How To Pick The Right Health Care Plan

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

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

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!

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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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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A Madison Credit Union Is Just Like A Bank, Right?!?!

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Credit Unions Rock!

Credit unions and banks: Two financial institutions offering similar services with common goals, right?

Wrong.

While banks and credit unions both take deposits and make loans, they have little else in common. Continue reading A Madison Credit Union Is Just Like A Bank, Right?!?!

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