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Ways To Get Financial Relief During The Covid-19 Crisis

  • April 1, 2020

In the current world of tremendous uncertainty, financial concerns can be one of the causes of anxiety. We, at AHFCU, want you to know that we’re here for you, however you need us. Our credit union is offering solutions to help make this unprecedented time less stressful. These include: Payment Deferment Emergency Loans Credit Insurance Due to the COVID-19 crisis, there are…

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Getting Through the COVID-19 Pandemic With Peace and Hope

  • April 1, 2020

In just a mere few weeks, COVID-19 has changed our world in more ways than most people could have imagined. Here’s how to get through this time with peace and hope. A lot has changed in the past thirty days. Over the month, we went from a general awareness of the novel coronavirus to toilet paper hoarding, school and business…

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Why You Shouldn’t Wait to Save for Retirement

  • February 27, 2020

If you've been thinking about putting money aside for retirement, listen to your intuition and start now! The sooner you start saving, the more your money will grow. "Compound Interest" is an influential factor for successful saving. With compound interest, you earn interest on what you save, as well as on the dividends received. There are several different types of…

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Ways to Pay for Your Child’s College Education

  • February 27, 2020

The average college tuition cost increases each year. During the 2019-2020 academic year, the average costs of tuition are $10,116 for public in-state, $22,577 for public out-of-state, and $36,801 for private. These costs do not include other expenses such as books, room and board, and meals. The most critical factor in preparing for the expense of college education is time.…

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Tips to Boost Your 2019 Tax Refund

  • January 30, 2020

Although 2019 has ended, there are still a few things that you can do to save money for your 2019 tax return. Contribute to an IRA account Contributing to an IRA is one of the things that you can still do to reduce your 2019 taxes. You can contribute up to $6,000 to an IRA, or $7,000 if you’re 50…

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Healthcare Workers are Being Targeted for Identity Theft

  • January 29, 2020

Every two seconds, there is a new identity theft victim. That’s 8x more than the occurrence of a car accident. Identity theft is often the result of a data breach. In just the first few weeks of 2020, there were multiple breaches announced, including one from Microsoft, which exposed 250 million customer records. Along with this, comes even more alarming…

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4 Things to Do with Your Family During the Holidays

  • December 17, 2019

The weeks leading up to the holidays can be a bit crazy, So, it’s essential to try to reserve some time for fun and relaxation with the family and for yourself when the holidays finally come. Below are some ideas for you to consider. Have Fun. Taking a day or a night for a fun outing that you don’t usually…

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4 Last Minute Holiday Shopping Tips to Save You Time and Money

  • December 17, 2019

With busy schedules and Thanksgiving that came later than usual, the holidays are sneaking up on many of us.  If you still have some last-minute holiday shopping to do, don’t fret. We compiled a list of tips to help you stress less and save time and money. Compare prices before making your purchase. Before joining the crowds at malls and…

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Why Being Charitable Can Help Improve Your Financial Health

  • November 14, 2019

Being charitable can be one of the best ways to improve your financial health. The money-related advantages of giving back can go way beyond tax write-offs. Developing a habit of charitable giving can also instill new behaviors that lead to better saving, smarter spending, and a greater appreciation for what you have. When you acknowledge those in need around you…

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Things to Consider When Buying a Home

  • November 8, 2019

Buying a home, whether it's your first, second, or third, can be an exciting time. Homeownership can bring a sense of pride. It's something that you've worked hard for and can call your own. It can become your safe-haven, a place to relax, spend time with family and friends, and, most likely, the biggest purchase that you'll make. To sum…

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