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Home Buying Tips and Incentives for First-time Homebuyers

As we head into peak home-buying season, Connex has some fundamental tips for buying a home in Connecticut’s robust real estate market. In addition, Connex is offering its members who are first-time homebuyers up to $1,000 credit at closing. “Buying

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Posted in Budgeting, family, Financial Education, Home Buying, income

Connecticut St. Patrick’s Day Parades

Here is a list of St. Patrick’s Day Parades all over Connecticut. Enjoy!

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Posted in Activites, holidays, March

Events & Activities for the Holiday Season

Here are some ideas for events and activities to do this holiday season. Some are local to Connecticut while other ideas are for the homebodies. For the adventurous people, there are some ideas for you too!

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Posted in holidays, vp of unbanking

Help us congratulate our Coins-for-Change Quarter 1 Recipients!

Spare change spares lives! Located in select Connex Credit Union branches are coin-cashing machines. These machines help raise over $10,000 in any given year for local non-profit organizations, including: animal shelters, food banks, youth groups, and many more. Coins-for-Change donates

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Posted in Community Outreach

6 Things You Can Do to Improve Your Credit Score

Your credit score is extremely important! Your credit score can either help you save money, or cost you over a lifetime. When you apply for credit, your credit score can help lenders determine your ability to repay the loan based

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Posted in Financial Education, Improve your life

A Message from Our CEO

A Message from our President/CEO: Dear Members: With the cool nights and the leaves on the trees changing colors, we certainly know that autumn has arrived. As the year winds down and we head into the final stretch of 2013,

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Posted in Community Outreach

Meet the New Vice President of Unbanking!

Hello! My name is Lauren Dufour and I am the new Vice President of Unbanking at Connex Credit Union! What is Unbanking you might ask? Here at Connex, we want all of our members to “Unbank” because contrary to popular

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Posted in Community Outreach

Summer Fun in Connecticut

I’ve been in Connecticut for just over 4 years now going to school, but only recently has Connecticut become my permanent home. So I went over to to check out what’s local, what’s fun, and what’s cost efficient. Below

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Posted in Community Outreach, Improve your life, Money Saving Tips

The Connex “Favorite Branch” Competition – [UPDATE as of July 5, 2012]

We are now three weeks into the Connex “Favorite Branch” Competition! We still need your help to decide who should win the “top seat” in the Unbank Nation. The North Haven, Guilford, and Wallingford branches are in a dead heat

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Posted in Contests and Promotions