Alaskan at Heart Blog

Guide to Understand Your Credit Score

Posted by Credit Union 1 on Dec 1, 2022 6:39:50 AM

Let’s talk about credit, more specifically your credit score. We all know about credit, but do we truly know what factors determine our score or how to build healthy credit?

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Topics: Debt Management, Credit, eServices

How to Buy Your First Car

Posted by Credit Union 1 on Jul 15, 2016 5:33:39 PM

What an exciting time! You’re in the market for your first car, which means new found freedom to go places.  You’ve likely set a budget and have some idea of what vehicle type you’d like – however, you may also need an auto loan to help make this dream happen. Don’t worry! Auto loans are pretty straightforward and simple. Here’s what you need to know:

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Topics: Financial Fitness, Credit, Loans, How To

Five PFD Pitfalls to Run From

Posted by Credit Union 1 on Sep 25, 2015 10:19:40 AM

Can you feel the excitement in the air? PFD season is upon us, and Alaska is brimming with joy! This year, you’re going to make that PFD stretch further. Have more fun, reach more goals, and most of all avoid PFD hiccups that can cause a serious hassle. How exactly? Check out the following five mistakes that Alaskans commonly make with their PFDs, and learn how to avoid them. With our advice in your pocket, you’ll save time, energy and funds!

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Topics: Financial Fitness, Savings, PFD, Credit, Spending

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