The Best of 2020: Our Top 5 Blog Posts

Oh the year that will always be remembered… 2020. As we look forward to the New Year, we also want to take a moment and look back at some of our favorite blogs from this past year. We explored social distancing, traveling during a pandemic and how to make the most of your time at home. Did these topics make the top 5? Check out our best of 2020: Top 5 blog posts.

#5 – 4 Smart ways to use your tax refund:

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Coming in at #5 is our list of top 4 smart ways to use your tax refund. Especially in the time of a pandemic, we want to make smart financial decisions. If possible, paying off your debt and increasing your emergency fund are some of the best ways to set yourself up for success throughout the year.

#4 – The cost of adding a pet to the family:

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What is one of the top reasons people DON’T get a pet? Not enough time at home. Welcome to 2020… the year we stayed home and everyone got a dog! In this blog, we explored not only the joy pets bring to a family, but the financial cost of adding a furry family family. Included, is this great new puppy supply checklist from PetMD.

#3 – Easy and affordable home improvement projects for the home-bound:

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Hey… we’re home! Time to tackle all of the projects we have had our eye on for years but no time to actually get them done. 2020 was the year of home improvement projects. Check out one of our favorite blog posts for home improvement project ideas that are both easy and affordable. And the best part… these can all be done in 2021 as well!

#2 – Top 3 pandemic money management tips:

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It was a tough year for everyone trying to find our new normal. Between working from home or traveling to work in the middle of a pandemic, online schooling and changes in our finances, many of us felt added stress. Our blog post on pandemic money management gives easy to implement tips for all budgets. If you are experiencing financial uncertainty at this time, contact our expert staff to go through the different options available to alleviate some of this stress.

#1 – 6 Top tips to get debt-free in 2020

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Our number 1 BEST blog post from 2020 speaks to our mission at Blue Chip FCU… to help our members achieve their financial goals. One of the first steps is getting debt-free! These top 6 tips will help you come up with a game plan moving into 2021.

These are our top 5 favorite BCFCU blog posts of 2020! What do you think? Did you have a favorite that didn’t make our list? Check out of all of 2020 blog posts and be sure to come back for more top tips in 2021.