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Understanding an Interim Construction Loan

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What is an interim construction loan?  For many Americans, designing and building their own home is a long-time dream. For this dream to become a reality, however, you’ll likely need an interim construction loan. Unlike a traditional mortgage, an interim construction loan is a short-term loan that lasts only as long as it takes to…

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Best Financial Tips for Traveling

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Many people spend months planning their trip but put little effort into preparing financially. This is a mistake. Without the proper knowledge and preparation, travel can put a heavy strain on your finances. Follow these simple financial tips, and you’ll be more financially prepared than most travelers.   Don’t use debit cards when traveling  Debit…

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What needs a Little Fixin’ Up at Your Place?

Many of us have been spending more time than usual at home this year.   Whether you’re working from home, had some time off due to COVID-19, or just are staying home to stay safe, that increased time around the house probably has you thinking that you wouldn’t mind improving a few things.   You…

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3 Reasons to Buy Your New Home During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic has disrupted our nation, and the world. Nobody’s happy this has happened, and we’ll all be glad when it’s over and dealt with. But there are actually some benefits to buying your new home right now, during the crisis.   Less Competition to Buy   Because of the pandemic, many people…

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Common Online Scams to Avoid

We now live in a digital age where most of our transactions and activities are done online. COVID-19 has driven us to do this even moreso! With so much of our society being driven online, it’s important to be aware of common online scams that try to get your personal information. Here are a few…

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How To Determine Your Loan Amount 

If you are looking into loans or have made the decision to take out a personal loan, you might be thinking “How much money can I take out?” Typically, determining the amount of a loan will depend on your goals, your lender, and your budget. Deciding to take out a personal loan is an important…

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Back the Teacher School Supply Drive

BACK THE TEACHER Donation Collections: July 6 – July 31 It’s that time of year when United Credit Union invites our members and the community to join us in supporting our teachers. Help us to bless teachers and in turn students by donating items or cash which will be used to purchase items and gifts…

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Take Advantage of Low Mortgage Rates

Have you been dreaming of a new home? If you have been and are in the market for a new home or have just been dreaming of refinancing an existing mortgage loan, then you are in luck because mortgage rates are the lowest they have been in years. Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the Federal…

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 10 Fun Family Activities at Home

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If you’re following the CDC guidelines to keep you and your family safe from COVID-19, you’re probably reading this from the comfort of your home. And with all this time at home, you might be running out of ideas for entertaining your family. At United Credit Union, we value family and we think this is…

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