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Tips on Budgeting in Times of Crisis

Having a budget can turn a potential financial tragedy into a temporary setback — and serves as a tool to help you make better financial decisions and prepare for emergencies.

Financial Stress and How to Reduce It

TCU’s Director of Financial Wellness and Wellbeing Jeff Sobieralski provides some tips on how to take control of your money. He says facing challenges head-on and putting in consistent effort can improve your overall outlook.

Advice from TCU’s Cybersecurity Expert Kevin Holleran

Our latest TCU Talks podcast is timely for Cybersecurity Awareness Month! Kevin Holleran offers tips on how we can do our part and #BeCyberSmart.

Students Can Now Earn Rewards Faster

TCU’s Student Rewards Checking offers those ages 14 to 23 easy banking without worrying about minimum balances — plus a $25 bonus after completing just six of 18 online financial management sessions!

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 process less overwhelming.

Ways to Teach Kids About Money

TCU offers assistance to help parents prepare their children to spend and save money wisely as they grow – including a new app called  "The NeighborMood" where kids learn that impulse buying may lead to harmful consequences.

The Path to Financial Wellness

Achieving security and peace of mind means practicing sound habits that reduce debt and increase savings for emergencies and large expenses. Check out TCU's expert advice on how to stay on top of your financial heath.

Credit Basics: What You Should Know

Whether credit is helpful or harmful depends on how it's used. TCU answers basic credit questions to help you take advantage of the benefits without falling into any traps.

Rates are Low, Should I Refinance My Mortgage?

Interest rates for a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage recently fell to a record low, spurring a wave of refinancing. How do you know if it's the right time to refinance and lock in a lower rate? TCU offers tips and free tools to determine whether refinancing is right for you.

Reduce Your Risk to Financial Scams

TCU reminds members to be vigilant about financial scams that seek money or personal information from unsuspecting victims. Here are important tips to help protect yourself.