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Debunking Credit Union Myths

Apr 4, 2019 | 4 minute read

A credit union is a not-for-profit financial organization that exists to serve its members. In fact, years ago the common credit union tagline was "not for profit, not for charity, but for...

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IRA Money Market: Put Your Retirement Goals Within Reach

Mar 15, 2019 | 2 minute read

With all of life’s unexpected expenses, saving for retirement might not have always been at the forefront – at a younger age, there was more time to make riskier investments. As you reach your...

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6 Reasons to Break Up with Your Checking Account

Mar 12, 2019 | 2 minute read

A successful relationship requires: trust, clear communication, and a meaningful connection. Your relationship with your bank should be no different. Why continue the relationship if all you do is...

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Here's Why Opening a Certificate Is Really Worth It

Mar 7, 2019 | 2 minute read

We save for numerous reasons – an upcoming vacation, college tuition, retirement, and other expenses, both expected and unexpected. Saving provides peace of mind, so we aren’t financially stressed...

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Don't Let Retirement Savings Goals Get You Down

Feb 5, 2019 | 6 minute read

As a retirement savings plan participant, you know that setting a goal is an important part of your overall strategy. In fact, over decades of conducting its annual Retirement Confidence Survey,...

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Identity Theft: What It Is and How to Reduce Your Risk

Jan 25, 2019 | 6 minute read

These days, you hear all sorts of stories about stolen identities. If you haven’t been the victim of identity theft, chances are, you’ve heard of data breaches in the news, or you personally know...

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IRS Announces Increased Contribution Limits for 2019

Jan 23, 2019 | 4 minute read

The IRS has recently announced that you can contribute more to your retirement savings accounts in 2019.

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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 | 2 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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