Money Talk: Articles & Advice

Suffolk Federal offers the following collection of links as a resource to assist in our member's financial success!


How to Build a Budget [video]
7 Budget Items You May be Forgetting
Saving Money While Dining Out
Unnecessary Purchases That Eat Up Your Budget
7 Ways to Trick Yourself Into Spending Less

Credit Cards

8 Tips for Using Credit and Debit Cards
Ask These Questions Before Opening a Store Credit Card
When to Use a Credit Card Instead of a Debit Card
Will Closing A Credit Card Hurt Your Credit?
The Case for College Students to Have Credit Cards


Prioritizing Debt [video]
Debt Crisis 101: Seven Steps to Taking Charge
How to Balance Debt Repayment and Saving
The Fine Art of Getting Out of Debt
12 Promises To Make If You're Serious About Getting Out of Debt

Financial Advice

The Best Money Advice I Ever Heard
Your Financial Checklist for Every Decade of Adulthood
Common Money Advice That's Actually Horrible
6 Actions to Take Today to Take Control of Your Finances
10 Personal Finance Experts Share Their #1 Piece of Financial Advice
How do I Handle the Finances of a Deceased Person?


Every Millennial Should Know These Investing Terms Cold
Millennial Debt Rx: 5 Ways To Rid Yourself Of Debt
Millennials Get a 'D' in Financial Literacy, Here's How to Raise That Grade
Financial Commandments for the 20-Somethings 
5 Ways To Become Financially Empowered In Your 20s


How to Build a Retirement Plan [video]
Introduction to the 401k [video]
Are 401(k)s Unrealistic? Only If You Are
401k For Dummies
The Danger of Borrowing Money from Your Future Self
Lifehacks: How to Retire by Age 35 [video]


Understanding Savings Accounts [video]
Saving for Tomorrow, Tomorrow [video]
5 Ways To Trick Yourself Into Saving More & Spending Less
Build a Nest Egg
5 Money Saving Mistakes People Make
Beginners: Learn How to Coupon

Student Loans

5 Common Student Loan Mistakes
Seniors: Before You Co-sign That Student Loan
What I Wish I'd Known About Money In College
Know What You Owe: Student Loans and Interest Rates
Financial Aid Basics: What You Need to Know
What Is a Student Loan Servicer and Why Should I Care?


Tips for Navigating a Changing Tax Landscape
65 or Older? Special IRS Rules Apply for Income Taxes
7 Most Overlooked Tax Deductions
6 Ways to Lower Your Property Taxes
Tax FAQs

Youth Financial Literacy

How to Teach Kids the Value of a Dollar?
Raising Your Child With Financial Smarts [video]
5 Cool Ways to Teach Kids about Personal Finance
Teaching Financial Literacy To Teens
Do Your Children Know Enough About Money?