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Balance Transfers: Fall in Love with a Low-Rate Card

Feb 8, 2022 | 4 minute read

Did a sweet opening bonus cause you to overlook a sky-high credit card interest rate? If so, you may have found yourself with a sizeable chunk of debt and unable to catch up. Don’t stick around in a...


3 Compelling Reasons to Switch to eStatements

Jan 26, 2022 | 3 minute read

Each month, you receive a statement from your credit union that details the income and spending activity on an account. You can use these statements to review spending habits and even spot...


Avoid These 3 Mistakes During the Homebuying Process

Jan 12, 2022 | 5 minute read

While you may feel ready to dive head-first into the real estate market, it’s wise to pump the breaks and familiarize yourself with the common mistakes people make when buying a home. Doing so will...


New Year, New Credit Card – New Opportunities!

Jan 7, 2022 | 5 minute read

Welcome to 2022! The best resolutions benefit you long after the ball drops. A simple one to consider is opening another credit card. If you’ve been playing around with the idea of doing so, below...


Gobble Up Credit Card Rewards

Nov 16, 2021 | 6 minute read

From the turkey to the pumpkin pie, there are many Thanksgiving treats to indulge in this holiday season. But there’s one goody you can enjoy all year round: credit card rewards. If you’re looking...


5 Ways for New Parents to Save

Oct 15, 2021 | 5 minute read

Congrats on the newest addition to your family! This is an exciting time; however, you may be worried about if this change in life will affect your budget and future financial plans. The best course...


3 Dos and Don’ts of Holiday Budgeting

Oct 14, 2021 | 4 minute read

The holidays are an exciting time, but it’s important not to get too carried away. From presents to decorations and travel costs, you’ll be making a lot of purchases using your checking account or...


FREE eBook: The Ultimate Beginner's Guide to Credit Scores

Oct 5, 2021 | 1 minute read

The world of credit scores doesn't have to be confusing. Our free, downloadable eBook The Ultimate Beginner's Guide to Credit Scores answers questions such as:


Mark Your Calendars – Tax-Free Weekend Is Coming Up in Ohio!

Jul 16, 2021 | 3 minute read

Whether you’re shopping for back to school or just summer deals, Ohio’s tax-free weekend is the time to do it! This year, the holiday is August 6 through August 8. Review the FAQs below so you’re...