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November 6, 2023

Getting Ready for a Pricey Holiday Season

The holiday season is right around the corner, and it’s safe to say this will be one of the most expensive yet. Everyone is already feeling the financial squeeze thanks to inflation and rising prices. So, when you begin to think about holiday gifts, decorations, parties, and travel, it can...
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October 30, 2023

Ways to Save Money on Holiday Travel

With the holiday season right around the corner, you may already be thinking about your travel plans. Whether you’re heading home to be with family, visiting friends, or going on a well-deserved vacation, travel costs can consume a significant portion of your holiday budget.
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July 12, 2023

Unleash the Power of Your Home’s Equity

Do you ever feel trapped by your finances? Maybe you have several big projects, like your home needs new flooring or your AC is on its last legs. Perhaps you opened your mailbox to find unexpected medical bills. All these projects and expenses can add up quickly, especially when they...
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June 21, 2023

How Credit Unions Differ from Banks

From the outside, credit unions appear very similar to banks. They both offer similar financial products and services, from savings and checking accounts to loans and credit cards. However, it’s essential to recognize the significant distinctions between these two entities because they can greatly influence your day-to-day financial well-being.
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June 20, 2023

Boost Your Savings Without Market Risk

When it comes to investing your money, a wide range of options are available. These opportunities include stocks, bonds, traditional savings accounts, and real estate, all of which offer the potential for financial growth. However, with a plethora of choices also comes the possibility of increased risks.
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May 10, 2023

Don’t Fall for These Text Scams

Millions of people fall victim to identity theft every year. The best way to protect yourself is to understand how popular scams work. However, once you become comfortable identifying them, fraudsters change it up and move to new methods.
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May 3, 2023

What is a Share-Secured Loan?

When it comes to borrowing money, there are a variety of loans available. You’re probably familiar with most options – from car loans and home mortgages to credit cards and student loans. But have you ever heard of a share-secured loan? If you answered no, you’re not alone.
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April 25, 2023

Why are Certificates Becoming So Popular?

After a year of surging prices, members are still grappling with the effects of rising inflation. Add in the rocky performance of Wall Street, and people are looking for a silver lining. One such opportunity is beginning to shine as savings rates also start to climb – it’s called a...
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