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Why Was my Credit Card Declined

Today we’ll talk about why cards get declined and what to do if it happens to you. First of all, anyone can have their credit card decline for any number of reasons. So there’s no need to be embarrassed or…

Credit unions: Everything you need to know

Credit unions are sometimes referred to as the other financial institution, because they are not a bank, insurance company, brokerage firm or mortgage company. Yet they often provide many of the same services. At present, 5,500 credit unions serve over…

Bank vs Credit Union. What’s The Difference?

A big decision when finding a place to store your money is choosing either a credit union, or a bank. Today we’re going to be walking through these similarities and differences of these two financial institutions. At first glance, the…

Are credit unions better than big banks?

Ever notice how TV commercials for big banks go really hard on the Schmaltz. Loving family is, cute babies, sweet old retired people, micro pigs on leashes. It’s almost as if they’re trying to distract us from something. You mean…

How to Use Credit Cards Wisely

It feels like every time you open the mailbox is a shining envelope offering thousands of 3 miles zero interest or bonus cash back just for opening a new credit card. But are any of those rewards actually worth it?…

Insurance 101 – Personal Auto Coverages

Liability coverage, collision coverage, uninsured motorist, medical payments? But I just need car insurance. Purchasing car insurance seems simple enough, but when you really start shopping, it can feel overwhelming. Let’s break down the four basic coverages of the standard…