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Are you graduating from high school soon? Start planning for college by applying for student loans. Call 920-766-6000 or toll free at 1-888-878-8806 to set up an appointment with one of our Financial Services Representatives or check out our Student Loans page to learn more.

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Unison can also help with your college expenses. The Unison Credit Union John Aman Memorial Scholarship awards individuals who best mirror the credit union philosophy of “people helping people” and who have learned the importance of volunteerism and giving back to his or her community. This scholarship is given in memory of John Aman, the first CEO of the credit union, hired in 1970. His commitment to the credit union industry and community were evident through his passion for volunteerism and putting the needs of our membership first.

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Working out a Budget
Write down your monthly income and your monthly expenses. After your bills are paid, divide the remaining money into save, spend and share categories. This means that you will be able to save for the future, have some fun money and still give back to a charity, church or other organization.

Setting up an Easy Does It free checking account at Unison makes it easy to stick to your budget. There are no fees, so you’ll be able to enjoy the benefits of unlimited check writing and may be eligible for a FREE ATM/debit card. In fact, you can even set up automatic transfers to your savings account to make saving even easier.

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Unison also offers free It’s Me 247 Online Banking and CU Easy Pay Online Bill Paying. Check your balance, make transfers and pay your bills at any time. Sign up for Text Banking so you can check balances and receive eAlerts on the go. Even if you’re away at school, you still have access to your accounts!

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Establishing Credit
As you’re starting out on your own, it’s important to establish good credit. Credit is what can determine the rate you get on a loan, the limit on your credit card and may even influence your ability to get a job.

Here are some ways to maintain a good credit score:
  • Pay your bills on time.
  • Try to pay your credit cards in full, but pay at least the minimum monthly payment.
  • Never exceed your credit limit.
  • Check your credit report annually for any discrepancies.
  • When moving, update your billing address for all bills.

To help you establish credit, Unison offers two low-rate Visa® Platinum credit cards.

Our Visa® Platinum credit card has a fixed low rate of 9.99% APR. You will pay less interest on balances and therefore have lower monthly payments than that of higher-interest cards offered by other companies.

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Unison also offers a Visa® Platinum with Rewards credit card. With this card, you will earn one point for every dollar spent and can redeem your points for merchandise or travel. This card offers a low rate of 12.99% APR.

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Buying a Car
Are you looking for your first car? Unison can help you through the loan process and pre-qualify you for a loan. This means that when you go car shopping, you’ll know what you can afford and can negotiate with the dealer because you already have your financing in place. We also offer low rates and terms up to 72 months, which means we can help you find a payment you can afford.

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