by Daniel Wesley For years, there have been countless debates regarding banks and credit unions and which is the better option. Some of the major banks can be found in just about every city around the nation, but does that mean their offerings are superior to those of credit unions? Not necessarily. Plus, members of […]
By Charisse Amanda (Conanan) Johnson If you want to have more money to do stuff with, then setting up a savings account at a credit union is one powerful way to do so. Whether you want to save more as an individual or as a family, for emergencies or vacation, there is no shortage of […]
1. A great place to start building credit. Several of the young people we spoke to felt particular gratitude to their credit union for helping them establish a good credit history. This includes more than just receiving a piece of plastic – they also received good advice on the responsibility that comes with credit. 2. A resource for […]
What are qualified educational expenses? ESAs tax-free withdrawals may be made to pay for qualifying educational expenses for a child’s kindergarten through 12th grade qualified expenses at a public, private, or parochial school, and for a child’s higher education. Qualified (K–12) education expenses include the following. Tuition, fees, books, supplies, equipment, services for special needs children, and […]
Parents, grandparents, family, friends, the child, and any other individuals are eligible to contribute to an ESA as long as their modified adjusted gross income (MAGI)* does not exceed the eligibility limits (see below). Organizations, such as corporations and trusts, also may contribute and do not need to meet the MAGI requirements. Modified Adjusted Gross […]
What is a Coverdell education savings account (ESA)? A Coverdell education savings account (ESA) is an account set up to help save for a child’s education expenses. You generally may contribute to an ESA on behalf of any child. What are the tax advantages of ESAs? An ESA allows you to save for a child’s […]
Front Royal FCU offers accounts for Revocable Living Trusts. To open a Revocable Living Trust Account, you must have an established membership savings account. You may open savings, checking, and certificates on a Revocable Living Trust Account.