7 Signs You're Living Beyond Your Means

7 Signs You're Living Beyond Your Means
7 Signs You're Living Beyond Your Means

In the age of plastic spending and mobile payments, it’s easier than ever to buy stuff you can’t pay for right away while supporting a lifestyle you can’t really afford. 

Let’s take a look at seven red flags that might mean you’re living beyond your means and the

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Dollar Stores: Are They Worth The Price?

Dollar Stores: Are They Worth The Price?
Dollar Stores: Are They Worth The Price?

Q: I love browsing my local dollar store, but I often end up spending more than I planned or regretting my purchases. Are dollar stores worth the price?

A: Dollar stores can be tremendous spending traps, but they can also  be a great

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A Guide To Opening Your First Credit Card

A Guide To Opening Your First Credit Card
A Guide To Opening Your First Credit Card

Opening your first credit card is one of the rites of passage into genuine adulthood, but with so much conflicting information, it can all get confusing fast! 

Let Diamond Valley Federal Credit Union walk you through the process to help you build a strong credit score and

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5 Ways To Avoid Credit Card Fraud

5 Ways To Avoid Credit Card Fraud
5 Ways To Avoid Credit Card Fraud
  1. Keep your credit cards safe. Store your cards in a secure wallet or purse. After making a purchase, immediately return your card to that place.
  2. Don’t allow websites to “remember” your card number. Only let secure payment portals,
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Buying A Home In The Winter

Buying A Home In The Winter
Buying A Home In The Winter

Q: I’m ready to buy a new home and I’d rather not wait until spring. What do I need to know about buying a house during the winter?  

A: Spring and summer are, by far, the most popular seasons for house-hunting. But, that shouldn’t stop

Category: Home Ownership
Tags: mortgage, home, buying, winter, tips

Refer-A-Friend To Diamond Valley and Get $25!

Refer-A-Friend To Diamond Valley!
Refer-A-Friend To Diamond Valley!

Category: Credit Union News
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Credit Builder Loan - Exclusively Available from Diamond Valley!

Credit Builder Loan - Exclusively from Diamond Valley!
Credit Builder Loan - Exclusively from Diamond Valley!
  • No Credit?
  • Limited Credit?
  • Need help repairing your credit?

We have a program just for you!

Establishing or building credit can seem

Category: Financial Wellness
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7 Steps Towards Purchasing An Auto Insurance Policy

7 Steps Towards Purchasing An Auto Insurance Policy
7 Steps Towards Purchasing An Auto Insurance Policy

Are you in the market for a new auto insurance policy? Look no further than Diamond Valley Federal Credit Union! We’ll help you get the maximum protection for your investment at the best possible price. 

Read on for

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Student Loan Scams

Student Loan Scams
Student Loan Scams

College students, take note! If keeping up with your coursework, acing your exams and scrambling to hand in every term paper before the deadline weren’t enough, you now have something else to worry about: Student loan scams are on the rise. Scammers know you hate owing tens of thousands of dollars, so they’re quick to offer you an easy — but completely

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Your Complete Guide To Homeowner's Insurance

Your Complete Guide To Homeowner's Insurance
Your Complete Guide To Homeowner's Insurance

Q: My mortgage lender is requiring me to take out a homeowners insurance policy before I close on a new home. What do I need to know about this process? 

A: Homeowners insurance is designed to protect you and your family

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