Make low interest rates work for you

September 10, 2011 7:24:00 AM PDT
The current environment presents a unique opportunity to realize financial gains both in the near and long term.

Joan Jensen, president and CEO of Central Credit Union of Illinois joined us in our ABC7 studio to give tips how many of us, including retirees, can benefit in a low-interest environment.

Joan's Tips:

Take Advantage of the Open Window:
- Refinance Your Mortgage
- Fixed Low Interest Rate Loans
- Fixed-Rate Credit Cards

Take Stock of Your Stock
- Buy More Shares
- Don't Put All Eggs In One Basket
- Diversify Your Portfolio
- Balance Your Investments

Get More for Less:
- Ask For A Lower Price
- Discounts For Paying Cash?
- Discount For Non-Prime Time Service?

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