Financial Fundamentals Blog

Specialized Loans: Why a Smaller Loan Can Really Make a Big Difference

  • 7 17 Staff
Everyone is feeling their budgets becoming tighter as a result of rising inflation. From gas to eggs to clothes, prices are continuing to rise, making it harder to put aside money into savings or have funds for an emergency. 

What Is An eStatement and How Safe Is It?

  • 7 17 Staff
Keeping track of your spending, identifying errors and monitoring for fraud are essential activities when you have a checking account and credit card, and your monthly statements help you do those things. Consumers are increasingly choosing eStatements for their accounts rather than paper statements. As of 2020, 56% of credit...

Which Business Loan Is Right for You?

  • 7 17 Staff
Whether your business is already established or you’re just getting started, there are many reasons to consider applying for a business loan. However, if you’re considering a business loan, you might want to apply sooner rather than later to avoid interest rate hikes due to rising inflation.   Considering building or purchasing...

Financial benefits of working from home

  • Francesca Sacco
While the country returns to normal following the height of the pandemic, many people are still finding themselves working from home. It’s not surprising to learn that working from home can be very different from working in the office. There are new complications.

How to fund your home improvement projects

  • Francesca Sacco
Spring is the perfect time to refresh your home. But financing your home renovation project – whether it’s a massive overhaul or some quick fixes – depends on your situation. If your bank account leaves you with little option, don’t give up on your plans before doing your research.

6 Things to Consider Before Financing Your New Car

  • Francesca Sacco
When it’s time to buy a new vehicle, auto loans are a popular, low-cost financing option that increases your spending power without gouging your bank account with high interest rates.   Despite the convenience and affordability of auto financing, consumers should still approach financing carefully and make sure that their auto...

Features to consider when opening a new checking account

  • Francesca Sacco
There are thousands of banks and credit unions in the United States, and each offers a variety of checking accounts with different features and fees. If you’re in the market for a new checking account, be sure to do your research before making your choice. We’ve compiled a list of the best features to consider when opening a new checking account.

How to Reset your NetWorth24 Online Banking and Mobile App Password or Username

  • Francesca Sacco
Forgot your password or username to your NetWorth24 Online Banking or Mobile Banking App? It’s easy to reset your credentials at 7 17 Credit Union! Follow the steps listed and get back to managing your money, your way!

Mobile Deposit: How to Deposit a Check using 7 17’s Mobile App

  • Francesca Sacco
As 7 17 Credit Union continues to monitor the national, state and local circumstances surrounding the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), we’ve enacted policies to protect our employees and members. With our lobbies closed, we’re encouraging members to utilize remote service points like our Mobile Deposit. Our Mobile Deposit is a great tool to help you avoid disruptions to your regular routine and lets you deposit a check with ease!

Advantages of 7 17’s Mobile Banking App

  • Francesca Sacco
Looking for an easier way to manage your finances? 7 17 Credit Union’s Mobile Banking App allows you to access your accounts while on the go! Not only is it free, but it’s secure too! If you’re not already taking advantage of our Mobile Banking App, see why you should consider mobile banking!

7 17 Credit Union Scholarship Applications Now Available!

  • Francesca Sacco
Are you a high school senior or college student looking to defray the costs of higher education or trade school? 7 17 Credit Union is committed to helping students succeed! That’s why we offer 12 $1,500 scholarships for post-secondary education at accredited schools and universities! Applications are now available.

7 17 Credit Union now offers Members Medicare Plan Options

  • Francesca Sacco
7 17 Credit Union has partnered with TLC Insurance Group to offer Medicare plan options to members.Whether you’re new to Medicare, getting ready to turn 65, preparing to retire or preparing for your annual Medicare enrollment review, 7 17 is here to help you navigate this complex process to select the plan that best suits your needs.