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March 2024 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.


All You Need to Know About Tech Support Scams

 Mar 29, 2024
Here you are needing tech support help, and a pop-up ad is offering it. Don’t click on it! This is just one way tech support scammers operate. Find out the facts!

Which Purchases Should I Charge to My Credit Card?

 Mar 26, 2024
You need to use your credit to keep your credit rating up and drive it higher, but what are the smartest ways to use it? We’ve got a great list of tips!

When Does a Home Equity Loan Make Financial Sense?

 Mar 21, 2024
As a homeowner, you possess a unique financial advantage – the ability to build and utilize the equity in your property. Home equity loans offer an affordable means to finance a wide range of expenses, including home renovations, weddings, and higher education. But how do you know if a home equity loan is your best option?

Don’t Get Scammed this Spring Break!

 Mar 18, 2024
Looking for a spring break getaway? Scammers are waiting, too, with offers of fake properties and calls to relatives trying to extort money. Get the details!

Don’t Get Caught in an Emergency Scam!

 Mar 18, 2024
Someone you know calls and says they’ve got an emergency and needs you to send money right away! Before you fall victim to this scam, check our guide to keep your money safe.

The Not-So-Scary Side of Debt Consolidation

 Mar 18, 2024
Most people are familiar with the term “debt consolidation,” but they might find it intimidating. Often, members feel the process is too involved, or they’re confused about the benefits. Not to worry. We’re here to unpack everything you need to know about debt consolidation.

How to Protect Yourself from Rising Check Fraud

 Mar 14, 2024
With the widespread transition to digital payments, the use of paper checks is on the decline. However, check writing remains a popular preference for many businesses and people. Consequently, it’s crucial to understand their susceptibility to fraud and how to protect your finances.

Best Times to Buy - Fitness Gear

 Mar 12, 2024
It’s that time of year when fitness looms large, and you’re realizing that equipment is expensive! We can save you big bucks, though, with the best times to buy. Read the guide!

Making Spring Break Memorable…Not Expensive

 Mar 06, 2024
Spring break is around the corner, and the kids will be home from school for the week. Plenty of families use that week off from school as an excuse to head off on a cruise or to visit a luxurious beachside resort. But what if an expensive cruise or pricey resort isn't in your family's budget this year?

Grow Your Tax Refund with a Certificate

 Mar 04, 2024
As tax season rolls in, many people are looking forward to receiving a refund check. You might already have an idea of how you plan to spend it. But, while it can be fun to treat yourself, you also don’t want to lose sight of the many ways these funds can benefit you.