Welcome to Sikorsky Credit Union’s blog were we share informative articles on home, life, and money with our online community.


Finding The Checking Account That Works For You

When was the last time you looked into what your checking account really has to offer? If you are paying unnecessary fees this is a red flag that it may be time to make the switch. While switching your primary checking account can be less than ideal, if it will save you money, it’s something to think about. Like we always say, small decisions make a big difference.
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Smart Ideas For Your Stimulus Payment or Tax Return

Not sure what to do with that stimulus payment or tax return? Before you spend it all in one place, take the time to consider your financial goals. An extra check you didn’t account for can go a long way when it comes to saving or paying down bills.
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First Time Home Buyer Tips

Buying your first home can be such an exciting time. Even if you aren’t quite ready yet, there are things you can do now to prepare for when the time is right. One of the first things you should think about is your credit. This will determine the interest rate you have; this is a big deal when you are talking about a 30-year loan. Get your credit ready by paying your bills on time and lowering your debt. Do you have credit cards you can pay off? Set a goal to get it done. It helps to check your credit score on a regular basis too. Services like Credit Karma allow you to keep tabs on it for free.
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Tips for Managing Financial Stress During a Pandemic

We are all happy to put 2020 behind us! As we head into a new year some things can follow us, financial stress being one of them. Many have had their incomes take a hit or have suffered a job loss. It is common for money and finances to be a top stressor, but a pandemic can add to it.
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