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First step to buying a home!

Buying a house is a big deal. Big. Huuuuuuge. (Pretty Woman reference, anyone, anyone??) One of the most important steps is getting preapproved. Why? Because the last thing you want to do is go falling in love with a house…
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Our Little Science Experiment

With the record cold keeping the kids home from school and everyone else shivering to their core, we thought this would be the perfect time for a little science experiment! After seeing videos circulating the Web showcasing people throwing hot…
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Design on a Dime (literally)

Not only do we have the BEST members in the world, but some of the most CREATIVE! We caught wind that one of our Linn Area Credit Union family members had created something so full awesome that we just HAD…
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Women Build Project 2013

For the second year, Linn Area Credit Union helped support Habitat for Humanity’s Women Build Project. This program challenges women to devote at least one day to the effort to eliminate poverty housing. Eleven of our LACU family members were…
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VIDEO: I Mustache For Your Advice Winner!

We revealed the winner of our "I Mustache For Your Advice" a couple of weeks ago (check out the post here), but have finally uploaded the video! Hey, better late than never, right? ;o) Steve and his daughter Anna visited…
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Monkey Business: The play-by-play

There are downright crudtastic things that happen in this world and it’s so easy to lose faith in humanity… but then amazing things happen. Positive things - like what has happened with a little stuffed monkey, social media and Linn…
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Monkey Business: A video tribute

If you've been on Facebook at any point in the last week, you have probably heard about the {now famous} monkey found at Balloon Glow. Linn Area Credit Union has been determined to find this Monkey's bestie! Thanks to the…
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Contest follow up: Highlight Reel Winner!

In January we asked you guys to share with us your Highlights of 2012. We even made it into a contest, because we’re cool like that. :o) The photo you picked as the winner was of a beautiful engagement. Taaaah…
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Contest Winner: I Mustache For Your Advice!

And we have a WINNER in our Father's Day "I Mustache For Your Advice" contest! Congratulations to... "Whenever there is trouble, you can always come home. I will ALWAYS be there." Well, Steve, we think Anna is pretty lucky to…
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2013 Nom the Mom Adventure (Part 2)

It was about 10:30 on Friday the 10th of May and I had just finished surprising the winner of our 2013 Nom the Mom contest (click here to see the video). It was time to hand deliver gorgeous flower arrangements…