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For Retirement, Income Matters as Much as Savings

For Retirement, Income Matters as Much as Savings A recent poll of pre-retirees suggests that truth risks being ignored. Provided by William DeBille Steady income or a lump sum? Last year, financial services firm TIAA asked working Americans: if you

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The Bargain Whisperer: ConneXfactor 2017

For six months, Connex Credit Union will be working closely with five participants to see who can become the most fiscally fit to win a $3,000 grand prize. Each participant has been paired with a Connex Financial Advocate who will offer

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Posted in ConneXfactor 2017, Contests and Promotions, Money Saving Tips

3 Tips to Maximize your Money on Black Friday

If you’re always looking for the best deals and bargains, then Black Friday has to be at the top of your list as the – if not THE BEST – day to score huge discounts at your favorite retailers. But with

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National Credit Union Youth Week!

National Credit Union Youth Week has arrived! This week is all about encouraging youth to be proactive about their financial futures. It’s important to start good budgeting and savings habits early. A kid’s first savings account is an important first

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Posted in Community Outreach, Financial Education, Uncategorized

Thanksgiving Savings

As we all know, Thanksgiving is the time to make lasting memories and share thanks with family and friends. According to The American Farm Bureau Federation, the estimated the cost of Thanksgiving dinner for 10 people was $49.48 in 2012.

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6 Useful Money Calculators

Since the New Year I’ve been trying to buckle down on my spending and start saving. I haven’t been doing too well with the saving part. The other day I was taking a look at the calculators available on Connex’s

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Posted in Financial Education, Improve your life, Money Saving Tips