Free Stuff is Awesome Part 3: Featuring Real Control with Card Valet

First, the Old News: Debit Cards are a convenient way to have access to your spending money almost everywhere without having to carry gobs of cash. A lot of us can’t even function in the real world without that handy piece of plastic.

Still, as handy as it is, there are some things that always made using a Debit Card feel a little risky. Like, what if I lose my card at that cool little flea market two hours away from home and I don’t want to sit in the parking lot on hold with the card company in the hot sun? Or what about those weird charges that popped up on my account that I didn’t see until three days later when my account was already overdrawn? OR what about if I have a really really bad day at work and I’m tempted to indulge in some serious retail therapy even though I know I should save the money until payday?

Hey, we get it, life throws curveballs.

Read More

Free Stuff is Awesome Part 2: Featuring Your Resolution to Save Serious Cash

2017 has made its debut and all of your friends and family are posting Facebook updates on their New Year’s Resolutions and their Gratitude Journals.

That’s all well and good but you know the real deal. You know that the best changes to make are the ones that save you gobs of money all year round. Look at the big brain on you!

In our second installment featuring Totally Free and Seriously Cool perks and discounts, we’ll look at a few timely resolutions you can make thanks to your friends at Simplicity Credit Union.

 

Read More

Free Stuff is Awesome, Part 1: Featuring Credit Union Travel Club

Let’s be honest here, you’re one smart cookie for being a member of your local cooperatively owned and controlled Credit Union. That goes without saying.

But did you know that the member perks don’t end with competitive rates and smiling faces?

In this exclusive series, we’ll be featuring some of the Totally Free and Seriously Cool perks and discounts you’ve already earned just by being a Simplicity CU member.

 

Read More

The 3 (Brilliantly Simple) Reasons Your Friends are Using Their Credit Cards this Holiday Season

You have to admit, your friends have some crazy ideas, and that’s part of what makes them fun. We’re not here to tell you that we support ALL of their shenanigans, but they do have some pretty savvy money habits you might want to try for yourself.

Think about your Credit Card Friend. You know, the one that seems to bring out the plastic at every possible opportunity? You might be thinking that there’s no WAY they’re not heading for an avalanche of debt, but there are a lot of good reasons for what they’re doing.

 

Read More

Pages