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Video offers CUNA members advice on fin lit problems
MADISON, Wis. (12/22/08)--Credit unions can provide quick financial literacy information and tips in the credit union lobby or at an outside event through a new continuous loop DVD from the Credit Union National Association. The Home & Family Finance Resource Center (HFFRC) DVD provides 25 short videos that discuss financial literacy issues, credit union products and services, and benefits of credit union membership. The videos, which were originally featured on the home page of the HFFRC, were compiled into a 41-minute continuous loop DVD. Topics include:
* Purchasing a vehicle--three transactions; * When times are tough your credit union can help; * Refinancing your mortgage; * Credit counselors can help balance the bills; * Use direct deposit and automatic transfers to simplify finances; * What to do when your arm is due; * Managing credit card debt; * Tap your home's equity; * Credit cards on campus; * How to prevent identity theft; * How to get a free credit report; * Buying a home; * Becoming creditworthy; * Build your best credit score; * Autos: new vs. used; * Getting a student loan; * Top 10 reasons to belong to a credit union; * Investing: dollar-cost averaging; * Guard your plastic cards; * Financing your new car; * Mortgages: prequalification vs. preapproval; * Phishing: don't take the bait; * Investing in an IRA; * Getting tax records organized; and * Money and travel.
For more information or to purchase online, use the link. To order by phone, call (800) 356-8010, press 3, and use the stock number as a reference.
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