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Get Smart About Financial Literacy

Community service and involvement is a big part of what makes Credit Unions so great.  Part of being involved in the communities we serve is working with people to give them a better understanding of...

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13 Easy Ways to Avoid Common Holiday Scams

The holidays are one of the most exciting times of the year – for families and scammers. As spending is on the rise in November and December, so are the number of scams meant to take advantage of that...

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13 Holiday Spending Statistics that May Surprise You

Happy Thanksgiving! Or should we say – Happy Black Friday! You’re probably aware that Thanksgiving is a prime time for Holiday shopping. In fact, you may be one of the 137.4 million people planning to...

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11 Pieces of Financial Advice Every New College Graduate Should Read

If you graduated in May of 2017, you’re quickly discovering the reality of budgeting after college. If you used federal student loans, your grace period is ending shortly and you may need some extra...

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AmeriChoice heads to the "Bark Tank"!

You’ve heard of “Shark Tank”, but do you have what it takes to make it in Boxcar Indy’s “Bark Tank”?  AmeriChoice worked with local children to help complete a community project to better the community...

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How You Should Use a Personal Loan to Improve Your Finances

Personal loans are incredibly popular due to their low interest rates and how quickly you’re able to get access to the funding. But for those who have never applied for this type of loan, it can be...

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The Pros and Cons of the Store Credit Cards in Your Wallet

How many credit cards do you have in your wallet? Were any of them impulse decisions made at a cash register when offered a discount to sign up? Many retail and department stores across America offer...

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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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The Real Difference between Credit Unions and Banks

Credit unions have been around since the mid-1800s, yet many consumers are still unaware of what a credit union is or how it differs from a traditional bank. A credit union is a not-for-profit...

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