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June 22, 2022 In today’s competitive housing market, renovating your existing home may be a more appealing and affordable alternative to buying new. With the right home improvements, you can make your home more enjoyable for living and may also realize a return on your investment. The key is to pack as much value into…

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Family dancing in the living room

January 31, 2022 For some people, spending is merely a necessity, a way to obtain life’s essentials and nothing else. For others, spending is more of a hobby, resulting in splurges that can cause a build-up of overwhelming debt. Fortunately, most of us fall somewhere in the middle of that spectrum. We know that spending…

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January 20, 2022 Not too long ago, cold hard cash was an essential in life, allowing us to make purchases anywhere. Fast forward to today, and it seems like paying with cash is becoming obsolete. This is due to the fact that today’s technology easily allows us to do virtually everything without it. A cashless…

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Resolutions for Your Financial Fitness

January 13, 2022 Was one of your New Year’s Resolutions to become more financially savvy? Or maybe you feel like you just need to brush up on some financial topics? Here at UCU, we strongly believe in financial education and we are committed to providing our members with the tools they need to attain personal…

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January 10, 2022 You’ve been faithfully saving, spending wisely and investing for years in preparation for a comfortable retirement, and you have a lot to be proud of. But making the transition from accumulating money to actually spending it in retirement is a part of financial planning that isn’t always talked about. Have you thought…

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December 13, 2021 Abbey Ramsay, UCU Consumer Loan Manager It’s not hard to see that online shopping has really taken over the world! In fact, I just ordered my groceries online to pick up later today. No need to spend hours of my day walking up and down the aisle searching for the things. This…

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December 13, 2021 For many Mainers, spending for the holiday season is as much a tradition as the holiday festivities themselves. From checking off mile-long gift lists and decking the halls to traveling and entertaining, the ways to spend, spend, spend seem endless, and unless you have an endless stockpile of cash, you more than…

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December 6, 2021 This is a topic we get asked about frequently – third party personal finance apps. If you choose to use a third party app outside of UCU to manage your finances or make payments, please be aware that some apps will automatically pull in account information when you use your online banking…

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November 12, 2021 A credit card is more than a piece of plastic, it can be a great financial tool, especially during the holiday season. Your UCU credit card offers a convenient and affordable way to make gift purchases, book travel arrangements, plan festive nights out, and so much more – but using it the…

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UCU’s Mortgage Loan Originators are dedicated to helping members through every step of the real estate lending process, and can help you evaluate the best options to suit your needs. Reach out to them individually using their contact information below, or contact the whole group by email: mlo@ucumaine.com, or by calling: 800 696 8628. Jason…

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