Financial Education

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Don’t Give Anyone Remote Access to Your Devices

Scammers are at it again. (Really, they’re always at it....) We’re seeing a huge increase in fraud relating to remote access to computers and other devices. If you receive an unexpected email, text, or phone…
MoneyMap Tutorial Videos

MoneyMap Tutorial Videos

See how easy it is to use MoneyMap! Check out these great videos to help you get started with MoneyMap, our personal finance manager. Once you're familiar with MoneyMap (and start using it regularly!), we're…
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MoneyMap

Track your spending, manage your budget, and more! Linn Area Credit Union is making managing your money easier and more fun — (really!) — than ever! MoneyMap is a totally free personal finance manager that…
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How to Keep from Overspending Online

Use these tips to manage your online shopping habit. With everything going on in the world, unsurprisingly, online shopping is on the rise. (It’s been steadily increasing anyway, but now it’s booming!) In the United…
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Home Repair Emergency Fund

Build emergency home repairs into your savings plan. Hot water heater failures. Leaky toilets. Loose shingles. These are the kinds of unexpected home repairs that need immediate attention to keep a small problem from getting…
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Getting Your First Loan

All about that loan. Applying for your first loan is an exciting step on the way to financial independence. At the same time, loans can be confusing... and making a mistake with your finances early…
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Getting Your First Credit Card

Handle your new credit like a boss. Credit cards provide a great way to build a credit history while learning to manage your money, They can also be lifesavers in an emergency. At the same…
Financial Unity in Marriage

Financial Unity in Marriage

Money doesn’t have to come between you. Statistics show that the leading cause of divorce, second only to infidelity, is money problems. It should come as no surprise that two people who come together may…
Financial Planning for a Health Emergency

Financial Planning for a Health Emergency

Don’t let health woes turn into financial woes. No one really wants to think about getting in a car accident or becoming seriously ill, but a health emergency can happen at any time. And health…
Recognizing Phishing Scams

Recognizing Phishing Scams

Avoid getting caught in phishing scams. Phishing is when a scammer tries to get you to share sensitive personal information — such as your Social Security number, passwords, and account numbers — via email, text…