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Guadalupe Credit Union Empowers New Mexico Communities Through Volunteering and Multicultural Financial Literacy Programs

Guadalupe Credit Union Financially Empowers Communities

In a Nutshell: Financial education is vital to establishing good money management skills, but resources aren’t always easy to find. For 70 years, Guadalupe Credit Union has empowered... read more »
By: Jon McDonald, 11/6/2018
Empower Takes Banking Completely Digital, Offering 1% Cash Back, High Savings Interest Rates and an Online Assistant

Empower: A Digital Bank that Offers Savings Perks and an Assistant

In a Nutshell: The grand days of the brick-and-mortar banking institution are going by the wayside with the rise of online banking and digital services. And Empower is front and center in... read more »
By: Matt Walker, 11/5/2018
2018’s Top 10 Booming College Towns

2018’s Top 10 Booming College Towns

A 2017 study by TD Ameritrade found that nearly 50% of college graduates return home after receiving their diploma out of financial necessity. The financial strain of student debt, lack of... read more »
By: Ashley Dull, 11/5/2018
Long Game Savings App Uses Gamification to Engage the Mobile-First Generation in Learning Healthy Financial Habits

Long Game App Uses Gamification to Engage the Mobile-First Generation

In a Nutshell: The Long Game Savings app was launched in 2015 to help millennials practice healthy financial behaviors by combining two of the demographic’s favorite things — mobile games... read more »
By: Jon McDonald, 11/2/2018
Debt Collection Answers Empowers Consumers with Education on Legal Rights and Resources for Resolving Outstanding Debt

Debt Collection Answers Educates Consumers on Debt Resolution

In a Nutshell: Frequent calls and demands from collection agencies can be intimidating to consumers who aren’t aware of their rights — or debt collectors’ legal boundaries. That’s why Gerri... read more »
By: Jon McDonald, 11/2/2018
Apple Federal Credit Union Makes an Impact in the Virginia Communities it Serves Through Volunteerism and Philanthropy

Apple Federal Credit Union Makes an Impact in Virginia Communities

In a Nutshell: Apple Federal Credit Union was founded by teachers in 1956 and offers membership to those with ties to three counties across Northern Virginia. The credit union manages more... read more »
By: Jon McDonald, 11/1/2018
Gabi™ Automates Home and Auto Insurance Shopping So Consumers Know They Have the Best Coverage and Rates

Gabi™ Automates Insurance Shopping to Ensure the Best Coverage

In a Nutshell: Historically, shopping for home and auto insurance meant either manually comparing rates online or working with a broker to choose from a limited set of options. But... read more »
By: Jon McDonald, 10/31/2018
People’s United Advisors Chief Investment Officer John Traynor Shares His Insights on Tariff Impacts and America’s Future Economic Outlook

People’s United CIO Offers Insight on Tariffs and the Economy

In a Nutshell: The US economy is always in flux to some degree and it garners much-deserved speculation from financial experts and investors alike. Recently, some of President Donald Trump’s... read more »
By: Matt Walker, 10/30/2018
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