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  • ILWUCU Mobile Banking app

    Mobile Banking Made Easy

    Can you believe it was only a few short years ago that you either had to go to the bank in person or log onto your computer to do things like check balances, transfer funds or make payments on a loan or credit card? Now...

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    Money and Marriage can be a Challenge to Couples

    Money and Marriage   Money and marriage can be a challenge. Statistics show that money woes are one of the top reasons for problems in a relationship or marriage. That’s why it so important before you tie the knot to sit down with your partner...

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    Personal Finance Tips from Suze Orman

    Whether you realize it or not, your financial security is more than just how much money you have in savings or if your credit card bills are current. Retirement investments, long-term care insurance, even the equity in your home all play an important part in...

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    Money Tips to Help Kids Learn to Save Money

    Kids learn to save money from you!   It’s never too early to start teaching your children the importance of good money management.  Check out these easy and smart ways to get your kids on the right track when it comes to savings. Impulse buying...

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    Avoid Internet Scams

    Avoiding Internet Scams No matter how good your spam filters and anti-virus programs are, I’m sure every now and then an email slips into your inbox which turns out to be nothing more than an internet criminal trying to get access to your personal and...

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  • HELOC options

    What to do with that HELOC (Home Equity Line of Credit)

    HELOC…why & what to do with one.   You hear all the time about putting your home to work for you but how do you make that happen? As you pay down your mortgage your home’s equity (or value) increases. Once that equity reaches a...

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    Direct Deposit Social Security Checks

    Waiting by the mailbox for a social security check is now a thing of the past. Since March, the federal government is requiring all social security recipients to have their monthly funds directly deposited into a checking or saving account. These electronic payments include veteran’s...

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  • Real Estate Market recovering-new homeowner

    Housing Market Recovering…Are You Ready to Become a Homeowner?

    Housing market recovering   Lately there has been quite a bit of buzz on the improving economy, the housing market recovering and what that means to the current housing market. Housing prices have been on the increase for the past four months in more than 15 major...

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    Tips for Protecting Against Debit Card Fraud

    Prevent Debit Card Fraud   Debit card fraud can be a nightmare to deal with, but is preventable. While it’s great to have the convenience of being able to just swipe a card to pay for things it’s more important than ever to know how...

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