Secret To A Healthy Heart

Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise. While we can’t tell you that a good night’s sleep most nights will increase your checking account bottom line or make you smarter, it could very well make you healthier — so much healthier that you will live longer than those…

NEW YEAR’S EVE PARTY THEMES FOR KIDS

You can simply break out the party hats and horns, or plan a themed party for your kids on New Year’s Eve. Get started with these ideas. Pajama party Skip the fancy dresses and dapper suits and instead ask that the kids come in their comfortable and warm pajamas. The other parents will love this idea,…

NEW YEAR’S TRADITIONS FROM AROUND THE WORLD

  How is the New Year celebrated around the world? Read on. Hogmanay (Scotland) The birthplace of “Auld Lang Syne” is also the home of Hogmanay (hog-mah-NAY), the rousing Scottish New Year’s celebration (the origins of the name are obscure). One of the traditions is “first-footing.” Shortly after midnight on New Year’s eve, neighbors pay…

5 FINANCIAL RESOLUTIONS FOR THE NEW YEAR

  A brand new year provides the perfect opportunity to make meaningful life changes, including improved financial wellness. These five financial resolutions can help get your year off to a promising start. 1. GET ON BUDGET Take charge of your finances by creating a budget. Start by calculating after-tax income and subtracting fixed monthly expenses.…

Top Holiday Music, Traditions, Movies And More

A recent holiday survey reveals our favorite holiday music, traditions, movies and more. Did your favorites make the cut? Which is your favorite classic Christmas album? Merry Christmas by Bing Crosby, 28.27% The Christmas Song by Nat King Cole, 15.08% Elvis Christmas by Elvis Presley, 13.29% Christmas Interpretations by Boyz II Men, 13.10% A Jolly…

HOW TO AVOID THE BUSY HOLIDAY SCAMMING SEASON

You’re not the only one joyfully anticipating the holiday season. Cyber criminals are all aflutter, too, as they look forward to the killing they’ll make ripping off innocent shoppers like you. Here are some of the most common ways these thieves operate, because awareness can help you avoid becoming yet another victim. ANTISOCIAL MEDIA Beware…

Official Rules

SUNMARK FCU PHOTO CONTEST OFFICIAL RULES: NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS CONTEST. Purchase will not improve chances of winning. Odds of winning depend on number of entries received. The Sunmark FCU Photo Contest (the “Contest”) is sponsored by Sunmark Federal Credit Union (“Sunmark FCU”). This Contest…

Pearl Harbor Remembered

Pearl Harbor Remembered: At dawn on Sunday, December 7, 1941, six Japanese carriers launched a first wave of 181 planes composed of torpedo bombers, dive bombers, horizontal bombers and fighters against Pearl Harbor, on the Hawaiian island of Oahu. Here’s a look back at that terrible day, which spurred the U.S. to enter World War…