SeaComm Federal Credit Union OFFICIAL BLOG


6 Money Mistakes You Don’t Realize You’re Making

money drain.jpg

There are two kinds of money mistakes: those we all know we make, and those we aren’t even aware of. Here are 6 common money mistakes most people don’t realize they’re making, and how to avoid them.

Continue reading


5 Meals You Can Make for under $5

cook.jpg

Cooking at home isn’t just better for your health – it’s also great for your wallet. But instead of resorting to the same recipes over and over again, make things interesting by trying out these 5 recipes at $5 or less.

Continue reading


Looking for a foolproof budget? Try the 50/20/30 rule.

budgeting 3.jpg

If you’re new to budgeting or just trying to figure out how to manage your money more effectively, try the 50-20-30 method. Here’s how to start:

Continue reading


What’s your Money Resolution for 2018?

resolutions.jpg

My resolutions for 2018 are fairly simple: cut carbs out of my diet, spend more time with friends and family, and build more savings. While the latter is one of the more common New Year’s resolutions to have, it isn’t easily achieved. Too often, people set money goals with dollar amounts that are a bit too ambitious, or they set themselves up with spending plans which end up being too strict and doomed to fail. Here are some achievable money resolutions for 2018! Continue reading


4 New Year’s Resolutions That Will Save Money

resolutions.jpgSetting New Year’s resolutions for yourself is easy, but committing to them is where most people fall short. It’s important to set realistic and attainable goals for yourself – especially when it concerns finance. Here are 4 New Year’s Resolutions that will help you to experience financial prosperity in the New Year! Continue reading


How to Stretch Your Paycheck

paycheck.jpgPaying off debt is never fun, but extremely necessary. And in order to be successful at it, you will have to pay above the minimum payments. But what if you don’t have the extra cash to be able to do this? Check out these simple tips which will allow you to find new money in your same old paycheck, helping you to get ahead on your bills! Continue reading


5 Ways to Make Extra Money When Your Budget is Already Stretched

tippingLiving paycheck to paycheck is the unfortunate reality for so many Americans. Regardless of how frequently you are paid or your level of income, the last few days of the month can bring you to the point of pinching pennies. Here are some helpful, creative ways to make some extra money when you need it the most! Continue reading


The Costs of Being a Pet Parent

1.jpgCats and dogs are irresistibly adorable. Especially the ones we see in the Sarah McLachlan ASPCA commercials.

But before you jump on the pet parent train, do you know how much it costs to adopt a pet? Sure, a bag of food every now and then and a few toys…but there’s so much more to consider.

As a cat dad, myself, I couldn’t imagine not being able to provide Salem and Binx (my two cats) with these pet necessities. Continue reading