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4 Tips for Securing Your Finances during Economic Uncertainty

During times of economic uncertainty, people tend to panic about the hit the shock could take on their finances. If you are feeling uneasy about the status of your future finances, these tips can help you decide what to do next. Manage Your Credit Availability and Credit Score Credit is a great thing…
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What You Need to Know About Your COVID-19 Stimulus Check

The distribution of economic stimulus checks will be starting within the next three weeks in the United States. These will be automatically distributed, needing no action from most people. Read below to find out anything you need to know about receiving your check. Who is Eligible for a COVID-19 Stimulus…
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11 Tips for Keeping Kids Busy During Stay-at-Home Orders

Being quarantined or ordered to stay-at-home is changing routines for all of us, including our children. Many parents are wondering what their kids are going to do all day and how they’re going to keep their kids (and themselves) from losing their minds while locked up at home. The 11 tips and ideas…
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9 Tips for Working from Home During a Pandemic

Many of us are now confined to working from home for at least the next few weeks while we battle the Novel Coronavirus. If you’re not used to working at home, it can be quite a task to get accustomed to it. Here are a few tips to make working from home feel like a...Read More
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Beware of COVID-19 Fraud Attacks: How to Spot and Avoid Them

It is impossible to turn anywhere and not see news about the Coronavirus, or COVID-19, outbreak that is threatening the world right now. While most of us are trying to prepare the best we can, protect ourselves and our loved ones, and follow the guidelines set by our government, some bad actors are out…
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How to Access Your Money from Nearly Anywhere

While we love to interact with our members, we also know how important it is for you to have convenient access to your money when you need it.  And with our branch lobbies being temporarily closed (although our drive-ups remain open), there’s no better time to use ‘contactless’ services like…
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Stay Safe, and Keep Your Money in a Safe Place, Too!

We know that a lot of people are feeling uneasy about a number of things during these uncertain times. Patriot Federal Credit Union wants to assure you that one thing you shouldn’t worry about is the money you have saved and placed in our trust at the credit union.  You’ll always have access…
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Should You Refinance Your Mortgage?

Mortgage refinancing is a hot topic in the homeowner world. With interest rates being some of the lowest we’ve seen in years, should you refinance? How do you know if you should refinance? A mortgage is probably one of the biggest, if not THE biggest, loan you will ever take – make sure you know...Read…
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8 Ways to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient

Becoming more energy efficient and reducing the amount of greenhouse gasses we emit is a hot topic in today’s world. Reporters harp on the changes businesses can make to make a difference, but how can you help? Energy efficiency is also a great way to save money on utility expenses and increase your…
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7 Tips to Afford Your Dream Wedding

If you recently got engaged and are looking to start planning your wedding, congratulations! We all want our wedding day to be the happiest day of our lives. The question many people are asking at this point is: how do I get the perfect wedding without breaking the bank? Set a Realistic Budget The truth...Read…
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