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How Allegacy Can Help You Be Your Best in 2017

Tweet When the clock strikes midnight, signaling the start of a new year, many of us begin our quest to make positive changes to our lives to help us be better than we were the year before. At Allegacy Federal Credit Union, we believe in doing the right thing for the wellbeing of our members […]

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3 Ways to Break the Paycheck to Paycheck Cycle

Tweet You work hard for your money so when there’s a little leftover at the end of month, you deserve to splurge. After all, you’ve earned it. But what happens when you want something that costs more than the extra you have at the end of the month? Maybe you want to take a long […]

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With a Plan, You CAN Pay for College

Tweet As 2016 comes to a close and high school seniors are waiting anxiously for those coveted acceptance letters from the schools of their dreams, parents might be wondering how they can help their children afford the school they’ve worked so hard to get into. College can be expensive, but most experts agree that it’s […]

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Women and Money: Taking Control of Your Finances

Tweet As a woman, you have financial needs that are unique to your situation in life. Perhaps you would like to buy your first home. Maybe you need to start saving for your child’s college education. Or you might be concerned about planning for retirement. Whatever your circumstances may be, it’s important to have a […]

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Financial Basics for Millennials

Tweet With age comes responsibility, so if you’re a young adult in your 20s or 30s, chances are you’ve been introduced to the realities of adulthood. While you’re excited by all the opportunities life has to offer, you’re also aware of your emerging financial responsibility. In the financial realm, the millennial generation (young adults born […]

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3 Steps to Creating a Budget You Can Live With

Tweet Finally, you have a paycheck and you can spend it any way you want. But wait! There are bills to pay. Taking that first leap into adulthood is exciting and scary at the same time, but with this simple budget guideline, you’ll stay on track by planning ahead and spending your money on the […]

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Understanding Your Paycheck

Tweet Congratulations! You’ve just landed a new job. Here are some important things to be aware of before you receive your first paycheck. When will I receive my paycheck? How often will you be paid? Typically, your payday will depend on the company you work for and which state you work in. You might be […]

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5 Money Mistakes Made by Millennials

Tweet Adulting is hard and at Allegacy, we want to help you start the next chapter of your life on the right foot so you can enjoy the life you envisioned for yourself. One of the most important things you can do to be your best as you begin life after college is to make […]

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Financial Tips for College Students

Tweet The tuition bill for Fall has been paid, dorm and apartment accessories purchased and now you’re just a few days away from move in day. Though those can be considered the major expenses of going to college, there are some other expenses that can sneak up on you if you aren’t prepared. At Allegacy, […]

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Teaching Your Child About Money

Tweet Ask your five-year old where money comes from, and the answer you’ll probably get is “From a machine!” Even though children don’t always understand where money really comes from, they realize at a young age that they can use it to buy the things they want. So as soon as your child becomes interested […]

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