Category: Guest Blogs

How to Protect Yourself Against Personal Fraud

[ 0 ] December 9, 2015 |
How to Protect Yourself Against Personal Fraud

When it comes to securing personal information, many consumers know that they should shred sensitive documents and avoid mobile banking over public Wi-Fi connections. But sometimes the threat of identity theft doesn’t come from a stranger: “Familiar fraud” or “family fraud” happens when someone you know uses your personal information to open accounts or make […]

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Have a Plan Before Starting Your Holiday Shopping

[ 0 ] December 4, 2015 |
Have a Plan Before Starting Your Holiday Shopping

The 2015 holiday shopping season is well underway, but it’s not too late to consider some money management advice, before you venture out to the mall or on the Web. “First, try and keep it in perspective, when it comes to shopping,” said Katie Bossler, GreenPath personal finance counselor. “While some people like to get all their shopping done at […]

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Using Your Tax Refund Wisely

[ 0 ] April 20, 2015 |
Using Your Tax Refund Wisely

How to Make Your Tax Refund Keep on Giving If you’re in line for an income tax refund, don’t fall into the trap of thinking you’ve hit the jackpot and can spend recklessly. After you’ve treated yourself to a little something, explore these smart ways to invest that refund in your financial health and your […]

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Spring Break Fraud

[ 0 ] March 18, 2015 |
Spring Break Fraud

Spring Break Hotspots for Fraud, ID Theft When you’re having a blast on a spring break trip, the threat of identity theft or fraud is probably not the first thing on your mind. But when you’re in an unfamiliar place, and especially if you’re not paying close attention to your surroundings, you may put yourself […]

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Savings Bonds

[ 0 ] January 1, 2015 |
Savings Bonds

A Guide to Investing in U.S. Savings Bonds U.S. savings bonds are the quintessential slow-and-steady investment. Almost everyone has at least one or two, popular as they are as birthday, wedding and graduation gifts. If you’ve ever wanted to learn more about bonds, here’s what you need to know. Savings bonds 101 The Treasury Department […]

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National Agriculture Week

[ 0 ] March 18, 2013 |
National Agriculture Week

(This guest post is written by Susan Moore, Director of the IAA Foundation) National Agriculture Week is a great time to not only thank a farmer, but thank the businesses that support our farmers and the agriculture industry at large. The IAA Credit Union is an important part of the agriculture family.  They not only […]

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