Home Equity Loans: Low-Cost, Tax-Advantaged Credit

If credit card payments are eating up your disposable income each month, or if you need cash to remodel your kitchen–or to buy a new car–a home equity loan or home equity line of credit (HELOC) might be your best bet.

There’s also a tax advantage. Unlike almost any other consumer loan type, the interest on a home equity loan or HELOC of $100,000 or less is likely to be tax-deductible ($50,000 if married filing separately).
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7 Bad Financial Habits You Need to Break Right Now

Human beings are habit-creating machines, craving any mental or physical shortcut that lets us focus on higher-level thoughts, such as what’s for lunch or developing theories about Netflix dramas. Bad money habits are more difficult to steer out of than other automated behaviors like driving a car. Why? Financial peace of mind is a much more subtle reward than the satisfaction of navigating a half-ton piece of metal through city streets without death or injury.

Still, every person who is good at money learned good habits, which means you can, too. “What we know from lab studies is that it’s never too late to break a habit. Habits are malleable throughout your entire life,” Charles Duhigg, author of “The Power of Habit,” told NPR.
Here are seven financial habits you should break before you go broke.

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NEW Spring Loan Special is here!

Madison County Federal Credit Union is currently offering Spring Loan Special. This Signature loan special is available for personal loans between now through May 31, 2017. A signature loan is an ideal option for a variety of small loan needs: More…

Introducing VISA Alerts!

Do you want to know when your MCFCU VISA Credit Card is being used? Now you can with VISA Credit Card Alerts. You can be alerted with a text message to your phone or by an email letting you know when and how your card is being used. Click here to learn more.

membership eligibility…

Membership in Madison County Federal Credit Union is now easier than ever! If you live, work, attend school, worship, or volunteer in Madison County you meet our new eligibility requirements. Our new, less restrictive Field of Membership allows us to offer the benefits of credit union membership to all of our friends and neighbors in Madison County

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