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As a member-owned credit union with more than 1.1 million members and nearly $20 billion assets, BECU is focused on helping increase the financial health of its members and communities through better rates, fewer fees, community partnerships and financial education.

 

There are two pieces of the equation to consider: saving and budgeting.

Poor credit can cost you significant funds in the future or even delay major life milestones.

Americans owe over $1.56 trillion in student loan debt, spread out among roughly 45 million borrowers.

Many people struggle to pay their bills on time. Nearly one in 10 Americans have debts in collection.

It can be tempting to splurge on something fun, but financial experts suggest steps that will reap long-term benefits.

Saving for emergencies can seem impossible, but if you look for strategic ways to tuck away a bit here and there, you’ll thank yourself later.

Take advantage of opportunities to ensure your finances (and household budget) are aligned in a way that helps you reach your goals.

Nearly three in 10 American adults say they’re not at all confident they’re saving enough for retirement, survey says.

There are more than 230,000 malware attacks launched online every day, compared to about 4,000 per day in 2016.

Nearly a quarter of shoppers went over their 2016 holiday budget, and 27 percent didn’t have a budget to begin with, a recent survey says.

More than a third of parents say they don’t discuss money with their children at all.

Throughout your personal and professional life, you may see different incomes and expenses; but you can and should be saving.