Lehigh Valley Saves

Across the Lehigh Valley, people just like you are proving you can start small, and think big. Lehigh Valley Savers are setting financial goals, tracking their spending, and taking control of their financial future. First Commonwealth FCU, in partnership with other local and national organizations, can show you how to develop a savings strategy and take one step at a time. So don’t wait any longer!

 

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Building wealth starts when you set a goal and make a plan to reach that goal. Whatever goal you choose – whether it’s buying a car, buying a house, or getting out from under your debts – learn about proven savings strategies and get simple tips on the best ways to save. Click on the links below to learn how to:

 

 

Financial Wellness Articles

Check out these tips and ideas to help you reach your financial wellness goals.

 

Financial Wellness Solutions

Our free financial wellness programs empower people to make the best financial decisions and develop a healthy relationship with money.

 

Contact Us!

Rebecca Ewer, Certified Financial Education Instructor
First Commonwealth FCU & Lehigh Valley Saves
610.821.2400 x6157

 

 

 

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Tip of the Day

  • Keep track of your spending. At least once a month, use credit card, checking, and other records to review what you've purchased. Then, ask yourself if it makes sense to reallocate some of this spending to an emergency savings account. http://ow.ly/sj972

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Coping with a Lost Job

Aimee Shaffer worked as a Public Service News Director for radio for years until one day her employer downsized the company, resulting in hundreds of lost jobs, including Aimee’s.

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Taking Steps Toward Financial Fitness

Nicky Vasquez learned about Virginia Saves when she attended her first class with Bank On Virginia Beach. The instructor shared how important it was to have a written savings goal, and the entire class joined Virginia Saves as the first step toward financial fitness.

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A Think Like A Saver Attitude

Melissa has always been thrifty with a #ThinkLikeASaver attitude. This served her family well when her husband lost his job in 2014. Using their savings, Melissa’s family stayed afloat while her husband found a new job. During his job search they used a majority of their savings, but that is OKAY. Savings are fluid! They’re supposed to be used in the case of emergency, and this qualified as such.

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