4 Super-Scary Scams To Watch For This Halloween

4 Super-Scary Scams To Watch For This Halloween

Don’t let a Halloween scam spook you! Stay a step ahead of those crooks by looking out for these four scams this season.

1. The shipping scam

The internet is brimming with Halloween-themed stores in the months leading up to Oct. 31. Lots of these retailers offer an impressive selection of costumes, accessories

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Can I Buy A House When I’m Paying Off A Student Loan?

Can I Buy A House When I’m Paying Off A Student Loan?

Q: I graduated college with a huge student loan debt. Since then, I’ve landed a decent job and I’ve been making steady payments toward paying down my loan. Is it possible for me to buy a house while I’m still paying off this debt?

Category: Home Ownership
Tags: mortgages, student loans, buying, home, mortgage

How To Save On Your First Set Of College Textbooks

How To Save On Your First Set Of College Textbooks

Purchasing every textbook you need for class can take a big bite out of your budget. We’re talking huge amounts here: According to the National Association of College Stores, the average college student spends upward of $80 on each new textbook and can sometimes drop as much as $175 on one volume

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Your Complete Guide To Identity Theft

Your Complete Guide To Identity Theft

Did you know there were 14.4 million victims of identity theft in 2018? According to Javelin Strategy, each case cost the victim an average of $1,050 — and that’s only the cost in dollars. When an individual’s identity is stolen, the thief wreaks major havoc on the victim’s financial health, which can take months

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11 Ways To Save On Back To School Shopping

11 Ways To Save On Back To School Shopping

Ah, summer! It’s the season of fireworks and fireflies, road trips and rocky road ice cream, baseball and beach balls, flip-flops and ice pops. 

But, just as you’re settling into the laid-back summer routine, retailers start rolling out their back-to-school displays, which may open that pit of dread into your

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Access MobiMoney Right From The DVFCU App!

Control your DVFCU Debit Card With MobiMoney!

We have made it EVEN easier to access all the card control functions availble with MobiMoney.

You can now access MobiMoney directly from the DVFCU App! If you have the DVFCU App installed you can access MobiMoney the same way on iOS or Android. Just look for the

Category: Credit Union News
Tags: DVFCU App, MobiMoney, iOs, Android

Check out HomeReady:Advantage from Diamond Valley!

Check out HomeReady:Advantage from Diamond Valley!

The Advantage offers timely rewards and job loss protection, giving eligible home buyers an added advantage that may be used with HomeReady®.

Timely Rewards

Recieve a $500 cash reward by making on-time pyaments at no additional cost. Reward is distributed after your 60th

Category: Home Ownership
Tags: first time buyer, home buying, mortgage, rewards

Beware Emergency Scams!

Beware Emergency Scams!

“Grandma? Is that you?”

“What’s the matter, honey?”

“Grandma, you gotta help me! They’re going to arrest me if I don’t pay the fine — and I lost my wallet! I don’t have a penny on me or any ID. Can you wire me some money?”

Does this sound like a phone call that can really tug at your heartstrings? It’s actually more like a diabolical plot by

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7 Steps To A Mid-Year Financial Checkup

7 Steps To Your Mid-Year Financial Check Up

It feels like you just packed away the holiday decorations yesterday, but believe it or not, 2019 is already half over. As we sail into the season of barbecues and beaches, take a few minutes to give yourself a mid-year financial checkup. A small investment of time can spur important changes that can affect

Tags: finances, Budget

4 Vacation Scams To Watch For This Summer and How To Avoid Them

4 Vacation Scams To Watch For This Summer and How To Avoid Them

With summer in full swing, you might be planning and packing up for the vacation of a lifetime. Before you load the car and head out, though, read through our list of four common vacation scams and learn how to avoid them. You don’t want to take a permanent vacation from your

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