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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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Marriage and Money
Whether you're getting married or just getting serious, mingling financial accounts with a significant other takes some careful consideration and planning.

How Money Affects Your Relationship

Money issues can impact your relationship in both positive and negative ways.

Moving in Together: Money and Romance

Talking about money and your personal financial goals before moving in together is a great way to avoid potential financial surprises.

Joint Bank Account Considerations

Opening a joint account with a partner requires some important guidelines.

Getting Hitched

Three financial functions to handle before or immediately after you get married.

Money and Children

Four money concerns that crop up when kids enter the picture.

Protect Your Future Self

As with any financial consideration, both married and unmarried couples should discuss retirement savings carefully and choose a path that is best for both individuals now and in the future.

New topics are posted every Sunday.

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Last Week @ South Metro Federal Credit Union

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Understanding the Consequences of Bad Credit

An in-depth look at how poor credit can make life vastly harder to navigate and how to repair it.

Bad Credit Hurts!

Introduces an in-depth look at how poor credit can make life vastly harder to navigate.

How Does Credit Go Bad?

A quick explanation of how credit scores head south.

The Financial Effects of Bad Credit

A review of a few ways bad credit can wreak havoc on your finances.

Unexpected Ways Bad Credit Can Affect Your Life

Credit problems can do more than prevent you from getting a loan.

How Can I Fix My Credit? (Part One)

A guide to help you repair credit problems as painlessly as possible.

How Can I Fix My Credit? (Part Two)

The second section of our guide to comprehensive credit repair.

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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