Category Archives: Financial Tips

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Credit Card Promotion

November 14, 2022

Overwhelmed with credit card debt? Dealing with high-interest credit card balances can be stressful, which is why Unison Credit Union wants to step in to alleviate your overwhelming stack of credit card bills. Save money by transferring your card balances and receive a 5.99% Promotional APR* for 18 months on balance transfers and purchases through December 31st. There is no fee to

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Get Ready

September 20, 2022

Now is the time to start thinking about student loan payments It’s time to start thinking about the end of the year. No, not the exciting things like Hanukkah, Christmas or Kwanzaa. We’re talking about student loan payments. In January, millions of Americans will have to resume paying their federal student loans. If you’re one

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Good debt vs. bad debt

August 5, 2022

How to identify the good and tackle the bad Not all of the balances you carry will drag down your financial future. Despite the bad rap debt often gets – and it’s mostly deserved — there are certain types that shouldn’t keep you up at night. Before you take on more debt, though, it’s important

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Reality of Buying a Vehicle in this Market; How to Prepare

June 30, 2022

Whether you are a seasoned car buyer or new to the process, it can be an overwhelming experience. In this state of the market, manufacturing has slowed down on their production rates and it has been more difficult than ever to find your dream ride, or even finding one that hasn’t sky-rocketed in price. Across

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The Benefits of Refinancing

October 11, 2021

Refinancing can seem like an out of reach dream, a headache or too much trouble to deal with. When the reality is that refinancing your home could help put money back into your pockets and prevent budgeting headaches. (The graphic above gives a quick rundown of how changing your APR percentage on a 30-year fixed

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Fraud on the Rise… Know How to Protect Yourself

July 30, 2021

Scammers continue to try to deceive us with their malicious emails, texts and calls and it’s important to learn how to better protect yourself & others from harm. Although these messages may seem legit, there is potential it could be a scammer with malicious activity underway. There are four main kinds of fraud, those being;

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Wash Your Hands, and Watch Out for Scams

September 17, 2020

From checking your Facebook and Twitter accounts to watching the TV news (yes, some people still do that), everywhere you turn right now you’re likely to hear or see something about COVID-19 and the best ways to stay healthy. The key is to determine who and what to listen to. The same is true when

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Managing Business Cashflow During the COVID Crisis

June 1, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has propelled us all into a new normal, changing “business as usual” to “doing business in the unusual.” Many small businesses are struggling, and small business owners face particular challenges due to either drastically reduced business volume or temporary closures. In order to survive and hopefully thrive, most businesses have adjusted their

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Getting Your Finances Back on Track

May 26, 2020

Businesses are starting to re-open and we’re headed towards summer in the new normal. While some people are returning to the office to work, many remain unemployed or under-employed. Whatever your work situation, you may be experiencing some financial anxiety as we move from quarantine into an uncharted future. In the meantime, many businesses and

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Home Buying – Getting Your Feet in the Door

May 18, 2020

Home ownership can be a dream come true. Crossing the threshold for the first time, and just knowing that it’s yours! Arranging and rearranging the furniture, hanging pictures (with nails!), grilling in the backyard, or whatever the comfort of home means to you. Buying a home is an exciting time filled with big decisions. You