Guest Blog: 5 Steps to a New Financial You in 2017

America Saves

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Holiday shoppers have been careful each season to make their lists and check them twice. Budgets have become more discerning and savers have become better planners for their holiday spending, prioritizing savings along the way. According to a September 2016 report, two out of five millennial shoppers got a head start this year and had started buying gifts for the season before summer had even come to a close. Continue Reading…

Election Day: Why You Should Vote

Election Day

One of the main reasons that credit unions exist is to help people afford life.  Last year Georgia’s credit unions saved their members over $160 million in lower loan rates, higher deposit rates and lower fees. Just as credit unions make a positive impact in their communities, you have a similar opportunity – one that affects not only our individual households, but our community, our state and even our country. How can you do that? By educating yourself about the candidates running for office and voting on Election Day. Continue Reading…