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Consumer Blog

New Year’s Resolutions (You’re Probably Doing Anyway)

January 6, 2021 4:40 pm

While we’re cautiously optimistic about 2021, the fact remains that the coronavirus is going to stick around just a bit longer. Add that to the disruption so many people faced in 2020, and you might not even be thinking about resolutions this year. That’s why we’re making our resolutions more about “keep doing what worked last year.” Read on to learn more.

(Small and Achievable) Financial Goals for 2021

December 21, 2020 4:26 pm

2020 has been …a lot. Maybe the only goal you set on a given day was “Take a shower”—and that’s OK! The good news is that the year is almost over. Read on if you’re ready to think about setting some other goals—the money kind.

Uncovering 5 Hidden Holiday Costs

November 30, 2020 11:30 am

You’ve probably already budgeted for gifts and grocery store items, but even the thriftiest planners forget to account for all holiday expenditures. From electricity to shipping fees, we’ve uncovered five hidden holiday costs you might have overlooked and, better yet, we have tips to avoid them!

4 Ways to Protect Your Credit During the Holiday Season

November 18, 2020 12:39 pm

As you navigate holiday sales, cross off items on your shopping list, and prepare for the joyful season ahead, don't forget to protect your credit along the way! Check out these quick tips to protect your credit this holiday season.

What it Means to be a Part of a Co-op

November 5, 2020 4:16 pm

October was National Co-op Month. A month dedicated to raising awareness around these unique establishments that offer a trusted, proven way to do business and build communities. So, in case you missed it, let us shed some light on what it means to be a part of a cooperative.

What is your giving strategy?

October 15, 2020 5:12 pm

Most everyone wants to help those in need. However, it’s not always easy to know the best way to go about giving back – that’s where we come in! Check out our tips for creating a giving strategy to get you on track to accomplishing your giving goals.

5 Ways to Afford Living on Your Own

September 30, 2020 11:30 am

If you’re getting the itch to move away from home or shed the roommates, we have 5 tips to help you afford this next chapter of living on your own!

Money Tips for College Newbies

September 22, 2020 5:12 pm

From managing money to accessing additional funds—we’ve got the tips you need for a financially successful year ahead.

How to Navigate Unemployment

August 31, 2020 4:08 pm

Due to COVID-19, many people have found themselves unexpectedly unemployed. Dealing with this new situation can seem daunting and stressful, but we are here to help. Check out our tips for navigating unemployment in this blog.