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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…
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Carve-o-rama 2012

We're all about family traditions at Linn Area Credit Union and one that many of us share with our kin is pumpkin carving! In the spirit of Halloween, our social committee challenged each department to carve and/or decorate a pumpkin.…
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Back to the Basics: CC Style, Part 2

Welcome back! If you’re just joining us, you might want to skip back to here and get your credit score.  ;o) So now that you have your number (or at least know how/where to get), it’s time to examine how…
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Back To the Basics: CC Style!

We’re all at different points in our financial journey. Whether it’s your first time around the block or you’re an old pro, it’s a really great idea to go back to basics and revisit the three little numbers that make…
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Delicate Balance

Life is all about balance. Some days you might feel like a member of the Fab Five, just trying to keep both feet on that balance beam so that you can achieve your dreams. I’ll tell you, every Olympic gymnast…
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Inside look at The Teacher Store

If you've ever been to Kathy's Pies, you probably know what The Teacher Store looks like on the outside. But are you curious what The Teacher Store looks like on the INSIDE? Come along, I'm going to take you for…
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Step by step: Setting up a 529!

Because the bottom line of this post is so important, I’m going to start with it: Signing up for a 529 was so EASY and took only a few minutes – why did I wait this long to do it?!?!…