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3 Jar allowance for kids

The sooner you teach your children the basics about budgeting, the better, and the 3 jar money system is a great way to get started. Kids and Money To learn how to manage money in the 3 jar system, kids need some money to manage. How they get that money can vary. Some children earn …

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Teach Financial Literacy at Home

It’s crucial for your family to know the basics of financial literacy, but how do you approach teaching them? Luckily, you’re making financial decisions every day—you simply need to let your kids in on the conversation. What is Financial Literacy? Financial literacy includes many different financial skills and concepts; to be financially literate simply means …

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Co-signing a Loan FAQs

When you cosign a loan for a friend or family member, you’re putting your own finances and creditworthiness on the line. Here’s what you need to know before you cosign a loan. What’s a cosigner? Why would someone need me to cosign their loan? How do I know what my obligations are if I cosign …

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Romance scams in 2021: Fraudsters to the left of you, fakers to the right

Love happens year-round, not only on Valentine’s Day. Unfortunately, romance scams are the same. So, along with sharing (or not) some chocolate, make Valentine’s Day a time to share with people you care about some ways to spot and avoid romance scams. Because, according to a new FTC report, people sent $547 million to online …

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Holiday Club savings

Holiday Account To help you save for holiday expenses, South Bay Credit Union offers a convenient Holiday Club Account. Open an account at any time. Make small deposits daily, weekly, monthly, whichever you choose and watch it grow. Plus it will earn dividends until the day you choose to have it mature. Set up your …

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COVID vaccines are FREE!

Scammers are doubling down on their efforts to scam people out of their money and personal information. That’s why the FTC and the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) are teaming up to remind you: No matter what anyone tells you, you can’t buy COVID-19 vaccines online and there’s no out-of-pocket cost to get the …

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