Welcome to Diamond Credit Union's Out & About and Newsworthy section. Here you will find the latest articles, announcements, and press releases, as well as insights, useful information, resources, tips and guides on financial matters which individuals, students, families, and businesses encounter.

 

Small Business Outsourcing: How to Find Reliable Partners

  In our previous small business outsourcing blog and Part 1 of our two-part event “Building a Team of Experts”, we discussed the importance of finding external partners to handle the areas of your business where you are not an expert. We identified the 6 key roles most small businesses turn to for outsourcing: banking, … Continue Reading

Best Time to Buy a House During the Year

October is the start of sweater season, pumpkin spice season, and — did you also know — the start of home buying season. If you want to take advantage of a calmer market and purchase at the lowest prices, the best time to buy a house during the year is October through February. Best Month … Continue Reading

3 Pieces of Easy Financial Advice for Expectant Parents

Raising kids is not an inexpensive endeavor. You start with diapers and car seats, move into childcare and braces, and finally tackle extracurricular activities and cell phones. The U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates that it will cost a middle-income family $233,610 to raise a child (and no, this doesn’t include the cost a college education). … Continue Reading

New Royersford Branch Now Open

 Diamond Credit Union is excited to announce the new Royersford branch is now open. Like all free-standing Diamond locations, the Royersford branch is available to all Diamond members and also welcomes new members. Easily accessible from the Trappe/Royersford exit of Route 422, the branch is located at 100 Diamond Way, just off Township Line … Continue Reading

Diamond Voted No. 1 in three categories by Reading Eagle Readers

Diamond Credit Union topped three categories once again when the Reading Eagle newspaper announced its 2018 Reading Eagle Readers Choice award winners on Sunday, September 30. 2018 marks the fifth consecutive year Diamond that has been voted the Best Credit Union and the fourth consecutive year leading the Best Financial Planning and Best Bank categories … Continue Reading

Cyber Security Awareness: Parents Must be a Firewall

Parents, do you break out in a cold sweat when you see your child surfing the internet? Do you worry about what sites they’re visiting or who’s interacting with them? Is your teen or tween’s smartphone use a cause for concern? National Cybersecurity Awareness Month is here, and to promote a better understanding of the … Continue Reading

The Cost of Relocating

It’s natural to consider relocating for retirement. But financially, moving after retirement can sometimes be a big risk. You’ve worked hard and built a retirement nest egg that could finance a move to another place. Such a move could be a financial plus, or it could potentially drain your savings and shortchange your future. Take … Continue Reading

Diamond Ranks Again in Best Places to Work

Diamond Credit Union ranks again in 2018 as one of the Best Places to Work in Pennsylvania. Rankings will be revealed, and Diamond will be recognized at an awards banquet and ceremony on Thursday, November 29, 2018. This is the third consecutive year that Diamond achieved ranking in the top 100 companies in PA. The … Continue Reading

Small Business Outsourcing: Building a Team of Experts

Running a small business involves a lot of tasks that aren’t associated with the core goal of growing your business. Although they are crucial, handling these responsibilities on your own can be time-consuming and take your focus away from why you started your business in the first place. Rather than spreading your time and talents … Continue Reading

7 Money Apps for Reaching Your Financial Goals

  Technology has ingrained itself into our lives because of the way it makes day-to-day activities exponentially easier. Smartphone apps allow you to lock your doors when you’ve already left home, keep track of your appointments while on the run, or have groceries delivered right to your front door. Smartphones have also made it possible … Continue Reading

The views, opinions, and ideas articulated in this blog are just that, and should not be construed as financial or legal advice. The writers of these blogs are educated on the topics they are writing about, but they are in no way licensed financial advisors or registered investment advisors. Diamond Credit Union is not responsible for any actions a person may take as a result of the information they read in one of our blogs.