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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...


Tackle Holiday Debt with a Balance Transfer

Jan 11, 2022 | 3 minute read

The holidays are over, but the credit card debt remains for many. In fact, four in 10 U.S. adults report willing to go into debt – or deeper debt – for holiday shopping.1 Your balance payoff strategy...


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


The Future Is Now: Why You Should Bank Digital

Sep 3, 2021 | 2 minute read

The COVID-19 pandemic fast-tracked a growing trend among Americans: digital banking solutions. Many switched to online banking or mobile apps to maintain account access at home. If you have yet to...


How a Digital Wallet Can Take Your Finances to the Next Level

Aug 13, 2021 | 3 minute read

Have you ever left your wallet at home on accident? Or, maybe you’re someone who loves using digital solutions when it comes to your money. Whatever the case may be, a digital wallet is a secure,...


Credit Card Phobia? Overcome It and Reap the Rewards

Jun 22, 2021 | 5 minute read

Does the thought of having or consistently using a credit card make you break a sweat? You’re not alone. In fact, some millennials note they fear credit card debt more than death itself.1 Yep, you...


Wallet-Friendly Tips in a Post-Pandemic World

Jun 11, 2021 | 3 minute read

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine lifted the state’s mask mandate and COVID-19 health orders on June 2nd; and Kentucky is soon to follow with Gov. Andy Beshear removing capacity restrictions and most mask...


Steer Clear of Elder Financial Abuse

Apr 26, 2021 | 5 minute read

By 2060, it’s anticipated the percentage of the population age 65 and older will be double what it is today.1 Seniors already make up a large portion of the nation’s wealth, leading to concerns they...


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,...

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...