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Boating in Baltimore — New Boater’s Guide

There’s nothing like the feel of getting out on the water on a bright sunny day. It can be a wholesome family experience or a great opportunity to get some friends together to let off some steam and relieve stress from the workweek. If you are a new boat owner or you are thinking about getting into boating, the Baltimore … Continue reading

boating in Baltimore's Inner Harbor is a wonderful place to enjoy a day on the water
Budgeting & Saving

Where To Open A Checking Account In 2022

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 2020, only 19% 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

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Budgeting & Saving

The Different Types Of Checking Accounts [Comparison]

Looking to open a checking account? Before doing so, it’s important to understand your options. Different types of checking accounts offer different advantages and benefits and deciding which one is best for you requires careful consideration before you apply. Overview Of Various Types Of Checking Accounts Here’s a quick comparison of eight of the most common types of checking accounts. … Continue reading

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News & Announcements

AFFCU 2022 Annual Meeting

ATLANTIC FINANCIAL FCU ANNUAL MEETING You are invited to attend the 2022 Atlantic Financial FCU Annual Meeting. Date: Monday, April 25, 2022 Time: 5:00 pm Place: Virtually (online)  All AFFCU members are welcome to join. The 2022 meeting will again be held virtually. Registration is required and can be completed using the zoom virtually meeting registration link provided below. Meeting … Continue reading

Home & Auto

Tips for Buying a Car in Towson, MD

If you are in the market for a new or used car, perhaps you think that finding a quality vehicle that fits your budget right now is an impossible task. Although the current vehicle inventory is low, it’s still possible to find a great vehicle right in Towson, MD and the surrounding Baltimore metro area.  The following tips for buying … Continue reading

a view of the Towson, MD community which is located just north of Baltimore
Credit & Debt | Taxes

How to Use Your Tax Refund to Build Credit

It’s no secret that having a great credit score is beneficial today. It makes being approved for loans easier and ensures you pay less interest on those financial obligations. But its benefits stretch beyond loans. For instance, some employers will check your credit score before hiring you. Landlords will often review your credit before you can move in. And some … Continue reading

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