An educational blog on financial matters from CPM Federal Credit Union

Back to School Savings for Your Household Budget

Students aren’t the only ones who’ll need to pull out the pens, paper, and calculators for the back-to-school season. Parents who want to keep back-to-school spending under control should consider doing the same. Read More>>

Money Lessons to Teach Your Kids

Remember the old adage, “Give a man a fish and feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and feed him for a lifetime." Read More>>

4 Tax Scams to Avoid

The 2017 tax season is underway and the Internal Revenue Service has issued four scams to avoid. Read More>>

Maintaining Your Holiday Budget

The holiday season is here and that likely means extra shopping, gifts and entertaining! Read More>>

Financial Education Begins at Home

Have you ever had a conversation with a child that begins with the assumption that they understand something simple, but ends with that child learning a simple truth? Read More>>

Tips for Online Shopping

Keep Your Identity Safe! Online fraud is on the rise and it is important to know how to keep your accounts as safe as possible. Here are 5 quick tips to keep your identification safe... Read More>>

Why EMV?

It was only two months ago that I received one of those dreaded phone calls. After going through the identification process the representative asked, “Are you currently trying to make a $700 purchase in the Northeast?” I answered, “No, I am in South Carolina just getting home from work.”... Read More>>