15 Ideas for Spreading Holiday Cheer During COVID

The holidays will look different this year, but you can still make it a memorable fun time for your family! Whether it’s tweaking your current traditions or incorporating new ones, there are many cheer-spreading activities you can do while social distancing and practicing safety precautions.

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Your Year-End Financial Checklist

Aspects of your financial life to review as the year draws to a close. Provided by William DeBille, Financial Advisor Connex Investment and Retirement Services The end of the year can help remind us of last-minute things we need to

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Don’t be a Mobile Payment App Victim

Did you know that the majority of PERSON to PERSON (P2P) cash applications offer zero fraud protection? These are apps such as Venmo, Cash App, etc. At Connex, we have noticed an increase in incidences where credit union members have

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Posted in Financial Education, Fraud, Mobile Applications, Money Saving Tips, Safety

Top Ten Companies for Work-from-Home Jobs

2020 has been a year of major change, to say the least. One of these changes is that more people are working from home than ever before. The pandemic forced many companies to transition staff from chatting at the water

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5 Ways to Pay a Large Medical Bill

Negotiate for a lower bill. Ask your health care provider to lower or waive some fees. You can find the going rate of coverage on sites like myHealthcare Cost Estimator to give you a starting point for your negotiations. According

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The Pros & Cons of Early Retirement Plan Rollovers

Should you withdraw and reinvest your retirement plan money while you are still on the job?    Provided by William DeBille, Financial Advisor Connex Investment and Retirement Services Did you know you might be able to take some or all of

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5 Ways to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

These St. Patrick’s Day ideas are better than a pot of gold You don’t have to be Irish to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. People of all backgrounds enjoy getting dressed up to go to parades across the country or going

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Spring Clean Your Finances

Spring is almost here! It’s time for spring cleaning, and that includes spring cleaning your finances. Not sure where to begin? Check out these ideas for a start: Clean up your paperwork Outdated insurance policies, old statements, tax-related paperwork more

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Save Automatically : America Saves Week

It’s America Saves Week! Looking for an easy way to save? Make it automatic! Use online banking or  Connex’s  mobile banking app to set up reoccurring transfers to your savings account! Whether saving for an emergency fund, education expenses, retirement or

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10 Affordable yet Romantic Valentine’s Day Date Ideas

February is the month of love, and Valentine’s Day is only a few days away. Here are a 10 fun activities to try with your significant other. Movie Night DIY:  If your Valentine’s Day date night is looking like it’s

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