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Unlocking the Perks of Credit Unions: Why you should join one today.

Credit unions are member-owned financial cooperatives that provide traditional (as well as unique) banking services. The difference between a bank and a credit union is straightforward:  credit unions are created, owned, and operated by their accountholders, who are usually referred to as members. Unlike banks, which aim to generate profit for their owner or shareholders,…

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Don’t Take the Bait: Safeguarding against spear phishing attacks.

Most of us are familiar with phishing scams: you receive an urgent-sounding email instructing you to change your password, verify an order, or pay a bill to avoid some kind imminent risk or loss. These scams can be very convincing, and everyone should be diligent about protecting passwords, using strong passwords, not on clicking suspicious…

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The Power of Two: How to prosper in marriage.

Maximizing the financial benefits of marriage involves strategic planning, shared goals, and open communication about finances. It takes some work from both parties, but the effort can pay off by creating several financial advantages, ranging from tax benefits to improved loan qualifications due to combined incomes. Doing it successfully requires teamwork, patience, and ongoing communication.…

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Federal Banking Regulations: Protecting you and your money.

Federal banking regulations are essential frameworks established to ensure the safety, soundness, and efficient operation of the banking system, thereby protecting consumers and their money. These regulations cover a wide range of activities, from how financial institutions lend money to how they manage customers’/members’ deposits. Let’s take a detailed look at what these regulations are,…

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