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February 23, 2018

Warren says: "It's far better to buy a wonderful company at a fair price than a fair company at a wonderful price." Identifying the high-quality businesses from the sea of opportunities on Wall Street can be challenging. But that is exactly what Warren Buffett advises every investor to do.

February 22, 2018

Last month, the media was thrown into a frenzy with the shocking news that millions of processors throughout the world were vulnerable to hackers. The problems, known as Spectre and Meltdown, lie within the core hardware of computers and smartphones, making them nearly impossible to fix or replace.

February 21, 2018

What happens when you and your partner have different approaches toward money? How do you bring up this loaded topic without it spiraling into a heated argument? Once again, it's USCCU to the rescue! Read on for the ultimate guide to discussing finances with your partner.

1.) Dedicate a time

February 20, 2018

Say goodbye to your iPhone; in college, your laptop will be your new BFF. Here's where it all happens: the notes on your classes, your study schedule, writing those papers – your whole life is here!

February 16, 2018

It's no secret that impulse buys can wreak havoc on even the most carefully constructed budget. And retailers know this all too well – that's why the checkout counters in groceries, pharmacies and large shopping centers are packed with dozens of things you may not really need. And that's why you might come home from those stores having spent more than you'd planned.

February 15, 2018

Moonlighting is the new normal. It seems like everyone has a side hustle or a personal project they hope to someday turn into a business. While this money-making ambition is good for the pocketbook, it can be a little tricky come tax time.

February 14, 2018

Well, it's Valentine's Day, have you made plans? Are you fresh out of cash? Having the perfect night out doesn't mean you need to break the budget. Here are eight ideas for a thrifty Valentine's Day date:

1. Cook a romantic dinner at home instead of eating at an overpriced restaurant. Set the ambiance with some scented candles and soft music, and save a bundle!

February 12, 2018

Negotiating a good price on a new car can save hundreds or even thousands of dollars, but shoppers can save even more simply by choosing the right car to begin with, Kelly Blue Book reports.

February 8, 2018

Looking for the best place in town for enjoying a delectable night out? The days of flipping through the Yellow Pages or Googling "best local restaurants" are long gone. With more restaurant apps than pizza places in your neighborhood, you never have to second-guess a food chain again.

February 7, 2018

It’s not uncommon for people to have a checking account at one financial institution, a vehicle loan with a second, and an IRA or other retirement account with yet another. Wouldn’t it be great if you could track all of your personal finances from all of these different accounts with one easy-to-use tool?