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3 tips for safe online shopping

Posted by Community Choice Credit Union on Dec 1, 2016 1:05:24 PM

Who doesn’t love online shopping? It’s convenient and eliminates the hassle of standing in line and navigating through a crowded store. The amount of consumers who shop online is steadily increasing. Due to this increase, online shoppers are prime targets for fraudsters looking to steal financial information. Here’s how you can prevent them from stealing your information online and some safe practices to adopt.

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Topics: Fraud, Holiday spending, online shopping, holiday shopping

Tips for winterizing your home

Posted by Community Choice Credit Union on Nov 29, 2016 10:39:41 AM

Sure, we’ve enjoyed our 70 degree November weather, but it’s time to finally face reality—winter is coming. Snow flurries, slick roads and below average wind chills may keep you inside, so make sure you’re prepared by taking these steps to winterize your home.

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Topics: Home Improvement, Home Repairs, winterizing, winter

Top financial moves to make before the new year

Posted by Community Choice Credit Union on Nov 18, 2016 11:01:24 AM

Each year, over 25% of Americans make New Year’s resolutions to spend less and save more money. Unsurprisingly, following through on these resolutions is harder than it seems. But, with proper planning and the right financial tools, it’s possible to accomplish this.

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Topics: Finances, Money Management, Save Money, Personal Finance, money tips

The best things to buy in the fall to save money

Posted by Community Choice Credit Union on Nov 3, 2016 3:32:26 PM

When the leaves begin to change and the temperatures drop, so do the prices of some big ticket items that you may be in the market for. From wedding dresses to home appliances, fall is a great time to make major purchases, while saving money. Check out our list of the top things to buy in the fall.

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Topics: Budgeting, Money Management, Budget, Expenses, Save Money, Savings, money tips

We were founded on a desire to help others through a donation bowl and we’re going back to our roots…literally

Posted by Community Choice Credit Union on Nov 2, 2016 4:19:17 PM

In 1935, at the home of Arthur and May Jenkins, a few neighbors put five dollars into a bowl that anyone could borrow during their time of need. This bowl and its contents created the foundation for Community Choice Credit Union.

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Topics: Michigan scholarships, Scholarships, Foundation, Give Big

Win the holidays: Your 2016 guide to this season’s hottest gifts

Posted by Community Choice Credit Union on Nov 1, 2016 1:38:09 PM

The holiday shopping season is here! Crowded shopping centers, long lines and Black Friday deals are coming and as you prepare for shopping season, we’re here to help. Yes, we have You Name It Loans for all of your major ticket items and tips on making the shopping season less stressful—and now we’re making things even easier with our 2016 gift guide.

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Topics: Holiday debt, Holiday spending

Why you should join a credit union [infographic]

Posted by Community Choice Credit Union on Oct 28, 2016 11:07:32 AM

Of course, we think credit unions are the best financial institutions in the world and we've got our reasons. Here's why you should join a credit union.

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Topics: Financial wellness, Credit Unions, Save Money, money tips

The impact of Give Big Weekend 2016 [infographic]

Posted by Community Choice Credit Union on Oct 19, 2016 10:30:14 AM

Every year, Community Choice team members come together for a weekend of service. That weekend, Give Big Weekend, is dedicated to serving our communities. We participate in walks, rehab shelters and many more activities that benefit various community organizations. With Give Big Weekend, our main goal is to make a difference in our communities, which is what we strive to do daily. Check out the impact we made this year. 

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Topics: Credit Unions, Volunteer, Community Engagement

How to spot and avoid ATM card skimmers [infographic]

Posted by Community Choice Credit Union on Oct 14, 2016 3:29:53 PM

Recently, various media outlets have reported on ATMs located within 7-Eleven’s around the Metro-Detroit area that have been compromised by hackers through skimming. In the last 90 days, you used one of these ATMs.

Read more here and protect your card from skimming by following these tips.

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Topics: Card breaches, ATM, card skimming

Choosing the right financial institution [infographic]

Posted by Community Choice Credit Union on Oct 12, 2016 12:43:57 PM

With so many financial insitutions to choose from, have you ever wondered: which financial insitution is the best for me? It's a valid question to ask and we believe the answer is simple: a credit union. With a credit union there are no account maintenance fees, lower rates and, best of all, we're community based and member focused. Need more convincing? Check out these facts that detail the differences between banks and credit unions. 

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Topics: Credit Unions, Financial Education, Personal Finance, banking

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