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6 Ways to Maintain Control Over Your Debit Card

Sep 28, 2021 | 2 minute read

When it comes to account security, being proactive is the best approach for your checking account

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Get in the End Zone: Smart Money Tips for Couples

Sep 20, 2021 | 4 minute read

You and your partner are a team – and that’s how you should approach money matters! The right plays will help you score a touchdown, together. From securing an industry-leading checking account to...

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How to “Bounce Back” After a Bounced Check

Aug 10, 2021 | 2 minute read

Whether you gift checks to family members or you still use this payment method in your day-to-day life (hey, no judgment here! We appreciate the classics, too), you may have forgotten to confirm...

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9 Pesky Fraud Schemes and How to Avoid Them

Apr 2, 2021 | 8 minute read

There are many scams happening in the world and criminals are becoming increasingly sneaky. The COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent increase in digital use accelerated this trend. Year-over-year...

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The What, When, and How of the 3rd Stimulus Check

Mar 24, 2021 | 2 minute read

On March 11th, the $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief plan was signed into law. Some people have already received their stimulus check. Others may be waiting for it to appear in their savings or ...

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Utility Bills and Credit Scores: What You Should Know

Mar 23, 2021 | 5 minute read

March is National Credit Education Month. Visit GECU’s Money Minutes blog or follow us on Facebook for credit tips and insight to help you this month and beyond!

They come around every month, and...

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5 Types of Checking Accounts Explained

Mar 10, 2021 | 5 minute read

A checking account is designed to provide easy access and management of your money. Having one is vital to keep track of your money and manage your income and expenses. With most checking...

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A Closer Look at High-Yield Account Options

May 29, 2020 | 5 minute read

With the current economic environment, every penny means more. One way to earn more on your hard-earned money is through a high-yield account. But what is a high-yield account? And how does it...

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6 Reasons to Break Up with Your Checking Account

Mar 12, 2019 | 3 minute read

A successful relationship requires: trust, clear communication, and a meaningful connection. Your relationship with your bank or credit union should be no different. Why continue the relationship...

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5 Things to Look for in a Checking Account

Nov 2, 2017 | 3 minute read

We often are creatures of habit and stick to what we know; that can be true with banking, too. What if the grass really was greener on the other side? Have you evaluated your checking account to...

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