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10 Virtual Vacations That Will Take You Miles From Home

  • May 29, 2020

Without ever leaving your home, you can visit national parks, enjoy art, museums, and much more from literally all over the world. Below, is a list of virtual tours and trips that we’ve compiled that you can take from the comfort of your favorite chair, in your favorite room, at home. And, then, who knows – maybe you’ll be inspired…

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Ways to Make the Most of This Summer and Your Finances

  • May 29, 2020

Take advantage of the opportunity to push the 'reset' button. Now can be an excellent time to 'press the reset button' by evaluating your current circumstances and determining your goals for moving forward. While there may be some things about your life that you miss from before the COVID-19 pandemic, it's also important to consider any aspects that you prefer…

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Ways to Make a Positive Difference in the Lives of Others from Home

  • April 28, 2020

Being kind and helping others has a way of spreading happiness. It brings a smile to the person receiving it and can 'warm the heart' of the one giving it. One of the best ways to get through the COVID-19 pandemic is by acts of kindness that can make everyone involved feel happy. Even with current 'Stay at Home' orders,…

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Ways to Stay Protected from COVID-19 Scams

  • April 28, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has resulted in new types of scams that can cause havoc and financial harm to members.  Buried among social posts and news headlines that talk about stay-at-home orders and share data of the virus outbreak, are also those that warn of the growing dangers of criminal activity from the COVID-19 outbreak: The FBI Issues A Powerful $3.5…

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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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