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Financial Advice & Conversation from Member Savings CU Coaches & Friends

Holiday planning in September? Definitely!

Holiday planning in September? Definitely!

Sept 12th 2017

Labour day is only just behind us and we are already thinking about the holidays. Why may you ask?  Because planning ahead is key to a stress-free holiday season. 

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How to prepare to become a stay at home parent

How to prepare to become a stay at home parent

August 29th 2017

Making the decision to become a stay at home mom or dad is huge. It will be rewarding in so many ways however, unfortunately not financially.

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Advice on how to prep for back to school season

Advice on how to prep for back to school season

August 16th 2017

Sending your child off to university or college will be an emotional event, likely for both of you. You will likely be both ecstatic at the fun times ahead or teary at the end of an era. 

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Skip the destination and plan a STAYCATION to stay on budget!

Skip the destination and plan a STAYCATION to stay on budget!

August 9th 2017

The days of shorts, sunscreen and flip flops are nearing an end but there is still time to fit in a few more vacation days before the kids are back to school.

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3 Things to plan before moving day!

3 Things to plan before moving day!

July 27th 2017

Moving can be stressful.  Whether it’s a second home, upsizing or downsizing or you are a first-time home buyer, preparing for moving day is never easy.

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Deciding between needs and wants when purchasing a home

Deciding between needs and wants when purchasing a home

July 17th 2017

The decision to purchase a home is one of the biggest decisions of your life.  It’s a huge financial and emotional purchase, so it needs to be representative of your lifestyle, and your budget.

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What's in a name?

What's in a name?

July 6th 2017

Have you ever sat down and looked at all your ID to see if your name is consistent on all documents?  Many people use different names on various documents without considering the ramifications of the variety of names.

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Member Savings CU celebrates national ding free® day

Member Savings CU celebrates national ding free® day

June 21st 2017

Today, Member Savings Credit Union is celebrating national ding free® Day to help create awareness about the large network of surcharge-free ATMs available on our network across Canada. 

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Member Savings Credit Union turns 68!

Member Savings Credit Union turns 68!

June 15th 2017

Another year another birthday!  We couldn’t be happier about getting older because every added year means reaching the financial goals of more and more Canadians.

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3 Tips to tackling your home renovation on budget

3 Tips to tackling your home renovation on budget

May 19th 2017

Planning a major (or minor) home renovation can be stressful.  Whether you bought yourself a fixer upper or just have an old room that needs to be brought into the current decade...

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