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Saving for Retirement? Comparing Traditional and Roth IRAs

May 2016 Individual retirement accounts, known as IRAs, are popular tax-advantaged vehicles for saving for retirement. Although there are actually 11 different types of IRAs, the most common are the traditional IRA and the Roth IRA. The ...

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Donating to Earthquake or Flood Victims? Beware of Scams

In the past few weeks, earthquakes have hit Japan and Ecuador and heavy rains have caused flooding in  Texas. After disasters like these, many people want to help. Unfortunately, fake charities and other scams will ...

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Coming Soon to an ATM Near You? No Card Required

ATM skimming continues to be problem for financial institutions. Skimming is the stealing of account data from ATM, debit, and credit cards usually by inserting a device in the card slot on ATMs, self-service gas ...

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Consumer Guides

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Gen Y with Will

Will deHoo has been a leading consumer advocate for young people in America since 2003 and is the person responsible for the excellent “FoolProof” financial education program.

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Car Buying Guide

Did you know a dealer or online auto service can sell or lease you a new set of wheels for exactly what the dealer paid the manufacturer and still make $500 to $1,500 on just the car itself?  Read on to find out more.

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Drew's News

Twice a month, Drew Guthrie will bring breaking news directly to you on this SECU website.

 

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Fraud & Privacy Issues

Protecting your personal and financial privacy can be tough.  These reports can help make it easier.

 

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Fifty Plus Guide

This guide is filled with resources for adults as they pass fifty and look forward to enjoying their "empty nest" and retirement years.

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Home Buying Guide

Home ownership is a huge financial step.  The SECU Home Buying Guide can help you plan for the total process whether you are a first time home buyer or a veteran.

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Boat Buying Guide

If you’ve ever gunned the engine of any watercraft, whether it’s a ten-foot dingy or a thirty-foot cruiser, you know how exhilarating boating can be.  This guide will show you how to purchase one!

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RV Buying Guide

A home on wheels! Who needs hotels? Who needs restaurants?  The SECU RV Guide helps you find the right RV at the right price.

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Remar's Report

Remar Sutton has been a leading consumer advocate in America for over twenty-five years, and is your independent consumer spokesperson.  Each month Remar delivers a new report on topics of interest to you.

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Mortgage Guide

A home is the biggest investment most people make. The SECU Mortgage Guide will help you understand the process of financing your home.Whether or not you consider a mortgage with us, read this guide!

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