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Concerned About Low Deposit Rates? Here’s What You Should Know

May 28, 2021 | 3 minute read

GECU brings you thought leadership and insight from experts within the credit union.

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What You Should Know About the Enhanced Child Tax Credit for 2021

May 4, 2021 | 3 minute read

If you have qualifying children under the age of 18, you may be able to claim a child tax credit. (You may also be able to claim a partial credit for certain other dependents who are not...

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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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How to Protect Yourself in the Midst of Increased Unemployment Fraud

Mar 19, 2021 | 3 minute read

Of Ohio’s 389,000 unemployment claims filed in February, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) believes about one in four are fraudulent.1 While this figure is troubling, you may...

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Meet GECU’s 2021 Giveback Partners

Mar 12, 2021 | 7 minute read

Across the nation, credit unions operate under the motto of People Helping People. General Electric Credit Union (GECU) acts on this philosophy on a local level through our Giveback Partners...

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A Third Wave of Stimulus Payments Is Coming — Here Are the Answers to Your Most Pressing Questions

Mar 12, 2021 | 8 minute read

President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package was signed into law March 11th, and with it brings another round of stimulus payments. This comes as 1 in 4 Americans are still...

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A Retiree’s Guide to Donating During the Pandemic

Mar 11, 2021 | 6 minute read

It can make you feel helpless when a situation is not in your control. During the COVID-19 pandemic, this is especially true. To gain back a sense of control, many people have tapped into their...

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7 Fast Facts About Filing Your 2020 Taxes

Mar 1, 2021 | 2 minute read

Tax Season Snapshot

Updates as of 3.26.2021

  • On March 24th, Ohio Tax Commissioner Jeff McClain announced Ohio is extending the state tax filing deadline from April 15th to May 17th.
  • On March 17th,...
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The Markets (As of Market Close January 29, 2021)

Feb 24, 2021 | 14 minute read

Stocks were able to weather the storm of events that occurred throughout January, despite investors having numerous reasons to move away from equities.

The month began on a somewhat positive note...

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Annual Market Review 2020

Feb 12, 2021 | 15 minute read

Over the past 12 months, we have endured a global pandemic resulting in numerous deaths and hospitalizations, mass layoffs, a sinking economy, and a contentious presidential election. Our lives...

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