Posts By: jason.grant

Fourth of July Cookout on a Budget

4th of July, Independence Day, recipe

The Fourth of July is the perfect summer celebration for grilling out — the fireworks, parades and sun are all outside, so why not eat outside? But, if you are the one hosting the festivities this year, a big cookout can quickly get expensive. No worries! Barbecue chicken, grilled corn on the cob and a… Read more »

Don’t Fall into a Bogus Malware Scam! [Video]

Malware Video Hostess

Your computer’s been infected – or has it? In a bogus malware scam, a pop-up will appear on your device, telling you that your computer’s been infected by a virus. To get rid of the supposed virus, just click on the link in the pop-up and install the malware program on your device. Sounds helpful?… Read more »

Independence Day Celebrations, Yesterday And Today

Independence Day fireworks

Do you know exactly what happened on July 4, 1776? What do our Fourth of July celebrations commemorate, and why? The Reason We Celebrate on July 4 July 4, 1776, is the date written on the original Declaration of Independence, even though it wasn’t signed until Aug. 2 of the same year. July 4 was… Read more »

Should I Use a Credit Card at the Pump?

  Q: Is it a good idea to pay for gas with a credit card? A: On average, Americans pump close to 392 million gallons of gasoline a day. That’s more than a gallon for every American! Each day! With fuel prices spiking, you want to make sure you’re paying for that gas in the best manner possible…. Read more »

15 Fun Gifts for Dad that Don’t Break the Budget

It’s Dad’s time, a day to go all-out to make your all-time favorite hero happy. But, Father’s Day doesn’t have to drain your wallet. You can make Dad’s day and keep your budget, too. Here are 10 fun and low-cost gifts that’ll make Dad smile. Apple charging dock This awesome charging dock can juice up… Read more »

FAFCU Rewards $15,000 in Scholarships to Local High School Students

Forest Area FCU Awards $8,000 in Scholarships to area high school seniors

Fife Lake, MI, May 26, 2022– Forest Area Federal Credit Union (FAFCU) has provided $15,000 in scholarships to qualifying high school students in Fife Lake, Mesick, Manton, Lake City, Kalkaska, and Kingsley. FAFCU offers a business scholarship of $500 to students from each of the following high schools; Forest Area High School, Kalkaska High School,… Read more »