Financial Wellness Blog

Safe Online Shopping Tips for the Holiday Season

Safe Online Shopping Tips for the Holiday Season

Before you get settled in a comfy chair in front of the computer to start shopping, be sure to take some precautions to protect yourself and your finances.
How To Break the Debt Spiral

How To Break the Debt Spiral

If you’re living paycheck to paycheck, don’t feel alone. In a recent poll, nearly half of all Americans said they're having "serious financial problems." But there are ways to find balance.
Planning for Retirement: Set Your Financial Timeline

Planning for Retirement: Set Your Financial Timeline

Planning ahead for the kind of retirement you want to enjoy will go a long way in helping you get the most out of it.
Credit Unions Inspiring Hope Around the World

Credit Unions Inspiring Hope Around the World

On October 15, 2020, Pyramid members and others around the world will celebrate International Credit Union Day (ICU Day) to raise awareness about what it means to have a credit union as their financial partner.
What's Your Money Personality Type?

What's Your Money Personality Type?

Each of us has a ‘Money Personality’ that gives insight into our relationship with money, our impulses, how we save, and how we spend.
Your Next Vehicle: To Buy or Lease?

Your Next Vehicle: To Buy or Lease?

If you’re in the market for a vehicle, one of your first decisions might be whether to buy new, buy used, or lease. There are lots of things to consider, including cost, driving habits, and personal preference.
Check Your Credit Report Regularly

Check Your Credit Report Regularly

Now more than ever, it’s important to check your financial accounts and credit reports regularly. For most people, managing finances is business as usual with no surprises. But sometimes mistakes happen.
Putting Your Home's Equity to Work

Putting Your Home's Equity to Work

If you’re a homeowner, you could be sitting on a great source of low-cost funds for home improvement projects or other expenses.
Should You Refinance Your Mortgage?

Should You Refinance Your Mortgage?

With mortgage interest rates reaching historic lows, many homeowners are taking advantage of this opportunity to refinance their current home loan.
Making Good Financial Decisions When Times Get Tough

Making Good Financial Decisions When Times Get Tough

The current economic downturn caused by the coronavirus pandemic has created significant financial stress and hardship across the world. Most impacted are people like you and me along Main Street.