Tips for Buying a Used Car

November 6, 2018

How to buy a used car in 8 steps While there is no denying the excitement of that new car smell, the fact is that many people can’t afford to or prefer not to buy a new car. One deciding factor may be depreciation on new cars—it’s estimated that the average car loses 20 percent … Continue reading Tips for Buying a Used Car

Holiday Budgeting Tips

How to enjoy the holidays without breaking the bank While children anticipate the holidays with giddy delight, parents often feel an extra dose of stress. Shopping, meal planning and attending all those events and get-togethers can take its toll—on your time and your budget. Before the shopping season starts in earnest, check out our holiday … Continue reading Holiday Budgeting Tips

Benefits of Shopping Local on Small Business Saturday

8 reasons to shop Small Business Saturday Mega e-tailers, like Amazon and Walmart, may monopolize online commerce, but it’s small businesses across the country that keep the economy going. In fact, according to the Small Business Administration (SBA), the 30 million small businesses in the United States account for 54 percent of all sales. Small … Continue reading Benefits of Shopping Local on Small Business Saturday

How to Avoid Holiday Shopping Scams

How to avoid Black Friday and Cyber Monday scams The extended weekend that ushers in the holiday shopping season—the days between Black Friday and Cyber Monday—can put you at great risk. Shopping scams abound. A phishing scheme or a bogus bargain can quickly turn your mood from merry to Grinch. While you try to snag … Continue reading How to Avoid Holiday Shopping Scams

2018 Annual Food Drive

October 30, 2018

Make a difference! As a means of demonstrating the “People Helping People” spirit of credit unions, we are pleased to host our annual food drive to benefit the following food pantries: • Center for Food Action of Hackensack • CUMAC of Paterson • Table of Plenty Food Pantry, Annunciation Church in Paramus During the entire month of … Continue reading 2018 Annual Food Drive

Financial Literacy for Kids [Infographic]

October 16, 2018

Tips on money management for kids Financial literacy for kids starts early (as young as 3 years old). Teaching kids about smart money choices and financial hardship isn’t always easy. Get the conversation started with tips from this infographic from Discover Personal Loans®.  

Cancelled – Annual Beefsteak Dinner

October 11, 2018

  Annual Beefsteak Dinner Has Been Canceled. On behalf of the Board of Directors and staff of Greater Alliance Hopes and Dreams Foundation we would like to Thank You for supporting our beefsteak dinner event. Unfortunately due to low turnout, we will need to cancel the event. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may … Continue reading Cancelled – Annual Beefsteak Dinner

President’s Message

October 4, 2018

  Dear Valued Member: They say “time goes fast when you’re having fun” and it couldn’t be any truer as the summer of 2018 comes to a close – it sure went by quickly. From our entire staff, we sincerely hope that you and your family enjoyed everything that summer had to offer. Your credit … Continue reading President’s Message

Refinancing Student Loans

Should you be concerned about rising interest rates? Student loan debt is a growing problem across the United States. Today, many college students graduate with tens of thousands of dollars in student debt – a trend that has become all too common. For borrowers with the proper credentials, refinancing student loans offers a potential solution … Continue reading Refinancing Student Loans

Business Financing Options

When a member business succeeds, we all succeed. Our Bergen and Passaic communities need strong, healthy businesses. That’s why Greater Alliance Federal Credit Union is committed to helping our business members with business financing options to help them grow. We know that as they succeed, they’ll support more jobs and services in our neighborhoods. Business … Continue reading Business Financing Options

Celebrating International Credit Union Week

October 3, 2018

This year, we’re celebrating International Credit Union Day’s platinum anniversary, a chance to look back after 70 years and be thankful for the lives and communities that have been improved by the unique principles and actions of our movement. Be a part of this year’s celebration as we celebrate International Credit Union Week from October … Continue reading Celebrating International Credit Union Week

A Greater Way to Convenience Sweepstakes Rules

Greater Alliance Federal Credit Union A Greater Way to Convenience Sweepstakes Official Rules OFFICIAL SWEEPSTAKES RULES NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR TO WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR ODDS OF WINNING. ALL FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL AND MUNICIPAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS APPLY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.  Sponsor The Greater Alliance Federal Credit Union Greater Way … Continue reading A Greater Way to Convenience Sweepstakes Rules