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Identity Theft Protection with DCCU’s Debit Mastercard®

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man at cafe worried about ID TheftWhen your identity is stolen thieves use your personal, confidential information to steal your money through various channels. This can be disastrous to your personal finances and your credit report. Imagine finding out someone has opened bank accounts and loans under your social security number or obtained medical services (racking up bills) in your name or even your child’s. Continue reading Identity Theft Protection with DCCU’s Debit Mastercard®

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Teen Financial Literacy – The Missing Piece

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hashtag my money teen blog by dane county credit unionTeenagers. It’s an “interesting” stage of life for them AND for their families. Many teenagers test their independence by getting a drivers license, buying a car, and getting their first job. They will soon realize that along with those responsibilities comes the need for smart money management. Teen financial literacy is the key. Continue reading Teen Financial Literacy – The Missing Piece

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Top Tips For Tax Refunds From Your Fav Madison Credit Union

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splashing on beachEveryone has a different opinion about tax refunds – should you expect one? Should you adjust your withholding so your money isn’t a free loan to the government? Either way, if you are expecting one this year your favorite Madison credit union shares the best tax refund tips. Continue reading Top Tips For Tax Refunds From Your Fav Madison Credit Union

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Credit Union Democracy – The Seven Principles Of Cooperatives Part 2

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One person, one vote – the democratic way in credit unions.

The first modern cooperative is rooted in 1840s England. Credit unions are member-owned cooperatives that follow the same seven cooperative principles ever since the very first one was established in 1849. Dane County Credit Union has also followed the principles since our own beginnings in 1937. Continue reading Credit Union Democracy – The Seven Principles Of Cooperatives Part 2

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Como empiezo ahorrar para el retiro si tengo 35

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Father and son discussing retirement savingSegún CNBC, la cantidad promedia de ahorros para retiro entre las edades de 32 a 61 años es de $5,000 dólares. También mencionan que para cuando uno llega a los 35—si planea retirarse a los 67—deberíamos de tener ahorrada una cantidad que equivale a dos veces nuestro salario anual. Lo cual quiere decir que muchos no estamos alcanzando esa meta. Continue reading Como empiezo ahorrar para el retiro si tengo 35

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How do I start saving for retirement if I’m 35

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father and daughter thinking about starting to save for retirement.

When it comes to financial planning in Madison there are many resources you can use to educate yourself so you can get ahead and reduce stress. When you’re prepared for the future financially or even working towards that goal, you will feel more relaxed. One of those areas to focus on is your retirement plan, because you most likely don’t want to work FOREVER, right? Continue reading How do I start saving for retirement if I’m 35

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