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Save Time and Money at the Grocery Store with These Three Tips

I don’t know about you guys, but I used to like grocery shopping. I would go weekly (sometimes multiple times a week) and spend my time walking up and down aisles deciding what I would eat that week. That all changed when grocery shopping became a chore; when it was necessary to stock up on anything and everything. Buying in bulk and trying to go through produce quickly to eliminate food waste, my grocery expenses rose. I presume many of yours did too.

Tired of going over my grocery budget, I have tried different ways to save. Here are three tips I found useful to...

Four Common Uses for Personal Loans

The money you borrowed for your personal loan can be used for just about anything. Whether you are researching if a personal loan is right for your needs...

4 Ways To Earn Extra Money From Home

Do you find yourself at home looking for something to do? Maybe the weather outside is keeping you in, or you have finished binging shows on Netflix. Maybe you are looking for...

What we value - Community, Transparency, Education and Drive Change

MoveCU aims to connect credit unions with the next generation of borrowers. Our values benefit both the customer and credit union by uniting the industry and becoming the...

5 Reasons You Should Choose a Credit Union Car Loan

So, you’re shopping for a new car. The financing program that your auto dealer is offering sounds great up front, but unfortunately you weren’t approved. However...

Banks vs Credit Unions - Four Differentiating Factors

When it comes to financial institutions, banks and credit unions out rank alternatives. While they both offer similar services, their business models create various differences...

Banks predatory hard-sell lending practices

After the financial crash of 2008 you would think banks learned their lesson, but they are still continuously coming under fire for their predatory lending practices. According to...

5 Frustrations Consumers' have with their Banks

Consumers’ frustrations with their primary financial institutions range from simple to outright rage. Although, how far will their frustrations go before a consumer will leave for...

Is Digital Killing the Bank Branch?

The increasing “drive-to-digital” in the banking industry begs the question, “What will happen to traditional bank and credit union branches?” Will they stay the same, evolve in a dramatic way or just...

Loan Denials

So you applied for a loan and did not qualify, now what? First and foremost, do not give up! It is nothing personal and there are several potential reasons for the denial. Take this opportunity to...

5 Ways to Eliminate Financial Stress

Prior to the unprecedented challenges facing our economy, unemployment was down to 3.5%, the lowest rate in half a century. By the end of May, COVID-19 led to this era’s second highest...

Credit Cards

We have launched credit card applications! Before you head to our home page to fill out your application, let’s take a few minutes to discuss credit cards and how using it wisely will help you...

CO-OP Financial Services

Credit unions understand customers demand for easy access to their accounts wherever they live, work or travel. While the use of mobile and online banking is convenient, there are still...

What is the difference between adjustable-rate and fixed-rate mortgages?

As the economy begins to open back up from the COVID-19 pandemic, recent reports show that homebuyers are ...

Banks vs. Credit Unions: Fees – where does my money go?

Recent reports show that banks have raised fees like overdraft and out-of-network ATM fees to record levels. According to Bankrate’s annual checking survey...

Benefits of Mobile Banking

Technology is driving substantial changes in the way people interact with the banking industry. According to The Consumers and Mobile Financial Services 2016, 71% of bank customers...

What is the Difference Between a Soft and Hard Credit Inquiry?

Credit score. This number can often seem mysterious and complicated, and is the subject of certain myths and much confusion. For something that has a large effect on daily life...

Banks vs. Credit Unions: By the Numbers

Are you getting gouged by fees and feeling frustrated by the service you receive at your bank, but still not certain that a credit union is a better option? Let’s break it down by the...

5 Common Myths About Credit Unions

Popular belief about credit unions holds some fallacies that, while may have held some truth in the past, are no longer accurate. Some of these (false) reasons may even be holding you back from...

What is a personal loan & Does it make sense for your needs?

We here at MoveCU are excited to launch personal loans and credit cards! The timing of this addition we hope will help many individuals amongst the financial hardships they are facing today...

Who Uses Credit Unions?

The initial credit union idea was focused around small collectives of people who shared a common bond being able to form nonprofit organizations to provide access to...

Top 8 Reasons You Need a Credit Union

Credit unions were created over one hundred years ago in order to offer communities a low-cost alternative to banks, with individuals pooling their money to make loans to each other. Today, credit unions are...

COVID-19 is chaotic, your finances do not have to be

In this global time of uncertainty, there is a lot we do not know. But we do know that our community is committed, compassionate and ready to move forward...