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Summer is here and it’s time to relax!

If you're thinking about taking a summer vacation, but your budget can't afford to take a big hit, check out these money-saving getaway tips.

home equity line of credit blog

Your home can mean so many different things to you: home is where the heart is; home sweet home; home is where you hang your hat; there's no place like home.

HELOC special 2019

If you own a home and it’s worth more than the remaining balance on your mortgage, you have equity. If you have equity, you can apply for a Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC)1.

A HELOC is a revolving line of credit that you can draw on, pay back, and draw on again for a set period of time.

And if you think you can only use a HELOC to pay for home improvements like landscaping or pool installation, think again. Your Home Equity Line of Credit can be used to pay for any purchases you have coming up, including:

kids cash

As Youth Month at VacationLand Federal Credit Union draws to a close, we encourage you to continue teaching your children about saving, giving, earning and spending. 

Kids aren't don’t get a lot of financial education in school, so when they become adults they just wing it and take care of financial matters as best they can. We’ve all been there, but it’s never too early – or too late – to learn sound financial habits!

youth month 2019A penny saved is a penny earned. Penny pincher. A pretty penny. Penny wise, pound foolish.

A penny certainly doesn't buy much these days, and getting your kids to save a penny, or more, is like pulling teeth. However, saving money is just as important as earning money.

April is Youth Month at VacationLand Federal Credit Union, a great time to start a conversation with the kids about saving money and setting financial goals.