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Hiking

Tips for Hiking in the Valley

With the cooler temperatures and desert wildflowers in bloom, springtime is the perfect time of year to go hiking in Phoenix. Feb 24, 2022
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Golf course with sunset

How to Become a Golf Enthusiast Without Going Broke

In Arizona, golf is a popular pastime. Our beautiful weather means you can enjoy this 18-hole game with your friends practically year round.

Feb 11, 2022
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Notebook with list of financial goals on desk

When Financial Resolutions Crumble, Switch To Habits

New Year's resolutions tend to fail by the end of January – but taking small steps and building new financial habits that are manageable can last a lifetime. Jan 25, 2022
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Couple shopping for microwave in appliance aisle

Are Extended Warranties Worth The Cost? It Depends

It isn't always easy to tell whether extended warranties are actually worth the cost. Here are some tips for deciding which products might be good candidates for extended warranties. Jan 25, 2022
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Financial tips spreadsheet

8 Year-End Financial Tips

With the New Year just around the corner, here are things to do before the end of the year. Dec 09, 2021
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Woman in Christmas sweater shopping for presents

The Ultimate Guide To Saving During The Holidays

With holiday get-togethers, decorations and gifts to buy, it’s easy to overspend during the holidays. Find out ways you can enjoy the holiday season without breaking the bank. Nov 22, 2021
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Employee advice

Insider Advice – Employees Share Money Tips, Tricks & Hacks

We asked our employees to share their best financial tips for saving more and spending less. Oct 07, 2021
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close up view of push mower on the grass

How To: Caring for Your Winter Lawn

With so many people moving to the Valley from the Midwest and East Coast, it’s no surprise these transplants crave the look of the lush, green lawn they remember from their home

Sep 30, 2021
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Young woman holding bag of groceries

Vegan, Organic Food: What Are The Costs Of Healthy Eating?

With the cost of produce and organic foods, eating healthy can increase your spending. Find out ways you can cut down on grocery costs. Sep 08, 2021
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kids playing grocery store

Parents' Guide to Kids & Money

As parents, we strive to teach our kids things like good manners, social skills, how to cook – what about handling money? Apr 30, 2021

Spending & Saving

Arizona Federal Staff