Discover your path toward financial success

  • 8 best hacks for purchasing cars in today’s market

    • May 16, 2022, 10:48 AM
    Competition for new and used vehicles will be fierce as inventory shortages persist in 2022. Experts are predicting the chip shortage will last well into 2022 and possibly into 2023. Here are 8 tips to help you navigate today's challenging car-buying market.
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  • How to refinance a car loan in 3 easy steps

    • Apr 21, 2022, 15:01 PM
    Can you save money by refinancing your car loan? Our latest blog post covers the basics of auto loan refinancing, including what you'll need to get started. When you're ready, our loan officers are here to help.
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  • Ask the Experts: How to buy house in a sellers' market

    • Mar 29, 2022, 11:14 AM
    Get expert advice on house shopping during a sellers' market with our latest "Ask the Experts" blog post, featuring an interview with CAFCU's real estate lending manager Carlene Gabor.
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  • What is debt consolidation and how can it help pay off debt?

    • Mar 3, 2022, 14:26 PM
    If you’re reading this, chances are you are holding at least some debt. While not all debt is bad), too much credit card and other types of debt can have negative consequences, such as lowering your credit score and creating a financial burden that can take years to unload.
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  • Ask the experts: Should you buyout your car lease?

    • Feb 14, 2022, 06:00 AM
    Having trouble finding a car during the current computer chip shortage? One option is to buy out your leased vehicle. CAFCU’s lending manager Juan Lopez explains how.
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  • 8 smart steps to take when getting a car loan

    • Jan 14, 2022, 12:46 PM
    While shopping for a new vehicle is exciting, it is also no simple matter. To make sure you get the lowest rate, the best dealer incentives, and a monthly payment that works for you, you will have to take time to properly plan and prepare for buying a car. Following the steps below can save you hundreds or thousands of dollars and set you up for a more secure financial future.
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  • 10 Smart money moves you need to make in January

    • Jan 6, 2022, 14:53 PM
    It's that time of year again for goal setting. Your finances are probably linked to quite a few of your goals, such as paying for a monthly gym membership or saving up for travel. Or, one of your main goals for 2022 could be to improve your finances, such as getting out of debt or saving for a home. Whichever they may be, here are smart money moves you can make in January to start you on the right path to reach your goals in the new year.
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  • 8 Steps on how to build a budget

    • Jan 6, 2022, 12:43 PM
    Most people know they need a budget. Maybe you have one, but you haven’t thought about it in a while, or you’re not sure if you are staying within your budget. In this blog we will be taking away all the guesswork and walking you through your brand new budget.
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  • Best 8 tips on how to enjoy the holidays without worrying about money

    • Dec 16, 2021, 10:54 AM
    The worry hits because of how much money you do or don't have for entertaining, buying gifts, traveling, and other expenses. Although you may not be able to change your financial situation in time for the holidays, there is still a lot you can do to enjoy the holidays more and worry less about money.
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  • 5 best financial tips for an amazing 2022

    • Dec 2, 2021, 11:20 AM
    Are you financially prepared for 2022? With inflation rising, the continuing unknowns of COVID-19, and supply chain shortages happening everywhere, now is the time to prepare. Empower your 2022 financial success with these five financial tips!
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  • The best rated, FREE money apps of 2021 that make saving fun and easy

    • Nov 8, 2021, 11:48 AM
    How much money and time do you think you could save if you had the right tools to help? Budgeting and savings can seem like an endless chore; however, these top-rated apps make saving money fun and effortless! Find your favorite savings app below and get ready to smile every time you put money into your savings account.
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  • ATTENTION: COVID-19 fraud is rapidly evolving

    • Oct 14, 2021, 12:48 PM
    Fraudsters are very opportunistic. Right now, they see a very vulnerable population out there that they can prey upon. With many people scared and looking for help, a heightened level of desperation may cause them to act impulsively, making them easy targets for fraud.
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  • 5 fun Halloween candy activities to teach your kids about money!

    • Oct 11, 2021, 12:23 PM
    If you’re looking to teach sound financial skills to your children, Halloween can be a great place to start!
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