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  • Can Closing a Checking or Savings Account Hurt Your Credit?

    Jun/10/19
    The post Can Closing a Checking or Savings Account Hurt Your Credit? appeared first on What's New | O'Fallon Credit Union.
  • Should You Consider Getting a Personal Loan?

    Jun/03/19
    If you’re considering making a large purchase, a personal loan could help you finance the expense. These kinds of loans are installment loans, which means that you will receive a lump sum ...
  • What You Need to Know About Purchasing a Second Home

    May/28/19
    Have you ever dreamed of owning a vacation home? A home mortgage loan from a credit union can make that dream a reality. However, there are several important factors you’ll need to conside...
  • Tips for Saving Money on a Tight Budget

    May/21/19
    Saving money is a subject that is deceptively complicated. Of course, everyone knows that it’s important to save money. But how much money should you save? And how can you save when your b...
  • Getting the Most from Online Banking

    May/14/19
    Not all that long ago, online banking was a new idea that many people were hesitant to try. But these days, it’s considered a necessity. Between rushing around at work and meeting your obl...
  • How to Manage Multiple Credit Cards

    May/07/19
    It’s generally not a good idea to have lots of credit card accounts open because this can encourage your debt to spiral out of control. If you’re having trouble getting out of debt, cons...
  • What Are Some Misconceptions About Credit Unions?

    Apr/30/19
    Credit unions offer a range of benefits that banks do not, but misconceptions about how they work keep away many people who could reap the rewards of membership. If you haven’t considered ...
  • What Are the Benefits of Direct Deposit?

    Apr/23/19
    Are you still taking paper checks to the credit union to cash on payday? If so, then you are missing out on all of the benefits of direct deposit. Even people who are resistant to direct dep...
  • How You Can Get Rewarded for Using Your Credit Card

    Apr/16/19
    At GCS Credit Union, our Visa Rewards Credit Card offers the convenience of shopping with credit combined with the chance to earn valuable rewards. Our credit card comes with the low-interes...
  • How Couples Can Have Better Communication About Money

    Apr/09/19
    When couples combine their finances, it can cause some challenges as they adapt to each other’s financial management habits. By working together toward a common goal, they can make the mos...

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