Park City CU Newshttp://parkcitycu.org/about-us/news/blog.htmlMost Recent - Park City CU Blogen-US2019-03-22T08:42:12Cash For Your Trash<p>People sure do like their stuff. Whether it&rsquo;s the latest tech gadgets or knick-knacks that have been passed down through generations, the things we own hold a special place in our hearts and ...http://parkcitycu.org/about-us/news/blog.htmlmake-spring-cleaning-pay-off-this-year2019-03-18T07:29:00http://parkcitycu.org/about-us/news/blog.htmlmake-spring-cleaning-pay-off-this-yearLearn to Spot Six Common Tax Scams<p>Now that your W2s and miscellaneous tax documents have arrived, tax season is officially in full swing. While it&rsquo;s easy to get lost in optimistic daydreams about your tax refund and all you&...http://parkcitycu.org/about-us/news/blog.htmllet-the-taxpayer-beware2019-03-05T09:56:00http://parkcitycu.org/about-us/news/blog.htmllet-the-taxpayer-bewareUnderstanding the Value of GAP Coverage<p>Picture the following scenario: After months of research and planning, you take the plunge and buy a new car. Once the financing is secured and your auto insurance is in place, you&rsquo;re ready ...http://parkcitycu.org/about-us/news/blog.htmlmind-the-gap2019-02-25T04:43:00http://parkcitycu.org/about-us/news/blog.htmlmind-the-gapHow to Find Love & Laughs for Less<p>When it comes to the topic of Valentine&rsquo;s Day, public opinion seems to be split. Some people love everything about it. Hearts, roses, candy, flowers, Cupid&mdash;you name it, they&rsquo;re ...http://parkcitycu.org/about-us/news/blog.htmlvalentine-s-day-on-a-budget2019-01-29T01:27:00http://parkcitycu.org/about-us/news/blog.htmlvalentine-s-day-on-a-budgetSave money during the Big Game<p>Now that Christmas and New Years are behind us, it&rsquo;s time to plan for the next big holiday. That&rsquo;s right&mdash;<span><a href=...http://parkcitycu.org/about-us/news/blog.htmlthrow-a-super-bowl-party-that-doesn-t-break-the-bank2019-01-29T01:14:00http://parkcitycu.org/about-us/news/blog.htmlthrow-a-super-bowl-party-that-doesn-t-break-the-bankBrace Yourself: Santa Shock is Coming<p><span>Let&rsquo;s talk about Santa Shock, shall we? No, not the &ldquo;I saw Mommy kissing Santa Claus&rdquo; kind. For this conversation, we will use &ldquo;Santa Shock&rdquo; to refer to that icy...http://parkcitycu.org/about-us/news/blog.htmlbrace-yourself-santa-shock-is-coming2019-01-09T05:22:00http://parkcitycu.org/about-us/news/blog.htmlbrace-yourself-santa-shock-is-comingCan Buying Your First House Actually Hurt Your Credit?<p>For generations, owning a home has been considered an integral part of the American Dream. Life without a home of your own, the two kids, golden retriever, and white picket fence just don&rsquo;t ...http://parkcitycu.org/about-us/news/blog.htmlhomeownership-and-your-credit2018-11-29T01:51:00http://parkcitycu.org/about-us/news/blog.htmlhomeownership-and-your-credit4 Steps For Savings<p>Everyone knows about <span><a href="https://www.thebalance.com/what-is-the-history-of-black-friday-3305711">Black Friday</a></span>. With its midnight madness and jaw-dropping promotions, Black ...http://parkcitycu.org/about-us/news/blog.htmlset-yourself-up-for-cyber-monday-success2018-11-21T03:18:00http://parkcitycu.org/about-us/news/blog.htmlset-yourself-up-for-cyber-monday-successYour Black Friday Survival Guide<p>Judging from the massive marketing blitz and predictable purchasing frenzy, one could make the argument that Black Friday is a holiday all its own. But despite the fact that we all have that one ...http://parkcitycu.org/about-us/news/blog.htmlholiday-shopping-hacks2018-11-21T01:37:00http://parkcitycu.org/about-us/news/blog.htmlholiday-shopping-hacksFact vs. Fiction<p>When it comes to credit scores, it can seem like everyone&rsquo;s an expert. Ask a random group of people what factors affect your score the most, and you&rsquo;ll likely get a different response ...http://parkcitycu.org/about-us/news/blog.htmlwhat-really-impacts-your-credit-score2018-11-06T11:59:00http://parkcitycu.org/about-us/news/blog.htmlwhat-really-impacts-your-credit-scoreThere's Still Hope<p>Believe it or not, 2018 is almost over. You&rsquo;ve already flipped the calendar page&nbsp;ten times, and if you&rsquo;re like more than <strong><a href="http://www.businessinsider.com/new-years-...http://parkcitycu.org/about-us/news/blog.htmldo-your-resolutions-need-a-do-over2018-11-01T01:12:00http://parkcitycu.org/about-us/news/blog.htmldo-your-resolutions-need-a-do-overAre You Tipping Correctly?