Overcome your financial fears this Halloween season! October 2016 Newsletter
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I'm keenly aware of how important it is to set a good example. You may not think that your kids are paying attention to you, especially with something like money, but they probably are.

Gaming tips for life on a budget
If you're a gamer, or even a occasional fan of video games, you know how expensive the latest relseases can be.

The newest games can cost anywhere from $60 to $75, quite a bit of money when you're living on a budget

But don't worry. There are still ways to enjoy these games when your paycheck can't cover the latest versions of longtime favorites. 

Salt Lake City gamer - and AAA Fair Credit client support specialist - Bradford MacGowan explains ways to save while still enjoying your favorite games.

It's April! Time to celebrate Financial Literacy Month!

April is a great time to learn more about what you don't know about your finances.

Do you know your credit score? Understand the difference between different savings accounts? Do you know how to start saving money for college? 

Don''t worry if you don't know the answers to these questions. Financial Literacy Month is a great time to walk into a bank or credit union to get the answers you need.

It's also a great time to speak to your kids about money. Financial literacy is something you are never too old or too young to learn.  Read more

And if you'd like to take a quiz or use some flashcards to learn key terms, click here:  https://quizlet.com/156410091/test

Your credit score: The number you need to know
It's the number we know we should know, but, for vario us reasons, many of us don't.

Make this the month when you'll learn not only what those three numbers are, but also what they mean and how to make them increase.

Whether you're thinking about a mortgage, buying a car or getting a student loan, your credit score will determine whether those dreams become a reality or not. 

Take time to learn more about the credit score, why they're used and, more importantly, how to make those numbers grow each month.  Read more
Utah Saves helps you save all year long

It only takes little changes in your spending to save hundreds of dollars a year.

Buying one less coffee or soda a day - or maybe even buying clothes from a thrift store rather than a department store - allows hundreds of dollars a year to make their way into a savings account.

Utah Saves, the statewide initiative to help you increase your savings, provides even more tips to make savings a regular habit.

Check out some of their tips today to see your savings increase sooner rather than later.

For help with credit, debt, or spending plans,
contact us:

In Salt Lake City: (801) 483-0999 ; Toll-free: (800) 351-4195 | FairCredit.org