The Back to School Guide for These Unconventional Times

The Back to School Guide for These Unconventional Times

Back-to-school season is traditionally marked by a run on discounted pencils, overcrowded malls and lots of nail-biting nerves about new teachers. But this year, the back-to-school season is entirely different. Forget the crowds and a race to find the hottest-selling backpack. This year

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

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.

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

7 Money Myths You Need To Stop Believing

7 Money Myths You Need To Stop Believing
7 Money Myths You Need To Stop Believing

We all grow up hearing the same financial advice: Spend less, save more and invest early. While most of these words of wisdom ring true, there are lots of widespread money management tips that are actually false.               

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6 Ways To Save Money On Gardening Equipment and Supplies

6 Ways To Save Money On Gardening Equipment and Supplies
6 Ways To Save Money On Gardening Equipment and Supplies

As spring deepens and vibrantly colored flowers blossom everywhere, you might be dreaming about a garden of your own. You’ll till the soil, pat the fertilizer into place and plant your young shoots with tender care. You’ll make sure they

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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

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,

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

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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