How to Save for the Holidays!

11/7/2018 |

How to Save for the Holidays!
It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and can also be the most expensive time of the year. Holiday shopping is a tradition for many people but it can also lead to stress if you don’t plan properly. Are you thinking of starting your holiday shopping early this year? Here are some tips to save around t ...

Fall Activities to do in Massachusetts

10/23/2018 |

Fall Activities to do in Massachusetts
Fall Activities to do in Massachusetts Fall is the season of transitions and new beginnings. It’s also the season of traditions. So why not make some new memories? Expand your list of traditions with these autumnal thrills! Go Look at the Foliage Nothing s ...

Asked to Pay by Gift Card? Don’t. New Warning from the FTC

9/27/2018 |

Asked to Pay by Gift Card? Don’t. New Warning from the FTC
There has been a new gift card scam that's going around that we want our members to be aware about. If you're contacted on the phone to buy gift cards to pay for something, don't. You could be out hundreds or thousands of dollars because of this scam. ...

Understanding Credit Scores

9/26/2018 |

Understanding Credit Scores
We all aspire to have good credit scores. But did you know that nearly half of Americans don't? The monthly struggle of paying bills and maintaining a healthy balance may leave you in a seemingly never ending financial burden. When facing poor credit scores and credit card debt, it's beneficial to fully under ...

Quarter Two Community Donations

9/19/2018 |

Quarter Two Community Donations
As a partner in the local community, Premier Source prides itself on contributing to important organizations and causes in Western MA. Each quarter, we choose a charity or organization to donate to through our candy sales and employee Friday jeans days. ...

The Big E

9/5/2018 |

The Big E
It's almost that time of year again! Among the crazy food vendors, agricultural events, historical attractions, rides, concerts, and so much more, The Big E, or the Eastern States Exposition, is the largest event on the east coast. Walk into the gates of The Big E and you are welcomed with a taste of New England his ...

Using Home Equity Lines of Credit for Student Loans

8/22/2018 |

Using Home Equity Lines of Credit for Student Loans
It's no secret that Americans are burdened with more student loan debt than ever. In the beginning of 2018, Americans owed over $1.5 trillion in student loan debt, spread out among nearly 45 million borrowers. ...

Adding Value to Your Home

8/15/2018 |

Adding Value to Your Home
The most effective way to add value to your home is by planning remodels. Whether your improvements are small or big, your property value will increase over time if you put in the effort. ...

College Saving Tips

8/8/2018 |

College Saving Tips
The time has come: You're getting ready to start a whole new journey as you head off to college, and as exciting as it is, there are some things to worry about. ...

Do Your Homework Before Buying a Car

7/25/2018 |

Do Your Homework Before Buying a Car
Buying a car is a big decision, so you have to do your homework and research before you even set foot on the dealership's lot. You have to know what kind of car you want, how much you can afford, how much your auto loan is for, and reading car reports and reviews. ...

5 Tips for Traveling Abroad & Spending Money

7/10/2018 |

5 Tips for Traveling Abroad & Spending Money
A lot of planning goes into traveling abroad, and you're probably counting down the days until you head off to the airport for your trip to another country. ...

Summer Jobs and Teen Savings

6/21/2018 |

Summer Jobs and Teen Savings
Summer jobs are a rite of passage for a young person. However, they can also provide a valuable learning opportunity. ...

Unique Ways to Vacation

6/7/2018 |

Unique Ways to Vacation
Vacation is a great time to get away and truly enjoy living. However, you may be beginning to get bored of the same old getaway. Expand your horizons and try out some of these unique ideas for vacation! ...

Wedding Season Spending

5/23/2018 |

Wedding Season Spending
It's that time of year again: wedding season! Weddings are beautiful celebrations of love that bring family and friends together, but they can be very expensive. ...

Kids & Spending

5/8/2018 |

Kids & Spending
It's never too soon to start teaching children about money. Children should establish healthy savings and spending habits at a young age, and often they learn from the way their parents handle money. ...

