home equity

Home Equity Brochure

Make Your Home’s Equity Work for You

Ever wonder what a home equity loan or line of credit could do for you? Can you leverage your home's equity in gaining a vacation home, a new vehicle, or funding your kids' college education? What's the difference between a home equity loan and a Read More

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What Is Home Equity?

We're often asked, "What is home equity and what can I do with it?" Tim Kosak, Consumer Lending Manager at Consumers Credit Union, explains, "Home equity is the value of your home, minus your mortgage balance. You can borrow against this value at a Read More

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What Is Debt Consolidation?

If you've ever felt overwhelmed by debt, you may have wondered whether debt consolidation could be an option for you. "Debt consolidation can lower your interest rate and increase your cash flow," says Tim Kosak, Consumer Lending Manager at Consumers Read More

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Is Refinancing Right For You?

The information in this post is provided by our partner Accel Financial Counseling. Accel’s counseling services and educational programs are available free to all Consumers members. When you are considering refinancing, the first question to ask Read More

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Consumers CU Room Redo Winners Announced!

Thank you to the many pinners who participated in our Consumers CU Room Redo Pinterest Contest! We loved watching your photos go up on Pinterest and seeing your vision for home improvements. We’re pleased to announce our winners! Raina S. - Read More

Bathroom

Update Your Bathroom on Any Budget

The ideal bathroom combines function with style. After all, it’s the room you head to in the morning to get ready for your day and the room you go to at the end of the day as you’re starting to unwind for bed. You want your toiletries and towels Read More

Kitchen

Update Your Kitchen This Weekend

Do you peruse home improvement magazines or Pinterest boards of dream homes longing for an update to yours, only to decide that you don’t have the time or the money to make it happen? What if we told you it was possible to give your kitchen a new Read More

Remodeling

Money Saving Tips for Your Next Remodel

We love perusing Pinterest for gorgeous home renovation ideas. Replicating most of them would require a good chunk of change—but updating your home doesn’t have to cost a lot. Small projects can pay off in a big way. Here are some of our favorite Read More

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Simple Ways to Give Your Home Curb Appeal

Making the outside of your home welcoming to prospective buyers can up its value, but even if you’re not planning to sell your home in the near future, giving your home an outdoor update can be worth the work. It feels good to come home to a Read More