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How to Create a Personal Budget [For Beginners]

January 31, 2018 | White Rose Credit Union

Money talk can be overwhelming. If you’re worried about your own finances or just want to meet some specific financial goals, creating a personal budget should be everyone’s first step!

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Your Easy, 3-Step Guide to Finally Switching Banks

January 24, 2018 | White Rose Credit Union

Too many people don’t switch banks because they worry about how hard the process will be. The fact is that the easiest way to switch banks is just to do it. Create a strategy, open a new account, and then close the old one.

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Find Out 9 Reasons Why Your Debit Card Was Declined

January 17, 2018 | White Rose Credit Union

Why is my debit card declined? It can be frustrating and unnerving to try and use your debit…

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9 Key Differences Between Banks & Credit Unions

January 12, 2018 | White Rose Credit Union

There’s a stark difference between banks and credit unions. While both are financial institutions, the way that they operate and treat their consumers are vastly different. Read on to discover the 9 main differences you’ll find at each financial institution.

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19 Words for a Healthy Financial Literacy Vocabulary

January 03, 2018 | White Rose Credit Union

How’s your financial literacy vocabulary? Do you know the difference between a credit score and a credit report?…

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3 Ideas for How Kids Should Spend their Christmas Money

December 27, 2017 | White Rose Credit Union

If your child receives cash for Christmas this year, how can you help teach them responsible money management?…

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The Top 5 Advantages of Joining a Credit Union in 2018

December 20, 2017 | White Rose Credit Union

Credit unions exist to give consumers a financial choice. Banks are not your only option! Discover the top five advantages of joining a credit union this upcoming year.

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Where to Find White Rose’s Routing Number on Your Check

December 07, 2017 | WHITE ROSE CREDIT UNION

Where is the routing number located on a check? Whether you need to set up direct deposit or transfer money to pay bills – you may be asked for your financial institution’s routing number. You can find that number on the bottom left portion of the checks provided when you open a checking account.

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Discover the Right Way to Fill Out a Check

December 06, 2017 | WHITE ROSE CREDIT UNION

Writing a check may fall under the list of things they didn’t teach in school. But no worries, learning how to write a check is easy. Follow this guide if you’ve never written a check or just need a refresher.

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7 Simple Tips for How to Manage Credit Cards Wisely

November 29, 2017 | WHITE ROSE CREDIT UNION

If you don’t use a credit card responsibly, it’s extremely easy to fall into debt up to your eyeballs. Credit cards are powerful tools that can help or hurt your money management skills. Discover how to manage credit cards wisely so you can fully enjoy their benefits.

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