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Credit Score: Ignorance is not bliss!

Three little numbers can shape your financial life and hold a heck of a lot of power. Your credit score can affect the rates you receive on home or auto loans. It can be the “yay” or “nay” when submitting…
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Top Things You Should NEVER Carry in Your Wallet

I’m not a morning person. I don’t drink coffee (they actually asked me to stop during my first job out of college!) and caffeine in general tends to make me a little buzzalicious. One thing I do like to add…
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And the winner of our “My First Ride Contest” is…

Thank you to all who voted in the “My First Ride” contest! It was super close, but the winner is…  *drum roll please*  Denise!  Congratulations, Denise (read her story here)! You and that slug bug story stole the hearts of the…
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Kirby Fun Day 2011!

Some of America’s finest savers are safely stockpiling their moola here at Linn Area Credit Union. Did I mention that they are, on average, among the shortest of our members? Okay, I’ll cut to the chase. These members are part…
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Nom the Mom: Day of Beauty

The woman you chose as your Nom the Mom winner, Amber Nietert , finally got her chance to get pampered. Since so many of you got out there to vote, we thought that you’d like the follow up on Amber, her family…
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Finally – the TRUTH about rewards!

One thing that I love so much about working at Linn Area is that I wholeheartedly believe we won’t try to sell you guys products or services that we ourselves don’t believe in. Here’s what I mean: In one of…
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Stooges, Star Wars & Credit Bureaus… say what?

Throughout popular culture, the existence of trios is very common.  The blind mice, the Stooges, two trios of Star Wars movies and even Harry, Hermione and Ron!  There is another trio out there that has far more power over you…
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Nom the Mom: Surprising Amber

Welcome back to our Blog! We hope that you are enjoying reading about how we got to surprise our finalists because I certainly enjoyed meeting each of them on Friday, May 6th! Over the last few days, you've read what…
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Nom the Mom: Surprising Wendi

Our Nom the Mom love fest isn’t over yet, friends! Yesterday you got the inside scoop on what happened when I met Dawn.  Next stop, Wendi.  Surprising Wendi wasn’t going to be quite as easy, considering she works at a…