Financial Fitness: There’s an App for That!

In the world of smartphones and tablets, there are apps for practically everything! If you want to lose weight, there’s an app for that. If you want to know what to make for dinner, there’s an app for that. If you want to train for a 5K, there’s even an app for that. These apps […]

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Our Newest Student-Run Credit Union at Kennedy Campus

We are pleased to announce the opening of our newest Student-Run Credit Union (SRCU) at the Kennedy Campus in Forsyth County in September. Kennedy marks our eighth SRCU since opening the first high school Student-Run Credit Union in North Carolina at Ronald Reagan High School in 2008. Student-Run Credit Unions are a unique way for […]

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6 Ways to Save on College Textbooks

College is expensive. From tuition to room and board to books and supplies, for someone living away from home for the first time, it can be overwhelming, especially to the budget. Textbooks are one of those necessary, but pricey, college expenses. It’s easy to cut costs on food, clothing and even housing, but textbooks are […]

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Thank You for Choosing Allegacy!

Thank you to our members who took the time to honor us in the 2014 Winston Salem Journal’s Reader’s Choice Awards. This exciting poll celebrates the entertainment, dining, business and medical services that make Winston-Salem a great place to live and work. For the fourth year in a row, readers thought to nominate us as […]

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Making Strides for Financial Fitness: Retro Run 2014

When you joined Allegacy, you not only became a member, you also became an owner of the Credit Union. On November 1, 2014, we will host our first Making Strides for Financial Fitness Event, a Retro Run, at Tanglewood Park in Clemmons, NC to celebrate our members and to benefit The Center for Smart Financial […]

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It’s Your Equity, Why Not Use It?

Your home plays many roles. Besides being a place to rest your head, it’s an office, a gym and, if you have teenagers, it’s a 24-hour restaurant. Your home can help you save money, too. When you utilize the equity in your home, it becomes a smart borrowing option to help keep you financially fit […]

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Spend Less, Save More: 5 Easy Ways That Don’t Involve Sacrifices

We all want to find ways to save money and have more in our savings accounts at the end of the month. If you’ve tried and abandoned sweeping changes to your financial habits, focus instead on the little things you can do to save without sacrifice. (And, no, you don’t have to give up your […]

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Beating the Heat

Is the cost of keeping cool making you sweat during the summer months? Here are some ideas for saving on energy costs while keeping yourself and your family cool: 1. Turn up the air when you’re not at home. Sounds simple, but if you have central air, it’s not always the first thing on your […]

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Family Fun on a Shoestring

During summer months, many parents struggle with keeping their children entertained because they fear it requires spending an arm and a leg. There’s good news; a little search within your own city will help you find many family activities that are offered at low or no-cost: Museum Classes – Most museums offer summer workshops, art […]

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20 Nifty Thrifty Ways to Celebrate Father’s Day!

We all want to show our dads that we care on Father’s Day. Many people panic and run straight for the ties. But unless your father is a necktie aficionado and you can land him the rarest of rare finds in men’s fashion, you may want to consider something else that shows how well you […]

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