Vote for LCU, You Could Win $500!

Posted on October 7th, 2016 by lcuadmin

LCU entered a video in the “Share The Love” campaign where credit unions create a video to highlight their community involvement. Viewers are to vote for their favorite video. The credit unions with the most votes can win up $21,000 for their charity of choice. LCU selected The Unity in Community Foundation, a local charity […]

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Lesser Known Ways to Save Money

Posted on September 19th, 2016 by lcuadmin

In a previous blog, I discussed the importance of budgeting.  I discussed it as an integral part of getting out of debt.  As part of the article, I discussed the most common ways of reducing expenses.  This month, I’d like to discuss a couple of ways to save money that may be a little out […]

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47% Don’t Have Emergency Fund

Posted on August 22nd, 2016 by lcuadmin

47% Don’t Have $400 For an Emergency By David Lukas, LCU President & CEO I recently read an article in which the author makes a difficult admission.  He wrote that he, like 47% of the respondents to a Federal Reserve Survey, wouldn’t be able to pay for a $400 emergency without borrowing or selling something.  […]

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How Much Are Those Free Airline Miles Costing You?

Posted on June 29th, 2016 by lcuadmin

Everyone loves getting stuff for free.  But, when you take a closer look, are those free airline miles really free?  Unless you’re one of the lucky minority that pays off their credit card in full each month, those airline miles aren’t actually free.  The same can be said for cash back programs.  The reason that […]

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Financial Tips for Teens, Part 3 of 3

Posted on June 16th, 2016 by lcuadmin

Financial Tips to Teach Your Teens Part 3 In part 2 of Financial Tips to Teach Your Teens, it was primarily about credit reports and scores and the components of a credit score.  In this 3rd installment, I am going to discuss and demonstrate why having a clean credit report is so important for a […]

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