Imagine living in a 400-square-foot house with just the basics – kitchen, bathroom, bed – and a miniature utility bill to match. If that sounds ideal to you, you aren’t alone. There’s a whole “tiny house” movement of people cutting down on their housing costs and escaping the city bustle by living in sometimes elegant, eco-friendly cottages.
Updated Sept 30 You may have heard recent news coverage reporting that Home Depot has encountered a security breach that compromised cardholder names, card number, and expiration dates on an undisclosed number of credit and debit accounts.
Did you make a New Year’s resolution to minimize your debt? Here are some tips to help you stay motivated. Create a plan. Create a budget so you know where your money goes and then devote all extra funds to paying down debt. Start with the debt that carries the highest interest rate first. Once you've paid that off, devote the extra money to the next highest-rate debt, and so on. As you pay off the balances, you may want to conside...
It’s holiday shopping season! More and more consumers are choosing the ease of doing their shopping online. While shopping online is a convenient time-saver, it is important to make sure to protect yourself against fraudulent online charges. We offer BECU CardProtect to help make sure your credit and debit card information are not used fraudulently online at participating merchants.
BECU knows how important it is to have an efficient, accessible accounting process. That’s why we’ve teamed with First Data® to provide payment processing services for businesses.
You only have a couple more weeks to do your holiday shopping—are you ready? It is easy to put off shopping, but you don’t want to be the person that only shows up with gift cards because you didn’t plan out your holiday shopping. Here are a few helpful tips to help you complete your holiday shopping: