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Newsletters

Each month we publish a newsletter on interesting consumer issues for young people like us. Should you want to check out a past issue, visit this section, and stay on top of whatever is important to us when it comes to our pocketbook, our lifestyle, or just something random we would like to share with you.

2017 Newsletters

  • When Is A Deal Not A Deal?
  • Why Should You Care About A Social Security Number?
  • Home On Break? Ways To Earn Some Extra Cash
  • Get Creative and Lower Holiday Spending
  • What does 'The Good Life' Mean to You?
  • What You Need to Know About Employee Benefits
  • Looking to Save Some Money this Holiday Season? Get Crafty!
  • What's Your Money Psychology Style?
  • Don't Let Halloween Costs Scare You
  • Could You Be Your Own Boss?
  • Stop! Can You Really Afford That?
  • The True Price of Credit: How Much Are You Really Paying?
  • For The Rare Times You Need A Branch
  • Access Your Account Anywhere
  • Need Cash From Home?
  • College Students, Which Credit Card Is Right For You?
  • Your First Car: New or Used?
  • Where to Stash Your Cash?
  • 5 Ways to Protect Your Debit Card
  • Eight Awesome Alternatives to Shopping When You Don't Need Anything
  • 7 Tips to Search for College Scholarships
  • How Much Will You Really Earn This Summer?
  • See the Credit Union Difference
  • What Is a Credit Card?
  • Didn't Find A Summer Job? Create Your Own!
  • Are You Making The Most Of Online And Mobile Banking?
  • What To Do When Your Package Never Arrives
  • Protecting Information On Your Mobile Device
  • When Does A Gap Year Make Sense?
  • 6 Steps To Buying Your Own Car
  • How To Make Your Dream Purchase A Reality
  • Streetwise Is About Saving You Money
  • Find a Summer Job - Now!
  • Prevent Lifestyle Creep
  • Protect Yourself! Change Your Passwords
  • Protect Yourself Against Scams
  • Are You Addicted To Your Phone?
  • Enjoy Prom Night For Less
  • Your College Application Checklist
  • Researching Scholarships
  • 5 Ways To Protect Yourself From Cybercrime
  • Do You Have A Spending Plan?
  • A Question For Couples: Should You Pool Your Money In A Joint Account?
  • Computer Security and Online Privacy
  • DCU's Annual Memorial Scholarship Program
  • Get Your FAFSA In Early!
  • Phishing — Don't Take That Bait!
  • Researching Scholarships

2016 Newsletters

  • Are You Money-Smart?
  • Buying Happiness
  • 6 Ways to Waste Less and Save More
  • Saving for Retirement: 401(k), IRA, or Both?
  • Saving on an Unpredictable Income
  • 7 Ways to Be a Force for Good in Your Community
  • Beware of SIM Swapping Scams
  • Saving Money – Why and How?
  • 7 Tips for Preventing Identity Theft
  • Avoid Becoming a Monster
  • Young Adults, Then and Now
  • Protecting Your Identity
  • Try Something New This School Year
  • 5 Strategies for Smart Spending
  • Read the Fine Print!
  • Banking Basics and the DCU Difference
  • Think Ahead to Your Future Career
  • Take This Opportunity to Secure Your Finances
  • 7 Tips for Babysitting Success
  • Saving Money – Why and How?
  • What's Your 5-Year Plan?
  • Healthy Foods for a Healthy Wallet
  • The Heat Is On: Tips to Lower Cooling Costs
  • Keeping a Job
  • The Many Ways You Can Pay
  • Are You Afraid of Missing Out?
  • What Does It Take to Be an Olympic Athlete?
  • Planning to Work This Summer?
  • Road Trip Savings Map
  • Understanding the Minimum Wage
  • Don't Let your Wardrobe Empty Your Wallet
  • Saving Money – Why and How?
  • How Millennials Can Stop Worrying and Love the Credit Card
  • Why Marketers Just Can't Leave You Alone
  • This Year's Prom Theme Is Green
  • Protect Yourself from Credit Card Fraud
  • 4 Apps to Manage Your Spending
  • Myth Busting: Renters Insurance Edition
  • What's Your Passion?
  • Financial Records: What to Save? What to Shred?
  • Introducing People Pay
  • 3 Ways to Create Job-Friendly Social Media
  • Make the Most of Education Tax Breaks
  • Early Spring Cleaning: Getting Financial Records in Order
  • DCU's Annual Memorial Scholarship Program
  • Don't Be a Victim of Groundhog Day Syndrome!
  • Understanding Taxes
  • Information Security – Protection Begins at Home

2015 Newsletters

  • How to Take Cool Winter Photos
  • Tips to Make Owning a Car Affordable
  • Build a Safety Net with Emergency Savings
  • What Financial Records to Save
  • Make the Most of a College Visit
  • 6 Things to Buy Used
  • Express Yourself with Your Room Décor
  • Keeping Your Job
  • Holiday Shopping: Plan Ahead
  • Make Yourself at Home with Shared Branches
  • 3 Steps to Avoid Buyer's Remorse
  • Saving Money – Why and How?
  • Beware of Scholarship Scams
  • Is There an AP Class That's Right For You?
  • Where Does All My Money Go?
  • Researching Scholarships
  • 5 Things Young Adults Should Know About Money
  • Hey Millennials: Whom Do You Trust For Financial Advice?
  • EMV: Greater Protection Is In The Cards
  • How Do I Build Good Credit If I Don't Have Credit Yet?
  • Understanding Mobile Wallet Technology
  • 4 Tips to Avoid Concert Ticket Scams
  • Quit Dilly-Dallying and Just Do It
  • How to Request Your Free Credit Report
  • Cold Cash or Paperless: Money Habits Are Changing
  • 5 Fun Ways to Fight Summer Boredom
  • Light Up Your Life! Decoding Lightbulb Choices
  • What Is a Credit Card?
  • Auto Insurance 101: What You Need to Know Now
  • Volunteering: Good for the Heart and Soul
  • Do You Have What It Takes to Run Your Own Business?
  • How Much Car Can You Afford?