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Buying a House
September 10th, 2019

Can I Buy a House if I Have a Student Loan?

Is it possible for me to buy a house while I’m still paying off a student loan? Yes, you can buy a house and have a student loan you are still paying off.   If…

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Solar Panels
September 9th, 2019

Are Solar Panels Right for You?

Q: My summertime electric bills are sky-high. For this reason, I’m really thinking about having solar panels installed on my roof. I figure it’s gotta help me save on energy costs, but I hear…

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September 9th, 2019

How Much Money Should We Keep in Our Checking Accounts

Savings accounts are always talked about.  But what about our checking accounts?   You might read up on financial experts who recommend keeping three to six months worth of living expenses in your savings account,…

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September 9th, 2019

6 Money Myths

6 Money Myths We Need to Stop Believing We all grow up hearing the same financial advice: Spend less, save more and invest early. While most of these words of wisdom ring true, there…

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July 28th, 2019

Finances and Marriage with Stephanie McInelly

American Southwest Credit Union's Southern Arizona Podcast Episode 002  Mindful Messages Therapy explores the importance of financial health in marriage. [audio mp3="https://ascu.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Mindful-Messages-3_mixdown-Final.mp3"][/audio] Podcast interviews are meant to provide support and inspiration for our community…

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July 26th, 2019

Behind the scenes Podcast with Melany Edwards-Barton, CEO of the Sierra Vista Area Chamber of Commerce.

American Southwest Credit Union's Southern Arizona Podcast Episode 001 [audio mp3="https://ascu.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Chamber-of-Commerce-with-Music-Final_mixdown.mp3"][/audio] Podcast interviews are meant to provide support and inspiration for our community members and business owners.  They are not pre-written scripts and do…

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July 10th, 2019

Back-To-School Savings

Q: Is there any way to get through the back-to-school season without spending a small fortune? A: Back-to-school time is the second largest shopping season of the year. If all that spending makes your…

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