Budgeting

Be Your Financial Best

At Allegacy, we are dedicated to helping you be your best in all areas of your life. Wellbeing comes from achieving balance in physical, emotional, and financial health. Unfortunately, financial wellness still eludes many Americans today, as a recent survey revealed: 47% of respondents say their spending equals or exceeds their income 36% are unable to pay all of their … Continue reading
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Withholding Wisdom

It’s your first day of work and before you can even take a seat at your workstation, you’re being asked to make a number of important decisions that will impact your wallet well into the next year. What is my tax filing status? How many personal exemptions should I take? Will I owe anything at the end of the tax … Continue reading
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No Spend January

Did your New Year’s resolutions include improving your financial wellness? Lori Timm, our Financial Education Manager, decided to try ‘no-spend’ January and this is what she learned along the way. After the overindulgence of the holidays, I started the New Year with a strong desire to change my ways. Not only did the weeks of eating unhealthy foods and getting … Continue reading
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3 Steps to Creating a Budget You Can Live With

Finally, you have a paycheck and you can spend it any way you want. But wait! There are bills to pay. Taking that first leap into adulthood is exciting and scary at the same time, but with this simple budget guideline, you’ll stay on track by planning ahead and spending your money on the things you should. The 50/20/30 rule … Continue reading
3 Steps to Creating a Budget You Can Live With

Is Debt Consolidation Right for You?

At Allegacy Federal Credit Union, we will always do the right thing for your wellbeing. If you have several monthly bills that are all due on different days of the month, consolidating the debt into one loan with a single monthly payment could help you simplify the monthly bill paying process. Consolidation could also save you money by moving multiple … Continue reading
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Holiday Spending Tips

‘Tis the season to be surrounded by beautiful store fronts and advertisements enticing you to spend, spend, spend. While this philosophy helps retail stores have a profitable year-end, your budget might be feeling the hit well into the new year. Believe it or not, it is possible to make it through the holidays and start the year off with your … Continue reading
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