Home Buying Tips and Incentives for First-time Homebuyers

Who’s Ready for Homeownership? As we head into peak home-buying season, Connex has some fundamental tips for buying a home in Connecticut’s robust real estate market. In addition, Connex is offering its members who are first-time homebuyers up to $1,000 credit at closing. “Buying a home is a huge step, and it’s important to understand... Continue Reading →

It’s Credit Union Youth Month!

April is Credit Union Youth Month! Providing financial education embodies the Credit Union movement’s ‘people-helping-people’ philosophy. The theme for this year’s Youth Month is “Be a Credit Union Saver and Your Savings Will Never Go Extinct.” Together, we’re encouraging our youngest members to open their own savings account (with a parent or guardian’s help), begin... Continue Reading →

Don’t be a Mobile Payment App Victim

Did you know that the majority of PERSON to PERSON (P2P) cash applications offer zero fraud protection? These are apps such as Venmo, Cash App, etc. At Connex, we have noticed an increase in incidences where credit union members have been taken advantage of that involve P2P applications . If you haven't read the fine... Continue Reading →

5 Ways to Pay a Large Medical Bill

Negotiate for a lower bill. Ask your health care provider to lower or waive some fees. You can find the going rate of coverage on sites like myHealthcare Cost Estimator to give you a starting point for your negotiations. According to federal law, all expenses for COVID-19 testing, copayments, and deductibles, should be covered by... Continue Reading →

Ending on a High Note: ConneXfactor 2019

For six months, Connex Credit Union will be working closely with four participants to see who can become the most fiscally fit to win a $3,000 grand prize. Each participant has been paired with a Connex Financial Advocate who will offer real-world, practical advice on how to reduce debt, build savings, and many other helpful financial... Continue Reading →

Endings and New Beginnings: ConneXfactor 2019

For six months, Connex Credit Union will be working closely with four participants to see who can become the most fiscally fit to win a $3,000 grand prize. Each participant has been paired with a Connex Financial Advocate who will offer real-world, practical advice on how to reduce debt, build savings, and many other helpful financial... Continue Reading →

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