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


September the "New" New Year?

To some January starts the New Year, but for most people with children the new school year starts the New Year.  Primarily because kids need new everything: new sneakers, new backpacks, new clothes, new school supplies, etc.  They get organized – their desks in their bedrooms become uncluttered and file folders reappear, along with paperclips and newly sharpened #2 pencils.

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Roller Coasters and Financial Freedom: What You Need To Know

One day last August, I was sitting at the top of a twisty water slide in Southern New Jersey wondering how in the world I got there.   My kids encouraged me on and I didn’t want the boys to think dad was afraid.  I wasn’t afraid of getting hurt—just afraid that the nature of my trip down the slide would make me physically sick.  I hate amusement parks.

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5 Reasons Why Everyone Should Apply For A Passport

I’m a dreamer. In my mind, I’m a world traveler. Paris. London. Beijing. Bangkok. Africa. OK. I know that exotic international travel is not in my immediate future, but you never know. That’s why I have my passport ready … just in case my husband surprises me with a round-the-world vacation for our anniversary or I win a trip on Wheel of Fortune.

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Are You Raising Your Kids to be Financially Responsible?

Read on to see how a Connecticut father shares advice on saving to his two children.

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