Unemployment Insurance Has a Birthday
The first unemployment insurance program in the U.S. was launched in response to the hardships imposed by the Great Depression, and it made its debut this month 85 years ago. Try to imagine a situation where a quarter of the U.S. population is suddenly unemployed, and there are no “social safety net” programs in place […] The post Unemployment Insurance Has a Birthday appeared first on AERO Federa...
These Vehicles Have the Best Resale Value
A great deal on a new vehicle will only stay great if the operating costs remain competitive, and the resale value is strong at trade-in time. A new report from Kelley Blue Book examines the latter. KBB recently ranked vehicles on resale value, and awarded top honors to the best 10. The company’s annual Best […] The post These Vehicles Have the Best Resale Value appeared first on AERO Federal Cred...
Union Members Declines Dramatically
The number of American workers who belong to trade unions has been shrinking for decades. It took a big plunge in recent years. According to the government’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, the union membership rate–the percent of wage and salary workers who were members of unions–was 10.7 percent in 2016, down 0.4 percentage point from […] The post Union Members Declines Dramatically appeared first o...
How to Save Money During Cold Weather Months
Heating bills can really pile up during the cold weather month. Even folks who live in warm areas can find themselves cranking up the heat during a cold snap – only to receive a “gotcha” in the mail from their local utility. Thankfully, there are ways to reduce this financial pain while staying warm. Florida […] The post How to Save Money During Cold Weather Months appeared first on AERO Federal C...
Unbury Me: A Tool To Help You Dig Out Of Debt
One of the biggest psychological hurdles of being in debt is sorting it all out. It can be very easy to just see a pile of minimum monthly payments. You pay them like every other bill and forget about them. Your mortgage, your credit card, your car payment and your student loans become nothing more […] The post Unbury Me: A Tool To Help You Dig Out Of Debt appeared first on AERO Federal Credit Uni...
All Are Welcome at a Credit Union
Credit Unions are the only financial institutions rooted in people-first principles. The Authentic Difference Principle #3. The post All Are Welcome at a Credit Union appeared first on AERO Federal Credit Union.
Good News: Americans Are Saving More for Retirement
The number of Americans who say they are saving more for retirement in the current year vs the previous one is at the highest level in five years, according to a new survey from Bankrate. Bankrate said that 31 million Americans are saving more this year. In addition, fewer people are opting out of saving […] The post Good News: Americans Are Saving More for Retirement appeared first on AERO Federa...
Thankfully, We Have Cough Drops
Imagine life before cough drops, when the only relief from a persistent cough was a swift shot of whiskey, brandy, schnapps or other liquor. There were even harder drugs to take, of course. While cough drops don’t offer much in the way of relief, but they do help some. Cough drops are also handy to […] The post Thankfully, We Have Cough Drops appeared first on AERO Federal Credit Union.
The Flu Had a Great Holiday Season
Did you notice the sniffles and coughs at holiday gathering and on holiday airline flights? There were a lot of bugs going around. In fact, the Walgreens Flu Index for Christmas week showed the worst flu activity in 1. Puerto Rico 2. Mississippi, 3. Montana, 4. Oklahoma, 5. Louisiana, 6. Utah. 7. Wyoming, 8. Alabama, […] The post The Flu Had a Great Holiday Season appeared first on AERO Federal Cr...
Turning Bottles into Gold
That plastic bottle you’re drinking out of could become your next pair of pants, thanks to some innovative recycling technology. Repreve, a brand of recycled fibers from manufacturing company Unifi, is opening a new plant in North Carolina that will transform plastic bottles into 75 million pounds of “bottle flake” annually. This bottle flake is […] The post Turning Bottles into Gold appeared firs...