March 23, 2023
Learn the difference between a Credit Union and a larger bank. Explore which may be the best option for you.
March 22, 2023
Considering recent news about a few regional bank failures, it’s completely natural for you to wonder about the security of your deposits and investments.
March 21, 2023
Does the number of credit card cards you carry matter? Carrying multiple credit cards can be beneficial, but too many can lead to financial troubles. Learn how to determine how many credit card acc...
March 16, 2023
Mobile payment transactions have become commonplace, with more businesses than ever offering contactless payment with a mobile phone. Market researchers expect to see this increase even more in the...
March 14, 2023
Are you nervous about tying up all your money in a single certificate of deposit? A CD ladder may ease your mind. Keep reading to discover the benefits and how to implement a CD laddering investmen...
March 9, 2023
There’s several reasons why you may need to start planning for long-term care and how it could affect your retirement. Find out more here.
March 7, 2023
Did you notice an unauthorized inquiry on your credit report? Follow these 6 steps to help protect yourself from becoming a victim of identity theft and protect your finances.
March 2, 2023
You just received a chip credit card. Now, every time you go to a store, there is confusion over whether you insert or swipe your card. Why did credit card companies make a change to a system that ...
February 23, 2023
This blog has been updated to reflect 2023 contribution numbers. Employer 401k, Traditional IRA, and Roth IRA. No matter which investment vehicle you choose to use, make sure you're getting the be...
February 21, 2023
Has a friend or family member asked you to cosign a loan for them? What does that mean, and is it a good or bad idea? We give you the information you need to understand whether cosigning is right f...
February 16, 2023
Saving for your child's future can be a daunting task, but it is important to provide them with a strong financial foundation. Here are 10 ways you can start to save for your child's future:
February 14, 2023
If you use the overdraft protection on your bank account, will it drive your credit score down? Find out when or if an overdraft will affect your credit score.
February 9, 2023
Check out these 25 tips to help you build better spending and saving habits and find financial wellness in 2023 and beyond.
February 7, 2023
Are you afraid bankruptcy will permanently damage your credit? No need to worry. Follow these steps to start rebuilding your post-bankruptcy credit.
February 2, 2023
Are you trying to recover from past financial mistakes but keep getting turned away from banks? TDECU's mission is to help people navigate their financial journey; with that, we believe everyone de...
February 1, 2023
This blog was originally published in January 2022 and updated in February 2023 A new year also brings a new tax season and with it, additional chances for tax related scams. Unfortunately, ide...
January 31, 2023
TDECU has various financial calculators on our website, but not all are intuitive. The team that produced the calculators has developed ways for you to use the TDECU financial calculators best.
January 19, 2023
What can you do to get out of medical debt? Understand your options to help you get back to good financial health.
January 17, 2023
Your credit score may benefit by paying off a vehicle loan, but the actual impact may depend on a number of variables. How repaying a vehicle loan might impact your credit score is as follows:
January 13, 2023
TDECU is insured by the NCUA. What does that mean, and how does it impact me? Here is everything you need to know about how your money is insured at TDECU.
January 10, 2023
Are you paying to withdraw your own money? Forget it. In banking today, you have more options than ever before.
January 6, 2023
Paper documents can leave you vulnerable to identity theft and fraud. Learn how enrolling in eDocuments can be safer for you and better for the planet.
January 5, 2023
This blog was originally posted in January 2022 and updated in January 2023. These days, more than ever, identity thieves are on the prowl and ready to attack. They are looking to steal your pe...
December 27, 2022
Understanding a credit utilization ratio and how it affects your credit score can improve your financial health. Keep reading to find out how.
December 20, 2022
Did you know there is a way you can potentially earn higher interest on your checking account? Keep reading to find out how high-yield checking accounts allow financial institutions to offer higher...
December 13, 2022
Are you using a prepaid card for convenience or necessity? Understand the benefits and drawbacks of prepaid debit cards and whether they can affect your credit score.
December 6, 2022
Are certificates of deposit worth it? Here we explain CDs and how a TDECU Certificate of Deposit may be a good, low-risk financial product to help you reach your financial goals.
December 1, 2022
Learn about the different commercial loans available to seasonal business owners to keep the business running smoothly during peak season or while preparing for the busy period.
November 22, 2022
A good home insurance policy is essential in the homeowner’s toolbox. While no homeowner hopes they will ever have to file a claim, knowing how to do so in the event of storm damage, vandalism, or ...
November 17, 2022
Credit reporting agencies try their best to standardize scores and prevent errors. Have you found an error on your credit report? If the error has lowered your credit score or you are the victim of...
November 15, 2022
Are you trying to maximize your credit score for a mortgage, car loan, or better credit card?
November 9, 2022
No one wants to be involved in a car accident or a fender bender. We hope if you are reading this post, you are safe and have encountered minimal damage, but there is a possibility you may need to ...
November 1, 2022
This blog was originally posted in November 2021 and updated in November 2022.Holiday shopping presents so many opportunities to add joy to the season. However, with those opportunities also comes ...
October 6, 2022
This blog was originally posted in March 2022 and updated in October 2022. Phishing attacks are still a popular way for cybercriminals to bypass your security measures and trick you into provid...
September 16, 2022
Learn whether disputing an item on your credit report can impact your score.
September 6, 2022
Is your personal information at risk every time you browse the web? Learn what to look for and how to stay safe online with these tips from TDECU.
August 23, 2022
Do you know how to file an insurance claim? TDECU tells you how to file an insurance claim for auto insurance, health insurance, home insurance, and more.
August 22, 2022
Wondering if there is a way to remove negative marks from your credit report? A goodwill letter might be able to help. TDECU shows you how.
August 16, 2022
Now is a great time to reassess and realign your family's money goals. Learn more about goal setting for your family’s financial future with TDECU.
August 3, 2022
Your mobile banking app and accounts are well worth protecting. Take a few minutes to learn more with our mobile banking security tips.
July 28, 2022
Learn about managing and paying your TDECU credit card in Digital Banking.