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How Allegacy Can Help You Be Your Best in 2017

Tweet When the clock strikes midnight, signaling the start of a new year, many of us begin our quest to make positive changes to our lives to help us be better than we were the year before. At Allegacy Federal Credit Union, we believe in doing the right thing for the wellbeing of our members […]

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The Holidays are Here. Are You Ready?

Tweet The holidays are a time to spend with family and friends, experience the joy of giving, and participate in countless other traditions you hold dear. While you’re making your lists and checking them twice, don’t forget to add self-care to the top! Many of us live to take care of others and want to […]

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2017 Changes to Flexible Spending Accounts

Tweet A Flexible Spending Account (FSA) is an arrangement you set up through your employer to pay for many of your out-of-pocket medical expenses with tax-free dollars. These expenses include insurance copayments and deductibles, and qualified prescription drugs, insulin and medical devices. You decide how much of your pre-tax wages you want deducted from your […]

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Helping You and Your Employees Save Money with a Health Savings Account

Tweet Healthcare costs continue to rise and the message for 2017 is that employers expect them to increase by another 4%, and that’s after shopping for the best price and incorporating plan design changes. So what are employers doing to control costs and slow the rate health insurance premiums increase each year?  Many are implementing […]

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Fall is Renewal Season

Tweet As we get ready to welcome another changing of the seasons, it is important to remember that fall is also the busiest season for health insurance renewal.  Whether you are on an individual policy, employer coverage, or Medicare; many of us will be re-evaluating our insurance benefit options over the next two months. As of […]

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Teaching Your Child About Money

Tweet Ask your five-year old where money comes from, and the answer you’ll probably get is “From a machine!” Even though children don’t always understand where money really comes from, they realize at a young age that they can use it to buy the things they want. So as soon as your child becomes interested […]

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Dreaming of Becoming a Business Owner

Tweet You had a dream. You turned your passion into your life’s work. There’s an old saying, “Do what you love and you’ll never work a day in your life.” That’s only partially true. Little did you know that actually running a business is, in fact, work. So what does it take for a business […]

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People Helping People

Tweet At Allegacy, we believe in upholding the credit union motto of “People Helping People” by giving back to the arts, education, health and service organizations throughout the Triad in order to enrich and improve the lives of people everywhere. This fall is an exciting time for our community efforts as three very special events […]

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Spend Less, Save More: 5 Easy Ways That Don’t Involve Sacrifices

Tweet We all want to find ways to save money and have more in our savings accounts at the end of the month. If you’ve tried and abandoned sweeping changes to your financial habits, focus instead on the little things you can do to save without sacrifice. (And, no, you don’t have to give up […]

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Go Small to Avoid Big Fees

Go Small to Avoid Big Fees

Tweet Free checking accounts used to be standard fare among financial institutions of all sizes. Sometimes you even got a free toaster, too, just for opening an account. But these days, you have to look much harder to find a truly fee-free checking account. Last year, Bankrate1 found that an average consumer pays about $5.54 […]

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