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HIDDEN HOLIDAY COSTS AND HOW TO BEAT THEM

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December 19, 2018

You already know about the gifts and decorations. Here are some holiday expenses you may have not included in your budget this year, along with creative ways to beat them:

#1: Wrapping paper

It all ends up in the garbage, but did you know that wrapping paper for your gifts can…


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10 HACKS YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE HITTING THE MALL

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December 12, 2018

Q: Is there a way to spend less at the mall this holiday season and to make the experience more pleasant? 
A: In the weeks leading up to the holidays, every trip to the mall means battling crowds and retail manipulation priming us to overspend. No worries, though; we’ve got 10 incredible mall…


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7 NAUGHTY SCAMS TO WATCH OUT FOR THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

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December 5, 2018

‘Tis the season to be jolly! And unfortunately, ‘tis also the season for scammers to go after your hard-earned dollars. Keep your money safe by reading up on the most common scams taking place this time of year and practicing caution. 
1. Phishing emails 
Always popular, phishing scams get even more…


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8 REASONS TO SHOP LOCAL ON SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY

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November 24, 2018

Mega e-tailers, like Amazon and Walmart, may monopolize online commerce, but it’s the small businesses across the country that keep the economy going. In fact, according to the Small Business Administration (SBA), the 28 million small businesses in America account for 54 percent of all sales in the country. Small businesses create jobs, build a demand for…


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SYNCING YOUR PHONE TO YOUR CAR CAN PUT YOU AT RISK

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November 21, 2018

In our uber-connected world, pressing a button on the steering wheel to make a phone call is second nature for many. Using our cars like a phone and storing information in data systems is so convenient!
Unfortunately, though, as security experts are warning, syncing your phone to your car can…


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WHY DO I SPEND SO MUCH WHEN SHOPPING ONLINE?

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November 7, 2018

Q: I’m doing most of my holiday shopping online. How do I keep from going over my budget?  
A: The internet is designed to help you lose track of your dollars. Start by understanding how: 
Why we spend more online 
Here are 10 ways online retailers push us to overspend:  
1.        They push products strategically. The products…


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6 TIMES A BARGAIN IS NOT A BARGAIN

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October 31, 2018

Here’s when that steal of a deal is not such a bargain after all. 
1. When you don’t need it 
The price might be right. But, if the heavily marked-down item is one you don’t need, you’re just blowing money you could be using for savings or to purchase the stuff…


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FAKE CHECK SCAMS ON THE RISE

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October 24, 2018

In early September, the Better Business Bureau (BBB) released a report warning about a spike in fake check scams. These scams now reach 500,000 victims each year. 
The largest pool of victims of fake check scams are in their 20s – a segment of the population that is far more…


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International Credit Union Day

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October 17, 2018

October 18, 2018, will mark the 70th anniversary of International Credit Union Day. This year’s theme is “Find Your Platinum Lining.” It combines the traditional gift of platinum for 70th anniversaries with a play on the saying “every cloud has a silver lining.”
Credit unions all over the world…

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HOW TO SHOP FOR FALL ON A BUDGET

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October 17, 2018

If you’ve just breathed a sigh of relief because the back-to-school shopping season is behind you, you’ve got another thing coming. The fun is just beginning!

 

Your child may be outfitted for the new school year, but you probably need some warmer autumn clothing for yourself. Now that the leaves…

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TFCU membership is available to anyone who lives, works, worships or attends school in Bristol County, Massachusetts; Bristol, Kent, Newport and Providence counties in Rhode Island; and the Rhode Island towns of Charlestown, Exeter, Hopkinton, Narragansett, New Shoreham, North Kingstown, Richmond and South Kingstown. Membership is also open to immediate family members of existing members.

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