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The Women Build Project

Linn Area Credit Union was honored to help 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. Women Build had one project in Cedar Rapids…
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See Jenny Run

The time has come, friends! We've reached the last leg of our Ironman journey with Jenny Lorenz. After being kicked by swimmers and fighting insane wind on a bike, it's now time to close out this challenge with a marathon.…
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See Jenny Bike

Back for more??? Woohoo! We are spotlighting Jenny Lorenz's Ironman experience in a three parter. (If you haven't read the first one yet, jump over here.) Ready for the next leg of Jenny's journey? Take a deep breath, maybe grab…
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Contest: Highlight Reel Winner

And the winner... racking up 538 votes.... is: "This was such an emotional and amazing day! Marvin McNutt is a beautiful person and watching my granddaughters shear joy as he presented them with "daughter bracelets", after he proposed and gave…
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See Jenny Swim

When you are proud of someone you love, you want to shout their successes out to the world! This is exactly how we feel about our very own Jenny Lorenz. Not only is she the amazing Executive Vice President of…
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Tara’s Refinance Story

“Rates are at a historic low! Now is the time to refinance!” Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last year, you’ve heard this at least a dozen times. When my husband and I became homeowners in 2008,…
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Whiners are weiners!

“Whiners are Wieners” was a recent title of a Survivor: Philippines episode so aptly named by our very own Linn Area Credit Union survivor, Denise Stapley. And Denise is certainly neither. Let me rewind. We take the TV show Survivor…
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Back to the Basics: CC Style, Part 4

You know how at the end of fireworks shows, they have the grand finale? It’s jammed full of pop, sizzle and BAM! Well this is our grand finale to our credit score series! It’s the thing that everyone has been…
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Back to the Basics: CC Style, Part 3

Well hello again! Welcome to your third installment of Back To the Basics: Credit Style. I hope you’re learning lots about the three little numbers that rule the financial world! I think today’s topic is really going to peek your…
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Carve-O-Rama 2012 Winner!

Thank you to all of you who took the time to vote in our friendly competition! The winning department of our 2012 Carve-O-Rama is... COLLECTIONS! Congratulations, Collections! It is clear that your carving skills aren't to be messed with. This…