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The Home Buying Journey

Owning a home is a top financial goal of our members and we have recognized that no two situations are the same. From the initial decision to save for a home to the time when members realize that they...

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Focus on FOCUS

At AmeriChoice, we are always looking for ways to help put our members in control of their finances. In today’s world, we have recognized that our members have a variety of financial institutions that...

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Credit Union Youth Month 2017- Give a Hoot About Saving!

At AmeriChoice, it is a part of our mission to provide financial literacy to all in the community who need it. Every year in April, credit unions across the country celebrate National Credit Union...

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Presidents Message- A vision for the Future

In 2016, AmeriChoice unveiled a new Vision Statement: AmeriChoice Federal Credit Union is committed to building a stronger community, one member at a time. We want to be the financial institution that...

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Will Consolidating Student Loan Debt Save You Money?

Most college graduates accumulate some amount of student loan debt throughout their time in school. While many lenders provide a grace period after graduation, it’s vital to start strategizing the best...

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These New Credit Reporting Changes Could Affect Your Credit Score in 2017

Millions of Americans are set to benefit from new credit reporting laws going into affect by July 1, 2017. In a statement made by the Consumer Data Industry Association (CDIA), the three major credit...

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What Every First Time Home Buyer Should Look for in a Home

A starter home has historically referred to a home purchased by a first time buyer, that the buyer only plans to stay in for a specific period of time before upgrading to a more expensive home. As the...

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Money Orders Vs. Cashier’s Checks: Which Payment Option Should You Choose?

When a seller wants a form of payment that is historically secure and offers guaranteed funds from a buyer, they turn to money orders or cashier’s checks. While both types of payment serve the same...

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Breaking Down the Difference Between a Home Equity Loan and Home Equity Line of Credit

There are a multitude of benefits to being a homeowner, but one benefit that is often overlooked is the ability to leverage the equity in your home for specific financial goals. You can leverage your...

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What is the FASFA and Why Should every High School Graduate Apply?

FASFA stands for free application for federal student aid. It’s the only way to get access to federally-funded financial aid for college - so every parent and/or student should be applying. However,...

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