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Jul 16, 2020

Just one of the many perks of belonging to a credit union is home equity loans with great rates. These loans offer options for investing in your home or yourself, but before you make the decision to apply for one, it’s wise to understand the basics of what they are and how they work.

Feb 20, 2020

Have you ever set up an account or gone to log into an account, and you were prompted to enter a code that was sent to your phone or email? That two-step process is a common type of two-factor authentication, which is a great tool for protecting your information online.

Feb 07, 2020

If you have decided to begin the search for a new home in 2020, you’ve likely found that there is some competition in the market. To create a strong offer, it is important to take steps before starting your home search to show that you are the right buyer.

Jan 23, 2020

Selling your house might seem like an intimidating process if you’ve never done it before. Even for those with experience, you might have concerns about how well you can leverage your house’s curb appeal. Read this post on how to sell your house.

Jan 08, 2020

Budgeting is important—but it isn’t always easy. If you’ve tried it before, but just couldn’t stick to it, it’s time to try a new plan. There are many different ways to budget, and there is a method out there that will motivate you to stay on top of your finances and work toward your financial goals. Inside are a few budget plans you could try this year.

Sep 26, 2019

What are you doing to keep your identity safe? Your personal information could be hanging out in any number of places, from your social media accounts to your mailbox. Here are a few ways you can protect your information and keep your identity safe, both online and offline.

Aug 19, 2019

TruStone Financial's Visa® Debit and Credit Cards now give you three ways to make a purchase: swiping, inserting and tapping. You’re familiar with the first two, but tap-to-pay, or contactless pay, may be new to you. Many people are often hesitant to adopt a new technology, which is why I want to take this opportunity to explain why contactless pay is faster and more secure than the other two methods of payment.

May 15, 2019

Mobile Pay has made it quicker and easier than ever to check out at a store. At many stores, you can now make a purchase just by holding your phone or smart watch up to the payment terminal. It takes just a second or two for the payment to process, and then you’re on your way. It’s faster than swiping or inserting your card, for sure, but it’s also more secure, and that’s because of a technology called tokenization.

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