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    The First Do’s for Eliminating Debt

    Every year we promise ourselves to be financially savvier and smarter than the previous. We’ve all had the hard talk with ourselves “I’m going to be good, I’m going to stop using my credit card or debit card so much”,  or in my case, “I’ll...

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    Thank You for a Great 2011

    Before ringing in the new year, we’d like to thank you, our  members and friends, for your loyalty and trust. And let’s not forget all the friendly smiles – we’re extremely thankful for those too. It’s been a pleasure serving all of you, and we...

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    Our Goals for 2012

    Every new year, we resolve to do more yet only a small percentage of individuals actually keep their new year’s resolutions. Businesses have resolutions too, but we call them by different names – goals, plans, projects, enhancements. These apply (or should) to everything within a...

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    Here Are 5 Things To Put On Your End-Of-Year Checklist – as featured in the Business Insider

    Start the new year right with these few tips which include everything from reserving that New Year’s Eve dinner to canceling month-to-month subscriptions. Let’s make 2012 a better financial year. Read the entire article here, 12/27/2011.

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    Imagine the Possibilities

    This week has been a very touching one for us. Thanks to your kind efforts and support, we raised $1200 for the Interval House Holiday Tree of Hope. $600 alone came from our members, the other $600 came from us as we promised to match...

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    2011 ILWU Children’s Christmas Party

    There’s was a slight chill in the air upon arriving at the ILWU Memorial Hall. The minor bite of the Southern California winter lingered in the early morning hours, yet did little to stop the kind acts in motion. We entered the hall and in...

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    Be Merry: 2011 Holiday Guide

    The extra chilly nights, the 60 and low 70 degree weather while the palm trees continue to sway – this can only mean one thing for us Californians, the holidays are here! In order to make things a little brighter and merrier, here’s a quick...

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    ILWU Credit Union and Interval House Holiday Tree of Hope

    We’re cramming the joy of the season into a one-week period, and beyond! This week we’re asking YOU (our members) to help us bring the warmth of the holidays to Interval House. The organization provides shelter and additional services to underrepresented individuals and families of domestic and...

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    Cost of Christmas: Are Live Trees or Artificial the Better Deal? – as featured in AOL’s DailyFinance

    What kind of Christmas tree will your family purchase this year? The American Christmas Tree Association states that artificial trees “cost an average of $100 and can save consumers 70% over a 10-year period, the average life span of an artificial tree.” The National Christmas Tree...

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