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Making (and sticking to) a budget.

Posted September 9, 2020  |   Topics: Savings Tips, Wallet Wisdom

Making a budget can be intimidating. Sticking to it can feel impossible. But a budget simply tells your money where to go. So if you’ve ever uttered the phrase, “Where does all our money go?”, here are 4 steps — and a few tips — for making and sticking to a budget.

LMCU Prime Platinum named one of the nation’s best credit cards.

Posted June 29, 2020  |   Topics: Savings Tips

Both NerdWallet™* and Kiplinger** have rated LMCU's Prime Platinum Visa one of the best low ongoing interest rate credit cards in the nation.

If you need immediate financial help, we’ve got your back

Posted May 5, 2020  |   Topics: Savings Tips

From changes to our normal policies to special loan offerings, here are a handful of ways we’re here to help.

3% Max Checking - A little extra can go a long way

Posted May 5, 2020  |   Topics: Savings Tips

Right now, we could all use a little extra. With 3% Max Checking, you can earn up to nearly $450* extra every year in interest. 

Prime Platinum is the nation's best low-rate credit card

Posted March 1, 2020  |   Topics: Savings Tips

NerdWalletTM recently ranked our Prime Platinum the best low–rate card in the country.**** With an interest rate as low as prime + 3.00% (7.75% APR), plus no annual fee, it’s the ideal card if you carry a month-to-month balance, or want to consolidate high-interest debt.

Earn 3.00% APY* with Max Checking, a little extra for life’s little extras

Posted February 1, 2020  |   Topics: Savings Tips

Earn nearly $450 extra every year with our 3% Max Checking account. That’s like 12 extra boxes of chocolate. Eight extra, extra-large teddy bears. Or 132 extra roses for that extra special someone this Valentine’s Day.

And with no fees, no minimum balance required, and no hassle opening your account, that extra spending cash will pile up faster than the half-eaten coconut-filled chocolates nobody likes. Learn more or open an account at LMCU.org/MaxChecking.

Consolidate high-interest debt and potentially save thousands

Posted January 1, 2020  |   Topics: Savings Tips, Home Financing & Renovation

With a home equity fixed-rate loan starting at 4.49% APR*, you can consolidate high-interest debt–like credit cards and student loans— into one low monthly payment. You could save hundreds every month, equating to thousands in savings over the lifetime of the loan.

Prime Platinum is the nation’s best low ongoing interest credit card

Posted January 1, 2020  |   Topics: Savings Tips

NerdWalletrecently ranked our Prime Platinum the best low ongoing interest card in the country.* With an interest rate as low as prime + 3.00% (7.75% APR**), plus no annual fee, it’s the ideal card if you carry a month-to-month balance, or want to consolidate high-interest debt.

Make your money work harder

Posted January 1, 2020  |   Topics: Savings Tips

Trying to save up for a lofty goal? Looking for an interest-bearing account to park your cash between investment opportunities? LMCU’s Max Savings account is perfect for making your money work harder, for the long and short term. Earn up to 2.00% APY* on balances of over $250,000.

Learn more about our Max Savings account at LMCU.org.

Rates as of 8/27/19. *APY=Annual Percentage Yield. Fees may reduce earnings. Rates are subject to change. $5 minimum to open a membership.

Have yourself a merry little monthly payment

Posted December 1, 2019  |   Topics: Savings Tips

Home Equity Fixed Rate Loans starting at 4.49% APR.*