Moneyline Blog News, advice and perspective about today's financial topics. PFCU is your credit union. Join the conversation! Financial Advice for the Soon-to-be College Graduates <p>College graduation is a meaningful and memorable life event for many. It means bidding adieu to many of the classmates and friends you’ve met over the past four years; it means taking time to celebrate your hard work and achievement; ...</p> anovachek 02f05687-ccd4-497a-9f4d-bd1a7c57d4f2 Mon, 11 May 2015 11:24:07 GMT Tips for Teaching Kids About Money Part 2 of 2 <p>At PFCU we encourage you to help your children create strong financial habits beginning at a young age. Earlier this month we shared a blog post with five fun tips for teaching your child about the value of money. Although ...</p> anovachek c0c8d73c-c565-4ed5-96c1-641dbafd6e5b Thu, 23 Apr 2015 09:56:24 GMT Earth Day 2015 - Save Green by Going Green <p>On April 22 each year, 192 countries participate in Earth Day celebrations to show support for environmental protection. The first Earth Day demonstrations happened in New York City and right here in Philadelphia. It brought 20 million Americans out to ...</p> anovachek ae025ea0-4e38-4eab-868f-d02477b95436 Fri, 17 Apr 2015 08:37:34 GMT Tips for Teaching Kids About Money Part 1 of 2 <p>It’s never too early to begin teaching kids the value of money. April is Financial Literacy month, so all month long, PFCU is encouraging parents to start the conversation about establishing healthy financial habits that will help kids understand the ...</p> anovachek e2ba3864-01f1-42f2-993e-13d150a296a4 Fri, 03 Apr 2015 09:53:49 GMT 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