6 Tips for Teaching Children About Finances

Finances for children? YES! Teaching your kids about money is an important part of parenting. Often times people graduate from high school, and even college, with little to no concept of how to save money, make investments, or manage their taxes. Although teaching your child about bank loans, investments, debit and credit cards may seem like a little too much, you can start off by teaching them the simple art of saving money. Here we have included six tips to teaching children about finances! 

Eight Benefits of Electronic Bill Pay

There are many benefits to using your financial institutions electronic bill pay service, often times this service is free and available through Online Banking portals. This convienient approach to managing your bills saves you time, as all of your bills appear in one place, instead of needing to login to mutliple online accounts.  Additionally, bill pay is often available in both Online and Mobile Banking platforms so managing your budget and finances is easy to do no matter where you are. 

Online Banking Upgrade Coming Soon!

We have some great news to share! We will be upgrading your Online Banking experience the weekend of June 17th and 18th, 2017.  Please mark your calendar and plan accordingly for the weekend of June 17th and 18th for the Online Banking upgrade, as you will not have access to your accounts through Online or Mobile Banking begining at 4pm on Friday, June 16th.

Is Your Savings Ready if Disaster Strikes?

You may have prepared yourself for a disaster by storing water, flashlights, and your emergency supplies bag, but are you ready financially if a natural disaster strikes? Is your savings ready if disaster strikes?

Things to Consider before Buying a Franchise

A successful franchise may benefit a number of people, but a franchisee is one of the very few people who is actually affected by how the franchise goes. Since a franchisee is one of the most important stakeholders, they need to go the extra mile to sort things out when it comes to the purchase of a franchise.

Things to Consider Before Buying an Existing Business

An investment that is worth considering is purchasing an established business. There are several factors to consider when deciding to buy a business.

How to Use Direct Deposit to Help You Save

A direct deposit is a fund that is electronically deposited to your bank account rather than through a paper check. The most common use for a direct deposit is for income tax refunds or paychecks.

How to Use a Tax Refund Wisely

Everyone loves tax refunds. After all, who doesn’t enjoy money in the mail? But often people forget that a refund isn’t a prize, reward or gift: It’s your own hard-earned cash that was on loan to the government, and it should be spent as such. This year, before heading to the mall with refunded cash in hand, consider a few do’s and don’ts.

Three Tips to Get the Best Auto Price

Buying a car that is just right for you can be best accomplished by deciding and sticking to your needs in a vehicle and your budget. A common mistake car buyers make is not to have done their research and decide exactly what they want in a new vehicle and how much they want to pay, before going to the dealership.

What is WINcentive® Savings - Frequently Asked Questions

At First Alliance Credit Union, we love to see our members making smart financial decisions. This is why we are proud to offer WINcentive® Savings Accounts.