Financial Education

  • family moving into a new house
    Financial Education

    June 7, 2023

    Fixed-Rate Mortgages or Adjustable-Rate Mortgages (ARM): Which Are Better?

    When faced with an important decision, which route do you usually take: the tried-and-true option or the one off the beaten path? Believe it or not, your answer might affect your homebuying strategy, particularly when choosing a mortgage. Fixed-rate mortgages are time-tested and traditional, while adjustable-rate mortgages (ARMs) offer more flexibility and potentially lower rates. […]

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  • |Woman taking the America Saves Week pledge
    Financial Education

    February 22, 2022

    Making the Most of America Saves Week

    Idaho Central is excited to be participating in America Saves week again this year! America Saves Week (February 21 – February 25, 2022) is an annual opportunity for individuals to assess their savings and take financial action. Each year, we encourage savers – or potential savers – just like you to set a goal, make […]

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  • |Idaho Central protects you against phishing.
    Financial Education

    January 14, 2022

    Spotting a Scam

    When it comes to cyber security, we all want to believe that we are able to spot a scam when we are targeted. The reality is that anyone can fall prey to a phishing attempt. Fraudsters are always evolving and constantly developing new ways to deceive us. We know to avoid those emails from the […]

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  • woman pays by credit card for online purchase on a tablet computer.
    Financial Education

    January 7, 2022

    Credit Score Basics

    Credit sounds like a mysterious, looming entity that can affect our lives in big ways. We rely on credit to buy a house, handle emergencies, and for long-term financial security. It can be a great financial tool, but unfortunately, there is a lot of misinformation out there about your credit score and what you can do to improve it. Check out our tips on maintaining and improving your credit score!

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  • Financial Education

    October 1, 2021

    Free Financial Education from Idaho Central and EVERFI

    At Idaho Central, we believe that financial education is a key to helping our members achieve financial success, and it doesn’t have to be hard. We are happy to announce our partnership with EVERFI to provide our new Financial Education Center to help our members build financial health and confidence. “Understanding your finances and making […]

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  • college student utilizes financial education tool

    May 14, 2021

    Introducing a Financial Education Tool for Idaho College Students

    We are proud to announce the introduction of Achieve for College, a mobile-first, financial education resource to help college and university students from Boise State University, Idaho State University, University of Idaho, College of Southern Idaho, and The College of Idaho to build financial health and confidence. The Achieve for College program is made available […]

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