Building a Savings Account on a Budget

March 16, 2018 BY AFFCU in
Building a Savings Account on a Budget One of the most important steps to financial freedom is establishing and building a savings account. How to Grow Savings on a Budget It’s always advantageous to have a savings account to pull money from instead of turning to a credit card when there is an emergency. But, how do you grow a savings account when you are already on a limited budget? [...]   Read More >
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Discussing Finances In A Relationship

March 2, 2018 BY AFFCU in
What happens when you and your partner have different approaches toward money? It's a common scenario. One partner seemingly knows where every earned dollar goes, while the other is a carefree spirit who thrives on spontaneous decisions and purchases. One partner loves fine dining and thinks nothing of blowing $200 on haute cuisine, while the other is happy with pizza and would rather spend that money on another pair of [...]   Read More >
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Does Refinancing A Car Hurt My Credit?

February 19, 2018 BY AFFCU in
Many people could benefit from better auto loan terms, but is refinancing the best route to take? There is a great deal of confusion surrounding a car refinance. There are situations where refinancing offers numerous benefits, primarily when it reduces the overall cost of purchasing a vehicle. Anyone with an auto loan should consider the advantages of refinancing. However, before you invest in the process, take a closer look at [...]   Read More >
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5 Reasons to Refinance Your Car Loan

February 16, 2018 BY AFFCU in
Refinancing a car loan offers numerous benefits. Similar to real estate, interest rates on car loans can vary significantly due to your credit score, or even fluctuate based on market conditions. If you previously obtained an auto loan with a higher interest rate than you could get now, it may be time to consider a car refinance. When is the Best Time to Refinance a Car Loan? If you own [...]   Read More >

6 Tax Errors To Avoid when Preparing Your Taxes

February 9, 2018 BY AFFCU in
For every hardworking American, that time of year is upon us. Tax season is here! But don’t get ahead of yourself or you’ll be stressed before you even start. As those first forms start rolling in, stay organized. Collect documents until you have all necessary forms to get started. You’ll also want to decide if you will do your taxes yourself, or work with an accountant in Baltimore, MD. However you [...]   Read More >

Atlantic Financial Federal Credit Union Paying Year-End Member Dividend Bonus

January 31, 2018 BY AFFCU in
Hunt Valley, MD – Atlantic Financial Federal Credit Union is rewarding its members by issuing a 2017 year-end dividend bonus. AFFCU is proud to award a member bonus based on the outstanding financial performance of the credit union in 2017. “At AFFCU we’re driven to serve and provide our members with the everyday solutions that deliver significant savings through high earnings and low loan rates. Being able to award an [...]   Read More >

Atlantic Financial Federal Credit Union Donates Over $9,000 to Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of MD

January 23, 2018 BY AFFCU in
Hunt Valley, MD – Atlantic Financial Federal Credit Union is proud to announce that it donated over $9,000 to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Maryland in 2017. AFFCU began its commitment to supporting the LLS Light The Night campaign in 2016. The success in 2017 was accomplished through the collective charitable efforts, including our corporate sponsorship, fundraising, member and employee donations. AFFCU’s two year contribution total now stands at [...]   Read More >