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National Mutt Day Pet Tips!

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

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

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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3 Reasons to Not Pay Off Your Loan Early

https://mintvalleyfcu.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/Mint-Valley.mp4   You may hear lauded financial experts talk about the benefits of paying off your loan early, and what they say is right…mostly. However, are there circumstances when paying a loan off early could be more hurtful than helpful? Let’s take a look. While paying loans off early can have big benefits like freedom…
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Will There Be a Fourth Stimulus Check Sent Out?

A group of lawmakers is starting to call for the fourth round of stimulus checks, just as the final payments from the third round are starting to hit mailboxes. On March 30th, a few U.S. Senators wrote a letter asking President Biden to consider both recurring direct payments as well as automatic unemployment insurance extensions…
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Don’t Let Amazon Become Scam-azon

“There’s something wrong with your Amazon account.” It could be a suspicious purchase, a lost package, or an order they can’t fulfill. If you’ve received one of these calls and hung up, you did the right thing.   Spam calls are running rampant right now from scammers pretending to be companies like Amazon and Apple…
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Five Ways You Can Spring Clean and Make Money

While your idea of fun probably isn’t cleaning out the garage, closets, and kitchen all weekend spring cleaning, as the weather warms up, can be shockingly refreshing. Not to mention, you could also make some money in the process and find some cool stuff. Did you know 78% of people get into spring cleaning every…
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Why Couples Fight Over Money, and How to Prevent It.

A recent survey of nearly 1,000 couples who are married, engaged, or in a relationship found nearly 75% said they had gotten mad at their partner because of a financial decision they made without talking about it first. The majority of those decisions were a big-ticket purchase made without discussing it first. Other financial decisions…
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