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6 Ways to Enjoy the Holidays Amid COVID-19

The holidays will look and feel a little different for nearly all of us this year, but there are still plenty of ways to celebrate, perhaps do something that you haven't done before, and make it one of the best holiday seasons ever. Below are some ideas on making this one of the most memorable seasons and maybe even introducing…

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Ways the Holidays Increase Your Risk of Identity Theft

The holidays can be a joyous time of the year, but it's also the time of year that many fraudsters love because their targets become easier prey.  As you're scratching things off your holiday to-do list, identity thieves are looking at ways to steal your data. You can help keep your identity safe this holiday season and beyond by following…

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What Do I Do If I See an Unknown Transaction on My Account?

It is essential to get in the habit of regularly checking all your debit and credit card accounts for signs of unauthorized transactions. If you see a charge that you believe you did not make, it may mean that someone has gained access to your account information and is making fraudulent purchases. Although identity theft and fraud are rising, it…

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Ways to Enjoy Halloween This Year

This year's Halloween may look a little different than prior years'. Although trick-or-treating may be discouraged or prohibited in some communities, there are still plenty of ways to have a boo-tacular time. Make Spooky Food One great way to celebrate the holiday is by making Halloween-themed foods.  Caramel apples, pumpkin pie, and caramel corn are fall classics. Some scarier ideas…

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Grow Your Savings With The Three-Bucket Approach

When it comes to finances, the cost of waiting can be detrimental. You’ll hear very few people say, “I wish I hadn’t started to save so early.” Many people regret not saving soon enough. This applies to any kind of savings – whether it be for emergencies, financial dreams or retirement. Bucket 1: The Emergency Fund Life is full of…

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2 Life Insurance Myths That May Be Putting You at Risk

Recent studies have shown that nearly half of U.S. adults don't have life insurance. According to LIMBRA's 2020 Insurance Barometer Study, 46% of the nation's adults have no life insurance, which may be putting their families at risk for financial devastation. This stat might seem shocking —since few families can afford to lose their primary income. In fact, according to…

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Auto and Home Refinancing

Things You Should Know About Refinancing

With loan rates at a near-record low, you may wonder if now is a good time to refinance. The answer is, it depends. There are a few things that you should know and consider about refinancing to help you decide if refinancing is right for you: There are different types of home refinancing. Rate and term refinance When available rates…

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We’re here to help, however you need it.

As your credit union, we want you to know that we're here for you through thick or thin, good times and bad. Whatever season of life you're in now, we want you to know that we care about your well-being, financial health, and happiness. We're ready to serve you with a smile. Here are some ways that we can help…

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Protecting Your Identity from All Parts of the Internet

Most people don’t realize that the internet is made up of three layers, commonly referred to as the Surface Web, the Deep Web and the Dark Web. These layers are defined by who is using the Internet and how these individuals gain and share access with others. It’s important to understand all parts of the internet to help you know how to…

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How to Survive a Virtual Back-to-School Year

Many of us are scrambling to prepare for a school year that will be starting virtually. If you’re a working parent, you may be wondering how you’re going to juggle work and have your kids at home, attending school. Here are some tips to help you and your family survive this unprecedented back-to-school season. Don’t be afraid to ask for…

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