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It's A Money Thing Common Investment Vehicles

"Investment Vehicles" video - Stocks, bonds, and mutual funds. Oh my! First-time investor? Learn about the different types of investments. Watch this video to learn more.

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It's A Money Thing Common Loan Basics

"Loan Basics" video - Loans make some of life's biggest decisions possible. It's important to understand your options. Learn the basics before you apply for a loan. View this video to learn more.

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Did You KNow?

Did You Know?! Kids, 19 and younger, receive a complimentary $5 opening deposit when they become a member. Learn more about Youth Account options or Become a Member today.

It's A Money Thing Common Money Beliefs

"Common Money Beliefs" video - If you have a money question, what to do you do? Who do you turn to? Where you seek financial advice says a lot about you. Discover your money persona. View this video to learn more.

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It's A Money Thing Living on Your Own

"Living on Your Own" video - Living on your own can be empowering...and expensive. Learn about the one-time and ongoing expenses to consider before making the big move. View this video to learn more.

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"Budget Basics: Get Back on Track" online course

The free online course, Budget Basics: Get Back on Track will teach you how to stretch your budget to make ends meet and help you get back on track with a usable spending plan. This is a 14 minute course.
It's A Money Thing Emergency Boot Camp

"Leasing vs. Buying a New Car" video - Learn about the main factors to consider when deciding whether itís better for you to lease or finance a new vehicle. View this video to learn about the differences.

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It's A Money Thing Emergency Boot Camp

"Emergency Fund Boot Camp" video - Be prepared because life happens. An emergency fund is an essential part of your personal finances. View this video to learn why.

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"Power Over Debt: Break the Cycle" online course

The free online course, Power Over Debt: Break the Cycle will give you the tools and knowledge you need to get your debt under control and keep it under control. This is a 15 minute course.
It's A Money Thing Comparing Cards

"Comparing Cards" video - Debit, credit or prepaid? What's the difference? Does it really matter which card you choose to pay for your latte? It does! View this video to learn how each card differs.

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It's A Money Thing 7 Co-operative Principles

"7 Cooperative Principles" video - Did you know credit unions all over the world follow seven cooperative principles? It's what sets credit unions apart from other financial institutions. View this video to learn more.

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"On Track for Retirement: Tips for a Smooth Transition" online course

The free online course, On Track for Retirement: Tips for a Smooth Transition will teach you how to jump start your retirement savings plans, as well as budgeting tips as you transistion into retirement. This ia a 17 minute course.
It's A Money Thing Compound Interest

"Compound Interest" video - it pays to start saving now because of compound interest. Itís the concept that powers all sorts of savings and investment products and, over time, allows you to turn your money into, well, more money! View this video to learn all about it.

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It's A Money Thing Budgeting Basics

"Budgeting Basics" video - whether youíre planning your first budget or re-evaluating your current budget, a few ground rules along with some budgeting basics that can be applied to any budget will help set you up for success. View this video to get started.

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It's A Money Thing Boost Your Credit Score

"Boost Your Credit Score" video - credit scores are an area of personal finance that seem a lot more mysterious than they actually are. There a few simple but important things you can do that could help improve your credit score. View this video to learn more.

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takechargeamerica.orgTake Charge America is a nonprofit financial education organization offering free credit counseling. A counselor will work with you one-on-one to develop a manageable budget and recommend solutions to get out of debt. You can also visit the Financial Education section of our website for free financial tools and resources.
It's A Money Thing Breakdown of a Credit Score

"Foiling Identity Theft" video - identity theft is nothing new, and yet it still manages to cost its victims billions of dollars (yes, thatís billions with a ďbĒ) globally each yearónot to mention the time and hassle involved in recovering a stolen identity. View this video to find out how.

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moneymix.comMoneyMix is for young adults 18 to 30 looking for relevant information on money and finance. This interactive, peer-produced site features blogs, videos and articles on financial topics facing young adults.
It's A Money Thing Breakdown of a Credit Score

"Breakdown of a Credit Score" video - youíve likely heard about credit scores before (thanks to all those commercials with terrible jingles), but what do you actually know about them? How long have they been around? And whatís the deal with checking them? View this video to learn more.

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It's A Money Thing Choosing Your FI

"Choosing a Financial Institution" video - as you contemplate moving beyond your piggy bank, the two types of financial institutions that you're most likely to deal with are banks and credit unions. Their products and services are about the same, but their values and motivations are very different. View this video to learn how.

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