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Putting Union Families First — Union Plus Acts as a Financial Partner to 1+ Million Members with Hardship Help & a Trio of Credit Card Options

Union Plus’ Credit Options Offer Added Benefits to Union Members

In a Nutshell: Millions of card-carrying union members go to work each day in America. Not only is membership a source of pride, but it’s also a strong layer of protection for your ongoing... read more »
By: Ray FitzGerald, 11/17/2017
CodeWeavers Makes It Fast, Easy & Affordable to Run Windows Applications on Non-Windows Systems

CodeWeavers: Run Windows Apps Affordably on Non-Windows Systems

In a Nutshell: Getting Windows applications or games to function on non-Windows systems can often be a tricky and expensive process. A pricy Windows license, virtual machine, and programs... read more »
By: Aaron Lay, 11/16/2017
BIOSTAR Advances Booming Crypto Mining Industry with TB250-BTC PRO Motherboard

BIOSTAR Advances Crypto Mining with TB250-BTC PRO

In a Nutshell: With the mining of cryptocurrency gaining popularity in tandem with the rise in coin values, it’s imperative that new and existing rigs have both power and cost efficiency. As... read more »
By: Ray FitzGerald, 11/16/2017
Ardent Credit Union Offers No Balance Transfer Fees and a 1.99% Intro Rate to Eliminate Your Existing Credit Card Debt

Ardent CU’s Free Balance Transfer Offer Helps Wipe Debt Clean

In a Nutshell: High credit card balances can take a huge chunk out of your budget when interest rates cause high minimum monthly payments. Ardent Credit Union, one of Philadelphia’s most... read more »
By: Ray FitzGerald, 11/16/2017
From Games and Comics to Financial Literacy Guides, Visa’s Practical Money Skills Program Educates Canadians of All Ages

Visa’s Practical Money Skills Provides Canadians Free Financial Literacy

In a Nutshell: Taking advantage of modern technology, popular credit card network, Visa, is working to make learning about money more accessible and interactive. With its Practical Money... read more »
By: Kristine Crane, 11/15/2017
Personal Shoppers of Travel: How ASTA-Certified Travel Agents Help You Get More Out of Your Vacation Budget

ASTA-Certified Travel Agents Help You Get More Out of Your Vacation

In a Nutshell: While the proliferation of travel websites has made booking vacations online easy, many people are unaware of the advantages of planning travel accommodations through travel... read more »
By: Kristine Crane, 11/15/2017
HappyFox Helps Financial Institutions Improve Customer Satisfaction by Integrating & Unifying Communication Channels

HappyFox Unifies Communication Channels for Financial Institutions

In a Nutshell: The flip side to the ease of using credit and debit cards is when they don’t work. That’s not just a problem for customers. It’s a big problem for the financial institutions... read more »
By: Kristine Crane, 11/14/2017
Transcendental Meditation May Help Reduce Impulse Spending and Promote Healthier Financial Habits and Lives

Transcendental Meditation May Reduce Impulse Spending

In a Nutshell: Everyone knows stress can kill, but it can also leave your finances on life support when tension turns to impulse shopping. Practitioners of Transcendental Meditation (TM)... read more »
By: Mike Randall, 11/14/2017
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