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    Best time to buy a car

    By Liann Walborsky » Communications Manager, Tech CU

    There are all kinds of theories as to the best time of year (or month) to buy a car. We’ve compiled a few of the most popular approaches: Right before a new model rolls off the truck, can be a great time to get a deal on the prior year. Let’s be honest

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    Tipping the balance

    By Liann Walborsky » Communications Manager, Tech CU

    Liann Walborsky Tech CU Communications Manager Find yourself tipping more than you used to? You’re not alone. The “act of tipping” has actually become easier with all the newly available apps and payment systems. And, apparently, taking the hard work away from figuring out what 15% of $58 is, for example,

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    Tech CU Supports Hackathon produced by CIIS

    By Tawnya Lancaster » Public Relations, Tech CU

    Tawnya Lancaster Tech CU Public Relations One of the most popular new trends among techies these days is the weekend “hackathon.” It’s a chance for developers, engineers and techies to power through 24- to 48-hours of coding frenzy — spurred on by copious amounts of caffeine, food and pure drive — all in t

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    Ways to prevent identity theft

    By Liann Walborsky » Communications Manager, Technology Credit Union

    Liann Walborsky Technology Credit Union Communications Manager Does a day go by where you don’t hear some headline or story about accounts being hacked and all personal financial information being compromised? Unfortunately, this is the world we live in…and we all need to take important steps to keep safe.

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    Talking about life insurance

    By Liann Walborsky » Communications Manager, Tech CU

    Liann Walborsky Tech CU Communications Manager As important as it is, many people don’t really like to talk about life insurance. It’s not pleasant to think about something happening to a family member, and those making the purchase decision, won’t be around to benefit from the insurance. Still, it’s a key

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    Legroom when you fly: Huh?

    By Liann Walborsky » Communications Manager, Technology Credit Union

    Liann Walborsky Technology Credit Union Comunications Manager Remember the last time you sat in an airplane seat and could actually stretch your legs? Probably not – it’s been years since legroom was a priority for an industry that continually works to pack more people in — rather than worry about whose le

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    Tips for planning your summer getaway

    By Liann Walborsky » Communications Manager, Tech CU

    Liann Walborsky Tech CU Communications Manager Looking for some budget-friendly ideas for a summer vacation? Sure, it’s always fun to be spontaneous and decide the week before where you want to go. But, if you’re looking for deals, planning ahead of time tends to pay off. Determine what you want to spend i

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    Sick Daze

    By Liann Walborsky » Communications Manager, Tech CU

    Liann Walborsky Tech CU Communications Manager How often do you call in sick? Once a month? Once a quarter? Sick days cost companies quite a bit – both in terms of efficiency and actual dollars (approximately $84 billion per year according to some statistics). And, it appears that certain industries (and p

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    How much do you really know about taxes?

    By Liann Walborsky » Communications Manager, Technology Credit Union

    Liann Walborsky Technology Credit Union Communications Manager Do you know what Tax Freedom Day is? For the uninformed (myself included), it’s the date when the entire country has made enough money to pay its taxes for the year. This year is somewhat unique in that Tax Freedom Day is five whole days later

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    Making Seasonal Purchases

    By Liann Walborsky » Communications Manager, Tech CU

    Liann Walborsky Tech CU Communications Manager We’ve all heard of the “best” time of the year to buy a car. The President’s Day holiday in February, for example, is a big weekend for sales. In addition, heading into the fall when new car models are coming out, you can often snag a good deal on the prior ye

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    Thinking of selling your home this winter?

    By Liann Walborsky » Communications Manager, Tech CU

    Mid-winter can be a good time to put your home on the market – it gives you a slight jump on the spring market and you’ll catch those buyers who are already starting to think about where they want to be living by the summer. It’s not always the prettiest time of the year, however, with leafless trees and bare porches. Here are a couple of tips for sprucing your home up to rid it of those winter blahs.  

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    Financial Resolutions for the New Year

    By Liann Walborsky » Communications Manager, Tech CU

    Liann Walborsky Tech CU Communications Manager As much as we might like to deny it, many of us tend to make New Year’s resolutions. Even if you don’t technically believe in the concept of a “resolution,” it’s hard not to think about what you’d like to accomplish or change as you embark on a new 12 month-pe

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    Financial Resolutions for the New Year 2012

    By Liann Walborsky » Communications Manager, Tech CU

    Liann Walborsky Tech CU Communications Manager A New Year always feels like a fresh start and provides the chance to make all of those changes you have been considering. You’re thinking, what a great time to clean house and get things in order. Often easier said than done. While we may not be able to help y

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    Taking care of yourself at the year-end

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    Thanksgiving Travel: Not for the faint of heart

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    Travel Tips

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    Yes, it's Back-to-School time!

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    Store brands vs. national brands -- same quality?

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    Baby Boomers & Money: How times have changed

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    Kids, Chores and Allowance, Oh My!

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    Do Open Houses Still work?

    By Liann Walborsky » Communications Manager, Technology Credit Union

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    Helping Kids One Putt At A Time

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    Rising Gas Prices - Is There a Silver Lining?

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    Bringing Books to Africa

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    Member Dr. Jeffrey Lee Wins Tech CU Scholarship to Attend Singularity University Executive Program

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    Lowballing it?

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    Thinking about opening your own business? You're not alone.

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    Women: Longer Lives Necessitate Better Retirement Planning

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    Savings vehicles for your kids

    By Liann Walborsky » Communications Manager, Tech CU

    Liann Walborsky Tech CU Communications Manager When you think about saving money for your kids—most people tend to focus on one issue only: college and a 529 plan. Important? Absolutely. There are, however, other kinds of accounts you may want to explore when it comes to teaching your kids about the importa

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    Road Tripping

    By Liann Walborsky » Road Tripping, Technology Credit Union

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    College Tuition: How to Pay?

    By Tech CU » College Tuition: How to Pay?, Technology Credit Union

    Sending a child off to college can be a daunting task. It’s not just that both you and your offspring have reached a significant milestone in each of your lives, it’s also the fact that now you have to pay for four very expensive years of education. read more »

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    Retiring when you're single

    By Tech CU » Retiring when you're single, Technology Credit Union

    Whenever we talk about retirement or hear about different retirement plans, there is often the assumption that the retirees in question are a couple. 401(k) brochures tend to show two gray-haired people smiling together as they look out from their lovely vacation home (due to their effective long-term planning). read more »

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    Going the Distance

    By Tech CU » Going the Distance, Technology Credit Union

    My husband commutes over an hour each way driving to and from work on a daily basis. He has recently said (repeatedly) that after four years of doing this, he has “hit a wall” when it comes to the amount of time he spends in the car. read more »

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    Haggling Like a Pro

    By Tech CU » Haggling Like a Pro, Technology Credit Union

    When it comes to haggling over a price, most of us tend to think of either a car dealership or a flea market. read more »

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    Clipping Coupons

    By Tech CU » Clipping Coupons, Technology Credit Union

    Remember when you used to sift through the Sunday paper to cut out coupons for the following week? read more »

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    Investing Do's and Don'ts

    By Tech CU » Investing Do's and Don'ts, Technology Credit Union

    The time has come. You’ve got some money put away and you’re ready to invest. read more »

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    Funding Your Startup

    By Tech CU » Funding Your Startup, Technology Credit Union

    Bootstrapping (using any cash you can find). The very term evokes shudders as I recount the days of my husband starting a business. It is, however, one of the many ways budding entrepreneurs fund their businesses. read more »

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