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Break Free from Loan Payments

Jul 5, 2021 | 3 minute read

What does financial freedom mean to you? Paying cash for a new car, or the freedom to make decisions without worrying if you can afford it? The definition differs from person to person, but it...

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Paying Off Credit Card Debt? Here’s 5 Things You Should Avoid

Jul 1, 2021 | 3 minute read

When used responsibly, credit cards can give you access to rewards (unlimited cash back, anyone?) and the funds needed to finance your dreams. How you approach paying off credit card debt can have a...

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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 answered...

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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 | 7 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!

If wedding bells are in your...

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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 | 7 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 interest...

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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 and...

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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 help...

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