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CDC Federal Credit Union teams with Atlanta Business Chronicle to honor those in the health care industry. 2019 Healthcare Heroes Awards recognizes this year’s honorees

Posted in Making a Difference on May 23, 2019

They live among us. They could be a parent of your son’s best friend, the person standing in the checkout line next to you, or your daughter’s softball coach. You may have even visited one. They take care of us when we’re sick and keep us healthy. In many cases, they even save lives. They are the doctors, nurses, physical therapists, dentists, ophthalmologists, researchers, innovators, and others who are committed and work diligently in the field of health and life sciences. They are the healthcare heroes.

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New car features. Which ones you need and which ones you don’t

Posted in Borrowing Money on May 23, 2019

Shopping for a new car can be complicated, especially when you're looking at the new car features. Getting the best price and good financing is always important, and we know new car features can add to the price. To help, here is a list of key features to consider as well as a few features you can skip so you're not paying for bells and whistles you don't need.   

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Thinking about buying a house or condo? Here are a few differences you may want to consider

Posted in Borrowing Money on May 23, 2019

If you’re looking to buy a home, you may be considering both single family homes in a subdivision and condominiums. But there are differences you should know when considering buying a single family detached home or a condo. Here are just a few differences to consider.

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Some investments can be risky and a volatile economy can add to that risk

Posted in Saving, Investing & Retiring on May 22, 2019

Here’s how you can add risk control in an uncertain economy

When you’re talking about investing, oftentimes there’s an element of risk, and when you add a volatile economy, the risk can increase. Risk management is key when it comes to making decisions in your investment portfolio.

Let’s look at some key factors when it comes to understanding risk control.

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Ready to take on the great outdoors?

Posted in Spending & Managing Money on May 3, 2019

Here are some additional expenses to consider when purchasing a motorcycle, boat, or RV

As we get to the time of year for warmer weather, many think about getting outside more. In fact, some may consider buying a motorcycle, boat, or recreational vehicle.

But before you purchase, you might want to consider some additional expenses that go along with owning one of these vehicles.

 

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Second mortgages can be confusing

Posted in Borrowing Money on May 3, 2019

Here’s a simple explanation to help you better understand second mortgages

Home ownership can bring about a lot of positive aspects, including the ability to tap into any equity when you need cash. Here we answer the simple question, what is a second mortgage and why would I need one?

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6 Ways to Take Control of Your Student Loans

Posted in Borrowing Money on May 3, 2019

You made the effort to learn so you could pursue your professional goals. Now, take a few minutes to learn about some of the most effective options that exist for you to better manage your student loan debt.

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Tax scams are on the rise. Know the signs, be vigilant, and don't be a victim

Posted in Protect Yourself on March 26, 2019

This year, the IRS is cautioning taxpayers to be extra vigilant because of a 60 percent increase in email phishing scams over the past year. This is particularly disheartening, since it comes on the heels of a steady decline in phishing scams over the previous three years.

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So you want to take a vacation. Here are some vacation planning tips to help you make the most out of your trip

Posted in Spending & Managing Money on March 26, 2019

You’ve been working long and hard, and it’s finally time for a little rest and relaxation. A vacation should be worry-free. So here are a few vacation tips to help you make the most of your travel plans.You’ve been working long and hard, and it’s finally time for a little rest and relaxation. A vacation should be worry-free. So here are a few vacation tips to help you make the most of your travel plans.

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The world of financial literacy can be complicated. Help your child learn skills for financial independence

Posted in Spending & Managing Money on March 26, 2019

When was the last time you talked with your child about money and finances? As parents,  one goal when it comes to raising our children is to help them become self-supporting adults and a contributing member of society.

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