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Can You Loosen the Reins on Saving in Retirement?

May 27, 2021 | 3 minute read

Do you always have a lingering feeling you aren’t saving enough despite the fact you rarely buy anything for simple enjoyment? It’s worth taking a look at your budget if you’re a retiree who...

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Top 3 Ways to Be a More Eco-Conscious Consumer

Apr 22, 2021 | 4 minute read

Are you looking for ways to celebrate Earth Day 365 days a year?

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How You Can Take Control of Credit Card Expenses

Mar 17, 2021 | 5 minute read

If you’re on a quest to improve your financial health, it’s important to start by steering clear of poor money habits, especially those related to credit card usage. Despite best efforts, you may...

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Boost Your Credit Score Before Walking Down the Aisle

Mar 9, 2021 | 6 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!

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8 Tips to Rebuild Your Finances When Things Get Tough

Feb 16, 2021 | 7 minute read

At some point in your life, you may experience a financial curveball thrown your way. Maybe it’s a job loss, unexpected medical bills, or even a natural disaster that caused serious damage to your...

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Is It Time for a New Credit Card?

Feb 9, 2021 | 6 minute read

Your first thought after opening your wallet this morning was, “I should get a new credit card just for fun,” right? Okay, probably not. But maybe if you can consolidate debt to lower your...

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How to Use Mobile Payment Apps for Cashless Payments

Jun 11, 2020 | 4 minute read

In the last few years, cash payments have steadily been on the decline.1 Thanks to relatively new technology, mobile payment apps, it’s easier than ever to send or receive money electronically to...

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The Most Common Credit Card Fees and How to Avoid Them

Sep 11, 2019 | 4 minute read

Credit cards can be a useful way to help manage your money, if they are used the right way. Many also offer points, cash back, or other reward opportunities for making purchases. Plus, they can...

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Digital Wallets: What They Are and How They Work

May 24, 2019 | 3 minute read

Just like it sounds, a Digital Wallet is an electronic form of a physical wallet, allowing you to add your credit and debit cards so you can make payments digitally. Digital Wallets are a...

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4 Reasons to Avoid a Store Credit Card this Season

Nov 13, 2018 | 2 minute read

When shopping for the holidays, the checkout counter is not the best place to make a quick decision about your credit. Before you impulsively open a credit card at your favorite store, read the...

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