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Credit Unions Vs Banks: What is the Difference?

Posted On: February 13th, 2020
What is the difference between a credit union and a bank? We in the credit union movement get that question all the time. The truth is, not much, at least on the surface. We appear to be very similar. Both offer savings products, loan products, checking accounts, etc. We both deliver those services through various channels such as a branch network, mobile network, auto dealership networks, ATM’s and such. Banks typically are larger with more branches and more customers. ...read more

New Spending Package Includes Sweeping Retirement Plan Changes

Posted On: January 29th, 2020
The $1.4 trillion spending package enacted on December 20, 2019, included the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act, which had overwhelmingly passed the House of Representatives in the spring of 2019, but then subsequently stalled in the Senate. The SECURE Act represents the most sweeping set of changes to retirement legislation in more than a decade. ...read more

Tips to Avoid IRS Scams

Posted On: January 15th, 2020
Tax season is just around the corner and everybody has to pay taxes! However, if you pay attention to this information, you can avoid falling for a scam! ...read more

Meet the Newest 4 Paws Dogs

Posted On: January 10th, 2020
Last year, we sponsored 3 amazing dogs from our friends at 4 Paws for Ability. Plumette has gone on to be a Fabulous Flunky and has since become a therapy dog visiting nursing homes regularly. Yonder is now a breeder, which means we can look forward to little Yonder puppies in the future! Azure graduated last year and is living as an Autism Assistance dog. ...read more