Money Minutes | General Electric Credit Union Blog | Financial Resources

How to Protect Your Finances During an Economic Slowdown

May 1, 2020 | 4 minute read

As the economy faces uncertain times due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, it’s a good time to evaluate how your money is doing and whether you’re prepared to weather the storm. The more...

Read

The 12 Best Mobile Banking Features You Need to Use

Apr 30, 2020 | 5 minute read

Managing your money is even easier when you can access accounts right from your smartphone. Mobile banking apps have evolved and if you’re just using your app to check balances, you’re potentially...

Read

Coping with Market Volatility

Apr 28, 2020 | 4 minute read

The ups and downs of the market not only plays a toll on your finances, but on your emotions as well. As you’ve worked hard for the funds you’ve accumulated, it’s tough to see any type of loss....

Read

How to Handle an Unexpected Job Loss

Apr 15, 2020 | 4 minute read

As some businesses close their doors and people are staying home due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19), Americans are finding themselves out of work, either temporarily or due to company layoffs or...

Read

How to Spend (or Not Spend) Your Stimulus Money

Apr 13, 2020 | 3 minute read

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, many have found themselves out of work, resulting in significant financial stress. To help Americans bridge the gap through this pandemic and cope with their...

Read

CARES Act Provides Relief to Individuals and Businesses

Apr 8, 2020 | 4 minute read

On Friday, March 27, 2020, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act was signed into law. This $2 trillion emergency relief package is intended to assist individuals and...

Read

The SECURE Act Passed. Now What?

Feb 25, 2020 | 4 minute read

In late December of 2019, the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act was signed into law to give Americans greater security and comfort for life after work....

Read

How to Leave Behind the Legacy You Want

Jan 3, 2020 | 6 minute read

You've worked hard over the years to accumulate wealth, and you probably find it comforting to know the assets you leave behind will continue to be a source of support for your family, friends,...

Read

Life Insurance: Build a Foundation and Protect the Ones You Love

Oct 22, 2019 | 6 minute read

The moment you become an adult, a spouse, or a parent changes everything. Not only do you need to take care of yourself, but you now have someone else to care for and protect. Planning for the...

Read

How to Pay Off Student Loan Debt

Oct 16, 2019 | 4 minute read

Whether you just recently graduated college or completed your degree several years ago, you likely took out one or more student loans to help finance your degree. At the start of the 2019 - 2020...

Read