Don't Trip Over Movie Costs
2811_shock_160Don't bust your budget at the theater

You work hard for your money. After spending all those hours babysitting, doing chores, and mowing lawns, you want your money to go a long way. But, a trip to the movies these days can break the piggy bank!

Luckily, there are other ways to see the summer blockbuster and they’ll help you save some of your hard-earned cash.

So pick what’s right for you. Then make some popcorn, turn off the lights, and get comfy.

Renting leads to savings

If your town is like mine, all the video rental stores closed down years ago. But that doesn’t mean you can’t rent movies.

Some common ways to rent movies are:

Renting is cheaper than going to a theater, but it has some drawbacks.

Get your movies mailed to you

4777_DVD_160Special delivery The two most common mail service companies in the U.S. are Blockbuster and Netflix, with more people using Netflix.

If you subscribe to a mail service, you go online and pick the movie you want, and the company will mail the DVD to you. You’ll get the video in about two days.

When you’re done you mail the DVD back, and the company sends you the next one on your list.

The best part of mail rental? No due dates and no late fees! A month’s worth of movies for less than a theater ticket—what a deal.

But, be aware with mail service, you won’t be able to spontaneously watch a movie. You’ll have to wait for it to come in the mail.

So, check out the library...

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What makes credit unions so great? Members like you.

Every dollar you invest in your credit union earns you money while other members borrow it.

When you're ready for a loan, other members' savings will be there to help you out at the lowest possible cost.