Financial Fundamentals Blog

Understanding your Payroll Deductions

Direct deposit is wonderful, but if you’re not taking the time to review your pay stub now and again, you could be missing crucial mistakes. Learn about common payroll deductions to help make sure you’re being paid all you deserve.

Advantages of 7 17’s Mobile Banking App

Looking for an easier way to manage your finances? 7 17 Credit Union’s Mobile Banking App allows you to access your accounts while on the go! Not only is it free, but it’s secure too! If you’re not already taking advantage of our Mobile Banking App, see why you should consider mobile banking! 

Start the New Year with a Clean Financial Slate

January is right around the corner, and the New Year is the perfect time to focus on your goals. Make 2020 the year you address your financial goals. Regardless if you want to save more, improve your credit score or pay down debt, we’ve compiled a list of tips to help you start the New Year with a clean financial slate.

Make a difference on Giving Tuesday

Looking to spread some cheer this holiday season? Find a way to participate in Giving Tuesday. Giving Tuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. The movement is celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (this year, it’s Tuesday, Dec. 3), and kicks off the charitable season when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving. There’s no single way to participate. Donate your time or money to local, national or global organizations to help make a difference. 

Tips to get the most out of Black Friday

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are two of the biggest shopping days of the year. Don’t wait until you’ve cleared away Thanksgiving dinner to start thinking about this year’s shopping strategy. The earlier you plan your attack, the better your odds for scoring great deals! We’ve compiled a list of tips to help you save time and money this year. Happy shopping!

Thanksgiving Tips to Help you Save

Are you cooking Thanksgiving dinner this year? Hosting the biggest meal of the year can be stressful and costly. But it doesn’t have to be. Here are some tips and tricks to help you save money and time!

Money myths and how they can cost you

Everyone learns about money differently. Some people take classes, others rely on advice from family and friends and even more people learn from personal experiences. But following poor advice can end up costing you money and have negative implications on your credit score. Before you follow a misconception about money, check our list of debunked money myths.