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September 16, 2019
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Make Your Money Work for You

September 6, 2019
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Fall Shred Event & Food Drive

We’ve all heard of spring cleaning, some of us may have even participated. But, for those of us who didn’t, there’s fall shredding. Our Fall Shred […]
September 4, 2019
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Don’t Let High APR’s Hold You Hostage

August 23, 2019
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4 Hacks to Raise Your Credit Score

August 20, 2019
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How to Prepare for the Unexpected Expense

August 13, 2019
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Caro Coins

Saving is not easy. With the next expense never far away, putting your hard-earned cash in a savings account can seem like an impossible feat. That’s […]
August 5, 2019
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Protect Your Account

July 26, 2019
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Back-To-School Savings Tips

Back-To-School Savings Tips It’s that time of year again! Summertime is winding down. Teachers are prepping to return to their classrooms and start decorating. School supply […]
July 10, 2019
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Building Blocks to Help Millennials Create a Financially Sound Future

The Great Recession created a perfect storm for millennials. It was the worst financial crisis the United States had seen since the Great Depression, and it […]
June 26, 2019
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5 Ways to Travel on a Budget This Summer

5 Ways to Travel on a Budget This Summer Isn’t it funny how you look forward to summer all year long, yet somehow it still seems […]
June 17, 2019
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How Much Does It Take to Be “Rich”?

How Much Does It Take to Be “Rich”? The results of a recent YouGov survey show that most Americans think you need to make $100,000 per […]
June 3, 2019
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5 Ways to Get a Great Car for Less

5 Ways to Get a Great Car for Less Premium styling. Flawless paint. Glistening tires. That unmistakable new car smell. Everything about a new vehicle practically […]
May 28, 2019
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10 Tips for Selling Your House Fast—and for Top Dollar!

10 Tips for Selling Your House Fast—and for Top Dollar! When you’re trying to sell your house, you want to do it as quickly as possible. […]
May 14, 2019
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Medical Expenses Have Gone Crazy. You Don’t Have to Do the Same.

Medical Expenses Have Gone Crazy. You Don’t Have to Do the Same In the United States, healthcare has grown into a $3 trillion industry. That’s $3,000,000,000,000. […]
May 6, 2019
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Credit Card Regret: It’s More Common Than You Think

Credit Card Regret: It’s More Common Than You Think “Regrets, I’ve had a few. But then again, too few to mention.” – Frank Sinatra If you’re […]
April 22, 2019
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Save Money by Taking Your Spring Cleaning to the Next Level!

Save Money by Taking Your Spring Cleaning to the Next Level! Now that March has gone out like a lamb (a waterlogged lamb in many parts […]
April 15, 2019
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Should You Keep Separate Checking Accounts When You Get Married?

Should You Keep Separate Checking Accounts When You Get Married? You found “The One.” You popped the question, and they said “Yes.” You both said, “I […]
April 3, 2019
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Check Your Finances Before Changing Jobs

Check Your Finances Before Changing Jobs Jobs are funny things. As soon as you get one, there’s a temptation to start thinking a different job could […]
March 25, 2019
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5 Ways to Save for Summer in 5 Weeks

5 Ways to Save for Summer in 5 Weeks Summer vacation. During your elementary, middle, and high school years, those two magical words meant three months […]
March 18, 2019
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Make Spring Cleaning Pay Off This Year!

Make Spring Cleaning Pay Off This Year! People sure do like their stuff. Whether it’s the latest tech gadgets or knick-knacks that have been passed down […]
March 4, 2019
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Let the Taxpayer Beware: Learn to Spot Six Common Tax Scams

Let the Taxpayer Beware: Learn to Spot Six Common Tax Scams Now that your W2s and miscellaneous tax documents have arrived, tax season is officially in […]
February 28, 2019
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Community Impact Project

February 25, 2019
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Mind the GAP: Understanding the Value of GAP Coverage

February 22, 2019
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Thank you for being a loyal member of Caro.

Thank you for being a loyal member of Caro. We are so thankful for you and your continued membership. The faculty, staff and students of the […]
February 11, 2019
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Valentine’s Day on a Budget: How to Find Love & Laughs for Less

February 5, 2019
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First-Time Homebuyer Tips

Thinking of Buying? We’re here for you! We know that the homebuying market can be a confusing and stressful place. Allow us to be your guide. […]
January 28, 2019
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Throw a Super Bowl Party That Doesn’t Break the Bank!

