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What You Can do to Go About Spending Less During College – Part 1

For many students across South Texas, August marks the month of finally heading off to college and being on your own. It’s also the time when you’ll be in charge of your own financial affairs. You’ll be able to decide when and how to spend your money. As always, however, you should spend it wisely.... read more


What A VFCU Youth Account Can Teach Your Child About Being Financially Responsible!

Teaching children about money is not something many parents think about, but it’s one of the most important lessons a responsible mother or father can do. As history has taught us, it’s hard to know when tough economic times will happen. Teaching our children about money will benefit them in their adult lives, especially when... read more


A Business Account That Can do More When You Need it To

For small business owners, the summer can bring great opportunities for branding and marketing your company. Depending on the industry you work in, this period can offer a new stream of sales and exciting business opportunities. Even though we’re well into summer, it’s still not too late to take advantage of so much opportunity! Although... read more


4 Things that Everyone Should Know About IRAs

Sometimes, understanding the complexities of retirement accounts can seem daunting, especially those that involve opening one on your own without having anyone explain to you exactly what they are. Let’s talk about a retirement account that you can open up on your own without the need of having to be walked through it. Yes, we’re... read more


All About Dad: Services that Can Make His Special Day One to be Remembered

If you thought coming up with gift ideas for Mom was tough, things may not exactly be much easier for Dad. Forget about gifting another boring tie or “Best Dad in the World” coffee mug this year. Instead, opt for something unique and creative to really show him your love! Let’s talk about some affordable... read more


4 Ways that Our Home Equity Loans Can Help You and Your Family

For many of us, there are more than a number of improvements that we’ve wanted to make to our homes. Whether it’s fixing a leaky roof, renovating a kitchen or finally remodeling the guest bedroom, any home-related project can cost a fortune. Tapping into your home’s equity for much-needed improvements that add value to the... read more


Get the Most Out Your VFCU Checking Account with These Amazing Features!

With a checking account, questions about various ways to use them may spring up from time to time. Many Americans own one from countless financial institutions, but not all offer the best features that ours have! Let’s talk about our checking accounts in more detail, what they offer and how you can get the most... read more


Make Your Extra Cash Count with These 5 Tips!

We’ll never dissuade someone from saving his or her money unless it truly needs to be spent. It’s a worthwhile investment that will pay great dividends if handled properly and can get you out of a pressing moment in an instant. Saving money and making it count sounds tricky and might even test your spending... read more


Goals that the Young, Middle-Aged and Elderly Should Consider for a Financial Well-Being

Whether you’ve landed your first job or are planning for retirement, having your finances in order is crucial to living a stress-free life. One of the best ways to implement smart financial strategies is by having a roadmap of what to accomplish and when. The more realistic the goals, the easier and sooner they’ll be... read more


Going Green: Why You Should Consider Our Paperless Banking Options

April 22nd is Earth Day, and if you’re wondering how you can help preserve the planet and save money with your finances, then you’ve come to the right place! Below are some suggestions on how your efforts can make a kind contribution to the environment while saving some money here and there. Visit our credit... read more