Community Donations

4/23/2018 |

Community Donations
As a partner in the local community, Premier Source prides itself on contributing to important organizations and causes in Western MA. ...

Banking Through the Stages of Life

4/19/2018 |

Banking Through the Stages of Life
Keeping track of your finances and banking with a company that you trust is important for all stages of life! ...

How To Manage Credit Card Debt

4/10/2018 |

How To Manage Credit Card Debt
Many Americans today carry a balance on their credit cards from month to month and struggle with bills that keep piling up. ...

DIY Home Renovation

3/20/2018 |

DIY Home Renovation
Premier Source wants to help you turn your dreams into a reality, especially when it comes to your home. However, it's important to still stay on budget, whether you're planning a total room renovation or sprucing up the space with some arts and crafts projects. ...

Making Your House a Home: Advice for Mortgages

3/7/2018 |

Making Your House a Home: Advice for Mortgages
Buying a house is a big investment, and Premier Source hopes we can help you afford your perfect home. We've partnered with CU Members Mortgage to assist our members with their mortgage needs. Our lending department will help you decide what payment options and terms you can afford. ...

Why We Love Premier Source!

2/14/2018 |

Why We Love Premier Source!
In honor of Valentine’s Day this month, we asked some of our employees why they love Premier Source! Although we might have our different reasons, we can all agree that we love our members and love to offer our products and services. ...

Auto Loans 101

2/2/2018 |

Auto Loans 101
So you've been researching your dream car, one that you can't wait to hit the road in. But have you thought about how you'll afford it? ...

Safe & Secure: How to Stay Safe Online

1/23/2018 |

Safe & Secure: How to Stay Safe Online
It's easier to do many of your daily tasks online, like shopping, using social networking sites, and even banking. But how safe is the information you're sharing or posting? ...

New Year's Resolutions for Spending

1/3/2018 |

New Year's Resolutions for Spending
The New Year brings a clean slate of new possibilities for the next 365 days. Finances don't reset to zero for the New Year, and the fresh start is a good time to crunch some numbers. ...

Debt Happens: It's How You Get Out That Counts

12/19/2017 |

Debt Happens: It's How You Get Out That Counts
Debt can happen because of over spending on your credit card, trying to pay off an auto loan, or those pesky student loans that never seem to end. ...

5 Ways to Help You Save This Holiday Season

12/5/2017 |

5 Ways to Help You Save This Holiday Season
‘Tis the season for endless Christmas music on the radio, long shopping lines, and hours spent searching for the perfect tree in the field. The holiday season is a time where you’re spending a lot of money, and it’s important to stay on budget. Here are some ways that can help you save while gift giving! ...

Why We’re Thankful

11/15/2017 |

Why We’re Thankful
The changing leaves and cooler weather mean that fall is here, and in just a few weeks, we’ll be celebrating Thanksgiving. Premier Source Credit Union is grateful to be a community partner in Western Massachusetts, and here a few reasons why we’re thankful this holiday season. ...

Kasasa 101

11/3/2017 |

Kasasa 101
You're probably wondering, what's Kasasa? Well, you've come to the right blog post. We're here to help you understand Kasasa checking and how you can get great rewards for banking transactions you already do. ...

Equifax Data Breach: What to Do

10/16/2017 |

Equifax Data Breach: What to Do
If you have a credit report, there’s a good chance that you’re one of the 143 million American consumers whose sensitive personal information was exposed in a data breach at Equifax, one of the nation’s three major credit reporting agencies. ...

International Credit Union Day

10/12/2017 |

International Credit Union Day
Come celebrate International Credit Union Day with Premier Source Credit Union! ...

What's MSIC?

9/21/2017 |

What's MSIC?
MSIC stands for Massachusetts Credit Union Share Insurance Corporation, and as members of this organization, Premier Source Credit Union can offer our members more security when it comes to their money. ...