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  • October 24, 2019
  • Credit Union National Association

The CU Difference is Clear!

Credit unions continue to make the best financial partner for 115 million Americans despite the latest bank attacks, CUNA Chief Advocacy Officer Ryan Donovan wrote to Congressional offices Thursday, part of CUNA’s continuing efforts to highlight the credit union difference to policymakers in the face of inaccurate bank claims.

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  • October 03, 2019
  • Atomic Credit Union

Welcome Tyler Pierpont

Atomic Credit Union would like to welcome Tyler Pierpont as the new Staff Attorney at the Administrative Office in Piketon, located at 711 Beaver Creek Road.

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  • October 02, 2019
  • Atomic Credit Union

Forbes' List of America's Best Credit Unions

Have you ever wondered whether you truly have the best banking relationship provider?

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  • August 14, 2019
  • Atomic Credit Union

2019 Annual School Supply Drive A Success

The Annual School Supply Drive hosted by Atomic Credit Union went off without a hitch!

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  • August 01, 2019
  • Dave Ramsey

15 Ways To Teach Kids About Money

If you don't teach your kids how to manage money, somebody else will.

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  • July 01, 2019
  • Stacy Clarkson, Contributing Columnist, The Portsmouth Daily Times/AIM Media Midwest

Beware of Social Security Scams

Social Security is committed to protecting your personal information. We urge you to always be cautious and to avoid providing sensitive member information such as your social security number (SSN) or bank account information to unknown people over the phone or internet.

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  • June 27, 2019
  • David McHugh - Associated Press

Digital Money Will Arrive With A Warning

An international financial monitor warned world leaders on Tuesday that wider use by retail shoppers of cryptocurrencies like Libra, unveiled last week by Facebook, would need “close scrutiny” by regulators.

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  • June 05, 2019
  • Ohio Credit Union League

How To Avoid Financial Fighting

It's not uncommon for couples to stress about money. According to an Ohio Credit Union League 2019 consumer survey, 38 percent of Ohioans say finances have been a main cause of stress in their romantic relationship.

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  • May 13, 2019
  • The Akron Beacon Journal via The Chillicothe Gazette

There's Still Time To Save Social Security

The challenges facing the Social Security and Medicare Hospital Insurance trust funds are largely demographic, in the shape of an aging population.

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  • April 30, 2019
  • Jackie Borchardt, Cincinnati Enquirer/USA Today network

New Ohio Payday Loan Laws in Effect

One in 10 Ohioans has taken out a so-called payday loan, traditionally where money is borrowed against a post-dated paycheck. But as of Saturday, the traditional payday loan disappeared from Ohio, thanks to a law passed last year intended to crack down on sky-high interest rates and sneaky fees.

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  • April 10, 2019
  • Ohio Credit Union League

Could You Improve Your Financial Literacy?

April is National Financial Literacy Month and although not all Ohioans feel the strain of poor financial understanding, as a whole, the state's financial literacy could use improvement.

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  • March 28, 2019
  • Ohio Credit Union League

Informed Consumers are Better Protected

On average, Ohioans consider themselves adept at protecting their personal information, but research suggests that may not be enough to keep identity thieves at bay.

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  • February 14, 2019
  • NPR - James Doubek

Americans Lost $143 Million in Online Relationship Scams Last Year

The Federal Trade Commission is celebrating Valentine's Day by reminding people to not get scammed when looking for love.

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  • February 12, 2019
  • Ohio Credit Union League

Sticking to Financial Resolutions

Ohioans, like most Americans, entered 2019 hoping to better their finances, but many have likely already fallen off track.

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  • January 30, 2019
  • Eric Volkman, The Motley Fool

4 Times To Open A Money Market Account

There are instances where a savings account or certificate of deposit just won't do.

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  • January 30, 2019
  • Atomic Credit Union

Atomic Credit Union Wins 2018 Business of the Year

The Pike County Chamber of Commerce named Atomic Credit Union the 2018 Business of the Year during the annual banquet, which was held Thursday, January 24th, at the Vern Riffe Pike County Career and Technology Center.

