Affinity Plus Blog

    Pair your Affinity Plus card with your mobile wallet

    June 20, 2017

    Affinity Plus debit and credit cards carry a variety of features that ensure your checkout experience is easy, fun and safe. Pay with ease and convenience at checkout with your Affinity Plus cards, your phone and mobile wallet.

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    You speak, we listen: What's ahead in 2017.

    You speak, we listen: What's ahead in 2017.

    June 06, 2017

    Message from President/CEO, Dave Larson:

    Earlier this year, I sent you an email, asking about your experience in being a member of Affinity Plus and encouraged you to share your personal feedback directly with me. My email was sent at a time when some of the big banks continued to make news for unethical behavior. I wanted to hear from our members to ensure you feel valued as a member of our organization and that you felt encouraged to bring forward feedback to improve the cooperative organization that I have the honor of leading.

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    Consider this when putting money into your car

    April 12, 2017

    When do the costs outweigh the benefits of an old vehicle? Vehicles are expensive and are an important financial investment. Consider these five questions when deciding if it’s time to trade up or repair your older vehicle.  Read More...

    How to check the best rate

    March 16, 2017

    Whether you’re purchasing a major appliance or a new vehicle, you want to receive the best deal. After all, who wants to pay more than they have to? Getting the best rate on your next loan isn’t much different. Here are a few tips on how to minimize the amount of interest you’ll pay on your next loan whether it’s to consolidate debt or a credit card.  Read More...

    Is Debt Consolidation a Good Idea?

    March 16, 2017

    Are you considering consolidating your debt? How do you know if it’s the right choice? First thing you should know is there are different kinds of debt consolidation.  Read More...

    Save more in 2017

    Save more in 2017

    February 06, 2017

    We can likely all agree that saving is a priority, whether it’s saving for goals large and small, or for unexpected emergencies. Yet often, the hardest part about saving is actually doing it. That has proven true across the United States. The statistics are staggering! Approximately 26% of adults have no savings for emergencies, while another 36% have yet to save for retirement. Even more, it is estimated that 38 million households live pay check-to-paycheck.  Read More...

    Affinity Plus: We hold ourselves accountable

    January 27, 2017

    Message from President/CEO, Dave Larson: Once again, the news is filled with charges of unethical banking practices at a big bank. I speak for all of us at Affinity Plus when I say we’re deeply disappointed by these allegations.

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    Investments in the Cooperative = Investments in YOU

    Investments in the Cooperative = Investments in YOU

    January 04, 2017

    Greetings to all of our members, and a Happy New Year! The anticipation of what lies ahead in the New Year contains excitement, changes and challenges. With the holidays over and the hustle-and-bustle behind us, it’s easy to get caught up as we forge ahead – without pausing to celebrate accomplishments. To appreciate the achievements and milestones.

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    Checking out? Don’t let the pressure of paying get to you.

    Checking out? Don’t let the pressure of paying get to you.

    November 29, 2016

    Shopping this time of year should be fun, but sometimes it can be stressful when you’re trying to figure out which card to use. Keep it simple – Affinity Plus debit and credit cards carry a variety of features that ensure your checkout experience is easy, fun and safe.  Read More...

    Tis the season to be...a smart spender and a smart saver.

    Tis the season to be...a smart spender and a smart saver.

    November 23, 2016

    I've never LOVED shopping - long lines, throngs of people, endless browsing of the same aisles for that one random thing on my list. But shopping during the holiday season is different.  Read More...

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