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How To Avoid Purchasing Flooded and Fixed Cars

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Hurricane Ida is one of the strongest hurricanes to hit the U.S. in recent memory, causing much flooding and devastation. After an event like this, flooded cars often enter the used car market. They may have these cars cleaned up, but flood damage is unpredictable. The many issues caused by water hitting the vital parts…
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Teens Falling Prey to Online Scams

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Did you know that teens are now falling prey to online scams even faster than seniors? In 2020, there were over 23,000 online scam complaints from individuals under 21 years old. This suggests that no matter how well-versed you are in technology and the internet, you can still be a victim of online scams. Learn…
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How To Tip in Different Situations

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https://mintvalleyfcu.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/Mint-Valley-1.mp4 Tipping does not only let you show your appreciation to a delivery person or server’s hard work. You’re likely also helping them settle their monthly bill or pay for their tuition fee. However, you might still be unsure when you should tip and how much you should tip in various situations. Below, you’ll learn…
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Payday Loans

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A payday loan also called a “cash advance” or “check advance” loan, is a type of unsecured personal loan based on how much you earn. These loans charge borrowers with high interest and short-term repayment demands. Due to their extremely high-interest rates, payday loans may be considered predatory lending. A predatory lender usually doesn’t consider…
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National Mutt Day Pet Tips!

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Did you know July 31st is “National Mutt Day?” There’s no doubt if you have a family pet you probably celebrate them every day, but sometimes those vet bills and other expenses can creep up pretty fast. We’ve compiled a few ways you can save without sacrificing giving your mutt the very best!   Make…
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3 Ways to Save on Back to School Expenses

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https://mintvalleyfcu.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/Mint-Valley-1-1.mp4 “The second busiest retail season of the year, next to holiday shopping.” That’s what one National Retail Federation report had to say, noting that back-to-school expenses would hit a record high for the 2021-2022 school year, averaging $789.49 per child. That’s up from the average of $696.70 last year. If that number gives you…
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3 Ways to Save Money This Summer

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Wouldn’t you rather spend your money on making lasting memories with friends and family this summer? If you’re on a tight budget but still want to enjoy all that summer has to offer, here are three ways you can save. Save up to $300 by packing your lunch. Making your lunch is usually healthier and way…
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