Moneyline Blog News, advice and perspective about today's financial topics. PFCU is your credit union. Join the conversation! Tips for the First-Time Home Buyer Part 2 of 2 <p>Purchasing a home can be a daunting task for many, especially if you are a first-time homebuyer. To help alleviate some of the stress and confusion, PFCU has pulled together ten recommended steps for making the home buying process go ...</p> anovachek 2c73b131-a37d-4744-9ac7-2deadcc17017 Mon, 23 Mar 2015 10:47:00 GMT Tips for the First-Time Home Buyer Part 1 of 2 <p>Purchasing a home can be a daunting task for many, especially if you are a first-time home buyer. With several months to go before summer, the peak season for home buying, PFCU has provided the following ten steps, which if ...</p> anovachek 7ea1cf56-e021-4443-8500-df44a7236f91 Thu, 05 Mar 2015 10:58:05 GMT Cold Weather Car Care Tips for the Financially Savvy Driver <p>If you live somewhere with severe winter weather conditions, driving during the colder months presents a number of challenges to you, your car and your finances. Cold weather tests the limits of your car’s mechanical abilities and dangerous road conditions ...</p> anovachek db104ad4-06d7-4c40-91b3-a164d0527c9d Mon, 23 Feb 2015 09:46:36 GMT 5 Creative Ways to Celebrate Valentines Day without Breaking the Bank <p>Whether you are planning a romantic evening with your significant other or a day of fun with your best friends, there are plenty of ways to enjoy yourself this Valentine’s Day while still showing some love to your piggy bank. ...</p> anovachek 24b13b54-8910-41f8-a57b-9a906cb25b3f Wed, 04 Feb 2015 16:06:00 GMT 2015 Tax Prep Checklist <p>Whether you are planning to prepare your tax returns yourself or work with a professional tax preparer to file your 2014 taxes, there’s no better time than now to get a jump-start on what, for many, is considered a burdensome ...</p> anovachek a2e1fcc7-9744-41e2-a263-1e082ce9cd2b Mon, 26 Jan 2015 09:12:04 GMT Financial Resolutions in 2015 <p>The New Year is a chance for many to start fresh and begin again, the first page in the book we (thankfully) get to rewrite every year.&nbsp; Along with the ever-popular fitness resolutions, many people vow to stick to financial ...</p> MLaganella 624cf6ec-a517-4c7a-ac73-2e0dc8453b5b Thu, 22 Jan 2015 13:18:41 GMT How to Keep Your Home Warm and Energy Efficient This Winter <p>As we break out our winter coats and scale up the thermostat, many of us don’t realize how much money we are wasting away to stay warm. With a recent cold front hitting all 50 states, now is the time ...</p> anovachek 634e27b1-55f1-4283-8336-5c335edf02d6 Wed, 10 Dec 2014 12:47:38 GMT How To Tackle Big Holiday Purchases Like Buying A Car <p>Thinking about making a big purchase this holiday season? Particularly one on wheels? You’re not alone. Car dealerships tend to see an uptick in customers this time of year and numbers are showing a projected 6.4 percent sale increase from ...</p> anovachek 67f8e808-5ad5-4b03-9d94-a428c1a7e9ff Thu, 04 Dec 2014 10:06:31 GMT Tips for Facing Black Friday Without Damaging Your Credit <p>With the holiday season quickly approaching, traditional masses of shoppers will begin taking to area malls and stores. The countdown to Black Friday is on, with retailers prepared to open their doors as early as 8 a.m. Thursday morning. While ...</p> anovachek 6c672bde-2e4d-4349-be74-afc0a71673cf Fri, 14 Nov 2014 16:34:33 GMT Protect Yourself from Identity Theft This Holiday Season <p>Don’t let the threat of identity theft stop you from your Black Friday rituals or holiday shopping cheer. Security breaches happen during both in-store shopping and online, especially during the holidays, often the busiest time of year for retailers. Remember ...</p> anovachek 78540ff1-af5d-47aa-8301-e774fcb381d7 Fri, 14 Nov 2014 16:30:08 GMT