<p>Tipping. Conversation about the topic can spark lengthy debates with opinions ranging from staunch support to extreme opposition. <span><a href=...http://parkcitycu.org/about-us/news/blog.htmlclear-up-your-tipping-confusion2018-10-31T12:59:00http://parkcitycu.org/about-us/news/blog.htmlclear-up-your-tipping-confusion9 Things to Remember<p>Getting your first credit card is a significant financial milestone. After sorting through an endless array of program options and promotional offers, you made your choice, filled out the ...http://parkcitycu.org/about-us/news/blog.htmlyour-first-credit-card2018-10-31T12:52:00http://parkcitycu.org/about-us/news/blog.htmlyour-first-credit-cardIt Helps More Than Just Your Money<p>When you hear the word &ldquo;fitness,&rdquo; what comes to mind? Gym memberships? Weights and treadmills? Lean, muscular athletes? Credit unions? If that last option seems out of place, it&rsquo;s...http://parkcitycu.org/about-us/news/blog.htmlfinancial-fitness2018-09-27T02:18:00http://parkcitycu.org/about-us/news/blog.htmlfinancial-fitnessSafeguard Your Personal Information<p><strong>How Can You Steer Clear of Financial Fraud?</strong></p> <p>With the rising popularity of online banking, mobile apps, and digital payment services like PayPal and Zelle, financial ...http://parkcitycu.org/about-us/news/blog.htmlhow-can-you-steer-clear-of-financial-fraud2018-09-17T01:56:00http://parkcitycu.org/about-us/news/blog.htmlhow-can-you-steer-clear-of-financial-fraudTeach Your Kids to Make a Stand—a Lemonade Stand.<p>Long before Beyonc&eacute; transformed it into a cultural touchpoint, lemonade was the commodity of choice for childhood business ventures. Perhaps you had a lemonade stand of your own, or maybe ...http://parkcitycu.org/about-us/news/blog.htmllemonade-stand2018-08-07T01:21:00http://parkcitycu.org/about-us/news/blog.htmllemonade-standTime to learn and earn up to $300!<p>We have some great news this back-to-school season. Get your kids the latest phones with Sprint&reg; and get up to $300 in cash rewards. Here&rsquo;s how in three easy lessons:</p> ...http://parkcitycu.org/about-us/news/blog.htmlback-to-school-lessons-to-earn-by2018-07-31T07:58:00http://parkcitycu.org/about-us/news/blog.htmlback-to-school-lessons-to-earn-byHey, parents—it’s back-to-school time again!<p>Doesn&rsquo;t it seem like just yesterday that your kids were counting the days until summer vacation? Now, after a few weeks of unlimited quality time and togetherness, we have a countdown of our ...http://parkcitycu.org/about-us/news/blog.htmltax-free-holiday-and-back-to-school2018-07-30T03:55:00http://parkcitycu.org/about-us/news/blog.htmltax-free-holiday-and-back-to-schoolDon't Let Summer Pass You By<p>Let&rsquo;s face it; summer looks a lot different than it did when you were a kid. You used to spend the entire school year counting down the days until the carefree fun of summer vacation. But now...http://parkcitycu.org/about-us/news/blog.html5-staycation-ideas-to-save-your-summer2018-07-09T01:56:00http://parkcitycu.org/about-us/news/blog.html5-staycation-ideas-to-save-your-summerThese Aren’t Your Mother’s Coupons<p><strong>Online Savings: These Aren&rsquo;t Your Mother&rsquo;s Coupons</strong></p> <p>When they opened their virtual doors in 1994, Amazon.com was merely an upstart online bookstore. Since then, ...http://parkcitycu.org/about-us/news/blog.htmlonline-savings2018-07-02T01:08:00http://parkcitycu.org/about-us/news/blog.htmlonline-savings5 Ways to Throw a 4th of July Blast on a Budget<p>Like the rockets responsible for the legendary red glare, 4<sup>th</sup> of July business is booming!