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Board of Directors Nominees for the 2020 – 2022 Election Term

Posted in Beyond Finances on December 2, 2019

The CDC Federal Credit Union (CDC FCU) Board of Directors is pleased to announce the following slate of nominees for election to the board of directors. Each year at CDC FCU, the nominating committee recommends a slate of members to fill open Board positions for the upcoming year. This year there are three (3) open positions for three-year terms.

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Feeling stressed during the holidays? Here are 8 ways to beat holiday stress

Posted in Beyond Finances on November 15, 2019

No one wants to be the Grinch on Christmas. So, if you tend to feel stressed or down when the holidays roll around, here are eight tips to help you turn that frown into a genuine smile.

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We’ve all heard that ‘timing is everything’ Purchasing a home at the beginning of the year could save you hundreds of dollars

Posted in Borrowing Money on November 15, 2019

When purchasing a home, the down payment and closing costs are considered. However many forget to consider the cost of prepaid items which include the taxes and insurance.

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Staying cyber safe while shopping for the holidays

Posted in Protect Yourself on November 15, 2019

The holidays are quickly approaching, which means you might be starting some holiday gift shopping. Sales and discounts are happening all season long but usually spike around Thanksgiving week/weekend.

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Unemployment hits a near 50-year low and the Fed cuts interest rates again But when will consumers feel the impact?

Posted in Beyond Finances on November 4, 2019

In early October the jobs report indicated that unemployment hit a near 50-year low at 3.5 percent in September, and on Oct. 30, the Fed announced yet another interest rate cut. 

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CDC Federal Credit Union’s Clifton branch is being transformed

Posted in Beyond Finances on November 1, 2019

Soon, members and prospective members visiting the credit union’s branch will experience a new and improved office! A renovation is planned to begin before year end and is expected to take six to eight weeks to complete.  

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Is it really a bargain? What to buy and what to skip this Black Friday

Posted in Spending & Managing Money on October 25, 2019

It's the bargain-hunter's favorite season-or is it? Before you brave the crowds this Black Friday, take a few minutes to read through our list of what to buy and what to skip so you come home only with true bargains.

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Atlanta Business Chronicle recognizes Anthony Stringer Stringer receives 2019 Healthcare Hero Award in the Health Innovator/Researcher category

Posted in Beyond Finances on October 21, 2019

Anthony Stringer fell in love with neuroscience when he was just an undergraduate and influenced by a young professor named Joe who introduced him to brain science in a course on physiological psychology. 

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It's fall! Time to get out and celebrate the season

Posted in Beyond Finances on September 30, 2019

It’s fall and that means time for some cool weather fun. Whether you’re looking to get outside or have a scary good time, here is a list of some fun things to do to celebrate the season.

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Fed drops rates How will it affect consumers

Posted in Spending & Managing Money on September 27, 2019

There’s been a lot of talk about interest rates in the news lately. The president said he would like to see interest rates at zero percent or below.

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