Your Complete Guide to Using Your Credit Cards

Your Complete Guide to Using Your Credit Cards

Q: I’d love to improve my credit score, but I can’t get ahead of my monthly payments. I also find that my spending gets out of control when I’m paying with plastic. How do I use my credit cards responsibly?


A: Using your credit cards responsibly is a great

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COVID-19 is Causing A Coin Shortage

COVID-19 is Causing A Coin Shortage

The COVID-19 Global pandemic caused an initial panic leaving store shelves empty of face masks and toilet paper. Hand sanitizer, cleaning supplies, paper towels and meat followed quickly in what was fast becoming routine for life during COVID-19. And now, the latest commodity to run in short supply is coins.


Got change? Many

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Focused On Your Safety

Focused On Your Safety

Our Branch Lobbies are open and operating with a number of changes to help protect our staff and members from COVID-19.

4 Steps To Choosing and Securing Job References

4 Steps To Choosing and Securing Job References

As you work on perfecting your resume and portfolio for the best shot at landing that post-college dream job, think about who you’ll list as your job references.

Don’t underestimate the importance of this step. According to a survey by CareerBuilder, nearly 70 percent of employers have changed their mind about a

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My Savings Has Been Wiped Clean; How Can I Replenish It?

My Savings Has Been Wiped Clean; How Can I Replenish It?

Q: The last few months have been really tough on my finances, and I’ve been forced to use my savings for getting by. My emergency fund and savings account are basically zero. Now that my financial situation is starting to improve, I’d like to start building these up again, but it’s all so

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How to Travel Safely this Summer

How to Travel Safely this Summer

Summer is here, and many Americans are itching for a vacation. But is it possible to travel safely right now? Is an airplane really a flying Petri dish to be avoided until the pandemic blows over? Can you take a road trip if it means making rest stops in three different states?

So many questions — but we’ve got answers! Here’s how to enjoy

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Tax Deadline Delayed

Tax Deadline Delayed

As part of the government’s efforts to help avoid a recession, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin announced that the tax deadline would be pushed off by a full 90 days.

Here’s what this announcement means for taxpayers.

Under normal circumstances, taxes are due by April 15. If tax filers cannot complete their taxes in time, they can request a 6-month extension

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How to Turn Your Back Yard into an Oasis

How to Turn Your Back Yard into an Oasis

Most of us have spent lots of time at home this spring, and it looks like summer might not be much different. With many attractions still closed and some states seeing a surge in COVID-19 cases, safe travel will be challenging. For many Americans, this means choosing to staycation at home instead of hitting the road this summer.

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All You Need to Know About Student Loan Changes During COVID-19

All You Need to Know About Student Loan Changes During COVID-19

With unemployment levels rising and many employers cutting work hours, lots of college grads are now struggling to meet their student loan payments. Thankfully, the federal government has passed legislation to ease this burden. Unfortunately, though, many

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2020 Diamond Valley Federal Credit Union Scholarship Winners

2020 Diamond Valley Federal Credit Union Scholarship Winners

Every year we select 7 outstanding high school seniors to receive a $1000 scholarship to help cover their college tuition. We are very proud to announce this year's recipients. 

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