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April 2nd, 2020

Reading Time

Bring back an old family tradition, the trip to the library, to save money and help your kids achieve. With time alone during COVID-19 Quarantine, I've been reflecting on memories. Although we can't go…

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April 2nd, 2020

Cooking for a Better Financial Future

Cook Your Way to Wealth As an American, I love to eat.  I love to go to restaurants and try new dishes with friends.  But the fact is, if you have limited funds, learning…

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April 2nd, 2020

Creating Good Savings Habits for our Little Ones

Reading should be a part of your everyday routine with your kids, and so should savings. Give each family member a clear jar and display them together.  Each day or each week, make it…

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March 24th, 2020

Scam Bingo!

The FTC is alerting all consumers that scams involving COVID-19 are on the rise.  They have created an interactive gave for people to do on Facebook.  Find the game and play at:  https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/blog/2020/03/now-more-ever-spot-scams-ftcscambingo

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March 23rd, 2020

Stuck at Home? Skills for the family to learn

While we are spending some unexpected time at home, it can be a time for learning, fun, and family bonding!  I’ve put these ideas together for approximately ages 8-18, but even some younger children…

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March 23rd, 2020

Beware of COVID-19 Scams

American Southwest Credit Union wants to remind everyone to beware of scams involving COVID-19. Scammers are already out there trying to pass off fake assistance checks from the government and then asking people to…

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March 20th, 2020

COVID-19

Effective Tuesday, March 24, 2020 The first COVID-19 case has been identified in Cochise County and as a result, we have no choice but to close our lobbies.  The following branches that have drive…

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Cochise Cheap Eats
March 18th, 2020

Cochise Cheap Eats

When it comes to cheap eats, nothing beats eating at home.  But eating at home can add up if you indulge in gourmet cheeses and pre-seasoned meats.  Here are a few simple favorites to…

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March 17th, 2020

RV Life: Preparing Your Budget

Are you thinking of the RV Lifestyle when you retire?  Or maybe an extended road trip?  It can be a wonderful experience but one we should carefully make a list of expenses long before…

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March 4th, 2020

Building a Life

For those of us with teens preparing to graduate from high school, it might be difficult to accept that perhaps college is not in their future, even though we have saved for years to…

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