Posts Tagged: Financial Education

Financial Spring Cleaning

Hanging money on laundry line

Every spring, most people take time to spring clean our homes, offices, cars, and even garages to create a more organized environment with improved air quality. Through spring cleaning, our moods improve, we reenergize our positive outlook, and we have a renewed sense of accomplishment. So why don’t we spring clean our finances as well?Read more

Alcantara now Mortgage Loan Officer at ICCU

Picture of Aric Alcantara with his job title as a Mortgage Loan Officer

Aric Alcantara has joined Idaho Central Credit Union (ICCU) as a Mortgage Loan Officer. Aric was born in Phoenix, Arizona and raised in Medford, Oregon. He spent a year at the University of Oregon before transferring to the University of Colorado in Boulder. Outside of work, Aric loves to spend time with his wife andRead more

Making the Most of Your Business Credit Card

Woman at laptop with credit card

So you have reached the point in your business where you are ready to take the next big step and get a credit card. This is an exciting time, you’re ready to up-level your business and make big money moves like never before! It can also be a worrying time, how can you be sureRead more

Making the Most of America Saves Week 2021

Woman taking the America Saves Week pledge

Idaho Central is excited to be participating in America Saves week again this year! America Saves Week (February 22 – February 26, 2021) 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, makeRead more

Tips for Budgeting for a New Home

Young couple moving into new home

Buying your dream home should be one of the most joyful events, and Idaho Central wants it to be that way. Although buying a home can be stressful at times, especially when it comes to the expenses that come along with it, taking the time to budget for a new home can save you fromRead more

An Update on Our Stukent Partnership

Student studying at laptop

Just over a year ago, we announced our partnership with Stukent to provide a grant that would impact thousands of Idaho and Washington students. This contribution made it possible for over 450 high schools to get access to free financial literacy courseware. Students and teachers are benefiting from using Stukent’s Mimic Personal Finance courseware freeRead more

What can you do with a HELOC?

Family in front of white home.

Have you ever wondered what a HELOC is, or what a HELOC is for?  HELOC stands for Home Equity Line of Credit, and they have been around for a long time. This loan uses the equity of a home as collateral, set up as a line of credit. For example, if your home is worthRead more

All You Need to Know About Tap-and-Go Cards

Paying with a Tap and Go card

As Tap-and-Go cards become more and more popular, especially in today’s environment, questions arise about where these cards are accepted as well as the safety and security of contactless transactions.  We would like to provide some more information on what you need to know about these cards. Are Tap-and-Go cards safe? Contactless cards have theRead more