Madison Credit Union Blog

Travel Hacking Simplified: Can You Really Fly For Free?

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Adult lady with backpack looking at map of Bangkok
Travel Hacking Expert

There’s a giant world out there just full of things to explore — countries you’ve never been to, oceans you’ve never swam in, foods you’ve never eaten. You read about these places, you see them on TV, and you enviously scroll through endless Instagram feeds of strangers traveling to these distant lands. Continue reading Travel Hacking Simplified: Can You Really Fly For Free?

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3 Options For Your 401(k) When Changing Jobs

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Consider your retirement fund for future benefits
What to do with a 401k when you change jobs.

If you are lucky enough to be leaving your current employer for bigger and better things, there are probably a lot of things on your mind. One thing you shouldn’t lose sight of in the shuffle is what to do with your 401(k)–especially if you’re currently at your first  401(k)-offering job. Continue reading 3 Options For Your 401(k) When Changing Jobs

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What To Do With Side Hustle Income

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Finding the best place for side hustle income.Congratulations! If you’re reading this, you’ve probably either paid off your car, credit card or student loans; or, perhaps you’ve gotten a raise at work. All of these things are worth celebrating! But all of these things also raise one important question–what should I do with this extra income? Continue reading What To Do With Side Hustle Income

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Make A Financial Comeback

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Make a financial comeback with Dane County Credit Union
Make a financial comeback with Dane County Credit Union

What could a Super Bowl win and your finances have in common? Sometimes every one needs a good comeback.

This year’s Super Bowl was an incredible game! The Philadelphia Eagles captured their first championship in franchise history, in a game that was a true battle from start to finish. Quite the contrast from last year, when the New England Patriots came thundering back from a 28-3 deficit, shocking the Atlanta Falcons (and the world) en route to the comeback of the century. Continue reading Make A Financial Comeback

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New Year, New Financial Goals – Plan, Persevere, Celebrate!

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Man celebrating the success of his financial goals.
Set financial goals to get ahead.

Setting financial goals is extremely important; goals allow you to budget, save and spend your money for maximum effect. If you aren’t working towards any goals, then it’s nearly impossible to know where your money is or isn’t going. Continue reading New Year, New Financial Goals – Plan, Persevere, Celebrate!

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How To Pick The Right Health Care Plan

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Find the right medical plan for you and your finances.Health insurance in 2018 can feel stressful. Not only is it more expensive than it should be, but the process to obtain it isn’t exactly easy, either. Most people can either get it through the government, or through their work; most plans offer a number of different options; and sign-up periods can be confusing. Continue reading How To Pick The Right Health Care Plan

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Thank You! – From CEO Jon Lowrey

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Thank you from Dane County Credit Union CEO Jon Lowrey

Happy New Year!

I hope your Holidays were full of peace, fun, family, and friends.

At this time of year I like to extend my gratitude to everyone who does wonderful things for our credit union, this includes members, staff, and volunteers. Everything this credit union stands for starts with our members; we exist for the opportunity to serve our members, and you deserve our biggest thanks. Our staff also deserves thanks for providing first class service, working to improve our members’ finances and volunteering out in our community. Continue reading Thank You! – From CEO Jon Lowrey

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