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How to Start a Wedding Budget

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by Janelle Witting Keeping Your Balance is a blog brought to you by Michigan First Credit Union and The Oakland Press. Newly engaged? Wedding bells are ringing … and your wallet is shuddering in anticipation. Weddings, no matter how big or small, cost something, whether it’s just the cost of a license or a no-holds-barred …

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6 Ways to Stay Organized at Work

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by Janelle Witting Keeping Your Balance is a blog brought to you by Michigan First Credit Union and The Oakland Press. There’s no denying the fact that American workplaces hurtle forward at a relentless pace. For many workers, “checking out” at the end of the work day is no longer an option. While this can …

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Surviving Your First Week of College

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by Egypt Eaddy, Marketing intern Keeping Your Balance is a blog brought to you by Michigan First Credit Union and The Oakland Press. Congratulations – you are going to college! Pack up your things and get ready for the best years of your life. College is a great experience, but what do you do when …

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Extra Credit: Credit Score Recap

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Michigan First wraps up its first Extra Credit series with this credit score recap. Check out the entire Extra Credit series here and be sure to share with anyone who wants to learn about what makes up a credit score! Remember, your credit score will follow you around for the rest of your life and …

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5 Reasons Why You’re Broke

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by Janelle Witting   Keeping Your Balance is a blog brought to you by Michigan First Credit Union and The Oakland Press. Plenty of people in the world, even the now-wealthy, have gone through periods where the cash wasn’t quite so free-flowin’. Clearly, stuff worked out for those people, but what about those who just can’t …

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5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Buy a Boat

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by Janelle Witting Keeping Your Balance is a blog brought to you by Michigan First Credit Union and The Oakland Press. You don’t need to be dripping in diamonds to afford to buy a boat. Maybe a canoe is your style, or maybe you’re in the mood for something a little more luxurious. In any …

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Home Equity Loan Do’s and Don’ts

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by Michael Poulos, President/CEO of Michigan First Credit Union Home equity loans are a great option to consider if you find yourself in need of a reasonable amount of cash in a short amount of time. However, whenever you take an action that could potentially affect your credit, it’s worthwhile to sit down and research …

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Back To School Financial Tips from Young & Free Michigan’s Ebeth

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Young & Free Michigan’s Ebeth Fielder continues to impress with her savvy, down-to-earth advice when it comes to money. The Detroit Free Press’s Susan Tompor once again contacted Ebeth to give some back-to-school insight. Ebeth suggests talking to students about budgeting and costs of living away at college, as well as the added costs for commuters …

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3 Ways to Eliminate Credit Card Debt

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by Janelle Witting   Keeping Your Balance is a blog brought to you by Michigan First Credit Union and The Oakland Press. Credit card debt is a problem that gets out of hand quickly. Racking up a huge balance is easy – paying it off is much more difficult, and can take a very long …

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Can Money Buy Happiness?

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by Janelle Witting Keeping Your Balance is a blog brought to you by Michigan First Credit Union and The Oakland Press.    J-Lo said “Love Don’t Cost a Thing.” The Beatles said money “Can’t Buy Me Love.” But can money buy happiness? You’ve heard that poor people can still be happy, and that rich people are …

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