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Welcome to the new Keesler Federal website! Find what you need in a flash Whether you’re looking for an account, card, loan or other service, new streamlined menus and quick links will get you there. Log in to your account anytime Now you can log in to Keesler Online from any page on the site. Take advantage of free online … Continue reading

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Never take a vacation from protecting your information.

Online Security Tips Scammers don’t take vacations. It’s important to be aware of commmon scamming practices so that you can protect your information every single day. We have a variety of resources to teach readers of all ages how to avoid compromising their personal information. Get started with these simple prevention steps. Computer Security This video features for tips to … Continue reading

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BudgetingCredit & Debt

Best. Year. Ever. Keeping debt away

Debt is the worst. Sometimes we build up debt due to emergencies or situations that are beyond our control. Sometimes we just buy too much stuff. Whatever the case may be, here are three things to think about when it comes to your finances and debt… Set financial goals: Goal-setting is key when it comes to your money. Your budget … Continue reading

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Best. Year. Ever. Becoming a Homeowner

It’s January and you’ve resolved to make 2019 the BEST YEAR EVER! How do you make that resolution come to life? A good way to start is by moving out of your current rental and into a home you can call your own. Many people think buying a home is simply out of the question, but getting a mortgage is … Continue reading

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Credit & Debt

Understanding your credit score

Your credit score is a three-digit number that relates to how likely you are to repay debt. Banks and lenders use it to decide whether they’ll approve you for a credit card or loan. But did you know you actually have more than one credit score? How credit scores are created The three main credit bureaus – Equifax, Experian and … Continue reading

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Budgeting

3 apps to scare up savings

One money secret the wealthiest people share is the strategy of having their money work harder than they do. Your salary is just one part of the equation. To truly grow wealth, you’ll need a passive income generation stream. An IRA or 401(k) plan is a good start. With some digging into your spending patterns, you’re sure to find some … Continue reading

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It’s never too early to start saving

You teach your kids how to ride a bike, help them with their homework, and how to behave in public, but what have you taught your kids about finance and savings? Money is often a taboo subject to talk about, but by talking to your kids about it while they’re learning all of their other important life skills could greatly … Continue reading

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Home & Auto

5 tips to increase your home’s resale value

The weather has warmed up, which means it’s home-buying season. Lucky for you, there are a handful of things that you can do to raise your home’s selling price. Here are some upgrades you should definitely make to if you’re trying to sell your home: Paint: Painting won’t cost you an arm and a leg if you do it yourself, … Continue reading

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3 easy ways to save for emergencies

It’s time to stop thinking of an emergency fund as a luxury. Unexpected expenses pop up all the time. They’re the rule, not the exception. What’s rare is to never get sick, never have something break down, or never have to drop everything to help a family member in need. According to a GoBankingRates.com survey, 55% of Americans don’t have … Continue reading

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