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Home & Auto

Where Can I Get A Car Loan?

With the rising cost of vehicles both new and used, you want to secure the car you want, but first, you have to make sure you have proper financing in place. When asking yourself, where can I get a car loan, many options might come to mind, including a for-profit bank, auto dealership, and online lender.   But upon researching your … Continue reading

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News & Announcements

AFFCU 2020 College Scholarship Winners

AFFCU is proud to announce and recognize the two winners of our 2020 Credit Union College Scholarship. Avraham Shugarman is working on earning his Bachelors degree in Liberal Arts that will allow him to further his career development. Megan Tomasic is a rising junior at the University of Maryland, College Park where she is studying civil engineering. Both received a … Continue reading

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Credit & Debt

What Happens After Forbearance or a Payment Deferral?

Here’s what you need to know to protect your credit and avoid financial issues moving forward. Getting forbearance or a payment deferral from a creditor or lender can be a lifesaver. These programs can provide relief at a time when you need it most. You can miss a payment or not pay the full amount without facing penalties. However, there … Continue reading

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Credit & Debt

What Is “Good Debt” Versus “Bad Debt”?

Debt, credit, and financing – words that can make many squeamish. Financing, unless you have piles of cash laying around most need it to help make purchases, both big and on the smaller scale. Credit, you need a good credit score and credit history to get affordable financing offers. Debt, it’s what you get when financing. But it’s not necessary … Continue reading