How would you like to have your earnings automatically deposited into your account on payday without any of the usual hassles? It’s called direct deposit, and you may have access to this convenient service through your employer. There are a few things to consider before signing up for …

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Giving you a new option for paying your loans and credit cards through Online Banking and the Mobile App. Paying your State Department Federal Credit Union (SDFCU) loans or credit cards has just gotten easier with Loan Payments. This new secure Online Banking and Mobile App feature gives you the …

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One of the best parts of traveling is getting to experience all sorts of new cuisine. This especially holds true if you’re visiting a city known for its fine dining and unique culinary offerings. Here’s the downside though: Eating out is expensive, and if you blow …

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There’s a crisis brewing in our country, and many of us are caught up in the thick of it. Students these days are borrowing more money than ever in their quest for higher education. The latest data reveals that 69 percent of 2014 graduates took out loans in …

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Now that you’ve decided to start searching for graduate programs and have possibly found a few you’d like to apply to, you may have noticed that the application process is a little daunting. Each university has specific expectations and requirements, so it’s important to …

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There’s something fun and magical about the holiday season that serves as a welcome break from the usual grind. The downside, however, is that once the holidays are over, it’s back to reality. That means hitting the gym again, rethinking your budget and, if you&#8217 …

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When finances are tight, or if you simply choose to live frugally, there are ways to make your home decor choices an active part of your frugal lifestyle. When finances are tight, or if you simply choose to live frugally, there are ways to make your home decor choices an …

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Between classes, coursework and other school-related responsibilities, finding the time for a part-time job can be difficult. But when you add in the extra expenses for textbooks, rent, groceries and other items you’ll need to survive while taking classes, you’ll probably need one. Even …

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What do you think of when you think January? New year? New you? How about new deals? January is a great time to find deals on items you missed during the holidays. In fact, lots of stores will be offering deals that weren’t available during the holidays. January is …

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Many workers will be seeking a raise this year. According to a new survey from Glassdoor.com, a lot of workers will look for a fresh start this year if things don’t go their way. The study of 900 workers of various ages revealed that 35 percent will explore …

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