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February 2023 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.


Affordable Sustainability - All You Need to Know About Going Solar

 Feb 27, 2023
Have you thought about installing solar panels on your home? You’ll have to figure out if your home is a good fit, and that’s just the beginning! Let us help!

Teaching Children Delayed Gratification

 Feb 23, 2023
The world today revolves around instant gratification - we want everything, and we want it now. But this “instant anything” mentality can have real-life consequences. For children that see and copy everything, this could cause a multitude of challenges down the road.

Don't Get Caught in a Free Vacation Scam

 Feb 21, 2023
Congratulations! You’ve won a free vacation! There’s just one tiny problem: You’re the target of a vacation scam. We’ll show you how to spot and avoid them!

Simple Steps to Start Saving

 Feb 16, 2023
You need to build up your savings, but it always seems to get bumped down your to-do list. We’ve got a handy guide to help you get started and make sure you’re putting money away!

Beware Romance Scams

 Feb 15, 2023
If you're looking for romance, you may be potential prey for a romance scammer! We’ve got all the info on what to look for and how to keep your heart (and money) safe!

Tax Scams You Need to Know About

 Feb 15, 2023
Each year the IRS releases a list of tax scams that are currently affecting many individuals. The number of different scams seems to steadily increase each year, with fraudsters becoming more proficient in their targeting methods. This year, there are more scams than ever to be aware of.

Is It Wise to Pay off Your Mortgage Early?

 Feb 13, 2023
Today, most mortgages have terms that extend up to 30 years or more. While this makes the monthly payments affordable, decades of interest payments can add up to a substantial sum. A common question among homeowners is whether they should pay off their mortgage early. It can be a tricky question to answer.

If You Hear This, You're Talking to a Tax Scammer

 Feb 09, 2023
Tax time is here, and tax scams have come right along with them. We’ve got a handy list of 12 lines to listen for that will tell you that the voice on the line is a scammer!

Valentine's Day Doesn't Have to Break the Bank

 Feb 06, 2023
With all the chocolates, hearts, and flowers floating around, Valentine's Day is the most romantic day of the year. It can also be one of the most expensive days, especially if you're committed to wining and dining your sweetheart.

How Can I Save on Super Bowl Sunday?

 Feb 03, 2023
Are you hosting the Super Bowl party this year? Between the decorations, the party trays, the other food and everything else, you can spend big bucks. Or, you can let us help!

What to Buy and What to Skip in February

 Feb 01, 2023
Where can you find great deals in February? What should wait until later in the year to buy? Some of the choices might surprise you!