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August 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.


How to Avoid Common Budgeting Mistakes

 Aug 29, 2023
Building wealth and achieving financial freedom stem from your ability to save money. The best way to ensure you’re saving regularly is through budgeting. Put your budget to work for you by reviewing six common mistakes people make - and learn how to avoid them.

4 Popular Scams Coming Soon to Your Inbox

 Aug 24, 2023
Nowadays, it seems like a day doesn’t go by without someone trying to lure you into a scam. And just when you think you know all their moves, a new ploy lands on your lap. Today, we’re sharing four popular phishing scams guaranteed to land in your email inbox and tips on how to avoid becoming a victim.

Affordable Sustainability - 5 Ways to Reduce Your Plastic Water Bottle Use

 Aug 21, 2023
The world is slowly choking on water bottle waste, and it’s ridiculously easy to cut down or even eliminate. Read our tips for how to reduce your water bottle footprint!

Don't Get Caught in a Mortgage Scam

 Aug 18, 2023
If you hold a mortgage or you’re trying to get one, congratulations! You’ve got your own set of scammers dedicated to making your life more difficult. We can help you stay safe, though!

7 Common Money Myths You Should Ignore

 Aug 15, 2023
Everyone holds their own perspective when it comes to handling finances. While friends and family may offer well-intentioned guidance, not everything you hear is necessarily accurate or beneficial. Much of it can be misleading or misguided - causing you to overlook opportunities or make poor financial decisions.

Travel Hacks: Save on Transportation Costs on Vacation

 Aug 09, 2023
Getting around while on vacation doesn’t have to be a big drain on your travel budget if you do it smartly! We’ve got tips to help you save money for the really important stuff: food!

Can a Budget Wedding Be Beautiful?

 Aug 07, 2023
Are you getting married? First off, congratulations! Second, no matter what you’ve heard, you don’t have to spend a zillion dollars planning your big day. We can help!

Beware of Back to School Scams

 Aug 03, 2023
Scammers are back in full force looking to get their cut of back-to-school spending. We’ve got tips to help you steer clear!

Your Complete Guide to a Spend-Free Summer Weekend

 Aug 01, 2023
Do summer weekends seem to always blow a hole in your budget? They don’t have to! We’ve got a guide to a spend-free weekend that will make you a believer.