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Insurance Awareness: Are you Covered?

UPDATE: We updated this article from June 2015 to include our "Does Your Insurance Have You Covered?" SlideShare. Insurance, in concept, is something we all know we need.  And most of us carry multiple types of insurance; life insurance, auto … [Read more...]

5 Common Fraud Schemes

UPDATE: In the past week, police have been investigating the use of credit card/ATM skimmers at a banking location in Lebanon County.  Several months ago our IT Manager, Matt Steffy provided information on common fraud schemes that cyber criminals … [Read more...]

Approach Your Student Loan Repayment Confidently

Graduating from college leaves you with a sense of accomplishment and relief knowing that late night study sessions and term papers are a thing of the past. Don’t ruin your state of euphoria by fretting over your student loans. By approaching those … [Read more...]

Say Hello to Chip-Based Credit Cards!

In her “What to Expect in 2015” blog post, our CEO, Abby Kiebach, eluded to upcoming changes in personal security in the credit union industry, including the introduction of chip-based credit cards.  Formally called EMV (Europay, MasterCard, Visa) … [Read more...]

The Countdown’s On: Tips on Saving Money for the Holidays

Can you believe we’re only 3 months from Christmas! The holiday season will be here before we know it. It’ll soon be time to deck the halls, trim the tree and shop for the friends and family on your holiday list. But does the thought of the holidays … [Read more...]

Cheap Ways to Have Fun in Fall

Cooler weather, changing leaves, football season…fall is just around the corner! While it may be time for us to say goodbye to another summer of savings, we know fall fun doesn’t have to be expensive, either. Check out our favorite cheap ways to … [Read more...]

You Can Help to Stop the Data Breaches!

My favorite thing about being part of the credit union community is the way that credit unions band to together to create awareness of issues concerning our members. In the past, we've reached out to Congress to fight for credit unions to keep their … [Read more...]

Know Your Financial Current Events – Fall 2015

As we head into Labor Day weekend, in Lancaster County we are seeing the lowest gas prices in the county in over a decade. Great for those of you hitting the road for a final hurrah of summer, but it's also a sign of many financial current events … [Read more...]

The Problems with Prepaid Debit Cards

There's always a little bit of confusion surrounding prepaid debit cards.  They certainly aren't credit cards, they're more than gift cards, and they work a little bit differently than your bank's debit card. Very simply, once activated, prepaid … [Read more...]

Sharpen Your Saving Smarts: Back-to-School Shopping Tips

Whether you’re stocking up on notebooks and glue sticks, a new laptop, or textbooks, back-to-school supply lists can cost parents a pretty penny. Not to mention extras like new clothes and shoes, lunch bags, or furnishing a dorm room. Consider these … [Read more...]

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