Atlantic Financial Blog

Budgeting & Saving

Healthy Financial Habits to Develop

It is so easy to spend money and purchase things these days. It can literally be done in one click. And while an individual purchase may not seem that significant in the moment, it can be impactful when you look at the bigger financial picture. That’s why it is always important to review your financial activity. The best time to … Continue reading

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Budgeting & Saving

Where To Open A Checking Account In 2020

In times gone by, being without a checking account was an inconvenience at worst. Today, not having a checking account can make you feel like you’re at a standstill.  In 2018, only 31% of transactions were cash-based. Most of the other options, including checks, debit and credit cards, and electronic transfers, require having a checking account. That’s why if you … Continue reading

News & Announcements

AFFCU Awards $20,000 In COVID-19 Member Support Grant

Press Release – June 22, 2020 The past several months have been a struggle for many throughout our community. Individuals and families have had to grapple with unexpected hardships resulting from the Covid-19 pandemic. Despite the many challenges, Atlantic Financial Federal Credit Union has remained steadfast in helping their 10,000+ members persevere through these difficult times. Matthew Piazza, President & … Continue reading

Budgeting & Saving

What To Consider When Opening A Checking Account For Students

Traditional working adults aren’t the only people who benefit from having a checking account. When you open a checking account for the student in your life, it can provide them with the opportunity to learn critical basic financial literacy skills while safely managing their money.  However, unlike adults, students have a different lifestyle, which requires a checking account to offer … Continue reading

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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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