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Why Finance Your Summer Vacation

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Summertime is coming up quickly and one of the best ways to enjoy the warm, sunny days of summer is with a family vacation. However, the average family spends around $600 on just a short weekend trip and around $2,000 on a week-long vacation, so it might be easier to finance a big expense like…

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Why Refinance your Auto Loan NOW?

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When most people think about refinancing their car loan, they are hoping to lower their monthly payment or lower their interest rate. Some times are better than others to refinance your vehicle, so the question is, “Is now the right time?” To save you from spending more money than you need to, here are a…

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Mortgage Trends in 2022

Mortgage Trends in 2022

The current mortgage market    If you want to buy or refinance a home in 2022, the first question you should ask is, “What will mortgage rates be?”   What may look like small rate changes on paper often translate to losses of thousands of dollars in the long run. A rate increase of just…

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Take Advantage of the United Credit Union Holiday Loan

Take Advantage of the United Credit Union Holiday Loan During the holidays, many people max out their credit cards as they take advantage of deals and shop for friends and family. What a lot of people don’t realize, however, is there is another option: A holiday loan from United Credit Union.   What is a…

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Staff Holiday Recipies

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Family is so important to us at United Credit Union. And a big part of family is family meals. Here are some of our staff’s favorite holiday recipes: Pralines 1 and ½ C Brown Sugar 2/3 C Half and Half 2 Tbs Butter 1/8 tsp Salt 1 and ½ cup pecans Mix all ingredients together,…

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Holiday Loans 2021!

Holiday Loans

This holiday season, we want to invite you to experience the holidays at the fullest. Make memories with your family that will last a lifetime, whether it’s on a holiday trip to Dallas, a big gift that all your kids will enjoy, or a nice little something for yourself. We’ve got all you need for…

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Why refinance your auto loan? 

Why refinance your auto loan?   It’s no secret that car loans are a financial burden. As of 2021, the average American household owes more than $17,000 in car debt.   Fortunately, many lenders offer car owners the opportunity to refinance their loans. Here’s why refinancing your auto loan might be right for you.  …

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5 Steps to Prepare for Retirement

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Regardless of age, retirement planning is an essential part of preparing for the future. To set yourself up for a stress-free retirement, follow these 5 simple steps. Learn how to save   The first step to achieving any financial goal is to learn strong saving habits.   Start by mapping out where your money goes…

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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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