PerkUp Your Credit Score

You’re credit score is highly important, we all know that.  But did you know there are ways to boost your score?  Do you know how credit score are generated? What affects your score? There are SO MANY questions people ask …

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Why Labor Day is Important

Labor Day is a time to acknowledge and be thankful for the contribution of workers to the many labor rights now afforded Americans. We have come a long way from 12-hour days and children making up much of the labor …

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Retirement Matters

If you’re wondering how much of a Social Security payout you may receive, one number to keep in mind is 35. Your benefit is based on your 35 highest years of earnings. If you work less than 35 years, the …

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July PerkUp Winners!

Congratulations to our July PerkUp winners!!!   Don’t forget to log-in and complete your August quizzes – Remember, you have to be “in it, to win it!” Congrats to: Daniel Jones, Florence Videau, Desiree Egan, Ronald White, Michael Ward, and …

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Are You Suffering From Financial Stress?

High levels of financial stress is a common factor in today’s society. Many people are worried about meeting monthly expenses, and reports show that people are kept up throughout the night concerned about their financial situation. A 2014 report by …

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Workplace Financial Wellness Programs Becoming a Trend

Most Americans are anxious about their finances or their financial security and employers are increasingly taking note. When employees are financially stressed, they are more likely to be distracted at work, miss work due to personal issues and have health …

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Congrats to Firemen’s FCU!

CONGRATULATIONS to New Orleans Firemen’s FCU for winning the 2017 Louisiana Credit Union League Marketing Award!  Firemen’s was recognized for their use of the PerkUp digital platform for business development. PerkUp has been delivering customized financial education and online products to Firemen’s SEGs for …

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How Long Should I Continue Working Before Retirement?

Make sure you can afford it: Don’t stop working until you can afford to – as long as you are healthy. Work until full retirement age: Aim to work at least until your full retirement age (66-67). This produces many benefits, including: Larger …

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Start Having Conversations About Retirement

If you ask people what creates stress in their lives, money is often at the top of the list. Stress in America: Paying With Our Health found money was a somewhat or a very significant source of stress in the …

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