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Regulation D and Why it Matters

Dec 17, 2018 | 3 minute read

“This transaction cannot be processed.” It’s the dreaded phrase you read from your banking app or online banking, but you don’t understand the reasoning, or what it is exactly. This regulation was...

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A Minimalistic Approach to the Holidays

Dec 10, 2018 | 3 minute read

The holiday season is widely recognized as a time for over-consuming, over-spending, and spoiling loved ones. All the latest tech gadgets and trends are hard to resist. Inevitably, you buy those...

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The Allpoint Partnership Means More Money in Your Pocket

Nov 26, 2018 | 2 minute read

You’re at your child’s bake sale to benefit her travel soccer team, but they only accept cash. You’re getting out of your taxi and need cash to tip your driver. You’re at a local flea market, but...

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6 Places to Shop on Black Friday — Big-Boxes and Beyond

Nov 1, 2018 | 4 minute read

Black Friday competition seems to get fiercer each year. Practically every retailer has an enticing sale, which can make choosing where to shop difficult.

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4 Tips to Reduce Halloween Costume Costs

Oct 16, 2018 | 2 minute read

Americans are expected to spend $9 billion on Halloween this year according to the 2018 National Retail Federation Halloween survey.1 The average American will spend around $86.79 this year...

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Purchase Rewards Just for Credit Cards? Not anymore!

Oct 11, 2018 | 2 minute read

If you are like most people, you probably associate Purchase Rewards with your credit card, but did you know you can earn purchase rewards when you use your GECU checking account’s debit card?...

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3 Simple Things Anyone Can Do to Stay Out of Debt

Oct 3, 2018 | 3 minute read

With a swipe here and a swipe there, it can be easy to live your life on plastic and pile up debt. You’re not alone: U.S. households carried credit card balances that totaled $815 billion in debt...

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How to Save $1,000 Before the Holidays

Aug 17, 2018 | 2 minute read

With school already starting, believe it or not, Thanksgiving is three months out and the holiday shopping season isn’t far behind. If you’re hoping to take advantage of Black Friday deals, it's...

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How to Dine Out for Less

Aug 14, 2018 | 3 minute read

There’s no doubt packing a lunch or cooking at home can save you money, but if you’re on a budget, you don’t need to avoid restaurants altogether. Here are a few easy ways to eat at your favorite...

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How Student Loans Impact Your Credit

Jul 5, 2018 | 5 minute read

If you've finished college within the last few years, chances are, you're paying off your student loans. What happens with your student loans now that they've entered repayment status will have a...

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