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What Is The True Cost Of Pet Ownership?

What Is The True Cost Of Pet Ownership?

For most pet owners, their furry, feathery, and scaly friends are more than animals; they are family members. This can sometimes mean spoiling them like they would human family members. With nearly 70 percent of Ohioans owning pets, according to the Ohio Credit Union...

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Balancing Your Checking Account

Balancing Your Checking Account

With modern technology with real time account access it makes it awful tempting when you pay so many of your bills online to skip on balancing your paper checkbook. After all, balancing your checkbook ranks up there is no one's idea of a good time. And with electronic...

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Tips for budgeting in 2016

Tips for budgeting in 2016

About half of Ohio consumers intend to implement a budget in 2016, according to a consumer survey conducted by the Ohio Credit Union League, but the struggle is real when it comes to budgeting in 2016 and sticking to one. According to the survey, 46 percent of...

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6 Holiday Shopping Tips

6 Holiday Shopping Tips

As we all know Christmas displays have been up for several months. Now that we are getting close to Christmas, some serious holiday shopping is on the horizon, you’ll need all the help you can get to make it through the gift-buying madness still feeling merry and...

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Tips to De-Scrooge Your Holiday Season

Tips to De-Scrooge Your Holiday Season

Tis the Season!!! Your Christmas “to-do” list gets larger every year…must you handle EVERYTHING at home AND at work?  The stores are crowded...shoppers are hairied and rude, sales staff is over-worked and rude…did I mention that everyone is RUDE???  As for decorating...

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End-of-Year Charitable Giving

End-of-Year Charitable Giving

Ohioans embrace the spirit of giving during the holidays. Fifty-five percent of Ohio consumers make a holiday-related charitable contribution at the end of the year, according to a consumer survey conducted by the Ohio Credit Union League. Of those who make a...

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Retirement Planning

Retirement Planning

About one-third of Americans lack confidence in their financial preparations for retirement. According to a consumer survey conducted by the Ohio Credit Union League, 56 percent of Ohio respondents said they plan on working in some capacity even after they retire from...

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The History of ICU Day

The History of ICU Day

The credit union idea began more than 160 years ago with a simple idea—people helping people. In the 1850s, hard times hit Germany, and people turned to each other for help. They removed small savings from under mattresses and made reasonably priced loans to one...

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