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  • Four Ways You Can Start Saving Money Today

    Nov 29, 2023, 08:59 AM by Christian Hammond
    At ORNL Federal Credit Union, we believe there is an importance in balance when it comes to creating a healthy, thriving financial lifestyle. Which is why we still believe setting money back will help you in the long run. Here are four ways that you can start saving money today!
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  • Understanding Bankruptcy

    Oct 13, 2023, 08:58 AM by Christian Hammond
    At ORNL Federal Credit Union, we believe it is important to be financially educated in all aspects of banking. So, let’s take a deeper dive into bankruptcy.
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  • How to Save for Retirement as a Small Business Owner

    Sep 5, 2023, 09:47 AM by Christian Hammond
    At ORNL Federal Credit Union, we believe that it is never too early to start saving for retirement. However, for small business owners, the idea of retirement can be frightening and challenging. While most employed professionals are offered some type of established retirement plan, for small business owners — it’s not always that simple. So how can you as a small business owner save for retirement? There are options and here is how!
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  • Be Aware of Student Loan Repayment Scammers

    Aug 11, 2023, 13:50 PM by Christian Hammond
    As many borrowers begin to make student loan repayments, we want you to be aware of potential scam tactics.
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  • How to Break the Cycle of Living Paycheck to Paycheck

    Jul 27, 2023, 13:42 PM by Christian Hammond
    At ORNL Federal Credit Union, we understand that it can be stressful when living paycheck to paycheck. When you’re trying to make ends meet and are covering just your expenses—there is no room for unexpected costs or other financial obligations. However, there are ways to break out of the cycle of living paycheck to paycheck.
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  • The Most Common Scam: Phone Calls and Texts

    Jul 11, 2023, 08:32 AM by Christian Hammond
    Since COVID-19, we have seen an increase in scams and fraud. What is the most common scam, you ask? Phone and text scams are the most popular tactics scammers are using right now. According to the Federal Trade Commission, phone scams accounted for $330 million lost in 2022. At ORNL Federal Credit Union, we want your accounts and information to stay safe. Below are some examples of the most common phone and text scams.
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  • Understanding the Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s

    Jun 13, 2023, 10:41 AM by Christian Hammond
    We care about the health and overall well-being of our members and community. Which is why we wanted to share the Alzheimer’s Association’s list of warning signs to help people identify symptoms that may be related to Alzheimer’s or another dementia.
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  • How to Dispute Your Credit Report

    Jun 6, 2023, 10:37 AM by Christian Hammond
    We believe that maintaining your credit score plays a vital role in managing a healthy financial lifestyle. In addition to keeping up with your credit score; it is also important to check your credit reports at least once a year.
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  • Scams and Fraud to Avoid This Summer

    May 19, 2023, 15:47 PM by Christian Hammond
    As you begin to enjoy the summer months with friends and family, we're here as a reminder to not be complacent and to always be mindful of the following types of scams.
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  • When to Refinance Your Mortgage

    Mar 2, 2021, 10:52 AM by Bayshore Admin
    If your current mortgage has a higher interest rate compared to the current market rates, refinancing could help you save money.
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  • Credit Unions vs. Banks: Which is Right for You?

    Mar 2, 2021, 10:48 AM by Bayshore Admin
    Learn the differences between credit unions and banks to help choose the banking option that best fulfills your financial needs.
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  • 5 Reasons to Take Your Business Banking to a Credit Union

    Mar 2, 2021, 10:41 AM by Bayshore Admin
    Whether you are a new start-up or a well-established company, banking with a credit union can help grow your business.
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  • 5 Simple Steps to Start Saving for Retirement

    Feb 24, 2021, 16:10 PM by Bayshore Admin
    It’s never too early to start saving for retirement. There are five simple steps to know that can help you get started in building your savings.
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  • First-Time Home Buyer Financing Mistakes to Avoid

    Feb 24, 2021, 16:01 PM by Bayshore Admin
    Eliminate some of the stress of the home-buying process by familiarizing yourself with the most common financing mistakes of first-time home buyers.
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  • Renting vs Buying a Home

    Feb 24, 2021, 15:56 PM by Bayshore Admin
    If you are weighing renting vs buying a home, consider the pros and cons of each. Figure out whether buying or renting makes the most sense for you.
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  • How to Establish Credit

    Feb 8, 2021, 15:00 PM by Scott McAtasney
    It can be difficult to know where to begin when building your credit from nothing. From credit cards to loans, there are multiple financial tools to help you get started.
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  • How Are Credit Scores Calculated?

    Feb 8, 2021, 14:56 PM by Scott McAtasney
    Do you know how credit scores are calculated? Learn more about the five financial factors that impact your credit report and how you can improve your score.
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  • Buying vs Leasing a Car

    Feb 8, 2021, 14:55 PM by Scott McAtasney
    If you are weighing buying vs leasing a car, it is important to explore both options. Understanding the key differences will help you make an educated decision.
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  • Understanding Different Types of Student Loans

    Feb 5, 2021, 15:20 PM by Scott McAtasney
    There are a variety of loan options available to help you pay for college. Understanding the differences can help you identify which type of student loan best fulfills your needs.
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