Should Kids Help Fund Their College Education

Opinions on teaching children how to save money typically equal the number of households in the country. To say there are a lot of them is an understatement. And the debate over whether kids should help fund their college education is also a hot topic. Financial experts do tend to agree on the benefits of […]

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Investing In Their Future

Do the words American Girl dolls, video games, Disney princesses, Monster High Dolls, Hot Wheels, Disney movies and designer clothes make you groan about the state of your pocketbook? If your kids own any of the above listed items, you probably never looked at them as a financial investment. Well, it’s time to rethink that […]

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Financial Security is the New Retirement: What it is and How to get There

For younger workers, retirement is a long way off. A recent survey by TD Ameritrade shows that 48% of Millennial respondents who are in the workforce aren’t saving for retirement. Another 33% started saving, but have stopped. It’s tempting to look at that data and be concerned, but there might be something deeper happening. Maybe […]

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Social Security Calculators: Helping to plan your retirement strategy

Effective retirement planning is a simple equation. You have to make sure your passive sources of income meet or exceed your monthly expenses. For most of your income, like your retirement accounts, certificates and investments, that income is easy to calculate. You know the rate of return and you know the amount you have saved. […]

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Staying Financially Fit On the Go

Allegacy is here to help you make smart financial choices no matter where you are. With online banking and our mobile app, you’ll save time and money with convenient, free access to accounts and you’ll have peace of mind knowing that the Credit Union uses the highest standard of privacy protection available to protect your […]

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Staying Financially Fit On the Go for Our Current Mobile and Online Users

The Allegacy Mobile App allows you to check your balances, look up account history, transfer funds, pay bills, and even deposit checks – all from the convenience of your smartphone or tablet. Have a check to deposit, but no time to get to a financial center? Our Mobile App can help with that. Just select […]

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Make Over Your Finances with a Sweet Deal

Do you want to make a smart financial choice and a chance to win one of three sweet prizes?* Not only is Allegacy SmartRate Checking a sweet deal, it’s also a smart way to give your financial fitness a boost. If you aren’t already taking advantage of making money with competitive dividends on balances up […]

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Navigating Financial Aid Paperwork

Starting college can be an exciting time, but when you’re struggling with how you will pay for your education, stress ensues. Fortunately, there are options in the form of grants, scholarships, and loans, but if you’re applying for financial assistance, there can be many hoops to jump through. Here’s your simple guide to navigating your […]

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5 Questions You Need to Ask About Debt Consolidation Loans

Understanding a debt consolidation loan is really simple. It replaces countless monthly bills that are all due on different days of the month with a single monthly bill. Heavily advertised as the solution to getting your bills paid on time, here’s a candid look at what you need to be aware of before deciding that […]

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Live Fee Free with Your Checking Account

Free checking accounts used to be standard fare among financial institutions of all sizes, but these days, you have to look much harder to find a truly fee-free checking account and Allegacy is the perfect place to look. How do you know if you’re living fee-free with your current checking account? When you review your […]

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