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Sign up for eStatements & be entered to win a $100 Adam’s Gift Card

Sign up for eStatements & be entered to win a $100 Adam’s Gift Card

Sign up for e-Statements and get entered to win one of three $100 Adams Fairacre Farms Gift Cards! We at TEG Federal Credit Union don’t want you to get e-Statements because it’s green. Saving trees and time is a great reason for you to want […]

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Scam Alert – Members Beware – Telephone and Text Scams

scam alert Scam Alert – Members Beware – Telephone and Text Scams

Please be aware of a phishing telephone scam that some credit unions across the country are reporting more frequently. Members are receiving phone calls from fraudsters posing as a credit union employee, who tell them that their account has been compromised or that their credit/debit […]

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Fraud Alert: Online Retailer Scam

online shopping scams Fraud Alert: Online Retailer Scam

With online shopping becoming increasingly popular for people this year, the Better Business Bureau warns that scammers are using the name of popular retail companies to steal individual’s money and information. The “2020 BBB Scam Trackers Risk Report” found that online purchase scams made up […]

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Three Good Reasons to Refinance Your Mortgage

happy couple in front of their home Three Good Reasons to Refinance Your Mortgage

Saving more on your mortgage doesn’t need to be difficult. Backed by historically low rates and community-based member service, refinancing your home mortgage with TEG FCU has never been easier! 1. To take advantage of lower interest rates Refinancing a home loan with a lower […]

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TEG Retirement & Advisory Services- Financial Fitness Checklist Workshop

Checklist with Blue Pen TEG Retirement & Advisory Services- Financial Fitness Checklist Workshop

This checkup covers all the important aspects of your life: family, goals, business or work, health, money, estate, retirement, and your future. It can help you identify those areas that could use some attention. After you’ve finished the checkup, taking steps now to improve your […]

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How Much You Can Borrow With A Personal Loan: Guide + Calculator

personal loan guide and calculator How Much You Can Borrow With A Personal Loan: Guide + Calculator

Personal loans are an extremely versatile financial tool. However, many borrowers aren’t sure how much personal loan they can get. Every financial situation is unique. Plus, many factors go into how much you can borrow. Understanding some quick and easy basics will give you an […]

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International Credit Union Day 2020

International Credit Union Day International Credit Union Day 2020

International Credit Union (ICU) Day celebrates the spirit of the global credit union movement. Today is recognized to reflect upon the credit union movement’s history, promote its achievements, recognize hard work and share member experiences. International Credit Union (ICU) Day has been celebrated on the […]

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4 Ways to Celebrate National Financial Awareness Day

Sprouts growing out of coin money stacks 4 Ways to Celebrate National Financial Awareness Day

With all the uncertainty and financial ups-and-downs this year has given us, it’s important we take a step back and reevaluate, reassess, and regroup. Financial awareness means different things to different people. For some, it comes with the awareness and monitoring of a savings or […]

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5 Back to School Apps for Parents and Students

Back to School Apps 5 Back to School Apps for Parents and Students

The new 2020 school year is just around the corner and whether your kids are getting ready for another round of remote schooling via Zoom or they’re packing their backpacks with face coverings and hand sanitizer for in-person classes, there’s at least one app to […]

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IRS Reveals List of “Dirty Dozen” Tax Scams for 2020

IRS Dirty Dozen Scams IRS Reveals List of “Dirty Dozen” Tax Scams for 2020

Each year, the IRS publishes the “Dirty Dozen,” a list of tax scams most prevalent during that year’s tax season. This year, with COVID-19 pushing off the federal tax deadline to July 15, the IRS held off publishing the list until early July, and of […]

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How to Read a Paystub

How to Read Your Paystub How to Read a Paystub

Having your paycheck directly deposited into your checking account can be super-convenient, but it can also lead to being unfamiliar with your paystub. It’s important to review your paystub occasionally to check for possible errors and review the deductions, as your accountant suggests. No worries, […]

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My Savings has Been Wiped Clean; How can I Replenish it?

Hand holding a pen typing on calculator My Savings has Been Wiped Clean; How can I Replenish it?

Q: The last few months have been really tough on my finances, and I’ve been forced to use my savings for getting by. My emergency fund and savings account are basically zero. Now that my financial situation is starting to improve, I’d like to start […]

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TEG Retirement & Advisory Services- Webinar: Midyear Outlook

Midyear Outlook Webinar TEG Retirement & Advisory Services- Webinar: Midyear Outlook

Please join us in welcoming a very special guest from our own broker/dealer, Scott Brown who is an analyst with LPL Research. He serves a member of the LPL Financial Research investment management committee where he helps to develop and articulate market trends and technical […]

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5 Ways to Pay off a Loan Early

5 Ways to pay off a loan early 5 Ways to Pay off a Loan Early

If you’re like most Americans, you probably owe money toward a large loan. Whether that means carrying thousands of dollars in credit card debt, having a hefty mortgage in your name or making car loan payments each month, loan debt is part of your life. […]

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7 Ways You Can Use a Personal Loan This Summer

7 Ways to enjoy a personal loan this summer 7 Ways You Can Use a Personal Loan This Summer

Summer is a time for fun and excitement, but it can also be super expensive. Before you start swiping the plastic for everything under the sun, we recommend considering a personal loan to stay within your budget. At TEG, the application process is smooth and quick. […]

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Financing a Home Renovation with a Home Equity Loan

Man and Woman working on a new deck Financing a Home Renovation with a Home Equity Loan

Q: I’m doing some home renovations, and I’m not sure how to finance it all. Do I take out a loan? Should I just charge all the expenses to my credit card? There are so many options! Which one makes the most sense for my […]

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TEG Retirement & Advisory Services- Webinar: Financial Wellness

Financial Wellness Webinar TEG Retirement & Advisory Services- Webinar: Financial Wellness

Please join us on Thursday, June 25th for a conversation on Financial Wellness: Guidance for Each Stage of Life. Thursday, June 25, 2020 2:00 PM Featuring Jackie Wilke, Advisor Consultant Join us with special guest, Jackie Wilke, Advisor Consultant at First Trust Portfolios L.P.. With […]

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How to Create a Budget in 6 Easy Steps

How to Create a Budget How to Create a Budget in 6 Easy Steps

If you’re always wondering how you’re going to pay the next bill, feel guilty when you indulge in overpriced treats and you can’t seem to find money to put into savings, then you probably need a budget. A budget is not a magic potion that […]

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