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


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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Make A Financial Resolution

We all are very happy to welcome a new year. For many Americans 2020 was a tough year financially. The new year is a great excuse for a fresh start. If you aren’t quite sure what type of resolution you will make this year, consider a financial one. Here are some good resolutions to consider:
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3 Things That Can Drain Your Savings Account

Are you prepared for the unexpected? Unfortunately, life can throw a curveball every once in a while. While you can’t predict the future, you can prepare. Some of life’s ‘what ifs’ can drain your savings account… fast! Have you thought about these things?
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