I’ve been asked by a couple of employees why we weren’t doing a fundraiser for Haiti, and I wanted to address that to everyone here in this blog. It’s a delicate subject, but I know I can share this with all of you. I, personally, have texted the word “Haiti” to 90999 which gave $10… Continue reading WHY NO COLLECTIONS FOR HAITI?
I know I blogged already today, but Amy and I had to share.. Title says it all… It looks like TCF, after nearly 25 years, will end it’s signature “totally free checking” accounts. If you’re interested in reading the article, here it is. Makes you wonder which bank will be next? There are so many examples… Continue reading TCF Ends Totally Free Checking!
“Do you want to charge it credit or debit?” “uhhh… I can do that??” When I first got my debit card, I was confused whenever a cashier asked me whether I wanted to charge my card using credit or debit. Debit please, I always said, wondering whether those people recognized that it’s actually a check card.… Continue reading Debit vs. Credit Swiping
The other day I received an e-mail from VP Joe Biden…okay it wasn’t REALLY from him, but from his office. I want to share it with you and see if elicits the same response from you as it did from me. This is the e-mail: Yesterday, President Obama announced our proposed Financial Crisis Responsibility Fee… Continue reading WE WANT OUR MONEY BACK!
Have you heard about the new credit card rules rolling out this year? The second phase of the Credit Card Act of 2009 goes into effect on February 22, 2010. Among other changes, the new law intends to ban unfair rate increases and fee traps. Before you get too excited though, you should be aware… Continue reading Credit Card Act 2009
The latest in the news about Haiti leaves all of us wanting to donate and help as much as we can. Unfortunately, this leaves scammers a whole new plethora of opportunities to trick innocent people into getting credit card information, money orders, and even cash. On our new website, we have a fraud alert section. fraud… Continue reading Haiti Relief Funds
“Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.” – Woody Allen Money is tight. Improving your finances improves your happiness, in general, so I thought it would be important to share stuff that’s works for me. Here’s what I found works. I’m not saying they’ll work for everybody, but they are pretty good.… Continue reading Money Saving Tricks
There is a LOT of attention aimed at breaking up the hold big banks have over this country’s financial industries. Almost on a daily basis you see an outlet of the mainstream media reporting what people can do to take matters into their own hands….like moving from one of those BIG banks to a local credit… Continue reading The George Bailey Strategy
Okay, so maybe it may seem a little lame to be blogging about a coin machine. But for anyone who ever used the old one at the Romulus office – you KNOW what I mean when I say we are SO excited about this new machine!! New website, new blog, new mobile banking, new coin… Continue reading NEW COIN MACHINE
I want to take a brief moment and talk a little bit about Public Service Credit Union and Twitter. We have been tweating for nearly a year now on this fast-paced growing social medium. For those that have been following me you already know that being a Twitter follower gets you a few extra benefits… Continue reading Twitter