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Financial Planning for Your Wedding
If you get started early, make informed decisions, and break the wedding planning process down into smaller achievable goals, the planning journey can be nearly as enjoyable as the destination.


A Six-Part Primer For Getting Hitched

This week's series addresses how to ensure your wedding process is as smooth, seamless and happy as possible.


A Breakdown of the Costs Associated with Weddings

Wedding should never be a source of financial anxiety for new couples. Follow the advice listed here to keep your costs manageable.


Why Set Wedding Planning Priorities?

A smart, prioritized wedding budget is a vitally important part of pre-matrimonial planning.


Celebration Options for Every Budget

Finding the celebration that best suits your preferences - and budget - will help get your marriage started on the right foot.


Exploring Memorable Honeymoon Options

When it comes to honeymoons, there are really only two limits: Your imagination and your budget.


A Pre-Wedding Checklist

By compiling a checklist and working through it step by step, you improve your odds of negotiating the process as painlessly as possible.


How To Save for Your Wedding

Weddings may be expensive, but they don't have to be financially taxing. You can enjoy your wedding without worrying about spending more than you can afford if you plan appropriately.

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Starting a Business

By the end of this week, you'll be more prepared than ever to take that first exciting step into entrepreneurship.

Starting a Business

An outline of some important steps to take when thinking about starting a new business.

Is Entrepreneurship Really For Me?

By taking a close look at your personality and work preferences, you can better consider whether entrepreneurship is really for you.

What to Ask Yourself Before You Start a Business

By taking the time to thoroughly answer the inquiries outlined here, you'll be in a better position to evaluate your overall business readiness.

How to Write an Effective Business Plan

A business plan should be a compelling case for the viability of your new enterprise - and a roadmap to follow once you've started.

The Basics on Finding Financing

If you want your new business to flourish, it's important that you have enough capital to grow. Learn how to find the funding option that's right for you.

Types of Legal Structures to Consider

Finding the right legal structure is a core component of any successful business launch. Today learn about the options many entrepreneurs consider.

Your Responsibilities as an Employer

Your employees will be relying on you just as much as you rely on them - and failure to meet your obligations under the law can carry significant penalties.

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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