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Say "I Do" to a Wedding Budget

We make a budget for groceries, holidays, and everything else so what about our wedding day? We talked with a newlywed about her budget and we are sharing her answers with you. Keep in mind that everyone’s big day is different, but you can budget for it big or small.

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Financial Education Award Winner

The Desjardins program was created by CUNA to recognize leadership within the credit union on behalf of financial literacy for all ages. All activities that support personal finance education of members and non-members, including financial literacy leadership efforts.

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2019 Annual Meeting

As a credit union member, you and your family are invited to celebrate our members and reflect on the previous year’s successes. Doors will open at 5:30 pm and the business meeting will start at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, April 23, at the First Baptist Church in Rock Hill.

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Tax Time Brings Out Some Of The Worst Scams

Every year you can count on one thing happening that probably makes you sigh. It may make you angry, anxious, or frustrated, but the one emotion that rarely makes an appearance for tax time is happiness. And to add to all these emotions, the IRS and state tax agencies are warning people of phishing email scams making an appearance this year.

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Weaponized Data Can Lead To Identity Theft

We get a lot of mail, even these days when so much of our communication is done electronically. Granted, most of it is not of interest to most of us and it goes directly into the trusty “File 13.” However, those pre-approved credit card applications, loan re-finance offers, bank statements, and the like are all valuable to would-be cybercriminals.

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Are You Ready to Own A Home?

Ready to become a homeowner? Buying a home may be the largest purchase you’ll ever make. Before you start house hunting, it’s important to understand how owning a home could impact your finances.

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Finding the Right Credit Card for You

If you’ve been considering opening a credit card, keep in mind their pros and cons. They can provide security, convenience, and even rewards based on your spending. However, if cardholders don’t manage their cards carefully, they may find themselves facing unwanted consequences like a poor credit score or fees.

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Tax Refund Phishing Scams Still Successful

Despite warnings, citizens are still falling for bogus tax refund scams. The most recent discovery was in the involved hackers posing as government tax office officials. Filers were sent phishing emails promising refunds, roughly in the amount of $710.00 U.S., that would be deposited directly to one’s credit card.

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Three Great Ways To Save Money

You’ve worked hard, so should your savings! Money Market, Certificate and IRA Accounts are terms you are probably familiar with, but do you really know the difference between them? Here’s a quick overview of these types of savings accounts offered by Family Trust.

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Three Savings Challenges to Start the New Year

It is the time of the year again to make goals and of course find new ways to save money. But, who said you can’t have fun while doing it? In these challenges you’ll be in a competition with yourself to see how much money you can save in the new year.