaction on these machines.

  1. Slide your card in the slot as normal, wait a few seconds and remove.
  2. The screen will come up with a message informing you that the card has “the chip enabled” and must be reinserted and left in the machine until the end of your transaction. (If your card doesn’t have the EMV chip, you
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Feeling Stuck In Your Car Loan? Might Be Time To Shop Around!

ESCAPE from your current car loan and get 1% Cash back when you refinance with us! Call today (812) 425-5152

Some bills can’t be changed. For other bills, though, a little legwork can make a big difference in your monthly payment. Your car payment is a great example. Refinancing your vehicle loan can lead to a lower monthly payment, a shorter payment term or both! It depends on various factors,

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Tags: Auto, loan, refinance, car

Mistakes First-Time Homeowners Make

Need some guidance on buying your first home? Call and speak with a mortgage specialist today! (812) 425-5152

Buying a house is one of the biggest decisions you will ever make, and there are common mistakes that many first-time homeowners regret making. Here’s how you can avoid them.

1. Not Knowing Your Housing Budget

Avoid buying a home that

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