10 Reasons To Be Thankful For Your Credit Union

10 Reasons To Be Thankful For Your Credit Union
10 Reasons To Be Thankful For Your Credit Union

We often take life’s many gifts for granted by failing to appreciate them deeply enough. Thanksgiving offers the perfect opportunity to reflect upon everything that is wonderful in our lives and to show our gratitude for each and every gift we’ve been given. 

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Syncing Your Phone To Your Car Can Put You At Risk

Syncing Your Phone To Your Car Can Put You At Risk
Syncing Your Phone To Your Car Can Put You At Risk

In our uber-connected world, pressing a button on the steering wheel to make a phone call is already second nature for many of us. With just a few taps, we can pull up our favorite playlist, read recent emails and even send a text message. Using our cars like a

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Don't Be A Victim of a Social Security Scam

Don't Be A Victim of a Social Security Scam
Don't Be A Victim of a Social Security Scam

Any of the hundreds of scams around today can make you feel like we live in a world gone mad. How cruel can someone be to con a poor victim out of thousands of dollars?

But one of the most heartless scams making the rounds is the one targeting the elderly who

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10 Restaurant Hacks

10 Restaurant Hacks
10 Restaurant Hacks

Americans love eating out. According to the USDA’s food expenditure data, millennials spend more than 44% of their food budget on this meal option. In addition, other data proves that Americans spend a lot more on restaurants and bars ($54.86 billion) than they do on their groceries ($52.5 billion).

We Americans really like our restaurants! Who

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Why Do I Spend So Much When Shopping Online?

Why Do I Spend So Much When Shopping Online?
Why Do I Spend So Much When Shopping Online?

Q: I’m really trying to stick to a budget this holiday season, and I’m doing most of my shopping online. It should be easy to stay on track, so why am I constantly going over budget?  

 

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6 Apps To Download for Black Friday

6 Apps To Download for Black Friday
6 Apps To Download for Black Friday

Shop with confidence this Black Friday and throughout the pre-holiday season by downloading these super-convenient shopping apps. 

 

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5 Ways Retailers Influence Our Spending

5 Ways Retailers Influence Our Spending
5 Ways Retailers Influence Our Spending

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How To Beat Impulse Purchases

How To Beat Impulse Purchases
How To Beat Impulse Purchases
Use a list

Lists aren’t just for groceries anymore. Whether you’re hitting the mall, doing a Target run or even shopping online, never shop without a detailed list. And stick to it!

Use cash

Cards are great because of the easy tracking they provide, but if you tend to

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5 Scams To Avoid This Black Friday

5 Scams To Avoid This Black Friday
5 Scams To Avoid This Black Friday

Black Friday and Cyber Monday can be great fun – but they can also put you at great risk. Scams abound on the weekend that heralds the holiday shopping season, and you don’t want a phishing scheme or a bogus bargain to turn you into a Grinch. 

Here are 5 scams to look out for as you brave the

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8 Reasons To Shop Local On Small Business Saturday

8 Reasons to Shop Local on Small Business Saturday
8 Reasons to Shop Local on Small Business Saturday

Mega e-tailers, like Amazon and Walmart, may monopolize online commerce, but it’s the small businesses across the country that keep the economy going. In fact, according to the Small Business Administration (SBA), the 28 million small businesses in America

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