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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...

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3 Proven Ways to Stay Positive About Your Finances

Dec 21, 2021 | 3 minute read

It’s Look on the Brightside Day. Sometimes, the best way to approach a situation is with positivity. This is especially true when facing money issues. A defeatist mindset won’t necessarily keep you...

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How to Start Generational Wealth

Dec 16, 2021 | 5 minute read

Generational wealth is much more attainable than you might think. It’s not just passing on a second home or a multi-million-dollar inheritance, because the term includes any financial assistance or...

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Do These 5 Things Now if You Want to Buy a Home in the Future

Nov 3, 2021 | 4 minute read

Buying a home is a lot like camping (stick with us on this one). You must take time before your adventure to gather the tools, resources, and knowledge to survive comfortably. If you don’t, you could...

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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...

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5 Important 401(k) Terms You Should Know

Oct 12, 2021 | 3 minute read

Learning is a science. Before your brain can really comprehend a concept, it first needs a solid foundation. Understanding 401(k)s is no different! Building your vocabulary will help you fully absorb...

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Break the Cycle: How to Save When There Isn’t Room in the Budget

Sep 10, 2021 | 5 minute read

66.1% of millennials in the Midwest report living paycheck to paycheck.1 If you fall into this group, you know that saving can sometimes feel like an unattainable luxury. How are you supposed to save...

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Must-Have Saving Tips for Empty Nesters

Jul 27, 2021 | 3 minute read

The baby bird has flown the coop. Whether your child moved out to go to college or start a career, it may feel strange for you to make the transition to becoming an empty nester. Embrace the change –...

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Back-to-School Shopping on a Budget

Jul 22, 2021 | 3 minute read

It's time for back-to-school shopping! Whether you're preparing your little one or yourself for class, there are a few things you can do to stay on budget. 

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Retirement Confidence Remains Strong, Despite Pandemic

Jun 8, 2021 | 4 minute read

Despite the economic shock of the coronavirus pandemic, American workers and retirees remain largely optimistic about their financial prospects for retirement.

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