Aim: Financial Blog for Members

July 23, 2014

A password prevents someone from accessing or using your personal information. Having a solid password is your first line of defense, and perhaps the most important security control you have. Here are a few tips to help you create a secure password.

July 23, 2014

We’ve all purchased appliances, electronics or other expensive items and been asked if we wanted the extended warranty coverage. Some consumers buy this protection with every purchase, while others reject it. So who’s right?

July 22, 2014

Sometimes watching the big game on TV just doesn't cut it. But when you try to purchase tickets for an event, they’re either sold out or it’s beyond your budget. This is when many people look to the secondary ticket market. Here’s how to make sure everything is legit.

July 21, 2014

Your credit history can have a major impact on your life. So why are so many of us in the dark when it comes to what ours says about our financial stability? Here’s what you need to know.

June 20, 2014

When life’s big (and usually unexpected) expenses crop up, it’s always best to pay cash. But what if you can’t? If you don’t have emergency savings and suddenly face a car repair, tax bill, or some other major expense, you may have to borrow money to pay for it.