</p> <p>According to a <strong><a href="https://nrf.com/media/press-releases/more-americans-plan...http://parkcitycu.org/about-us/news/blog.htmlstar-spangled-spirit2018-06-27T02:21:00http://parkcitycu.org/about-us/news/blog.htmlstar-spangled-spiritGet the House You Want in a Tight Market<p>If you haven&rsquo;t purchased a home in the last few years, you may be surprised to find that buying a house isn&rsquo;t as easy as it used to be. Gone are the days of cautiously comparing your ...http://parkcitycu.org/about-us/news/blog.htmlbuying-in-a-sellers-market2018-06-05T01:38:00http://parkcitycu.org/about-us/news/blog.htmlbuying-in-a-sellers-marketUber Looks to Change the Travel Game. Again.<p>Planning a vacation?&nbsp; Visiting new places is fun. Feeling like a tourist is not.&nbsp;</p> <p>If you are leaving the Northwoods Area, Uber Local is a new service doing all it can to help you ...http://parkcitycu.org/about-us/news/blog.htmltraveling-like-a-local2018-05-01T01:21:00http://parkcitycu.org/about-us/news/blog.htmltraveling-like-a-localShould You Be Using Your Home’s Equity?<p>Maybe you&rsquo;ve heard of home equity loans and lines of credit, maybe you haven&rsquo;t. There&rsquo;s no need to hang your head if the terms are unfamiliar to you. It&rsquo;s easy to get lost ...http://parkcitycu.org/about-us/news/blog.htmla-home-equity-line-of-credit-could-benefit-you2018-04-04T02:39:00http://parkcitycu.org/about-us/news/blog.htmla-home-equity-line-of-credit-could-benefit-youFinancial Quick Fixes Come at a High Cost<p>Prohibited in 18 states, payday loan companies still manage to offer more than <strong><a href="https://www.nbcnews.com/business/economy/there-are-more-payday-lenders-u-s-mcdonalds-n255156">20,000 ...http://parkcitycu.org/about-us/news/blog.htmlthe-problem-with-payday-loans2018-02-14T03:10:00http://parkcitycu.org/about-us/news/blog.htmlthe-problem-with-payday-loansCan Poor Financial Habits Keep You in the Friend Zone?<p>Dating is all about discovery. It can be fun to open up and share a few personal details with someone we&rsquo;re attracted to. In turn, learning more about the other person is a great way to spark...http://parkcitycu.org/about-us/news/blog.htmldebt-and-dating2018-02-05T04:27:00http://parkcitycu.org/about-us/news/blog.htmldebt-and-datingThe Answer Is Probably Not.<p>Call it a coincidence. Call it savvy marketing. Whatever you call it, there always seems to be a spike in credit repair advertisements around the time the first Christmas shopping bills arrive. ...http://parkcitycu.org/about-us/news/blog.htmlshould-you-pay-for-credit-repair-services2018-01-30T04:29:00http://parkcitycu.org/about-us/news/blog.htmlshould-you-pay-for-credit-repair-servicesHow to Keep Your Resolutions for 2018<p>Is it time to renew that gym membership that you&rsquo;ll never use again? Eighty percent of New Year&rsquo;s resolutions will fail come February. Only 8% of resolutions are ultimately successful, ...http://parkcitycu.org/about-us/news/blog.htmlnew-year-resolutionfails2018-01-15T08:45:00http://parkcitycu.org/about-us/news/blog.htmlnew-year-resolutionfailsGetting Schooled on Back-to-School<p>Summer will end soon enough, and, as children begin to sulk, their parents secretly join in the dance of back-to-school jubilation. The dance, however, turns into more of a nervous trudge if they ...http://parkcitycu.org/about-us/news/blog.htmlgetting-schooled-on-back-to-school2017-07-31T03:41:00http://parkcitycu.org/about-us/news/blog.htmlgetting-schooled-on-back-to-schoolFor Richer or for…Say What Now?