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April is National Financial Literacy Month, as well as National Credit Union Youth Month. Both these events are meant to highlight the importance of financial literacy and teach Americans how to establish and maintain healthy financial habits. The theme for this year’s Youth Month is Money Magic.TM
Resources for Learning at Home
School is out, but it’s not – it’s in your home now. And a laptop is the new chalkboard. If you are a little intimidated at the new responsibility you now face of being an educator, don’t fret. You are not alone. Many of the Skyward Credit Union staff have children at home also and we’ve put together a list of online resources for lessons and activities (most for free!) that we hope you’ll find helpful. The best part is you don’t have to write any lesson plans or math worksheets.
Federal Tax Filing and Payment Deadline Extended to July 15, 2020
This blog has been updated since its original post
President's News - January 2020
It’s a new year, and many of us make resolutions to make changes this new year. I want to give you an idea for a resolution you can make in 2020.
Understanding FICO Scores
FICO is a score created by collecting a range of personal credit information. This score is used by lenders predict consumer behavior, such as how likely someone is to pay their bills on time (or not), or whether they can be issued an increase on their credit line.
How to Recover from Holiday Spending
The holiday season is fun-filled with activities, good food and shopping--it's easy to overindulge. When the holidays are over, you may find you have gone overbudget. But when the new year starts you don't have to panic. By making goals for financial planning, you can get your budget back on track.
PRESIDENT'S NEWS - OCTOBER 2019
As a member of Skyward Credit Union, you actually own a piece of a $300 million financial institution. And, all our resources are available to help you improve your financial life.
President's News - July 2019
Before the internet, email, texting and instant messaging, life was much simpler. I have to admit, it is nice having instant access to information. When you have a question, you just ask Siri and get the answer.
President's News - April 2019
A large bank is advertising on television that they are “reimagining banking.” They are now offering checking accounts with no monthly fees. Wow, what a novel idea! We have been offering that to our members for over 20 years.
Two-factor authentication (2FA) is a security feature used to gain access to a web-based computer program or application. As the name implies, this process requires more than one piece of evidence to prove that you are who you say you are. That evidence helps confirm a claimed identity by using a combination of two different factors: 1) something you know, 2) something you have, or 3) something you are.