Choosing Which Home Equity Loan Option Is Right For You

Choosing Which Home Equity Loan Option Is Right For You

Q: What are the differences between a home equity line of credit (HELOC) and a typical home equity loan?

A: Here are the differences between a HELOC and a typical Home Equity Loan.


All You Need to Know About Data Breaches

All You Need to Know About Data Breaches

If you follow the news, you’ll note that there seems to be another major data breach monopolizing headlines every week. The details vary, but in each breach, thousands, millions or even billions of victims’ sensitive information is compromised, and they’re now vulnerable to identity theft unless they take immediate action.
Here at Diamond Valley,

What Do I Do With My Refund?

What Do I Do With My Refund?

We don’t normally like to tell you how to spend your money. Our members tend to be very good at that, often finding creative ways to turn the hours they’ve spent at the workplace into new ways to enjoy their lives. More often, we tell you how to not spend your money by letting you know about our fantastic savings

How To Dispute An Error On Your Credit Report

How To Dispute An Error On Your Credit Report

Quick-what’s your credit score?

As a financially responsible individual, you should be checking your credit on a regular basis. You can do this by signing up for free credit monitoring on a reputable website like 

All You Need To Know About Savings Certificates

All You Need To Know About Savings Certificates

If the lump under your mattress is getting uncomfortably big and you’re looking for a safer, more lucrative place to park your savings, look no further than Diamond Valley. As an institution that’s completely devoted to your financial wellness, we offer several secure options for savings, including Diamond Valley Regular Share Savings

Beware Car-Wrap Scams!

Beware Car-Wrap Scams!

Scammers never stop dreaming up new ways to con you out of your money-and reinventing old tricks that work. The fake-check scam is a tried-and-true scheme with dozens of variations. One such variation, the car-wrap scam, has recently become more widespread and successful.


Here’s all you need to know about the car-wrap scam and how you can protect yourself from

Don’t Get Scammed At The Gym!

Don’t Get Scammed At The Gym!

As soon as the calendar hits Jan. 2, the gyms are packed with people who are eager to make good on their New Year’s resolutions. If you’re one of the thousands of newbies making your way to fitness centers this month, beware of these five subtle scams that can end up thinning your wallet more than your physique.

The free

Waging War Against Porch Pirates

Waging War Against Porch Pirates

Ahoy, mateys!


Holiday shopping season is upon us and your (not-so) friendly neighborhood porch pirates are gearing up to pilfer the holiday treasures being delivered to your doorstep.
We’ve all seen the familiar footage from a home security camera: a fish-eye view of a home’s front porch sporting a stack of smiling Amazon Prime boxes. An unexpected car

All You Need To Know About Applying For FAFSA

All You Need To Know About Applying For FAFSA

 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) season is in full swing! Whether you’re a college student, a high school senior or you’re seeking financial aid for your college-age child, it’s time to fill out those forms. The rules and deadlines can be confusing, but we’re here to help. We have answered all your questions

5 Ways To Save On Winter Heating Costs

5 Ways To Save On Winter Heating Costs
  1. Heat Selectively – To avoid paying for unused heat in rooms that aren’t regularly used, shut the doors and close the vents in those rooms.
  2. Trap the Sunlight – Open your curtains when you’ve got sunlight exposure, and then close them when the angle of the sun changes

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