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Differences in Fixed Rate Mortgages and Other Mortgages

When purchasing property or refinancing a home, a borrower should consider the various types of mortgages available to fit within their needs and their budget.  Listed below are a few different types of mortgages that are available to help you find the best type of loan to best suit your needs.

What is the 50/30/20 Budget?

When you've put together a budget, you might think that you have a good grasp on your finances. However, knowing where you've spent your money is only half the story. The other half is knowing how your funds should be allocated.

Different Types of Savings Accounts

You probably know that credit unions and banks offer checking accounts and savings accounts. What you might not know, however, is how many different types of savings accounts are available.

How To Invest Like The Wealthy

One of the biggest myths about rich people is that they know some ultra-classified money management secrets that let them make millions of dollars each year.  It should go without saying that a lot of people on the Internet claim to have unearthed these secrets and will gladly reveal them for a modest fee.

First Alliance Credit Union Supports Animals at Paws and Claws During Pet Month

Rochester, MN - In 2018, First Alliance Credit Union became the first business to join the Paws and Claws Humane Society’s Guardian Angel Program by sponsoring pets available for adoption. The credit union is once again covering adoption fees for pets currently available at Paws & Claws, Dolche, a senior Pomeranian with age related health issues,  a shy young cat named Ryan, and two young sister dogs, Deliliah and Alyria.

What is a Money Market Savings Account

Money market accounts are a type of high interest savings account that offers similar features to a checking account. Typically, these accounts offer the advantage of earning a higher interest rate on the money you’re saving, while still having convenient access to your cash when you need it. Of course, as wonderful as all that sounds, there are disadvantages to money market accounts to consider as well.

Pet Month at First Alliance Credit Union is Back

It's June, and that means it's Pet Month at First Alliance Credit UnionWe are celebrating your furry family members all month long! Check out all of the awesome ways you can celebrate with us - from photo contests and donations to dog treats and savings accounts, Pet Month is a tail wagging good time! 

Using a Pet Savings Account to Budget for Pet Expenses

How do you plan and budget for your pet expenses? Maybe you use your credit card or have pet insurance to help pay for some of the costs as they crop up, but using a pet savings account will actually help you get ahead of the costs related to pet ownership.

Tips for Selling Your Car

Selling a car is more than taking a few pictures and posting them online. The seller should consider the key points a buyer will be interested in such as price, the appearance of the car and how the vehicle has been maintained. Here are several tips to assit you in selling your car like a professional. 

How to Overcome Anxiety About Your Money

When you think about your finances what’s the first thing you feel? Maybe it’s tension in your chest and the clenching of your teeth. For others you might feel yourself breathing a little faster. Your mood suddenly shifts from relatively calm to agitated, with a few four letter words escaping your lips. If any of these symptoms sound like you, you’re probably suffering from financial anxiety.