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Look for a Smarter Way to Manage Your Money

If you fall into a typical income bracket, then most likely you have a limited amount of money to spend. Budgeting can be a challenge, and unanticipated expenses can regularly come up, tacking onto rent, car payments, and other financial obligations most people have. What you have left of your income for spending can be

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Loan Transfer – Transfer Your Loans with Ease

Loans are often a big help, especially when it comes to expensive things like cars, motorcycles, or boats. They can also be a burden. There are options for saving money with a system provided by RateMatch. The RateMatch service creates a free credit report that offers more detailed information than a standard credit report, which

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What Are E-Statements and Their Benefits?

Online banking has become very popular in the past few years, with customers enjoying the convenience and security of 24-hour access to their money from home. When it comes to communications with their Credit Union, however, many people still receive paper statements in their mailbox each month. Paper statements provide the comfort of familiarity, but

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How Can Mobile Banking Benefit You?

With the growing presence of the internet in everyday life, it’s natural that more people every year are learning to use online banking. Being able to access your Credit Union information at any hour of the day or night from home is a valuable tool for managing your money, building budgets, and paying bills. These

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What’s Your Money Personality?

Everyone thinks of money differently. Perhaps your grandmother clipped coupons and watched every penny, while your neighbor never seems to think about tomorrow when he has money today, while “you” love to dream about your retirement to a tropical paradise someday. The way you think about money (the type of money personality you possess), becomes

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Do You Know Your Credit Rights?

Today, building and maintaining a good credit score is of vital importance. Businesses often take your credit rating into account when evaluating you for a loan, lease, and even employment; so it is useful to understand how credit works and what your credit rights are as a consumer. There are three major federal laws that

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Credit Union Consolidation Loans – A Better Option for Savings

For anyone struggling with substantial debt from credit cards and other unsecured loans, a consolidation loan from a local Credit Union can provide immediate financial relief. The debt consolidation process involves combining separate high interest loans into one single balance and monthly payment. Debt consolidation typically provides a lower interest rate than the combined rate

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Retirement Planning Tips

Regardless of age, planning for retirement is an important component of any long-term financial strategy. Through the benefits of modern medicine, people are commonly living well into their 80s and beyond. Coupled with the continuing uncertainty surrounding social security benefits, careful planning is vital to ensure adequate financial resources are available throughout retirement. At its

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Money Market Accounts – Safety and Flexibility

Credit Union accounts are similar to regular savings accounts, with added features designed to increase yields. Wayne Westland Federal Credit Union money market accounts offer exceptional flexibility and may prove to be the right choice for those who will not need to access their savings on a regular basis Money Market Features When considering money

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Financial Counseling – Understanding Money Management Basics

Understanding how to properly manage money can be complex and often intimidating.  Financial counseling provides insight into many strategies that will help to reduce debt, raise credit scores, and increase savings. Usually offered through local Credit Unions, financial counseling introduces members to qualified, friendly people that are trained in a variety of financial disciplines. In

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