Three Reasons Why Your Car Insurance is So Expensive

Did you know the average American pays $1,674 a year or about $140 a month on auto insurance?* Like it or not, it’s a necessity if you own a car however it doesn’t have to be so expensive. Want to try and get a better rate? Here are three things that might be impacting your Read More »

3 Ways to Save on Back to School Expenses

“The second busiest retail season of the year, next to holiday shopping.” That’s what one National Retail Federation report had to say, noting that back-to-school expenses would hit a record high for the 2021-2022 school year, averaging $789.49 per child. That’s up from the average of $696.70 last year. If that number gives you heartburn, Read More »

3 Reasons to Not Pay Off Your Loan Early

You may hear lauded financial experts talk about the benefits of paying off your loan early, and what they say is right…mostly. However, are there circumstances when paying a loan off early could be more hurtful than helpful? Let’s take a look. While paying loans off early can have big benefits like freedom from debt Read More »

Don’t become a victim of financial fraud from money apps.

“Arkansas woman scammed out of $4,800 after using Cash App.” “Raleigh man loses $24,000 in Cash App scam.” Lately, the headlines featuring Cash App fraud and scams have been piling up, and we don’t want you to be next. Cash App fraud reports are up more than 300% from this time last year, according to Read More »

Don’t let Amazon become Scam-azon

“There’s something wrong with your Amazon account.” It could be a suspicious purchase, a lost package, or an order they can’t fulfill. If you’ve received one of these calls and hung up, you did the right thing. Spam calls are running rampant right now from scammers pretending to be companies like Amazon and Apple trying Read More »

Five Ways You Can Spring Clean and Make Money

While your idea of fun probably isn’t cleaning out the garage, closets, and kitchen all weekend, spring cleaning can be shockingly refreshing. Not to mention, you could also make some money in the process and find some cool stuff. Did you know 78% of people get into spring cleaning every single year while 7% have Read More »

COVID-19 Scams

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No question – the past few weeks have been insane as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). We’re seeing things unfold that most of us haven’t experienced before. Entire cities have shut down, people are being quarantined, and credit unions are being forced to find different ways to serve members. While we’ve seen the best Read More »

Urban Gardening on a Budget

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You’ve been scrolling through Pinterest during quarantine and now you’re dying to have your own garden, but you don’t have a yard. If you only have a small area to have plants or vegetables, that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy your Pinterest-worthy garden. Here’s how you can make the most of your urban, space-saving, garden Read More »

Coronavirus Information

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Update 5.11.2020 We are moving back to regular lobby hours starting Thursday, 5/14/2020, 10 am – 5 pm Monday through Friday. Update 4.22.2020 As we continue to follow CDC and State guidelines in response to the COVID-19 we will be postponing the Annual Meeting that was scheduled for June 18, 2020. We will update you Read More »