Fat Cat Small Paws Savings Account Promotion
Lennox Employees Credit Union is proud to announce it's new Youth Savings Program. This account is made just for the small saver or for the parent or grandparent who wants to teach youth about the advantages of saving or to just get them started. This account will earn above the current savings rate at 0.25% higher than the regular rate. As a special promotion May 18-May 22nd, anyone that opens a new Fat Cat Savings account, we will deposit the first $5 and the Child will be put in a special drawing for a $25 Gift Card. If you have questions about the Fat Cat Savings Account. Please contact the credit union for more information!
MyCardInfo Website Redesign
Lennox Employees Credit Union is excited to announce upcoming enhancements to our online MyCardInfo credit card account management portal. By summer 2015, the following website enhancements will make it easier for you to monitor your online account.
Responsive design for optimal viewing and navigation from any device
Ease-of-use through simple and clean dashboard views
Rotating banners containing promotions and special offers
Easier card enrollment and much more!
If you have questions, please call the customer service number on the back of your credit card. We hope you will find these enhancements helpful in managing your account online!
Five Sure-Fire Ways to have a Beautiful Home and All the Best Gadgets for Less
Yes, you're making great money compared to what you were used to in college, but the economy is tough, ever changing and unforgiving. And while many of your friends are probably outfitting their apartments and homes with the nicest TVs and furniture credit can buy, it's in your best interest to keep your expenses low.
With sites like Craigslist and Zaarly, your ability to find really nice items that are gently used couldn't be easier. Granted, you'll be sitting on someone's old leather couch, but honestly, the leather looks cooler when it's been "weathered." Plus, a brand new sofa and side chair with ottoman could cost upwards of $1,500-2,000 and a gently used set goes for $500-700.
Car Buying Tips
Whether you are ready to trade in that hand-me-down hatchback or toss that bus pass in the trash, buying your first car is quite an adventure. It can be a time-consuming, frustrating and exhilarating process, so it's best to make a plan before you head out to the car lots. Here are a few tips on where to start.
- What Can You Afford? Before you begin shopping for a car, it's important to take a look at your budget and figure out how much you can afford to spend on a vehicle, without strapping yourself or cutting into your savings. The number needs to take into consideration the monthly payment and operating expenses, like gas and maintenance.
- The Down Payment You're also going to need a big chunk of change for a down payment. To get a loan for a car, and often for a lease, you'll probably need to make a down payment of around 10 percent of the total price of the vehicle. The larger your down payment, the smaller your monthly payment will be and the less you will pay in total for the car in the long run.