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  • January 25, 2019
  • Chillicothe Gazette - Lisa Bariage, OSU Extension

Saving Money When Budgets Are Tight

Could you use a little more money? Perheaps, you spent too much over the holidays or your spouse has been impacted by the government shutdown?

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  • January 14, 2019
  • Ohio Credit Union League

Remaining Vigilant During Tax Season

How much do you really know about taxes?

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  • January 11, 2019
  • Atomic Credit Union

Logan Branch Opening 1/14/19

Atomic Credit Union is excited to announce the opening of their newest branch in downtown Logan!

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  • December 20, 2018
  • Tom Purcell: Trib Live

I'm Dreaming of a Debt-Free Christmas

Merry debt-fueled Christmas, America! According to a recent NerdWallet study, nearly 40 million Americans are still struggling to pay off credit-card debts from last Christmas.

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  • December 12, 2018
  • Geoff Williams, U.S. News & World Report

9 Ways to Live Well and Spend Less in 2019

With the start of the New Year ushering in a clean slate, now is a perfect time to revisit financial goals and strategize ways to maximize savings.

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  • December 10, 2018
  • Ohio Credit Union League

Why checking your credit score can pay off

For many, credit scores come with judgment, risk, and security, which is why many Ohioans are paying attention to them.

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  • December 05, 2018
  • Ohio Credit Union League

How to choose the correct credit card for you

Choosing the best credit card for your lifestyle can have a considerable impact on your overall financial health.

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  • November 05, 2018
  • Ohio Credit Union League

Six Ways To Prepare For Retirement

Planning for retirement can be daunting, leaving even the most prepared individuals feeling anxious.

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  • November 05, 2018
  • Atomic Credit Union

Forbes Announces Atomic Credit Union as one of the Best-in-State

Forbes, an American business magazine, has named Atomic Credit Union one of the Best-in-State Credit Unions in the State of Ohio.

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  • October 25, 2018
  • ABC News

Americans who don't have a bank account at lowest level ever

The percentage of Americans who do not have a bank account fell to a record low last year, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. said Tuesday, a sign that the economic fortunes of the country's most vulnerable people continues to improve.

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  • March 22, 2018
  • Atomic Credit Union

Welcome Chad Knittel

Atomic Credit Union would like to announce Chad Knittel as the new Collections Manager at the Administrative Office in Piketon, located at 711 Beaver Creek Road.

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  • March 05, 2018
  • Elizabeth Weintraub

How To Sell Your Home In The Spring

Tips for Winning Over Spring-Time Home Buyers

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  • February 13, 2018
  • Credit Union National Association

The Science of Saving

Youth Month officially kicks off on April 1st and runs through the entire month of April. This year's theme is "The Science of Saving".

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  • January 25, 2018
  • Justin Pritchard of 'the balance"

How To Write A Check

It may seem elementary, but some do not know how to write a check properly. With the popularity of debit cards, young adults rarely write checks. But in those rare occasions they need to, here are some steps that will help.

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  • January 23, 2018
  • WikiHow

Valentine's On A Budget

If you're worried that your funds can't stretch far enough to give your beloved a Valentine's Day to remember, don't worry!

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  • January 05, 2018
  • Ohio Credit Union League

New Year, New You, New Budget

Just like swearing off chocolate and carbs, sticking to a household budget is a New Year’s resolution easier made than accomplished. In fact, last year only two in five U.S. adults said they had a budget and kept close track of their spending throughout the year, according to the National Foundation for Credit Counseling's 2017 Consumer Financial Literacy Survey.

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  • December 19, 2017
  • Santa's Helper

Funny Presents to Bring for Your White Elephant Gift

The time is near! Here are some funny ideas for your upcoming gift exchange.

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  • December 11, 2017
  • Maurie Backman, The Motley Fool

5 Financial Resolutions for the New Year

With 2018 almost upon us, now's the time to embrace a seemingly timeless trend: the New Year's resolution.

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  • November 28, 2017
  • Ohio Credit Union League

How do merchant data breaches affect your identity?

