Budget Fettuccine Alfredo [RECIPE]

Creamy pasta for just a few dollars in less time than it takes to order dinner in! Yield: 4 servings Hands-on prep time: 3 minutes Total prep time: 10 minutes Price per serving: $1.19 Ingredients 2 tablespoons butter 1 clove garlic 3/4 cup cream 2 egg yolks ¾ cup grated parmesan cheese 2 tablespoons parsley 1 pound fettuccine Salt […]

All You Need to Know About the Capital One Data Breach

In late July, Capital One Bank announced that 106 million of its card holders had their data compromised in a massive breach that stretched over four months. Among the victims, 140,000 customers had their Social Security numbers swiped and approximately 80,000 had their linked checking account numbers stolen. No credit card numbers were reported to […]

The Latte Factor [BOOK REVIEW]

If personal finance books make your eyes glaze over, but you can never say no to a page-turning novel, this book was written for you.  In The Latte Factor, best-selling author David Bach and co-writer, John David Mann, present a personal finance book that reads like a novel. It tells the story of Zoey, a young […]

11 Ways to Save on Back-to-School Shopping

Ah, summer! It’s the season of fireworks and fireflies, road trips and rocky road ice cream, baseball and beach balls, flip-flops and ice pops.  But, just as you’re settling into the laid-back summer routine, retailers start rolling out their back-to-school displays, which may open that pit of dread into your stomach. Supply lists. New clothing. […]

6 Mistakes People Make in Their 20s (and How to Fix Them) - Current Balance - Marion Community Credit Union

6 Mistakes People Make in Their 20s (and How to Fix Them)

Like many people, you may have blown through your 20s making financial decisions that served you well in the moment, but may not have been particularly responsible. Dinner out several times a week, credit card bills you barely looked at and luxury cars way beyond your budget—life was practically a party!    But now, the […]

Recipe - Orange-Garlic Chicken with Tomatoes - Current Balance - Marion Community Credit Union

Orange-Garlic Chicken with Tomatoes [RECIPE]

This chicken serves up a fresh burst of flavor with a side of wow! Yield: 4 servings Hands-on prep time: 15 minutes Total prep time: 30 minutes Price per serving: $1.70 Ingredients 1 cup white rice 1 teaspoon grated orange zest 8 chicken thighs 1 tablespoon olive oil Kosher salt Black pepper 1 clove garlic, chopped 1/4 cup orange juice […]

15 Tips to Sell Your Home Quickly - Current Balance - Marion Community Credit Union

15 Tips to Sell Your Home Quickly

Spring is in the air! And we’re not just talking about the hum of lawnmowers, newly bloomed flowers, and the chime of the ice cream truck. For lots of people, spring means the chance at a fresh start in a new home.  If you’re looking to sell your home and start over somewhere else, you […]

Making Money Simple - Current Balance - Marion Community Credit Union

Making Money Simple [BOOK REVIEW]

It can sometimes feel like every decision we need to make revolves around money. How do we spend it? How much should we save? Where should we invest? How much do we need to retire? The endless stream of choices is enough to give anyone a throbbing headache!  Don’t let these decisions throw you into […]

What You Should (and Shouldn't) Do With Your Tax Refund - Current Balance - Marion Community Credit Union

What You Should (and Shouldn’t) Do With Your Tax Refund

When you receive an unexpected windfall (whether it’s from a tax refund, work bonus, or a cash gift), it’s always a good idea to be proactive about how you’ll spend it instead of letting it just blow through your checking account. Below, we’ve listed some dos and don’ts for you to consider. Do: Pay down […]

Recipe - Simple Stuffed Shells with Spinach - Current Balance - Marion Community Credit Union

Simple Stuffed Shells with Spinach [RECIPE]

A box of pasta + cheese + veggie = dinner!  Yield: 4 servings Hands-on prep time: 15 minutes Total prep time: 45 minutes Price per serving: $1.25  Ingredients 1 lb. jumbo pasta shells 1 16-oz. container cottage cheese 1 cup frozen spinach, thawed 1 cup shredded Muenster cheese 1 ½ cup shredded mozzarella cheese, divided 1 egg, beaten 1 […]