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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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People Helping People

People Helping People

The credit union movement began 160 years ago with a simple but radical idea: People helping people. That with the help of your neighbors, you can improve your financial well-being. This idea spread across the world, and credit unions flourished, especially during...

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Members Value Their Credit Union

Members Value Their Credit Union

Because of the benefits credit union memberships offer, the number of people in Ohio who choose to conduct their financial business at a credit union grew by more than 33,000 in the past 12 months, as of June 2015. In a consumer survey conducted by the Ohio Credit...

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Surviving the Loss of a Job

Surviving the Loss of a Job

Surviving the loss of a job; a steady paycheck or consistent income can quickly change anyone’s day-to-day reality. Although unemployment levels are improving, 5.3 percent nationally and 5 percent in Ohio, more than 2 million Americans have been jobless for more than...

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College Scholarships, Grants and Loans

College Scholarships, Grants and Loans

What do they Cover? Students and their families have plenty of options to consider when it comes to paying for college tuition. From scholarships to grants to loans, filling the gap can be a confusing proposition. Before deciding what options are right for you, there...

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