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  • Watch Out for These Scams as the Country Moves Toward Reopening

    2020-07-02 | News

    person working on laptopAs society begins to reopen, scammers aren’t keeping 6 feet away from your personal information. Watch out for these trending scams as the country reopens:

    Account takeovers, where they’ll find a retail account you no longer use, hack it and make large purchases.

    Job offers that demand a fee up front to “process” an application or ask for personal information too early.

    Overpayment scams where you’ll get a big check, then be told you’ve been overpaid and need to pay back some of the money. 

  • 7 Apps to Download this Summer

    2020-06-10 | News

    Summer 2020 will be different from any other.  We’ll be packing face masks along with our sunscreen and picking up our favorite takeout dinners to go instead of eating in restaurants. Lots of summertime attractions will only allow a limited number of guests on the premises at any one time, while others may not even open this summer.

    Things may be different this year, but that doesn’t mean you can’t have an awesome summer. Check out these seven free apps for a truly sensational summer

  • What Should Be on My Financial To-Do List?

    2020-05-27 | News

    woman working on tabletYou’re probably well into planning for your financial year to come, and we’ve come up with some ideas to help you get ahead of the game. Check out these simple tips to save now, so you can play later! 
     

  • How to Create a Killer Resume

    2020-05-20 | News

    person typing on laptopStarting that first post-college job can be super-exciting, but there will be lots of hurdles to clear until you land that dream position. First, you’ll need to create a resume that tells potential employers about your educational background, your skills and your hopes for the future.

  • What's for Supper? - Fettuccine Alfredo

    2020-05-07 | News

    AlfredoNeed ideas for Mother's Day dinner? This easy and budget friendly recipe might just be your answer!

    Yield: 4 servings

    Hands-on prep time: 3 minutes

    Total prep time: 10 minutes

    Price per serving: $1.19

  • How to Celebrate Mother’s Day While in Quarantine

    2020-05-07 | News

    mother with two childrenWith some counties still closed, Mother’s Day may be different from what you’re used to this year, but you can still make it an extra-special day for mom. She deserves the best! You can’t take the family out for pizza or treat mom to a meal at her favorite restaurant, but you can still celebrate. Here are some ways you can make this day special for mom, no matter how far apart you may be.

  • How Should I Spend My Stimulus Check?

    2020-04-28 | News

    The stimulus checks promised in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act are starting to land in checking accounts and mailboxes around the country. The $1,200 granted to most middle class adults is a welcome relief during these financially trying times.

    Many recipients may be wondering: What is the best way to use this money?

    To help you determine the most financially responsible course of action to take with your stimulus check, GreenState Credit Union has compiled a list of advice and tips from financial experts and advisers on how to use this money.

  • Video Conferencing Apps: Zoom vs. Skype vs. Google Hangouts

    2020-04-08 | News

    Zoom app iconIt’s where everything happens these days. Birthday parties. Corporate meetings. Coffee dates. Happy hour with friends. Visits with grandma. Anatomy and physiology 101. We’re talking video conferencing apps, of course.

    As Americans move indoors in an effort to comply with mandates for social distancing, lots of our everyday interactions have moved online, or more accurately, onto video conferencing. These apps have been around for a while, but now they’ve become an integral part of everyday life and a medium for sharing good times with friends — without the germs. Let’s take a look at three of the most popular video conferencing apps on the market.

  • All You Need to Know About the COVID-19 Stimulus Plan

    2020-03-31 | News

    couple working in kitchen After days of negotiations, the Senate and White House signed a historic $2 trillion stimulus plan to help mitigate the economic fallout of COVID-19.

    Here’s all you need to know about The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act  (CARES.)

  • Fun Activities to do with Your Kids at Home

    2020-03-25 | News

    parent taking picture of kidSheltering at home during the Coronavirus Pandemic can be anything but easy. However, as parents, you have the unique opportunity to set the tone in your home and decide if these weeks will be a nightmare for everyone or filled with precious memory-making and family bonding activities. Here are some fun activities to keep your kids busy while you wait out the pandemic at home.

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