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Checking vs Savings Accounts: What's the Difference?

If you're trying to decide between a checking vs savings account, it's easy to get overwhelmed with the sheer amount of information you have to consider. What do you use each one for, and how do...

Stimulus Payment Guide & Prioritizing Financial Wellness

Written in part and partnership with GreenPath Financial Wellness- providing our members with free financial wellness education, counseling, and debt management resources. 

 

Economic Impact...

How to Join a Credit Union with Bad Credit: 5 Steps You Should Take

You may have heard of the benefits of credit unions over traditional banks, but if your credit is not that great, you may still be wondering how to join a credit union with bad credit. 

Are Credit Unions FDIC Insured? | 121 Financial Credit Union

Are credit unions FDIC insured? In this article, we'll take a look at some of the protections offered to members of credit unions.

Benefits of Credit Unions vs. Banks: 5 Reasons to Switch

Where you choose to place your money can have a significant impact on your financial health. Which type of financial institution—bank or credit union—is best for your money depends mostly on your...

Pros and Cons of Credit Unions | Credit Union Advantage

In this article, we want to discuss the pros and cons of credit unions. We hope that this article will answer any questions you might have about credit unions, and also clear up any...

Credit Union vs Banks: What's the difference?

In this blog, we'll discuss how a credit union and bank differ in their organizational structures, products, and services. Basically in this article, we'll do a matchup of a credit union vs. a...

How to Join a Credit Union in 4 Simple Steps | 121 Financial Credit Union

In this article, we’ll discuss how to join a credit union in four simple steps.

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