Make Your Own Gifts

Looking to save money during the holidays? It’s a time where many people get a lot of gifts for their family, friends, and coworkers. They might even be donating money or gifts for underprivileged people to be able to enjoy their holidays more. While the spirit of giving can be fun and make us feel good, it can also hurt our wallets. Here are some ways to save money on presents but still show others you were thinking of them.

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What Are Personal Loans?

Have you ever felt overwhelmed by all the loans you have to pay off? Maybe you just wish you had enough extra money so you can finally afford that vacation you’ve been saving up for. You could be planning on renovating your home, or thinking about the dream wedding you’ve always wished for. Maybe an unexpected and unavoidable expense came up, like a trip to the hospital. No matter what the occasion, a personal loan could be the help you’re looking for.

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SunWest Member Stories

At SunWest Federal Credit Union, our employees have the ability to participate in our Pay It Forward program whenever they judge appropriate. We have many deserving members who we want to go above and beyond for every day, but sometimes, there is a person who clearly needs a little extra help. Check out a few of these stories of our branch representatives helping out our members going through hard times.

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What To Do With Thanksgiving Leftovers

It’s Black Friday and you probably have some leftovers from the Thanksgiving feast. Do you like to eat the same meal all over again? Many of us do! But it depends on each person, and of course, it depends on what exactly you had in the first place that may or may not hold up the same in the second round. Just in case you want to spice things up a bit with your post-Thanksgiving meals, here are some awesome ideas.

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Saving On Your Thanksgiving Festivities

Thanksgiving is a holiday where we celebrate gratitude – for our family, friends, home, food, and other things in our lives. It seems common for people to decorate in fall colors and provide lots and lots of food for their guests. However, if you’re trying to save money and keep to a budget during the holidays, this classic vision of Thanksgiving may not be for you. But what can you do if you’re hosting and others have expectations of how things are going to be?

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Halloween Safety Tips

Just a few more days until Halloween! You may have your costumes, candy, and decorations ready – or at least plans for them – but have you thought about safety? Especially if you’re taking kids trick-or-treating, it’s always a good idea to be prepared and discuss the rules with them. Here are a few tips on how to be safer this Halloween.

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International Credit Union Day Part 2

International Credit Union Day has come to a close for this year, and we had a blast! Did you stop by any of our branches and join in the celebration? It’s amazing to think that this day has been officially celebrated for 70 years – and did you know that SunWest FCU has been around even longer?

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International Credit Union Day 2018

International Credit Union Day is coming up and we are so excited! This year, it’s the 70th anniversary, which means everything is platinum-themed. SunWest will be having giveaways on our social media next week leading up to the big day, then a grand prize giveaway for those who visit one of our branches on October 18. But what is so special about credit unions that they were able to get their own day dedicated to them – all around the world?

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DIY Halloween Spider Decorations

Halloween is just around the corner! This is a popular holiday where a variety of creative sides come out. For many this means planning their costumes, while some are preparing what themed goodies they will make for a party. Others are getting out their decorations, or getting excited for all the candy they’re going to collect on the last day of October! Many people spend this time with friends, and many take the opportunity for some family fun. What is your favorite aspect of this spooky celebration?

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