This Week @ Founders Federal Credit Union

Short, timely articles based on a real-world weekly theme.

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Financial Planning for Your Wedding

If you get started early, make informed decisions, and break the wedding planning process down into smaller achievable goals, the planning journey can be nearly as enjoyable as the destination.

A Six-Part Primer For Getting Hitched

Day 1: This week's series addresses how to ensure your wedding process is as smooth, seamless and happy as possible.

A Breakdown of the Costs Associated with Weddings

Day 2: Wedding should never be a source of financial anxiety for new couples. Follow the advice listed here to keep your costs manageable.

Why Set Wedding Planning Priorities?

Day 3: A smart, prioritized wedding budget is a vitally important part of pre-matrimonial planning.

Celebration Options for Every Budget

Day 4: Finding the celebration that best suits your preferences - and budget - will help get your marriage started on the right foot.

Exploring Memorable Honeymoon Options

Day 5: When it comes to honeymoons, there are really only two limits: Your imagination and your budget.

A Pre-Wedding Checklist

Day 6: By compiling a checklist and working through it step by step, you improve your odds of negotiating the process as painlessly as possible.

How To Save for Your Wedding

Day 7: Weddings may be expensive, but they don't have to be financially taxing. You can enjoy your wedding without worrying about spending more than you can afford if you plan appropriately.

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Last Week @ Founders Federal Credit Union

Paying Without Using Cash

From choosing the right card to finding the best deal, facts you need to know for day-to-day spending without using cash.

Non-Cash Payment Options

An introduction to the ways to pay without using cash, including new smart phone payment technology.

Types of Credit Cards

Gold, Platinum, Palladium… what’s next, the Royale Card? (Actually, yes – in Dubai.) Let’s put the marketing aside and find the true differences between credit cards.

Prepaid Cards

With prepaid cards, no credit is involved. But there can be risks as well as benefits.

Finding the Credit Card Best Deal

There are literally thousands of card products to choose from. Here’s how to find the best deal for you.

Smart Phone Payments

New payment technologies offer the ability to leave your cards at home.

Consumer Protection – Which Option is Best?

Credit, debit, and prepaid cards each have pros and cons. When should you use each?