January 9, 2019
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Brace Yourself: Santa Shock is Coming

Let’s talk about Santa Shock, shall we? No, not the “I saw Mommy kissing Santa Claus” kind. For this conversation, we will use “Santa Shock” to […]
January 2, 2019
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Cash Back Special

Do you get cash for using your debit card? If the answer is no, it’s time to upgrade to Kasasa® Cash Back Checking! You’ll get paid […]
December 12, 2018
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Can Buying Your First House Actually Hurt Your Credit?

Can Buying Your First House Actually Hurt Your Credit? For generations, owning a home has been considered an integral part of the American Dream. Life without […]
December 4, 2018
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Do You Know What It Takes to Run a Successful Side Hustle?

The process of finding financial security has gone through some dramatic changes over the last few decades. As recently as the 1980’s, conventional wisdom suggested following […]
November 26, 2018
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5 Easy Ways to Save for the Holidays in Just 4 Weeks

5 Easy Ways to Save for the Holidays in Just 4 Weeks Facts are facts. When it comes to holiday planning, lists are long and time […]
November 21, 2018
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5 Steps to Set Yourself Up for Cyber Monday Success

November 19, 2018
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Holiday Shopping Hacks: Your Black Friday Survival Guide

November 7, 2018
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Text Concierge

October 25, 2018
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Three Simple Suggestions for a Budget-Friendly Halloween

Three Simple Suggestions for a Budget-Friendly Halloween Think back to when you were a kid. What was your favorite thing about Halloween? Was it the costumes? […]
October 10, 2018
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9 Things to Remember When Using Your First Credit Card

9 Things to Remember When Using Your First Credit Card Getting your first credit card is a significant financial milestone. After sorting through an endless array […]
October 2, 2018
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Make a Difference

October 1, 2018
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We’re Celebrating You!

On International Credit Union Day, we want to celebrate you! You are what makes Caro great, and we are grateful to have members like you. That’s […]
September 28, 2018
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Fact vs. Fiction: What Really Impacts Your Credit Score?

Fact vs. Fiction: What Really Impacts Your Credit Score? When it comes to credit scores, it can seem like everyone’s an expert. Ask a random group […]
September 19, 2018
Money

Clear Up Your Tipping Confusion

Clear Up Your Tipping Confusion Tipping. Conversation about the topic can spark lengthy debates with opinions ranging from staunch support to extreme opposition. Some consumers appreciate […]
July 26, 2018
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HEY, PARENTS—IT’S BACK-TO-SCHOOL TIME AGAIN!

HEY, PARENTS—IT’S BACK-TO-SCHOOL TIME AGAIN! Doesn’t it seem like just yesterday that your kids were counting the days until summer vacation? Now, after a few weeks […]
July 17, 2018
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Teach Your Kids to Make a Stand—a Lemonade Stand.

Teach Your Kids to Make a Stand—a Lemonade Stand. Long before Beyoncé transformed it into a cultural touchpoint, lemonade was the commodity of choice for childhood […]
July 5, 2018
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5 Staycation Ideas to Save Your Summer

5 Staycation Ideas to Save Your Summer Let’s face it; summer looks a lot different than it did when you were a kid. You used to […]
June 26, 2018
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5 Ways to Throw a 4th of July Blast on a Budget

5 Ways to Throw a 4th of July Blast on a Budget Like the rockets responsible for the legendary red glare, 4th of July business is booming! […]
June 12, 2018
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Resume Tips

Resume Writing Tips for Recent College Grads As students around America graduate, hundreds of thousands of people will soon enter the full-time workforce for the first […]
May 21, 2018
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Do Your Resolutions Need a Do-Over?

Do Your Resolutions Need a Do-Over? Believe it or not, it’s May already. You’ve already flipped the calendar page four times, and if you’re like more […]
May 7, 2018
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It Might Be Time to Adjust Your Home Buying Strategy

It Might Be Time to Adjust Your Home Buying Strategy You’ve done your research, you’ve prepared your budget, and you’re ready to start your housing search. […]
April 16, 2018
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Does a Side Hustle with Uber Really Pay Off?

Does a Side Hustle with Uber Really Pay Off? You’ve done the hard work of creating a budget. You’ve cut frivolous expenses. You’ve crafted a financial […]
March 27, 2018
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Uber Looks to Change the Travel Game. Again.

Uber Looks to Change the Travel Game. Again. Visiting new places is fun. Feeling like a tourist is not. With the upcoming release of the Uber […]
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