Yearly Archives: 2011
Do It Yourself?
While I was in the service and visiting my parents while on leave, my Mom told me about a plumbing problem that my Dad tried to fix. Turns out that somehow or other he tried to loosen some pipes and… Read More »
Dealer AutoCash – Get $20 Shell gas card or $50 Visa Gift Card
How It Works: Receive a FREE $20 Shell gas card by bringing this coupon to a participating dealership. OR Upgrade to a $50 VISA® gift card when you purchase a vehicle from a participating dealership and finance your loan with… Read More »
Easy Ways to Start Saving Money
Everyone (alright, most people) knows that we’re supposed to start a savings account. So how do we do that when we have more month left at the end of our money? In a nutshell, do things like: Have a set… Read More »
My Dad worked all his life for one company from age 17 until retirement, with a 3 year break for sailing around in the Pacific during WWII. In those days, retirement options usually meant working for yourself, or your family… Read More »
October 17, 2011 – Phishing Scam
UKFCU is receiving phone calls from members concerning a phishing scam. The phone calls members are receiving are automated and state it is from the CU, that their account has been deactivated and in order to reactive the account they… Read More »
Saving Money on Food
I saw a page from a university’s web site showing the cost of various meal tickets and noted how expensive some of the meal plans were, which got me to wondering how we could save money on food. Eating, after… Read More »
September 26, 2011 – Phishing Scam
UKFCU has received notice of a phishing attempt. Some members are reporting receiving a text message like the following: “email@example.com// a pending alert has been placed on your credit union card. Call toll free 1-859-908-3268 for more information.” Please delete… Read More »
You’re Spending How Much?
I just read about a former NFL player who retired a couple of years ago and, after making tens of millions of dollars in a short career, has declared himself broke and living with his parents. How in the world… Read More »
Using Funds Wisely
Hi! Welcome back to school. I would like to discuss a few basic tips that will help you start the school year off on the right financial foot.
More on Saving by Reducing Expenses
The recent economic downturn is expected to lead to sales on many big-ticket items like cars, airfare and electronics. You can also save on smaller monthly expenses. It just makes smart sense to save wherever you can. A little research… Read More »