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Step 2: Determine Monthly Expenses

The 2nd step of building a spending plan is to determine your monthly expenses. Expenses can be broken out into three groups: Fixed (mortgage/rent, car payment) Flexible (food, utilities, clothes, gifts) Periodic (insurance, taxes) What are additional examples of fixed, flexible and period expenses – not listed here- that are part of your budget? Please… Read more »

Five Steps to a Successful Spending Plan- Step 1

Our posts this month is following the guidance of the five basic steps outline below.  It is important to remember that as you begin your plan, be flexible. Make adjustments as you go along. It can take several attempts to determine the categories and amounts that work  for your particular situation. Step 1: List all… Read more »

SMART Goals

Activity My Smart Financial Goals Remember the SMART goal example used to payoff the $1,200 credit card balance? “I will pay off my credit card debt of $1,200 within 12 months by taking lunch to work instead of eating out, and drinking regular coffee instead of expensive latte daily”

Benefits of Managing Money & SMART Goals

We all know that there are many benefits to managing money: Free up time = Do the things you enjoy Less stress = Better health Achieve goals = Satisfaction Greater control = Peace of mind The main thing is that knowing where you are and where you want to be is key to any successful… Read more »

Notice of Fee Changes

Your credit union is always working hard to minimize operating expenses to pay members the highest deposit rates and offer the lowest loan rates possible.  After a full review, the Board of Directors has approved the below fee changes, effective February 15, 2019.

What’s New at MCCU?

Have you been keeping up with all the new features and services that your credit union has rolled out over the last year? Take a look and let us know if you have any questions on them. We’re happy to help. Swipe & Save: Swipe & Save allows you to ‘save your change’ with each… Read more »

72nd Annual Meeting and Open House

Mark you calendars to attend Metrum Community Credit Union’s 72nd Annual Meeting. This year’s open house event will be held at the Centennial branch on Saturday, May 4, 2019. The afternoon will include an update of your credit union’s success, upcoming projects, annual elections for volunteers, door prizes and a fun Wine Tasting! We’ll also… Read more »