Tips for Black Friday and Cyber Monday Shopping

November 22nd, 2023|Categories: Life|Tags: , , , , , |

The holiday season is here and with that comes the biggest shopping days of the year, Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Here’s how you can make the most out of these days: Make a budget and follow it. Know how much you can afford to spend and stick to that amount. Use cash to avoid overspending. Just like Santa, you make a list and check it twice! Write down everything you plan to shop for and put them in order [...]

Vote Now for the Best in Western Washington!

October 19th, 2023|Categories: Life|Tags: , , , , , |

Great news! King 5 Evening's Best of Western Washington is back! There's just one week left to vote for your favorite local spots in western Washington. Vote from more than 40 categories including Best Ice Cream, Best Park, Best Burrito, and more. Plus, with each vote, you're entered to win $5,000 from Kitsap Credit Union. Vote now until October 27th. 

International Credit Union Day – October 19

October 18th, 2023|Categories: Life|Tags: , , , , , , |

Tomorrow, October 19, is International Credit Union Day, and we can't wait to celebrate! International Credit Union Day (ICU Day) exists to raise awareness and celebrate what makes credit unions unique: a mission to bring financial inclusion and well-being to people worldwide. Plus, this year marks ICU Day’s historic 75th anniversary. Help us celebrate this milestone by reaching out with a milestone event our credit union helped you with, like your first checking account, credit card, auto loan, mortgage, [...]

Enter to Win our Back-to-School Giveaway

September 6th, 2023|Categories: Life|Tags: , , , , |

Enter the Back to School Giveaway to win a $250 Visa gift card, and we'll donate $250 to the BackPack feeding program of the winner's choice. How it Works Simply “Like” the Back to School Giveaway post on Facebook and/or Instagram and tag someone who you think would like to enter in the comment section, and be following the KCU account.  Official Rules The Contest is sponsored by Kitsap Credit Union at P.O. Box 155, Bremerton, WA 98337. Must be [...]

10 Ways to Save on Back-to-School Shopping

August 18th, 2023|Categories: Life, Money|Tags: , , , , , |

According to the National Retail Federation, the average American household spends more than $650 on back-to-school shopping for children in elementary through high school and more than $900 for young people going to college. Here are 10 ways to save this fall and throughout the year. Create a checklist of items and stick to it. Before you begin shopping, empty your kids’ backpacks to see what was left over from the previous year. Mark them off your checklist and then [...]

Seven Money Saving Tips for Your Next Vacation

July 17th, 2023|Categories: Life, Money|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Getting ready for a summer vacation or planning future travel? Keep these handy tips in mind to help cut costs and minimize travel stress! Lodging—If you book by phone, ask the desk agent to beat the online rate. Consider an apartment or home rental instead of a hotel—you’ll save even more by cooking your own meals. Food—Make lunch your main meal. Lunches often are 30% cheaper than the same entrées on a dinner menu and you’ll be less likely to [...]

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