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How Secure Is Your Financial Data?

Here at USE Credit Union, helping safeguard your data is a responsibility we take seriously, and we use the latest security measures to do just that. Unfortunately, in today’s highly connected, highly online society, there are lots of ways for criminals to steal someone’s personal or financial data. Read More
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Help Keep Your Information Safe While Social Distancing

While you practice social distancing to protect yourselves and the ones you love, don’t forget to protect your finances and personal information. Here are some potential scams to look out for in the midst of all that’s going on. Read More
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Raising Financially Savvy Kids

April is National Financial Literacy Month, so there’s no better time to boost your child’s financial know-how. Whether your child is starting kindergarten or heading to college, you can support their success by teaching them the skills they’ll need to budget, save, and spend responsibly. Read More
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Spring Cleaning: 4 Ways to Tidy Up Your Finances

As the season reaches full bloom, many of us are eager to reorganize, refresh, and revamp our homes and work spaces, however there’s more to spring cleaning than just dusting the cabinets and clearing out the clutter. Read More
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Get Your Finances in Shape With This Helpful Checklist

Visiting the doctor helps keep you healthy. Trips to the mechanic keep your car on the road. And regularly reviewing your finances—and finding ways to improve them—can help you live better today and achieve your dreams tomorrow. Read More
Tax Season

Valuable Tips to Prepare for Tax Season

If we had to guess, we’d say that filing income taxes is probably the last thing you want to deal with. Millions of Americans typically wait until the last minute before submitting their return, and who can blame them? For most, this topic is as stale as old bread. The season also raises feelings of uncertainty. Where do I begin? Am Read More