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5 Phrases to Save Money Fast

“I am buying what’s on my grocery list and nothing more.” A shopping list is a great way to save money; however, they aren’t the easiest to stick to. Don’t allow your cravings to be tested with impulse purchases, taking you farther away from your saving goals. Take control of your purchases by creating and

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Saving for a Rainy Day

By Jeff Lachman, Branch Manager, Onalaska Whether you are living paycheck to paycheck or have some extra cash every month, it’s important to save for that rainy day when the roof starts to leak. You never know when you’re going to need a little extra emergency cash to pay for an auto repair or broken


Buy vs Rent – Things to Consider

By Erin Wencl, Branch Manager, La Crosse At any point in life, your living situation may change due to career moves, family obligations, or just the need for a new adventure. Whether short or long term there is a decision to be made to set down roots in the community and purchase a home or


Why Choose a Credit Union

By Laura Erschnig, Branch Manager, Davenport Selecting a financial institution is no easy task. Why a credit union instead of a bank? Better interest rates or more flexibility? These questions can become overwhelming. That’s why Marine Credit Union is here to help you understand the ins and outs of your finances. Our members bank with

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How to Spring Clean Your Finances

By Jason DeGarmo, Vice President & District Manager, Fond du Lac As the weather gets warmer, it’s a perfect time for some spring cleaning – on your personal finances. Here’s how to do a deep clean: Set or Reset Your Financial Goals – This is a great time to establish and re-establish your financial goals.


Setting Them Up for Success: Teaching Children the Value of Money

Though financial hardships are an inevitable part of adulthood, many issues can be prevented early on. When it comes to financial success, the earlier you start, the better. Teaching your children valuable lessons about money will prepare them for future triumph. Not sure where to start? Begin by proactively practicing these tips: Encourage Money-Making Opportunities: