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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.
Save Energy and Money with these Tips
Seasons are changing and so are thermostats. Now is a good time to review and apply some energy-saving habits. These not only save the energy used at home, but also can save you money in your pocketbook.
President’s News - October 2020
I recently got to see a member I had not talked to for a long time. Given the current news cycle, the topic of politics came up, but she said, “We shouldn’t talk about that.” My reply was that politics is one of my favorite subjects, as long as we both have a live and let live attitude, we can talk. While there were some similarities in our thoughts, we were clearly on opposite sides of the fence on other aspects relating to our two presidential candidates today.
Don't Fall for These Popular Scams Right Now ... or Ever!
Lately, financial institutions have seen an increase in victims of fraud involving fake checks and payments. This could happen as receiving a fraudulent “loan” check or selling something online and receiving a fake check as payment. Here are a few examples of the type of fraudulent activity used to separate you from your hard-earned money.
Payday Loans Aren't Worth the Cost
When money is tight and you don’t know if you’ll be able to make your rent or keep the lights on, you start looking for ways to find quick cash. You can sell some personal items or ask family members for a loan, but whatever you do, don’t go to a payday lender. It’s a trap that will hold you captive far too long and cost you many times more than you borrow.