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What to Do If Your Credit Score Has Fallen – 5 Tips
[ 0 ] March 23, 2020 |

What to Do If Your Credit Score Has Fallen – 5 Tips

Your credit score can affect your life in a lot of ways, from whether you are eligible for a loan or credit card, or qualified for a security clearance. If your credit score has fallen or you want to improve your credit score, these tips can get you started. What is a Credit Score? A credit […]

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Hard Inquiries vs. Soft Inquiries: What They Really Are, How They Affect Your Credit
[ 0 ] February 3, 2020 |

Hard Inquiries vs. Soft Inquiries: What They Really Are, How They Affect Your Credit

Your three-digit credit score will fall when a lender checks your credit reports or credit score, right? And if several lenders all check your credit during the same two-week period, the negative impact on your credit score will be even worse, right? Not necessarily. Sometimes your score doesn’t budge after lenders check your credit. And […]

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KodaRoamers Camera Club
[ 0 ] January 15, 2020 |

KodaRoamers Camera Club

The KodaRoamers is a camera club in Bloomington, IL that is celebrating its 50th year! The goal of the club is “to promote and develop our skills in, and appreciation for, the beauties around us portrayed in color photography through the mutual exchange of our experience and knowledge, and through expert help made available by […]

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Buying Your First Car
[ 0 ] December 30, 2019 |

Buying Your First Car

Purchasing your first car is a big step towards independence, and a milestone in your adult life. It is an exciting experience, but it’s also an investment that brings responsibility and preparation. Avoid unnecessary stress by planning with these simple tips to organize a budget. So get ready to make the leap, and purchase your […]

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License Sticker Renewals at IAA CU
[ 1 ] December 13, 2019 |

License Sticker Renewals at IAA CU

by Jeff Malcom If you haven’t heard, the state of Illinois is no longer sending out license sticker renewals in the mail. This has caused some drivers to worry heavily about expired stickers. In the past, our members have been reminded via a renewal postcard, sent by the Illinois Secretary of State, and then they […]

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Congratulations to our superstar, Emily Griffin!
[ 0 ] December 2, 2019 |

Congratulations to our superstar, Emily Griffin!

Emily Griffin, our Supervisor of Compliance and Accounting, has recently been highlighted in a Country News Network article by Wes Lind and Patrick Smith. We are honored to present their article here as well, and we are grateful to have such a dedicated woman as a member of our staff.   Griffin’s winding career path […]

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Shopping for Kitchen Appliances: Out-Cook all your Neighbors this Holiday Season
[ 0 ] November 13, 2019 |

Shopping for Kitchen Appliances: Out-Cook all your Neighbors this Holiday Season

The Holiday Season is upon us! Whether you’re hosting Thanksgiving, throwing a holiday party, or baking cookies for Santa, the right kitchen appliances can make a huge difference! Though buying or financing new appliances can be quite an investment, it is a worthwhile step towards longevity, delicious food and cleanliness in your home. Not sure […]

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