Difference Credit Union vs Banks
When most people want to save or invest their money, the first place they approach is a bank. Credit unions are becoming an increasingly popular alternative, and there are many reasons why credit unions might be better for both individual and business finances over heading straight to the bank. Here are a few of the main differences between credit unions and banks.
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Don’t “Fall” Into a Wedding Financial Fiasco
Are you planning a wedding or attending weddings this fall? Let the wedding be a memorable celebration with these tips.
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Equifax Settlement Phishing
If you were impacted by the 2017 Equifax data breach, you may be eligible to file a claim. Internet criminals are now targeting victims of the Equifax data breach with phishing attacks and are spoofing Equifax’s settlement page.
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Supercharge your financial life with Save and Succeed.
Metro's Save and Succeed is a FREE resource to access daily tips from personal finance and career experts anytime, anywhere. Learn about our latest courses about Health Insurance and Insurance Needs.
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June is National Homeownership Month
When you're in the market for a home loan, you know you can trust your credit union to provide a great rate, great service, and all with fewer and lower fees. Here are some things to consider when purchasing your new home with June being National Homeownership Month.
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Reach Success in 2019 with Metro Credit Union’s Save and Succeed
It’s a new year and Metro Credit Union is happy to introduce Save and Succeed, a FREE, online literacy program through Metro Credit Union. Explore Metro Credit Union’s Save and Succeed courses to improve your money skills on topics like credit, investing, financial goals, career objectives and more.
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Save And Succeed: Your Financial Education Resource
Watch Metro’s website for additional information about a free, online financial literacy program. Then, look for Save and Succeed beginning January 7th, when it becomes available.
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Holiday Fee Exchange Dec. 5th-14th
Metro will be doing the Holiday Fee Exchange program again this year from Dec. 5th-14th!
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Advantages and Disadvantages of Certificates
Besides savings accounts, another way of earning interest from financial institutions is by starting a Certificate. Compare different types of Certificates with the help of online resources, and you can find one that best suits your needs.
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Metro Credit Union's 5 Star Service Award: Eliza Daye
This is the third Metro Credit Union staff member to be awarded the monthly 5 Star Service Award in 2018. Eliza Daye was working with a member who was struggling to make ends meet this month and found a way!
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Summer Lovin' Isn't a Blast with a Romance Scam
How sweet it is to be in love in the summer, but don’t let summer love happen too fast through a romance scam. Metro Credit Union takes great precaution in preventing against fraud but all members should be aware that criminals come up with new schemes each and every day.
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Financial Tips to Consider When Traveling
To experience the world as a traveler, and not as a tourist, you need the freedom to explore beyond the landmarks. But how can you travel around without actually breaking the bank? Save money and enjoy a vacation more than once a year with these tips.
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Metro Credit Union's 5 Star Service Award: Jessica Hanika
This is the second Metro Credit Union staff member to be awarded the monthly 5 Star Service Award. Jessica Hanika, Mortgage Loan Originator, made the entire home buying experience easy and convinced this member to stick with using Metro Credit Union after starting the process with another financial institution.
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Be Careful of Online Loan Scams
Strapped for cash? You might think an online payday loan is a quick and easy way to help stretch your money. But before you enter any personal information on a website, you should know that the online payday loan could be a window to a scam. Learn more.
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Things to Consider Before Starting an Allowance for Children
At some point in their lives, most parents find themselves wondering how much money they should give to their child. Some think that giving their children an allowance spoils them, while others think that periodically giving kids money helps them to learn how to manage money. Learn more about the factors to consider before starting an allowance for children.
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8 Debt Payoff Strategies
It is common to hear people say that they would like to pay off their debts, but they aren’t sure about what steps to take or where they should get started. There are several ways to get out of debt and each may suit different people in different situations. Learn more.
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Keeping your Holiday Spending in Check
The holiday season brings festive parties, family get-togethers and giving of gifts. Exchanging gifts is a wonderful thing to do, but it can also put a strain on your budget. Gift-giving is a major cause of overspending during the holiday season. Learn more about keeping your holiday spending in check.
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8 Benefits of Electronic Bill Pay
There was a time when people were hesitant about paying bills online. Learn about the benefits of electronic bill pay.
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The Basics of Refinancing Your Mortgage
The refinancing of a mortgage is a rather convenient option for those looking to restructure their financial situation. Refinancing refers to the attainment of a new loan to take the place of an older one. Refinancing is categorized as “rate and term” or “cash-out.” Learn more.
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Different Budgeting Methods to Consider
There are many different budgeting styles that approach budgeting in different ways. Different budgeting styles work better for different people. We will discuss some of the different types of budgets below and explain how each works.
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