Three Good Reasons to Refinance Your Mortgage

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Saving more on your mortgage doesn’t need to be difficult. Backed by historically low rates and community-based member service, refinancing your home mortgage with TEG FCU has never been easier! 1. To take advantage of lower interest rates Refinancing a home loan with a lower mortgage rate can [...]

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Sign up for eStatements & get $10 PLUS be entered to win $500 prize

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Sign up for e-Statements and get $10 Plus get entered to win one of five $500 prizes We at TEG Federal Credit Union don’t want you to get e-Statements because it’s green. Saving trees and time is a great reason for you to want to get e-Statements. The [...]

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How Do Personal Loans Work? [Beginner’s Guide]

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Sometimes you need a bit of extra cash. Maybe you’ve run into an emergency or want to finance a major life event. Or perhaps you want to consolidate debt to avoid exorbitant interest rates. Regardless, sometimes you need to preserve your savings and cover additional costs. This is [...]

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2021 Annual Meeting

Annual Report 2020

Our 52nd Annual Meeting was held on Thursday, March 25, 2021. You can view the live recording of our Annual Meeting and the Chairman of the Board’s Message in the video below! You can view a copy of the 2020 Annual Report here.

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Can You Refinance A Personal Loan?

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Personal loans are an excellent tool for debt consolidation, making home improvements, buying big-ticket items, and covering unexpected expenses. Personal loans are one of the most versatile loans because you can spend the money on your terms. Still, if you have a personal loan, you might not be [...]

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Personal Loans vs. Credit Cards

Complete Guide to Using a Credit Card

If you need to borrow money to make a major purchase, should you apply for a credit card? Or is a personal loan the better option? If you ask a credit union rep, they’ll say the answer depends on several factors, including interest rates, the amount of your [...]

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TEG Retirement & Advisory Services- Financial Fitness Checklist Workshop

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This checkup covers all the important aspects of your life: family, goals, business or work, health, money, estate, retirement, and your future. It can help you identify those areas that could use some attention. After you've finished the checkup, taking steps now to improve your financial fitness could [...]

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How Much You Can Borrow With A Personal Loan: Guide + Calculator | TEG FCU

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Personal loans are an extremely versatile financial tool. However, many borrowers aren’t sure how much personal loan they can get. Every financial situation is unique. Plus, many factors go into how much you can borrow. Understanding some quick and easy basics will give you an idea of how [...]

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Wants vs. Needs

Needs versus Wants

What is a “want?” And what is a “need?” While everyone has their own wants and needs, being able to differentiate between the two can be difficult. Being able to clearly define each can help you improve your savings, which can help you build up an emergency fund, [...]

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Types of Expenses

Expenses

  Fixed expenses, variable expenses, and irregular expenses are the three categories that make up your budget, and are vitally important when learning to manage your money properly. When you’ve committed to following a budget, you must know how to put your plan into action. Here we outline [...]

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Financial Checklist

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As you prepare to pack up holiday decorations and say goodbye to an unprecedented year, don’t close the book on this year just yet. Set yourself up for success by reviewing your finances before January 1. Grab your favorite mug, fill it with hot chocolate, snuggle up by [...]

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TEG 2021 Scholarship

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TEG Federal Credit Union will award three $1,000.00 scholarships to graduating high school seniors who have demonstrated academic achievement and community service throughout their high school careers. From time to time TEG may, at its own discretion, add a fourth $1,000 scholarship to be awarded to a student [...]

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Four Finance Topics Every Kid Should Know

Financial Tips Kids Should Know

It's never too early to learn how to handle your money. Imagine if your child were suddenly about to move out but never learned how to manage an income. The things kids need to now about finances are not that different than what adults need to know. However, [...]

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Beware of Cash App Scams

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Money transfer apps including Cash App, Zelle, and Venmo have gained popularity during the pandemic as people seek contactless ways to exchange money. These Peer-to-Peer (P2P) payment platforms make it convenient to send someone money directly from your linked checking account. Unfortunately, they also can be an easy [...]

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International Credit Union Day 2020

International Credit Union Day

International Credit Union (ICU) Day celebrates the spirit of the global credit union movement. Today is recognized to reflect upon the credit union movement's history, promote its achievements, recognize hard work and share member experiences. International Credit Union (ICU) Day has been celebrated on the third Thursday of [...]

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Shred it, Don’t Regret it!

Fraud and identity theft are becoming an epidemic in our communities and to raise awareness and to promote prevention, we are hosting a FREE shred event for you, our members. This event will give you the opportunity to have your confidential documents destroyed on site at our Commerce [...]

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Annual Meeting 2020

2019 Annual Report Cover

Our 51st Annual Meeting was held on Thursday, August 27, 2020. You can view the live recording of our Annual Report and the Chairman of the Board’s Message in the video below! You can view a copy of the 2019 Annual Report here. TEG Federal Credit Union's Annual [...]

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Selling Your Home During COVID-19

Selling Your Home During COVID-19

Selling a home is a move people generally plan years in advance, and 2020 was no different. For many homeowners, the hot real estate market of spring and summer of 2020 was going to be the season they put their homes up for sale. And then came the [...]

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How Can I Protect Myself from Payment App Scams

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Q: I love the convenience of payment apps, like Cash App and Venmo, but I’ve heard there’s been an increase in scams being pulled off within these apps. How can I continue to use my payment apps without compromising my safety? A: Payment apps offer users the ability [...]

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4 Ways to Celebrate National Financial Awareness Day

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With all the uncertainty and financial ups-and-downs this year has given us, it’s important we take a step back and reevaluate, reassess, and regroup. Financial awareness means different things to different people. For some, it comes with the awareness and monitoring of a savings or nest-egg balance. For [...]

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