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Build and Maintain an Excellent Credit Score

Your credit score is a crucial part of your financial health. The three little numbers measure the capacity of your credit, the proficiency of your money management and your fiscal responsibility. Explore the best ways to build and maintain an excellent credit score!

My House Skyrocketed in Value. Now What?

Home values are skyrocketing, and you may want to cash in on the action. Read the tips listed here to learn about possible financial moves you can make, all thanks to your home’s increased equity.

What is the Dark Web?

What is the dark web? How is it accessed? Is there any way to keep my information out of its depths?  Take a closer look at the dark web and how you can protect your information from being caught in its trap.

Explore TCU's Financial Education Programs & Resources

The 2022-2023 school year is here! Hopefully, most of your back-to-school shopping is done!  As students prepare to dive back into math, reading, and language arts, remember that healthy financial habits should also be an important subject.  It’s never too early or too late to start teaching and learning the basics of personal finance.

How to Pay Yourself First

“Pay yourself first” is a catchphrase that means prioritizing your personal savings above other expenses. Savings should not be an afterthought or an extra that only happens if there’s money left over at the end of the month. Putting aside money should be a fixed line on your budget that happens every month without fail.

Tips for Back-to-School Shopping

It’s back-to-school season, and that means you’ve got a list of stuff a mile long to buy. The good news is that you don’t need to break the budget during the second-biggest shopping season of the year.

Understanding College Financial Aid

The FAFSA form is used by schools to put together student aid packages. It opens for the next academic year on October 1 — and the sooner students file, the better. TCU is here to help make the process less overwhelming.

Should I Use a Credit Card at the Pump?

Many people reach for a debit card or cash when filling up on fuel, but there are several key advantages to using a credit card to pay for gas.

Don't Get Caught in a Vacation Day Rental Scam

Don't let your dream vacation be ruined by a scam. With prices increasing everywhere, you might be looking for a bargain on a vacation rental. Just be careful that the price, listing, and reviews aren't too good to be true. 

Don’t Get Caught in a Grandparent Scam

Scammers will capitalize on anything to pull off another ruse, even the special bond between a grandparent and grandchild. Grandparent scams are not new, but they have gotten a lot more sophisticated in recent years, so they can be difficult to spot.