Good Money Moves

What To Do If You Become a Victim of Identity Theft
What To Do If You Become a Victim of Identity Theft
Statistics show 1 in every 15 Americans will become a victim of identity theft or fraud each year. This week on Good Money Moves, Jenna Taubel with the First Alliance Credit Union shares the steps you should take if you become a victim of this growing crime problem and strategies you can use to detect the fraudulent use of your credit information as early as possible and hopefully limit the damage.
What to Do With Money From an Inheritance
What to Do With Money From an Inheritance
Making Good Money Moves can be difficult after a person receives an inheritance. It is easy for an individual's judgment to be clouded because of the emotions tied the loss of a loved one. Jenna Taubel and Michelle Dodd with First Alliance Credit Union point to some of the potential pitfalls associated with receiving an inheritance and explain strategies that can be employed to avoid making costly mistakes.
Budgeting, Saving, and Preparing for Pet Related Expenses
Budgeting, Saving, and Preparing for Pet Related Expenses
Planning for the unexpected is always a Good Money Move but many people overlook what could be a significant unexpected expense, the cost of pet ownership. This week, Jenna Taubel with First Alliance Credit Union provides details about some of the expected and unexpected expenses associated with having a pet or multiple pets, along with ways to make Good Money Moves in budgeting, saving, and prepa
The Importance of Having an Emergency Fund and How to Start One
The Importance of Having an Emergency Fund and How to Start One
Statistics suggest most Americans lack adequate savings even when it comes to emergency needs. This week on Good Money Moves, Jenna Taubel and Nate Wildeman with First Alliance Credit Union explain the importance of having an emergency fund, what it should be used for, and how to start the process of creating one.
Unique New Credit Union Concept in Rochester Includes Coffee Shop and Bakery
Unique New Credit Union Concept in Rochester Includes Coffee Shop and Bakery
Where in Rochester can you grab a great sandwich, a delicious cup of coffee, relax, and make Good Money Moves? It's the new First Alliance Commons on Commerce Drive Northwest. Jenna Taubel and Mark Hettinger explain how the First Alliance Credit Union has partnered with Great Harvest Bread and Moka to create a wonderfully unique financial services experience.
Avoiding Payday Loans is a Good Money Move
Avoiding Payday Loans is a Good Money Move
Pay Day Loans are often advertised as a quick solution to your money troubles, but in reality can lead to a cascade of financial hardship. Jenna Taubel and Michelle Dodd with First Alliance Credit Union explain why using the short-term, ultra-high interest loans can become a trap for people who may not be aware of other available options that could lead to future Good Money Moves.

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