What’s The Buzz on NFTs?

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If you’ve spent any time online or watching TV over the past year, you’ve probably been inundated with a slew of advertisements promoting “non-fungible tokens,” more commonly known as NFTs. But despite the hype, excitement, and celebrity endorsement surrounding the industry, many still don’t quite understand what an NFT even is, let alone how they […]

Make A Mint

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Wish you could own a mint of money? Well at Mint Valley, we’ll make you feel like you do by giving you the chance to win 80k Mint Rewards points when you open a new Mint Valley credit card featuring Mint Rewards! Mint Rewards are points you earn on every purchase you make with your […]

Living Paycheck-to-Paycheck: A Credit Union Solution

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Making ends meet. A shoestring budget. Scraping by. Scrimping. No matter what you call it, a recent study finds that seven out of ten Americans are now living paycheck-to-paycheck. If you’ve never had to adopt this lifestyle, consider yourself lucky. At Mint Valley FCU we understand the immense burden that a paycheck-to-paycheck budget can place […]

2022: This Is the Year You Break Up with Your Bank

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Breaking up isn’t easy, that’s why there are so many heartbroken songs on the topic. From the heartache to the tears to the melodramatic balladry, no one likes a breakup…. That being said, we’ve all been in a position where a breakup is probably the best thing for us. We’ve been in those toxic relationships […]

Dangers of “Buy Here, Pay Here” Car Lots

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When you want to buy a new car, “buy here, pay here” car lots can be enticing. On the surface, it looks like they are offering good prices for quality vehicles. When something seems to be too good to be true, though, there’s most likely a catch. You might get yourself into an auto loan […]

What’s the Big Deal About Bitcoin?

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Bitcoin was the very first cryptocurrency and still remains one of the most popular. If it has piqued your curiosity, you’re not alone. You’re also not alone if you have no idea what Bitcoin is or how its value is determined. If you’re interested in investing in Bitcoin, it is important to learn more about […]

3 Dealership Warning Signs for Car Buyers

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When you’ve finally decided that you want to buy or get an auto loan for a new car, the last thing you want to experience is being cheated by the dealership. Although there may be some wiggle room in terms of negotiating prices and options, all car dealers need to be upfront and honest in […]

5 Ways To See Your Favorite Team Live on a Budget

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Seeing your team win in person can be great, but you know that it can get pretty darn expensive. If you’ve ever been to a game, you know very well that cheap seats don’t really come cheap. Plus, if you want to take your entire family with you, it can easily cost an arm and […]

Halloween Party Hacks

Are you tired of experiencing the same Halloween parties over and over — and spending a lot on them? You might have searched here and there to find budget-friendly Halloween ideas, but you don’t have any luck. If you see something that interests you, it might be so expensive that you have to put it […]

Halloween Fun on a Budget: 12 Costume Ideas Using Common Items in Your Home

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No matter your age, it’s hard to not get excited for Halloween. Whether you’re going to the coolest Halloween party in town, or just getting some candy while trick or treating, one of the best parts is getting to dress up. But Halloween costumes can be expensive, so what are some ways to save on […]