Credit Score Basics

By Tracy Scott Understand The Credit Score Basics To Improve Your Financial Health. Can you explain the difference between a credit history report and a credit score in one sentence? When you’re new to credit, it's hard to keep credit terminology straight – let alone explain it to someone else. New credit users who understand the basics of credit scores can make smarter credit decisions which can positively affect their [...]   Read More >

How To Request and Read Your Credit Report

February 26, 2019 BY AFFCU in
By Tracy Scott When was the last time you checked your credit? The information in your credit report has a significant influence on your financial health. Good credit matters and incorrect information can prevent you from obtaining auto or home loan approvals, gaining access to certain services at the best rates with minimal fees, and can even influence whether you’re hired for certain jobs. In 2017, the Consumer Financial Protection [...]   Read More >

MY AFFCU REWARDS Pays Out Nearly $70,000 In Its Inaugural Year

Atlantic Financial Federal Credit Union issued the first payout of its MY AFFCU REWARDS program, which was introduced in 2018. The rewards program returned nearly $70,000 to qualifying members as a cash back bonus. MY AFFCU REWARDS is the Credit Union’s way of rewarding members for their active and engaged relationship with the Credit Union. Members regular use of AFFCU services is what makes the Credit Union successful. This is [...]   Read More >

6 Ways To Turn Your Dream Vacation Into A Reality

May 23, 2018 BY AFFCU in
You're sipping a pina colada on a beautiful, white-sanded beach while watching the cerulean waves lap at the shoreline. You might be pulling muscles and riding high on adrenaline while scaling Mount Greylock in Massachusetts. Or, maybe you're browsing a charming shop in a European city filled with exotic culture and cuisine. Everyone has a dream vacation. For those with limited funds, though, the vision never gets a chance to [...]   Read More >

Why Use Personal Loans for Vacation

May 12, 2018 BY AFFCU in
Making wise financial decisions is always important, but you also need to allow yourself to occasionally indulge in a higher quality of life. Sometimes, it is alright to borrow money to enjoy those moments with the family or to get a break for your mental health. If you are considering a summer vacation, it is possible to obtain a personal loan to cover the expenses. Whether or not it is [...]   Read More >