The holidays can be such a wonderful time, allowing us to show our love and appreciation for those important to us!  It’s exciting to see the light in someone’s eyes when they open that special package that you know holds the perfect gift.  But there could be a downside you don’t expect -  it’s that... Continue Reading →

Galesburg resident wins $500 for herself; $500 for Boy Scouts in honor of International Credit Union Day Galesburg resident Lori Whipple-Baker says she is still in shock after learning she is the $500 winner of a recent Facebook contest we hosted in recognition of International Credit Union Day. Held every year on the third Thursday... Continue Reading →

We're Joining Forces with Kalamazoo Loaves & Fishes to Fund Their Children’s Weekend Food Pack Program and We Need Your Votes! We’ve entered a video into the second annual Love My Credit Union® Campaign contest that highlights local community involvement by the credit union industry across the country and awards up to $21,000 to charities... Continue Reading →

Advancing Lives in our Communities Highlighters, #2 pencils, crayons, glue, and rulers. Backpacks, colored pencils, scissors and index cards. You know the drill. The list goes on and it quickly adds up as you make your way down your child’s Back to School Supply List this time of year. Multiply that by two or three... Continue Reading →

Take charge of your finances and stop overspending In times of crisis – the transmission goes out, the mini tornado brings down the 100-year-old tree in your backyard – you don’t want to be shaking pennies out of a piggy bank to pay unexpected bills. Having a financial safety net in place can ensure that... Continue Reading →

Roll down the windows and crank the stereo – just don’t forget to plan ahead Summer might be winding down but you’ve still got time to grab some R&R before the kids head back to school. Whether you’re heading to Disneyland or just a few hours down the road, taking steps to protect your identity... Continue Reading →

Excited at the thought of buying your first home? Whether you’re considering being a part of the tiny house movement or have your sights set on a more elaborate homestead (complete with master bedroom suite), first time home buying can be both thrilling and a bit overwhelming at the same time. But it doesn’t have... Continue Reading →

Extra coverage is waiting in the wings. First, what exactly is GAP insurance? No, we aren’t referring to the clothing store with the boyfriend chino’s you’re so fond of. GAP stands for Guaranteed Asset Protection which, in a nutshell, is extra insurance to cover a potential loss on your vehicle. It’s sort of like having... Continue Reading →

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