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June 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.


6 Tips for a Scam Free Summer

 Jun 30, 2022
Summer is time for fun, whether you’re on vacation or just hanging out at home, but scammers will come after you no matter where you are. We’ll help you steer clear!

How to Beat Car Dealers at Their Own Games

 Jun 27, 2022
Buying a new car is no doubt exciting. But there’s also that feeling of uneasiness knowing you’re about to run the gauntlet of dealer games. Despite all your research and preparation, you’re still at a disadvantage since you likely buy a car a few times a decade – whereas dealers sell them all day, every day. But that doesn’t mean you can’t drive away holding your head up high, knowing you got a great deal. You just need to be one step ahead of the dealers.

All You Need to Know About Home Equity Loans

 Jun 23, 2022
The hot real estate market has meant many homeowners have seen the values of their homes skyrocket. If that’s the case for you, or you’ve just been in your house long enough to build up equity the old-fashioned way, a Home Equity Loan can be a great way to handle anything from debt consolidation to wedding expenses. Check with AgFed to see if a Home Equity Loan is a good idea for you!

Kick off a Safe and Healthy Summer

 Jun 21, 2022
Traveling this summer? Staycation? Either way, keep loved ones safe and healthy with this quick checklist.

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is June 15th

 Jun 14, 2022
Sadly, elder abuse is all too common and can take many forms. If you are a caregiver or if you are responsible for an elder person in care, we have information you need!

How Long Do Negative Marks Stay on Your Credit Report?

 Jun 09, 2022
It’s no secret an excellent credit score comes with many financial perks. It can help you qualify for the loans you need and pay less interest on the funds you borrow. While building and maintaining a great credit score should always be a priority, mistakes happen. Some mishaps are more severe than others and can impact your credit rating for much longer. Understanding which items carry more weight on your score will help you avoid them in the future.

How to Choose the Right Financial Advisor for You

 Jun 06, 2022
Not everyone is a financial guru when it comes to investing or managing long-term retirement plans. Even if you have the knowledge and insight, keeping up with the latest rules and economic trends can become exhausting and time-consuming, ultimately causing you to miss out on opportunities. Partnering with a financial advisor is a wise move when it comes to managing your money. And contrary to popular belief, the role of a financial advisor extends far beyond retirement planning.

What to Grab and What to Skip in June

 Jun 01, 2022
Ah, June! Summertime, and the shopping is easy! We’ve got the insider info on what to buy and what to skip in summer’s first month.