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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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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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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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All You Need to Know About Student Loan Changes During COVID-19

Student Loans during covid All You Need to Know About Student Loan Changes During COVID-19

With unemployment at a record high and many employers cutting work hours, college graduates have been struggling to meet their student loan payments. Thankfully, the federal government has passed legislation to ease this burden. Unfortunately, though, many borrowers are confused about the terms and conditions […]

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Creative Ways to Save on Energy Costs

Saving on Energy Cost Creative Ways to Save on Energy Costs
Summertime electricity bills making you sweat? Take the heat off with these hacks: Rethink your roof – Is your roof wearing black in ninety-degree weather? Install a sunlight-reflecting “cool roof” and reduce your roof’s temperature by up to 60 degrees. You’ll slash your AC use [...] View more

Ways to Celebrate Memorial Day during the COVID-19 Lockdown

Celebrating Memorial Day During Coronavirus Ways to Celebrate Memorial Day during the COVID-19 Lockdown

Most years, Memorial Day is the unofficial kickoff to summer. Americans salute and honor the memory of our military heroes with grand parades, lively family picnics and crowded barbecues. But, this year, everything is different. Even as the country moves forward with the reopening process, […]

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The First Steps to Take if you Can’t pay your Mortgage

Steps to take if you can't pay your mortgage The First Steps to Take if you Can’t pay your Mortgage

Over a few weeks, the talk about mortgages turned from how to best take advantage of record low interest rates to how to handle a mortgage without income. More than  22 million Americans have filed for unemployment in the past five weeks. Lenders are dealing with […]

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How to Protect Your Credit Score During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Smart Phone Showing Credit Report How to Protect Your Credit Score During the Coronavirus Pandemic

As many Americans now face the possibility of becoming delinquent on their debts and other bills, their credit scores could be adversely affected. Here are the steps people can take to ensure that they maintain as good a credit score as possible throughout the coronavirus […]

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Smart Financial Planning Strategies to Borrow from Women and Millennials

Young women Smart Financial Planning Strategies to Borrow from Women and Millennials

Author Jean Chatzky We have so much to learn — but so did they. Here’s what they’re doing right. Lately the headlines in personal finance have been pretty bleak — the average 2017 graduate has nearly $40,000 in student loans, millennial homeownership is down, and 39 percent […]

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More Americans Are Buying Groceries Online

shopping More Americans Are Buying Groceries Online

Online grocery shopping continues to rise in popularity, according to a new survey from Unata, a provider of digital solutions for grocers. In 2018, 36% of U.S. consumers plan to shop online for groceries, which is up from 22% of those who shopped online in […]

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