Financial Education

Debt: A Look at the Spooky Facts

By Jamie Wagner, Ph.D. Spooky Tales of Debt Every October my husband and I begin our Halloween tradition—scary movie month. Colin loves scary movies, and I think I do except that I’m a huge baby and get scared so easily that I have to watch something “happy” before I...

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Dave Says: Is It Six Months of Paychecks?

*Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect Centris Federal Credit Union as an organization Is it six months of paychecks? Dear Dave, Do I set aside six months’ worth of paychecks or the amount of my bills for six months when it’s time to...

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Dave Says: Appreciate Depreciation

*Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect Centris Federal Credit Union as an organization Appreciate depreciation Dear Dave, I’m self-employed, and I travel about 30,000 miles a year in my van. I’m three payments away from having the...

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Dave Says: Your Wake-Up Call

*Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect Centris Federal Credit Union as an organization Your wake-up call Dear Dave, My husband and I are both 50, and we make about $50,000 a year. We have a little bit of debt, and recently my...

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Dave Says: Unauthorized Subletting

*Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect Centris Federal Credit Union as an organization Unauthorized Subletting Dear Dave, I own a rental property that brings in enough to pay the taxes and insurance with a little left over. Recently,...

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Dave Says: Pause Investing for a Luxury?

*Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect Centris Federal Credit Union as an organization Pause investing for a luxury? Dear Dave, Where should you save for large expenditures when you’re doing the Baby Steps? Heath Dear Heath, Depending...

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Dave Says: Traps to Avoid After Graduation

*Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect Centris Federal Credit Union as an organization Traps to avoid after graduation Dear Dave, I’m currently a senior in college. I’m completely debt-free right now, and I am wondering what I should...

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Here’s the Scoop!

Summer can be as sweet as your favorite flavor of ice cream when you don’t have to worry about debt. Unfortunately, the U.S. consumer is living with single, double and triple scoops of it. According to NerdWallet, the average U.S. household carries: $15,609 in credit...

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Dave Says: You Need Something That Matters

*Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect Centris Federal Credit Union as an organization You need something that matters Dear Dave, My wife and I are in our twenties. We have no debt and $50,000 in the bank. Our income is $90,000 a...

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