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A Guide to eStatements, Mobile App, and Digital Wallet

February 13, 2024
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In the age of technology, how we manage our finances is evolving. UNCLE Credit Union is at the forefront of this digital revolution, offering tools to make banking more accessible, efficient, and secure for our members. From eStatements and our mobile app to digital wallet services, let’s explore the benefits of going digital with UNCLE…

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Make the Most of Your Tax Refund

January 28, 2024
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Tax season is often met with both anticipation and a bit of dread. Once the paperwork is filed, many of us eagerly await our refunds, already planning how to spend that welcome boost. Yet, before visions of new gadgets or dream vacations take hold, consider a more strategic approach to utilizing this year’s tax refund.…

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Your Credit Score Matters

January 5, 2024
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Your credit score is a crucial factor in determining your financial health. It is a three-digit number that reflects your creditworthiness and how likely you are to repay your debts. Credit scores range from 300 to 850; the higher your score, the better your chances of getting approved for loans, credit cards, and other financial…

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New vs. Used Cars – Which One Suits Your Needs?

October 25, 2023
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When purchasing a car, one of the initial choices you will encounter is deciding between buying new or used. Each option comes with its own benefits and possible drawbacks. Fortunately, UNCLE Credit Union is ready to assist you in making this decision by highlighting important factors to keep in mind. Benefits of Buying New Latest…

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Top 10 Tips to Save Money

September 27, 2023

Saving money can be challenging if you need help knowing where to start. So, check out these easy-to-follow tips to start saving and achieving your financial goals. 1. Track your spending: One of the simplest ways to save money is to keep track of your spending. By monitoring your expenses, you can easily see where…

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Fraud Trends Disguised as Legitimate

September 7, 2023
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Fraud Trends Disguised as Legitimate In today’s digital landscape, fraudsters have numerous chances to deceive individuals into believing they are making transactions with authentic entities or to deceive them into trusting false identities. To prevent falling prey to these deceptive tactics, we have compiled a list of prevailing fraud trends observed within our community. Romance…

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4 Tips for a Successful College Application

August 17, 2023
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4 Tips for a Successful College Application The time has come – your child will be graduating high school soon, and together you must prepare for what’s ahead. The flurry of college tours, applications, essays, and scholarships can be a daunting and stressful experience for all involved. Keep these tips in mind as you and…

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Study Smarter, Not Harder

August 3, 2023

Study Smarter, Not Harder Back-to-school is just around the corner, which means students will soon be fully immersed in lectures, homework, exams and more. Starting a new year can be a stressful time, especially for students trying to improve their grades to get into their dream college. But improving grades doesn’t necessarily mean studying harder.…

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Understanding the Difference between Credit Unions and Banks

July 20, 2023
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Understanding the Difference between Credit Unions and Banks In today’s financial landscape, individuals have various options when it comes to managing their money. Two popular choices are credit unions and banks. While both institutions offer similar services, there are distinct differences between the two. Membership Unlike banks, credit unions are community based and accept members…

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Budgeting for a Baby

July 7, 2023

Budgeting for a Baby Yes, children are priceless, but raising them is far from it. Many people plan for the changes a baby will bring to their lives when it comes to free time and lack of sleep but forget to factor in how much the little bundle of joy will affect finances. The estimated…

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