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This Week @ South Metro Federal Credit Union

Short, timely articles based on a real-world weekly theme.

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One-Week Plan for Building Wealth
Starting the process of building long-term wealth doesn't have to be difficult or complicated. Let's review steps you can take right now to grow your nest egg.


Simple Steps Towards Building Wealth

An introduction to spending and savings strategies you can implement now.


Benefits of Automated Savings and Investments

Making healthy financial decisions "automatic" is a great strategy for getting ahead.


How to Reduce and Eliminate Debt

Every dollar spent on debt-related interest and fees is a dollar you're not saving.


The Value of Auditing Your Spending

The way in which small expenses add up is not always obvious.


How to Earn Money With Cash Back Options

Credit card spending is often considered "bad," but if you can pay your balance in full each month, it can be a great source for extra cash.


Long-Term Thinking: The Key to Building Wealth

Planning for a successful future doesn't need to be complicated, but that doesn't mean it's easy.

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Last Week @ South Metro Federal Credit Union

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The Worst Case Scenario Guide to Money

This week addresses the steps to take during some very real worst case scenarios, such as a job loss, bad credit, home foreclosure, and more.

A Victim of ID Theft - Now What?

Advice for limiting the damage of identity theft - and help for preventing such theft from occurring in the future.

Defaulted on a Student Loan - Now What?

A review of the steps you need to take once you've defaulted on a student loan.

Home Threatened With Foreclosure - Now What?

Smart strategies to employ when you're seriously behind on your mortgage.

You Have Bad Credit – Now What?

Steps for getting your finances back on track.

You Just Lost Your Job - Now What?

Advice to ensure that you'll be in the best possible position to recover from a job loss.

About South Metro Federal Credit Union

Our suite of Financial Education Services (FES) is founded on providing a thorough education and consistent guidance with a confidential personal representative. With this relationship in place, we’ll work with you to determine your broad goals and set tactics for direct outcomes that build credit and help manage debt. We’ll empower you with the mindset, tools and products it takes to make an impact on your financial health.


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