With the holidays quickly approaching, it's important to keep data breaches top of mind.

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  • November 08, 2017
  • Hip2Save

Black Friday Shopping Tips

Can you believe that the holidays are just around the corner? Black Friday is one of the best shopping days of the year...

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  • November 06, 2017
  • Atomic Credit Union

Atomic wins Outstanding Business Partnership Award at Eastern High School

On Thursday, November 2nd, Eastern High School held the 6th Annual Business Partnership Dinner, which is aimed at local businesses and poses a great opportunity for potential partnerships with the school.

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  • October 19, 2017
  • Hannah Taulbee/Logan Daily News

Atomic Credit Union installs ATM at Logan High School

After months of planning, Dante Rainone of Rain1 solutions installed an ATM for the Atomic Credit Union in the Logan High School cafeteria Monday afternoon.

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  • October 18, 2017
  • Ohio Credit Union League

Do you know the credit union difference?

International Credit Union Day is celebrated annually on the third Thursday of October and celebrates how credit unions help consumers reach their financial dreams through its people helping people philosophy.

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  • October 16, 2017
  • Mindi McDowell

Recognizing Fake Antiviruses

Fake antivirus is malicious software (malware) designed to steal information from unsuspecting users by mimicking legitimate security software.

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  • October 12, 2017
  • Atomic Credit Union

Atomic Credit Union Named "2017 Best Credit Union to Work For?

For the fourth consecutive year, Atomic Credit Union has been named one of the 2017 Best Credit Unions to Work For, ranking #1 in the $200M-$500M asset category.

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  • October 12, 2017
  • Atomic Credit Union

Welcome Shannon Weber

Atomic Credit Union would like to announce the appointment of Shannon Weber as Compliance Attorney at their administrative offices, located at 711 Beaver Creek Rd. in Piketon.

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  • October 05, 2017
  • HomeZada

Decorating for Fall on a Small Budget

Fall gives us a time to get cozy and change our home decor.

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  • September 25, 2017
  • Ohio Credit Union League

Buying a home vs. renting

These days, the "American Dream" is no longer a universal idea; it means different things to different people.

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  • September 12, 2017
  • Hannah Maluth/Credit.com

How to Choose Your First Credit Card

Whether you're a teenager without credit history or an adult who's familiar with loans and debit cards, choosing your first credit card can be tough.

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  • September 05, 2017
  • Kari Paul/MarketWatch

5 ways to avoid charity scams exploiting Hurricane Harvey

Hurricane Harvey inspired a huge outpouring of support in the days since the natural disaster displaced thousands of people.

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  • August 16, 2017
  • Atomic Credit Union

New Student-Run Credit Union Branches

Atomic Credit Union is excited to announce the addition of 6 new Student-Run Credit Unions!

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  • June 28, 2017
  • Sarah Mahoney of Marketing Daily

A Fiercer Fourth: Americans To Spend Big, Travel More

44.2 million people to travel more than 50 miles from home for the Friday-to-Tuesday weekend, a 2.9% increase from last year.

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  • June 20, 2017
  • Jeff Rose; U.S. News & World Report

7 Steps to Retire in Your 50's

If your goal is retiring before age 50, the time to start laying the groundwork is now.

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  • June 02, 2017
  • Ohio Credit Union League

Consumers, be wary: Identity theft is on the rise

If you’ve been a victim of identity theft, you’re not alone.

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  • May 25, 2017
  • Ohio Credit Union League

Why financial literacy isn’t just one person’s responsibility

Although most would agree it’s important for people to learn (preferably early) the life skills that set them up for financial success, studies consistently indicate Americans are generally not sufficiently educated about their personal finances.

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  • May 25, 2017
  • Ohio Credit Union League

Travel smarter and save bigger this summer vacation

Spring flowers are in full bloom, which can only indicate one thing: summer is nearly upon us. For many, that means it’s time for a well-deserved vacation with family and friends. In a year-end 2016 survey conducted by the Ohio Credit Union League, an overwhelming majority of respondents, 71 percent, are planning to get some rest and relaxation with a vacation this summer.

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