Budget: The dreaded “b” word

A budget is very important to help save money and keep your finances on track. I want to be able to help out any way I can, but this topic is going be extremely hard for me to get technical with. Budget is the dreaded “b” word to me. I’m confessing now, I am NOT a numbers person at all, I do … Read more »

How to travel on a budget

With the weather getting nice and school almost out, summer is just around the corner! It seems pretty appropriate to talk about saving money on your next road trip. Here are some ways I have learned to travel on a budget during our family vacations. Traditionally, we have gone on road trips — I have only been on an airplane … Read more »

Let Educators Advise You

It’s always good to take advantage of the resources around you. When it comes to Educators, those resources never seem to end. Make sure you are getting involved and getting the help and assistance you need to ensure your money is working for you. The goal of adding a resource section is to “educate and advise.” No one is trying … Read more »

Getting Your Children on the Right Financial Track

Educators Credit Union has always had a focus on the teacher and student. In 1937, when Educators was established, it was called the Racine Teachers’ Credit Union. That philosophy of helping young minds grow and assisting those in the educational field hasn’t stopped. That’s why Educators want you and your children to be financially educated so that when the real … Read more »

What to Cut in Your Budget

No one likes the idea of having to cut or eliminate activities in their routine so they can save money and cut their overall costs. But many families and individuals are left with just that option when re-evaluating and reworking their financial outlook. When it comes time to change your budget, it really comes down to two options: you either … Read more »

New Year’s Budget Tips

A lot of people in Milwaukee, Racine and in cities across the country have made New Year’s resolutions, and by now, most of those good intentions have probably been all but discarded. It’s not too late, however, to try again, especially when it comes to dealing with your money. Whether you have outlined a new budget, identified a problem spending … Read more »

New Year’s Budgeting Tips

It’s that time of year again where everyone is talking about change and New Year’s resolutions. As many people already know, resolutions are easy to make but can be very difficult to keep. When it comes to your money, it is the same situation. Every year families and individuals in Wisconsin try to make a realistic budget that will help … Read more »

Finding The Right Budgeting System For You

There are a lot of tools out there that can help you manage your money on monthly, weekly, or even daily basis. Of course, different people have different needs or preferences on the kinds of tools they like to use. Below is a list of the best budgeting systems available, and there is sure to be one for everyone.  Envelope … Read more »