Guide To Opening Your First Checking Account

July 3, 2019 BY AFFCU in
Opening your first checking account is a big financial step. With so many options available, choosing the right one for your lifestyle and financial habits is essential. How To Choose Your First Checking Account In order to make a decision on which first checking account is best for you, consider a few factors that come into play, like account requirements, perks, features, accessibility, etc. Keep reading to find out about [...]   Read More >

Take These 3 Financial Steps Before Starting Your First Summer Job

June 24, 2019 BY AFFCU in
By Tracy Scott The words “You’re hired!” are on mental autorepeat. You still can’t believe it. Next week you start your first summer job. Over the next several months, your life will change in ways you’d never imagined. Yes, it’s true. Your first job can open the financial doors many young adults have dreamt about since the beginning of high school. A steady paycheck can give you the freedom to [...]   Read More >

5 Money Management Tips for Recent Grads

June 21, 2019 BY AFFCU in
By Tracy Scott As a recent graduate, you’re at a crossroads, both personally and financially. Decisions made today can affect the rest of your life. Questions such as: Do I really want or need to go to college or graduate school? Is it better for me to take a gap year instead of moving across the country right now for college? I just landed my first full-time job, so why [...]   Read More >
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6 Benefits Of A Credit Union Checking Account

June 14, 2019 BY AFFCU in
A checking account is an important financial tool, allowing you to manage your money and deal with expenses safely and conveniently. While banks are often a more familiar provider of checking account services, credit union checking accounts offer great–even superior–benefits. Here are the top 6 benefits of opening your new checking account at a credit union: 1. Lower fees If you're used to using a traditional bank for your banking [...]   Read More >
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Reasons To Have a Checking Account In Baltimore

June 9, 2019 BY AFFCU in
Living a cash-based lifestyle has some perks, but the reasons to have a checking account in Baltimore greatly outweigh any of the benefits. Society as a whole has become more debit card friendly and focused. If you don’t have a checking account, you are missing out on some of the related conveniences such as keeping your money protected, paying bills online, and having a way to easily track your spending. [...]   Read More >
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The Different Types Of Checking Accounts [Comparison]

June 9, 2019 BY AFFCU in
Looking to open a checking account? Before doing so, it's important to understand your options. Different types of checking accounts offer different advantages and benefits and deciding which one is best for you requires careful consideration before you apply. Overview Of Various Types Of Checking Accounts Here's a quick comparison of eight of the most common types of checking accounts. Standard Checking Accounts As the name implies, this is the [...]   Read More >

Savings Accounts: 6 That Bring You Closer to Your Financial Goals

May 27, 2019 BY AFFCU in
By Tracy Scott Consistency is the key to results. This is true whether you’re referring to fitness or finances. To achieve your financial goals, you’ll need to commit to saving money regularly. Whether you’re looking to save for a down payment on your first home, a Mediterranean cruise, or a destination wedding, you want to obtain the best return on your savings deposits. Atlantic Financial Federal Credit Union (AFFCU) offers [...]   Read More >

Summer Fun Without Breaking the Bank

By Tracy Scott The year started strong. You not only paid off your car loan, you even set aside money for a cross-country summer vacation with the family. But unexpected expenses depleted your summer savings account and put a stop to your dreams of a family road trip. Don’t despair. Summer fun is still possible with limited cash. Being low on funds doesn’t mean you have to nix your summer [...]   Read More >
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The 6 Types Of Home Loans – Which Is Right For You?

May 8, 2019 BY AFFCU in
Different families have different needs, but when it comes to buying a home, most people need some form of financing. The options you’ll find are nearly as varied as family situations are, and each one offers its own advantages. Different Types Of Home Loans Here, we’ll introduce six different types of home loans you’ll find and discuss how to determine which is best for you. 1. Conventional Fixed-Rate Mortgage The [...]   Read More >
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AFFCU Sponsors Orioles Fireworks Night – June 28, 2019

May 2, 2019 BY AFFCU in
Join AFFCU for fireworks night with the Orioles. AFFCU, in collaboration with our fellow Maryland Credit Unions, is sponsoring fireworks night at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Join us to cheer on the birds, catch a great fireworks show, and display your AFFCU pride. Credit Union Night Discounted Member Tickets Friday, June 28th at 7:05 p.m. vs. Cleveland Indians Friday Fireworks (postgame) presented by Maryland Credit Unions Lower Box Sections [...]   Read More >

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