<p>There&rsquo;s a smile on your face. It&rsquo;s an indescribable feeling. Suddenly the world seems like such a perfect place and your relationship has gone to a whole new level. Love is a many ...http://parkcitycu.org/about-us/news/blog.htmlfor-richer-or-for-poorer2017-03-24T10:15:00http://parkcitycu.org/about-us/news/blog.htmlfor-richer-or-for-poorerTips for Avoiding Credit Card Fraud<p>With nearly 38,000 complaints logged in 2015, <a href="http://nerdwalletwire.com/banking/tips-for-avoiding-credit-card-fraud/">credit card fraud</a> ranks as the second most common form of identity...http://parkcitycu.org/about-us/news/blog.htmltips-for-avoiding-credit-card-fraud2016-11-03T01:48:00http://parkcitycu.org/about-us/news/blog.htmltips-for-avoiding-credit-card-fraudThe Cost of Raising a Child From Cradle to Adulthood<p>Raising a child takes patience, understanding &mdash; and about $245,340, based on the latest estimates from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.</p> <p>That's the average cost to care for a child ...http://parkcitycu.org/about-us/news/blog.htmlthe-cost-of-raising-a-child-from-cradle-to-adulthood2016-08-03T07:36:00http://parkcitycu.org/about-us/news/blog.htmlthe-cost-of-raising-a-child-from-cradle-to-adulthoodHow to Give Your Finances a Spring Cleaning<p>Ah, spring! It's the season of renewal, when we can count on longer and brighter days, the return of baseball and the urge to get the house in order.</p> <p>That goes for many people's financial ...http://parkcitycu.org/about-us/news/blog.htmlhow-to-give-your-finances-a-spring-cleaning2016-06-03T04:43:00http://parkcitycu.org/about-us/news/blog.htmlhow-to-give-your-finances-a-spring-cleaningEMV Chip Cards<p>Park City Credit Union works very hard to maintain the security of all our members&rsquo; information especially regarding debit and credit cards. That is why we now issue EMV chip cards.</p> ...http://parkcitycu.org/about-us/news/blog.htmlemv-chip-cards2016-03-18T04:25:00http://parkcitycu.org/about-us/news/blog.htmlemv-chip-cardsBest Ways to Finance a New Car<p>So you've found your dream car, and now comes the hard part: <a href="https://www.nerdwallet.com/blog/loans/auto-loans/how-to-buy-a-car/" target="_blank" class="confirm">paying for it</a>. Most ...http://parkcitycu.org/about-us/news/blog.htmlbest-ways-to-finance-a-new-car2016-01-13T03:45:00http://parkcitycu.org/about-us/news/blog.htmlbest-ways-to-finance-a-new-car7 Things to Know When Looking to Buy Your First Home<p>With low interest rates still holding, now is the perfect time to become a homeowner. <a href="http://www.nerdwallet.com/blog/mortgages/is-it-time-to-buy-a-home/" target="_blank" class=...http://parkcitycu.org/about-us/news/blog.html7-things-to-know-when-looking-to-buy-your-first-home2015-10-19T09:47:00http://parkcitycu.org/about-us/news/blog.html7-things-to-know-when-looking-to-buy-your-first-home10 Easy Ways to Save on Wedding Costs<p>The average cost of a wedding in the U.S. in 2014 was a jaw-dropping $31,213 (excluding the honeymoon), according to online wedding resource The Knot.</p> <p>Thankfully, there are lots of ways to ...http://parkcitycu.org/about-us/news/blog.htmlsave-on-your-wedding2015-10-05T04:16:00http://parkcitycu.org/about-us/news/blog.htmlsave-on-your-wedding3 Reasons To Start Building Credit Now<p>Like running a marathon without ever having run a mile, it can seem daunting to build good credit if you have no credit history. But there are many incentives for doing so. Here are three reasons ...http://parkcitycu.org/about-us/news/blog.htmlno-credit-history2015-10-05T04:13:00http://parkcitycu.org/about-us/news/blog.htmlno-credit-historyFive simple steps to boost your credit score.<p class="MsoNormal">If you catch yourself blushing when people inquire about your credit standing, you&rsquo;re not alone. Almost two out of five American adults are embarrassed about their credit ...http://parkcitycu.org/about-us/news/blog.htmlhow-to-boost-battered-credit2015-09-09T06:51:00http://parkcitycu.org/about-us/news/blog.htmlhow-to-boost-battered-credit