Should I Be Concerned About Rising Mortgage Rates?

Should I Be Concerned About Rising Mortgage Rates?
Should I Be Concerned About Rising Mortgage Rates?

On June 13th, the Federal Funds Target rate was officially raised by .25%. This increase marks the second time interest rates were raised in 2018 and experts expect another two increases this year. 

The rate increase was prompted by optimistic

Category: Financial Wellness
Tags: rates, fed, mortgages, home prices, economy

Back-To-School Shopping Hacks

Back-To-School Shopping Hacks
Back-To-School Shopping Hacks

You may be deep into your summer routine of lazy afternoons at the beach, family day trips and bedtimes postponed in favor of firefly-chasing, but back-to-school season is already in full swing. And, any way you slice it, it’s going to be expensive! Between new backpacks, textbooks, a long list of supplies and a

Tags: school, supplies, shopping, tips, saving money

Don't Get Caught In A "Free" Trial Scam

Don't Get Caught In A "Free" Trial Scam
Don't Get Caught In A 'Free' Trial Scam

You know what they say: “If it’s too good to be true, it probably isn’t.” And yet, dozens of people fall for scams that promise them the moon — and they don’t realize they’ve been played until it’s too late.  

Because of this truism, the Federal

Tags: Free trial, scams

5 Apps To Download This Back To School Season

5 Apps To Download This Back To School Season
5 Apps To Download This Back To School Season

Back-to-school season can be exhausting — and expensive! Take the hassle and the hefty price tags out of this year’s school shopping by downloading these 5 apps. Who knows? Maybe school shopping can be fun again!

 

Tags: back to school, apps, saving, coupons, shopping

Saving Money While Vacationing Abroad

Saving Money While Vacationing Abroad
Saving Money While Vacationing Abroad

Exploring foreign shores and dining on exotic fare is the stuff that dream vacations are made of. Here’s how to get the most for your money while vacationing overseas. 

Use credit cards 

  • Let your credit card company
Tags: traveling, vacation, abroad, credit cards

Attraction-Finding Apps

Attraction-Finding Apps
Attraction-Finding Apps

Are you ready to have a rocking summer? Check out our list of attraction-finding apps so you can hit every hotspot in your hometown, or near your vacation destination. Go beyond Google Maps this summer, and experience the time of your life! 

Category: Vacation
Tags: apps, traveling, ratings, vacation

What Can I Do About Robocalls?

What Can I Do About Robocalls?
What Can I Do About Robocalls?

Are you sick of grabbing your ringing phone five times a day only to find yet another robocaller on the other end?

If robocalls are getting to you, you’re not alone. Those super-annoying automatic calls have recently exploded, and it’s enough to make anyone go bonkers. More than 30 billion robocalls were made in

Tags: Cell phones, robocaller, spam, scams

8 Steps To An Energy Smart Home

8 Steps To An Energy Smart Home
Category: Budgeting
Tags: energy efficiency, saving money, budgeting

2018 Diamond Valley Federal Credit Union Scholarship Winners

2018 Scholarship Winners

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


Category: Credit Union News
Tags: Scholarships, 2018, winners, announcement

How Many Credit Cards Should I Own?

How Many Credit Cards Should I Own?
How Many Credit Cards Should I Own?

The importance of maintaining a good credit score is old news. As you likely know, the higher your score, the more attractive you will be to potential lenders, making larger loans and the best interest rates more accessible. 

Hopefully, you’re working hard at keeping that score high by

Category: Financial Wellness
Tags: credit cards, credit report, credit score

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