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PRESIDENT’S NEWS - JANUARY 2021
I know they say you shouldn’t wish your life away, but I might have been willing to skip 2020 and go straight to 2021 after seeing how this year has played out. Thankfully, vaccine options are coming and hopefully the country can return to normal by mid-year.
When Times are Tough, We Can Help
In tough times, it's more important than ever to develop and maintain good financial habits. Having a household budget and shedding high-rate credit card debt are two obvious things that could benefit most consumers. But figuring out where to start can be a daunting task—especially if you feel like you're already in trouble. The thing to remember is that it's never too late to ask for help from your credit union.
Tips for Last Minute Holiday Shoppers
Some people are experts at the Holiday shopping. They start shopping for Christmas at the beginning of the New Year, searching for deals year-round. They squirrel away gifts in closets and attics, to have them ready for the holidays well in advance.
4 Ways Good Credit is Your Safety Net
A healthy savings account is your best defense against life’s curve balls. But sometimes setting aside some money every paycheck isn’t enough—particularly when you’re struggling financially to begin with.
Uncertain About Your Job Security?
The current economic climate is making many people unsure about their job security. The best way to deal with uncertainty is to control what you can control. Be proactive, not reactive. If you suspect your job may be eliminated, here are a few tips to prepare for the loss and help you feel more in control.
We’re Thankful for You
This has a been a challenging year, full of uncertainty but also full of ambition about the future. When all the columns are totaled and evaluations are written, we realize our success is due to one thing—our members. We cannot stress enough how thankful we are to be here to serve you.
Holiday Shopping Tips and Hints
The 2020 holiday shopping is projected to be just as popular as ever, even with Covid-19 and all its restrictions. Here’s a peek at some numbers that show just how popular.
Saving Money in the New Year
The end of the year is closing in and that means two things—holiday shopping and New Year’s resolutions. For either, planning ahead is essential.
The Benefits of eDocuments
eDcouments are a no-fee service that allows you to access and manage your bank documents online, without the clutter of paper statements in your mailbox or on your desk.
5 Smart Money Moves to Make this Fall
As the leaves begin to change color, it's time to start thinking about your year-end money strategy. The fall and winter holidays are closer than you think. Use the following strategies to make the rest of the year count.