How can you build up credit?

You probably know that it’s important to have a good credit score in today’s world. Once you’re out of school, you’ll need to have healthy credit to buy a car and maybe someday, a house. You may not be aware that credit also affects what you pay for insurance, or that many employers look at a person’s credit history before deciding whether to hire them.

But how can you get credit when you don’t have a credit history? Here are three ways: Continue reading

AN IMCU LIFESTYLE GUIDE

BUYING YOUR FIRST HOME

So you’re getting ready to buy a home of your own! That’s great news, because home ownership is one of the best ways of building long-term financial security. As you make your monthly mortgage payment, more and more of your home will belong to you.

There’s a lot to know when buying a home, and Indiana Members Credit Union created this guide to provide most of the general information you’ll need. Continue reading