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The financial freedom to fly highThe financial freedom to fly high
The financial freedom to fly high

New partnership between the Credit Union and Cadet Academy allows access to the flight deck for future pilots

Jul 2, 2022 Foundation
Stay protected with an extended warrantyStay protected with an extended warranty
Stay protected with an extended warranty

If you’ve ever purchased a new or used vehicle, you’ve most likely been offered an extended warranty. The inevitable question follows: Is it worth it?

Jul 2, 2022 Foundation
Beware the surchargeBeware the surcharge
Beware the surcharge

Goods and services improve life — fast food delivery, groceries pick-up. But those services come at a cost. Pay attention to the costs associated with the good life. They add up.

Jul 2, 2022 Foundation
Broader connectivity can come with a priceBroader connectivity can come with a price
Broader connectivity can come with a price

Consumers love being connected while enjoying seamless integration. Smart homes have led to smart neighborhoods — and it’s even extending beyond those borders.

Apr 9, 2022 Foundation
Boost your credit scoreBoost your credit score
Boost your credit score

Your credit score — a three-digit number between 300 and 850, with 650+ generally considered good — offers landlords and lenders a snapshot of your overall credit history and financial health.

Apr 9, 2022 Foundation
Make a deposit right from your phoneMake a deposit right from your phone
Make a deposit right from your phone

That’s when little technological time-savers become invaluable. While everyone at the Credit Union loves interacting with our members, we also recognize you don’t always have time to swing by your nearest branch or deposit-taking ATM whenever you need to deposit a check.

Apr 9, 2022 Foundation
App safelyApp safely
App safely

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has found mobile app developers are not always straightforward about what their products do. According to the FTC, 59% of apps collect and share information, though only 11% tell users they do and 84% of apps allow in-app purchases, opening people up to unexpected charges.

Jan 26, 2022 Foundation
Mind the GAPMind the GAP
Mind the GAP

In a world where a vehicle’s value drops by 20 to 30% during the first 12 months of ownership, protecting yourself with Guaranteed Auto Protection or “GAP” insurance may be a smart purchase as you prepare to drive off the car lot.

Jan 26, 2022 Foundation
Tax considerationsTax considerations
Tax considerations

One thing each of-age American has in common is taxes. As April 15 approaches, one of the easiest things you can do is set aside a folder for paperwork and forms that will be coming in - either electronically or through the mail - over the next few months.

Jan 26, 2022 Foundation
New budget, new placeNew budget, new place
New budget, new place

Whether you’re wanting to explore a new city after college or move to the perfect place to raise a family, be sure to factor in the region’s affordability index when making your decision.

Jan 26, 2022 Foundation
Privacy controlPrivacy control
Privacy control

Apps on mobile devices are collecting data day and night. But taking a few little steps can keep your personal data private.

Sep 10, 2021 Foundation
Navigating the new normal of air travelNavigating the new normal of air travel
Navigating the new normal of air travel

It’s been a year of trials, frustrations, limitations and stress. But the pandemic was also a time for rediscovery and grounding in what really matters. What we’ve learned over the past 18 months, we can carry with us and help shape a more meaningful life all the way around.

Sep 10, 2021 Foundation