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October 2022 Archive for MoneyDig

By: AgFed Credit Union

Welcome to AgFed Credit Union's MoneyDig blog! 

Get confident about your personal finances with a number of articles, tips, advice and more.


Don't Get Spooked by One of These Halloween Scams

 Oct 26, 2022
It’s Halloween, and while the spooks and scares (and candy) are tons of fun, the real-life scams that will scare you out of your money aren’t. Let us help you stay safe!

3 Famous Scary Stories and What They Teach Us About Smart Money Management

 Oct 24, 2022
Are you afraid of the dark? Is the call coming from inside the house? Read some classic scary stories brought to you by AgFed that hide a lesson about good financial management behind the creaks, groans and moans.

All You Need to Know About SIM Swaps

 Oct 20, 2022
SIM swapping, also known as SIM swap scams, or SIM hijacking, can be a nightmare for an unwary victim. According to the FBI, this ruse is on the rise. Here’s what you need to know about this prevalent scam and how to protect yourself.

Don't Get Caught in an Election Scam

 Oct 19, 2022
Think you’ve heard it all? Well, do you know there are scams that surround even the process of voting in our nation’s elections? We’ve got a guide to steer you clear!

How to Prepare Your Home for Winter

 Oct 18, 2022
Is your house ready for winter? Before the cold sets in, read our handy tips to get things ready inside and out!

Uncommon Uses for a Personal Loan

 Oct 14, 2022
Personal Loans are commonly overlooked as a financing option, especially for larger ticket items. Discover why personal loans are so beneficial and some of their lesser-known uses.

Beware of Digital Kidnapping

 Oct 11, 2022
Digital kidnapping sounds like a creepy TV plot, but it’s real. Imagine someone taking over your social media life and making it their own! We’ve got tips to help you stay safe.

6 Ways to Finance an Engagement Ring

 Oct 05, 2022
One of life’s major milestones is deciding to propose to your significant other. Before the sticker price of rings sends you into a full-blown panic attack, remember there are financing options available. The trick is to find the financing solution that will work best for you.

What to Buy and What to Skip in October

 Oct 01, 2022
When it comes to October shopping, a lot of it is about clothes! Jeans are a big “buy,” as of course are Halloween costumes. Grab autumn clothes for the in-between weather, but wait for deals on winter (and summer) clothes until later. Snap up outdoor supplies of every kind, but wait on new electronics and appliances for indoors until Black Friday deals roll out. See what you can find!