Entries Categorized as 'Savings'

Retirement Savings For Self-Employed People

Date June 19, 2017

Moonlighting is the new normal. It seems like everyone has a side hustle or a personal project they hope to someday turn into a business. While this money-making ambition is good for the pocketbook, it can be a little tricky come tax time. Unlike salaried employees, independent contractors don’t get 401(k) programs, pensions or other […]

Earn More – Special 15-Month Certificate Rate at MCCU!

Date June 15, 2017

Make Your Home Energy Efficient!

Date June 14, 2017

Matadors Community Credit Union has partnered with the state of California to offer homeowners affordable financing for energy-efficient upgrades! Click here for more information on our Energy Loans and enjoy the video!    

How To Use Your Graduation Presents To Build Your Financial Future

Date May 17, 2017

If you’re graduating in May, congratulations (assuming you survive finals, that is)! You’ve survived four years – maybe more, and that’s OK –  of nose-to-the-grindstone studying, four years of ramen noodle breakfasts and four years of frantic, last-minute papers. Your family and friends are eager to celebrate your accomplishment, and one of the ways they […]

Health Savings Accounts (HSA) For Today And Tomorrow

Date May 8, 2017

A Health Savings Account (HSA) makes for an easy way to save and pay for qualified medical expenses now and down the road. Though it’s often confused with a Flexible Savings Account (FSA), a Health Savings Account is not the same. For one thing, the funds roll from year to year and will move with […]

Still Not Saving? You’re Not Alone!

Date April 28, 2017

We like to think of ourselves as learning animals. We take our lived experiences, extract valuable lessons from them and use that information to improve our daily lives. This is how we get better at doing things over time. However, a recent survey from Bankrate.com shows that we haven’t yet learned the lessons of the […]

What Do I Do With My Tax Refund?

Date April 12, 2017

We don’t normally like to tell you how to spend your money. Our members tend to be very good at that, often finding creative ways to turn the hours they’ve spent at the office into new ways to enjoy their lives. More often, we tell you how to not spend your money by letting you […]

Getting The Most Out Of Youth Accounts

Date April 5, 2017

Managing money is a fundamental life skill. That’s why it’s best to give your kids a head start on money management and saving. In honor of National Credit Union Youth Month, MCCU is focusing on ways to help make this task as simple as possible for parents and guardians of our youth. MCCU is proud to offer […]

Earn More with a 15-Month Certificate at MCCU!

Date April 3, 2017

  Want to earn more interest on your savings? Put your hard-earned money in a 15-Month Share Certificate at MCCU! You can get this great rate by becoming a Platinum Member, which is easy to do. Visit a branch to open your account or contact us at 818.993.6328 for more information! Save and earn more […]

Take Your First Steps Before They Take Theirs: Financial Planning For The New Parent

Date March 15, 2017

The first few days after you bring your baby home is an exciting time that can also be a bit stressful. So can the first few weeks. Many parents also find the first few months stressful, while others are stressed over their parental commitments a while longer. It’s easy to get caught up in sleepless […]