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Avoiding Common Financial Pitfalls

Each stage of life brings new financial responsibilities and challenges. Let's take a look at some common financial pitfalls people experience in each decade.

Each Decade Can Bring New Challenges

An outline of some of the most common financial mistakes made by adults in each decade - from your 20's through retirement.


Common Financial Mistakes People Make in their 20s

Credit, Loans and Moving Out, Oh My: Common Financial Mistakes People Make in their 20s


Financial Blunders Common to People in Their 30s

Failing to Plan: 4 Financial Blunders Common to People in Their 30s


Common Financial Mistakes People Make in their 40s

Underfunded Retirement, Accidental Overspending, and More: Common Financial Mistakes People Make in their 40s


Avoiding Financial Mistakes in Your 50s and 60s

From starting Social Security too early to slowing down on savings, common financial mistakes can reduce retirement earnings.


Financial Mistakes to Avoid in Retirement

Are you Making These Common Retirement Financial Mistakes?

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Last Week @ South Metro Federal Credit Union

Paying Without Using Cash

From choosing the right card to finding the best deal, facts you need to know for day-to-day spending without using cash.

Non-Cash Payment Options

An introduction to the ways to pay without using cash, including new smart phone payment technology.

Types of Credit Cards

Gold, Platinum, Palladium… what’s next, the Royale Card? (Actually, yes – in Dubai.) Let’s put the marketing aside and find the true differences between credit cards.

Prepaid Cards

With prepaid cards, no credit is involved. But there can be risks as well as benefits.

Finding the Credit Card Best Deal

There are literally thousands of card products to choose from. Here’s how to find the best deal for you.

Smart Phone Payments

New payment technologies offer the ability to leave your cards at home.

Consumer Protection – Which Option is Best?

Credit, debit, and prepaid cards each have pros and cons. When should you use each?

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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