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Youth Recycled Art Contest

Jan 10, 2019

    Texoma Community Credit Union (TCCU) and TexomaWithKids.com are hosting and sponsoring the first ever Youth Recycled Art Contest, in partnership with the Arts Alive! Home & Garden Festival at the MPEC on February 23 and 24, 2019! We are calling on all K-12th grade students to create their very own work of art…

Auto Loans: Credit Unions Vs. Banks

Jan 9, 2019

  Need a car but can’t pay cash? You have three choices: Borrow from the dealer or manufacturer’s financing company, borrow from a bank, or borrow from a credit union (unless Uncle Bob is willing to finance you, but who wants the “strings” that go along with that?). Each method has advantages and disadvantages –…

7 Reasons Not To Skip A Home Inspection

Jan 9, 2019

Shopping for a new home can be an exciting blur of listings, neighborhood scouting and open houses. There’s so much to consider! You want a house in the perfect neighborhood with that gorgeous kitchen and great yard, all within your budget.  And then, it all finally comes together and you think you’ve found your dream…

5 Business Owner Resolutions For A Better New Year

Jan 9, 2019

  The new year is the perfect time to reinvent your business. Decide what you want this year to look like, then put on your entrepreneurial shoes and get to work! Here are five ideas you can aspire to in the new year for a happy and successful business year. 1.) Set an Exciting Goal As Tim Ferriss puts it in his…

Financial Peace – Now For Teens!

Jan 2, 2019

  As a part of our mission at TCCU to build a community where everyone is given the tools to become RICH (Ready, Independent, Charitable and Happy), we offer Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University classes for free twice a year. Our next class starts February 12, 2019 and runs for nine sessions, each Tuesday night…

Christmas Without Stress – How To Control Holiday Spending

Dec 13, 2018

  The holidays are supposed to be a time of joy and celebration. But too many of us find them to be a time of great financial stress too. How can you give gifts to so many loved ones while balancing the need to spend, but not put yourself into a financial bind? Make a…

Credit Card Fraud In Fives

Dec 13, 2018

No one wants to be the victim of credit fraud. Aside from the stolen money you may never recover, victims of fraud can be faced with an enormous hassle. That hassle involves the closing of accounts, putting a fraud alert on your credit and a huge ding on your credit history, which can be difficult to fix.  Whodunnit? When we’re…

Don’t Let Christmas Be Open Season On Your Personal Information!

Dec 13, 2018

  Every year has a new “it” toy. There’s always something so awesome, it just has to get under the tree. These toys are flying off the shelves faster than retailers can stock them, setting up an incredibly inflated secondhand market. People are willing to pay two or three times the retail price just to…

5 Scams To Avoid This Black Friday

Nov 8, 2018

Black Friday and Cyber Monday can be great fun – but they can also put you at great risk. Scams abound on the weekend that heralds the holiday shopping season, and you don’t want a phishing scheme or a bogus bargain to turn you into a Grinch.  Here are 5 scams to look out for…

How To Shop For Fall On A Budget

Nov 8, 2018

  That long-anticipated day has finally come and gone. Your kids looked sharp and neat sporting spiffy backpacks and dressed in their spanking new back-to-school clothing. You watched them board that bus and waved them off from your perch at the bus stop until your arm hurt. Then you breathed a great sigh of relief,…