Back -To-School
27 - July 2017
Shop Smart and Save this Back-To-School Season
Posted by : ProMedica FCU
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Even though summer has just begun, pretty soon it’ll be time to focus on the school year ahead, and if your family is like most, you’re already thinking about purchasing school supplies for the upcoming year.
Emergency Savings
10 - July 2017
Nearly a Quarter of Americans Have No Emergency Savings
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Nearly a quarter of Americans have no emergency savings, according to a new report from Bankrate.com. However, the percentage of those without an emergency fund currently sits at a six year low, down to 24% this year from 28% last year. Additionally, Americans with an adequate savings cushion – enough to cover six months’ expenses […]
Mortgage Rates
21 - June 2017
Mortgage Rates Remain Near 7-Month Lows
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Mortgage rates touched seven-month lows early this month, and stayed there last week. According to Bankrate.com’s weekly national survey, the benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate inched lower last week, moving from 4.04 percent down to 4.02 percent. The larger jumbo 30-year fixed nosed up to 4.00 percent, and the average 15-year fixed mortgage rate settled […]
Car Prices
14 - June 2017
Car Prices: Something Funny Is Going On
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People are paying way too much for new vehicles these days, with average transaction way out of whack with average household incomes. According to Kelley Blue Book, the estimated average transaction price (ATP) for light vehicles in the United States was $33,261 in May 2017. According to the government, the median household income in the U.S. was $56,000 in […]
Identity Theft
02 - June 2017
Consumers, be wary: Identity theft is on the rise
Posted by : ProMedica FCU
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If you’ve been a victim of identity theft, you’re not alone. Thirty-three percent of Ohioans reported that they’d been victimized by fraud and/or identity theft in a year-end 2016 survey conducted by the Ohio Credit Union League. More could have suffered at the hands of fraudsters without knowing it yet. In 2015, Ohio had the […]
Teen Driver
26 - May 2017
Breaking News: Parents and Teens Disagree on Auto Ownership
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Here’s a finding that will surprise nobody: 76% of teens say they’re ready for a car, while 85% of parents disagree. This comes from independent research conducted for Junior Achievement & American Honda Finance Corporation. The discord may lie in the fact that 86 percent of teens feel that parents should help them with automobile expenses […]