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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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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Renters Save More: 6 Areas To Improve For Energy Efficiency

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Find out how to save money by going green even if you're renting.
Save money by going green even if you’re renting.

If you’re like me, you’re always looking for ways to save a few bucks and if possible, take better care of our mothership Earth. Maintaining an energy-efficient home sounds so appealing but it’s often easier said than done, especially if you’re renting. Unless the landlord or property owner is interested in financing major improvements, renters are left to their own temporary solutions. Continue reading Renters Save More: 6 Areas To Improve For Energy Efficiency

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DCCU Staff Members Share Personal Financial Goals

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Personal financial goals
Staff shares their personal financial goals

It can be daunting to set personal financial goals but it’s an important step for financial success. In order to help members take the first step to creating their own goals a few Dane County Credit Union staffers have shared their personal goals for 2016 and their plan to achieve and celebrate success.

We asked the following questions:

  • What are your financial goals for 2016?
  • What steps will you take to achieve your goal?
  • What will be the challenges and how will you overcome them?
  • How will you celebrate success?

Continue reading DCCU Staff Members Share Personal Financial Goals

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Charitable Giving – Make an Impact!

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DCCU Branch Manager, Jessie C. presenting a donation check to Operation Share & Care.

As an animal lover, those ASPCA commercials get me every time. Kittens in an overcrowded cage followed by an older dog that clearly hasn’t been fed in a while and Sarah McLachlan softly singing in the background, driving the fundraising plea home. Continue reading Charitable Giving – Make an Impact!

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Low Cost Summer Fun Ideas

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fun summer ideas from Madison credit union
Low cost, local summer fun by Dane County Credit Union.

Memorial Day and July 4th have come and gone. For most, that means summer is either beginning to wind down, or beginning to spill over with that seemingly never-ending stream of vacations you planned months ago.

Yet whether you’re craving a break from layovers and long car rides–or you’re looking for a little weekend getaway to spice up your summer, it sounds like a Dane County day trip will cure what’s ailing you. Continue reading Low Cost Summer Fun Ideas

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