Budget

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Need a Christmas Vacation? Skip a Loan Payment

Keep some cash for some holiday fun—or a vacation once the holiday parties have passed. Members with qualifying loans can skip one monthly loan payment per loan in either November, December or January.* Use the cash for Christmas shopping, holiday Read More

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Consumers Friday Focus – Money is NOT Scary

Today's Friday Focus was written by guest blogger Lynne J. Johnson, CMO, Consumers Credit Union. Thank you, Lynne! It's Friday, and for many of us that means pay day.  Time to jump up and down with joy, right? For some, pay day is another day to Read More

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Cement Your Good Budgeting Habits

How do we make sure we continue our budgeting success once we've learned the skills? Tim Kosak, Consumer Lending Manager at Consumers Credit Union, presents tips to help maintain those new habits. “Once you make budgeting a good habit in your life,” Read More

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Family Budgeting Tips

Tim Kosak, Consumer Lending Manager at Consumers Credit Union, discusses how to budget when you’ve got a family. “Family budgeting can seem overwhelming,” he says. “It’s often home and car expenses that get you down.” Listen for tips to help you stay Read More

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3 Ways to Save Daily

Tim Kosak, Consumer Lending Manager at Consumers Credit Union, presents three ways you can save money every day. “Saving money for a rainy day is an important part of your budget,” he says. Listen to learn how. Read More

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Tools to Help You Budget

Tim Kosak, Consumer Lending Manager at Consumers Credit Union, returns to present you with the tools you need to start your budget. “Budgeting is a discipline,” he says. “Something you begin to pay attention to everyday.” Figuring out which tools Read More

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How to Start Your Budget

Tim Kosak, Consumer Lending Manager at Consumers Credit Union, acknowledges that for some the word "budget" might as well be a four letter word. But, he adds, "Budgeting can be fun." So how do you get started—and why? Listen for his advice. Read More

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Your Financial To-Dos

We want you to find financial success—without the stress. Just complete these monthly tasks to stay on top of your finances all year long. July: Seek out summer fun on the cheap. Camping, local festivals, West Michigan beaches—we live in an Read More