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Top Financial New Year’s Resolutions: Achieving Fiscal Wellness in the New Year | Austin Telco FCU

Top Financial New Year’s Resolutions: Achieving Fiscal Wellness in the New Year

Explore key financial concepts, resolutions, and actionable steps that can shape a financially fit and prosperous year ahead for you.
How To Choose a Mortgage Lender

How to Choose a Mortgage Lender: A Comprehensive Guide

Choosing a mortgage lender is a crucial step in the home-buying process. In this comprehensive guide, we'll walk you through the steps to select the right mortgage lender for your needs.
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How to Get the Right Auto Loan Refinance Rates in Texas

Refinancing your auto loan in Texas can be a savvy financial move, potentially leading to lower interest rates, reduced monthly payments, or a shorter loan term.
20 Financial Literacy Topics for Students Under 18 | Austin Telco FCU

20 Financial Literacy Topics for Students Under 18

Equip your kids with financial success tools. Explore 20 key financial literacy topics for under-18s. Start shaping their financial future today!
How To Spend Tax Return

How to Spend Your Tax Refund Wisely

Uncover efficient ways to spend your tax refund, from managing high-interest debt to investing in your future.
Benefits of a Home Equity Loan

Benefits of Home Equity Loans: Credit Union vs. Bank Rates

Unlock home equity for your big projects. Discover how credit union loans offer competitive rates, lower fees, and member-focused service. Learn more now!

Job Hunting 101

Job Hunting 101: Find The Perfect Job For You

Online job hunting for positions can feel overwhelming, especially when you’re searching for jobs in Austin. Luckily, there are a few ways to spot if a job is right for you just from the online job listing.
Money Market Blog

A Guide to Money Market Accounts

When it comes to building your finances, there are strategies you can implement to achieve both your long-term and short-term savings goals. See how a Money Market fits these plans.
Teaching Youth About Money - Austin Telco FCU

How to Teach Youth Financial Literacy

Get tips on how to teach youth financial literacy and help your kids become financially responsible and confident. Learn more about the ATFCU youth account.
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How to Create a Summer Budget

Summer is a season for vacations, summer fun and relaxation, but it can also be one of the priciest times of the year and can put added stress on your budget.
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Youth Summer Savings Tips: Youth Share Certificates

Help your teens learn the importance of saving and building good money habits with youth share certificates and other youth summer savings tips to get them on the right financial track this summer.
The Benefits of a True Youth Checking Account and Debit Card | Austin Telco FCU

The Benefits of a True Youth Checking Account and Debit Card

As a parent, it's important to teach your kids money management skills that will benefit them throughout their life, and one of the best ways to do that is with a youth checking account.
Why is Financial Literacy Important for Students

Why is Financial Literacy Important for Students

Learn why financial literacy is so important to every student’s life. And discover strategies, activities and important topics and concepts.


10 Key Financial Literacy Questions for Students | Austin Telco FCU

10 Key Financial Literacy Questions for Students

Financial literacy is more than just a buzzword; it's about understanding the intricacies of managing money, making prudent choices, and safeguarding our economic well-being.


Navigating and Avoiding Holiday Fraud - Scams, Alerts, and Staying Secure | Austin Telco FCU

Navigating and Avoiding Holiday Fraud - Scams, Alerts, and Staying Secure

A guide on holiday fraud, scams, digital threats, alerts. Get equipped with the knowledge to stay secure during this celebratory season.


Share Certificates - Measuring

What are Share Certificates and How are they Beneficial?

Share Certificates are designed for those who want to build their existing cash balance into more wealth over time with ease and minimal effort. Find out more in this article.
Home Buyers

First-Time Home Buyer Program in Greater Austin

If you’re looking to buy a home, our first-time home buyer program in greater Austin can help!
Credit Unions vs Banks

What's the Difference Between CUs and Banks?

Credit Unions and Banks may share a lot of similarities, but there are several key differences between the two.
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The Many Benefits of a Credit Union in Greater Austin

How does Austin Telco, a credit union in Greater Austin help their clients? When it comes to financial institutions, there are a lot of options out there.
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Financial Planning Tips: Holiday Budgeting Like A Pro

The holiday season has arrived and as attention shifts to the gift-giving to come, implementing the right financial planning tips can help you navigate the holidays like a true financial pro.
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Maintaining Account Safety from Virtually Anywhere

Travel planning can be stressful on its own without even considering your account's safety. Whether you're traveling abroad or staying in the country, there are ways you can keep your account safe, and your data and identity protected while shopping.