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Our Hearts vs. Our Wallets

To say that I LOVE infographs is, quite frankly, the understatement of the century. As I scoured the internet looking for financial news for you crazy kids, I ran across this gem on Wallet Pop. Created by the good people…
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Members vs. Customers: What’s the diff?

Ever wonder why we call you a member instead of a customer?  How about when one of us asks for your member number instead of an account number?  There’s a good reason for it and it’s not even sneaky or…
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Scary CC Stories: Dionn’s Nightmare

Happy Halloween, all you Linn Area gouls and goblins! We hope that your day is going well and that you're successfully dodging any black cats that try to cross your path. Today is the final story from our real-life spooky…
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Scary CC Stories: Daniel’s Dark Day

Many of you are preparing for your big weekend plans to celebrate Halloween - be it taking the kiddos treat or treating or causing some trouble of your own. We wanted to continue to share those near ghost tales of our members' credit…
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Scary CC Stories: Julie’s Boogie Man

As Halloween lurks in the near future, we are reminded of a contest we ran last year asking for people’s scariest credit card stories. And, trust us, some of these are downright TERRIFYING!!!  Here is the 1st installment of our…
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Auto Refinance: Top Questions!

When people think of “refinance,” 9 times out of 10 they immediately associate the word with refinancing a home. But did you know that you can actually refinance other things – like auto loans! YES! Many people think that if…
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Dude, where’s my phone?

Losing your mobile phone is more than a pain in the patootie, it can be almost paralyzing. (Who memorizes phone numbers anymore, for Pete’s sake?!) Think of everything you have on there: contacts, pictures, calendar/reminders, saved logins, your current level…
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When Loans Get Personal

Life happens when you can least afford it. Come on, you know exactly what I mean. It seems like the worst - and most expensive - things happen at the most inconvenient times.  My husband and I are expecting our…