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17 07, 2018

Are You Ready?

Over the past six or so months, my family had the opportunity and the honor to serve my father who eventually was diagnosed with a form of dementia, which was caused by small strokes. To say that we were NOT ready and able is an understatement. The willingness was there, but not necessarily the Read More

11 07, 2018

Understanding How to Refinance Intelligently

The landscape of mortgage refinancing is shifting, but that shouldn’t necessarily scare homeowners away from considering this financial move.

According to the Ohio Credit Union League’s 2018 Mid-Year Consumer survey, 57 percent of respondents have refinanced a mortgage. And most Ohioans, 81.7 percent, believe the best reason to refinance a mortgage is to take advantage Read More

5 06, 2018

How Will You Beat the Summer “Boredom”?

Now that summer has officially started, are you trying to determine your “summer bucket list”? Last Tuesday my son had his last day of school and by Wednesday afternoon the words “I’m bored” came out of his mouth at least five times. It got me thinking of some ways to curtail his “boredom” throughout Read More

8 05, 2018

What is the True Cost of Pet Ownership?

For most pet owners, their furry, feathery, and scaly friends are more than animals, they are family members. This can sometimes mean spoiling them like they would human family members.

With nearly 70 percent of Ohioans owning pets, according to the Ohio Credit Union League’s 2018 consumer survey, that means a lot of funds are Read More

10 04, 2018

Why the Money Talk is Important

Despite financial education being one of the most important lessons to shape our adult lives, it’s not something many people learn until later in life. As a parent, you may have “talks” with your children, but too often the “Money Talk” isn’t one that happens until it’s too late.

Respondents in the Ohio Credit Union Read More

27 03, 2018

How to Shop for the Best Deals on Groceries

In a time when most Americans are living paycheck to paycheck, many times having to choose between paying a bill and buying food for the week, getting a good deal on groceries is important.

Ohioans are actively strategizing to save money at the grocery store, according to an Ohio Credit Union League Consumer Survey. About Read More

9 01, 2018

New Year, New You, New Budget

Just like swearing off chocolate and carbs, sticking to a household budget is a New Year’s resolution easier made than accomplished. In fact, last year only two in five U.S. adults said they had a budget and kept close track of their spending throughout the year, according to the National Foundation for Credit Counseling’s Read More

28 11, 2017

How Can Sticking to a Budget Be Less Problematic?

While many Ohio consumers plan to start 2017 off with a household budget, sticking to that budget may pose a problem. Data from consumer survey conducted by the Ohio Credit Union League reveals 75 percent of respondents plan to start the New Year off with a household budget, but 45 percent of those respondents Read More

18 09, 2017

What does it Actually Mean to be “Good with Money?”

We all know people who are ‘good with money’.  Hopefully you’re one of those people.  We all know people who are decidedly NOT good with money.  Hopefully you can distance yourself from them when they ask you to cover for them yet again.  But what does the phrase actually mean?

It means:

Living within your Read More

18 04, 2017

Expand your wallet

It’s springtime now, but believe it or not the holidays will be here before you know it! Planning for the holidays, everyone could use a little extra money. Here at Day Air Credit Union there are a number of services that can help you save today so that the holidays go a bit smoother! I Read More