Before You Buy A House

Owning a house is part of the American Dream for many. But first-time home-buyers might not know everything they need to have ready. The process can get pretty overwhelming if you don’t know what to expect and find yourself unprepared! If you’re thinking about buying a home soon, here are some ideas on how to start.

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Start The New Year Off Right

Are you ready for the New Year? There isn’t much more time until 2019 is here! What are your New Year’s resolutions? Maybe you’ve got at least one that has to do with you money situation. If so, here are some ideas on how to start yourself off right and make 2019 your best financial year yet.

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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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Bake Your Own: For Health and Wealth

Do you love apple chips? They’re a great snack, especially in fall when it’s apple season! And they’re not the only healthy “chips” out there. We were wondering what could make these snacks even better, and then realized – making them ourselves! This way you’ll save money while knowing exactly what’s going into your food.

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