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Building a new savings habit is easy when you don’t have to pay attention

Building a new savings habit is easy when you don’t have to pay attention

July 16, 2018

“Savings is an imperative – an absolute must,” said Abby G. 

She learned from her parents at an early age the importance of saving. She said she tries to have three months’ worth of expenses saved up, but – like so many others – she acknowledges, “It’s hard!”

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Amanda’s secret to savings success: “Make it feel untouchable”

Amanda’s secret to savings success: “Make it feel untouchable”

July 09, 2018

Amanda C. is in a stage of life that is familiar for a lot of people in their 20s and 30s: a growing family and a new house. Changes that lead to real-world expenses, many of which are unexpected! Over the last few years, Amanda has enrolled in two savings programs through Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union – Stash Your Cash and Savings Accelerator – to make it easier to build a nest egg for her family.

 

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In 2018, Affinity Plus is investing in the credit union, and investing in you!

In 2018, Affinity Plus is investing in the credit union, and investing in you!

June 22, 2018

We are in the midst of significant upgrades and improvements, including our “core processing system.” 

“The core” is the main system our employees use when interacting with you. It plays a key role in the running of our credit union. We’ve used these systems since 1998 – and it’s time to upgrade our technology.

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Membership Benefits You

March 16, 2018

Need a refresher on why you love your credit union membership? Check out these benefits passed on to you, simply for being a member at Affinity Plus!  Read More...

Prepare for amazing!

Prepare for amazing!

September 27, 2017

Chances are you’ve heard: Your Affinity Plus digital banking experience is getting an upgrade!

Members have told us they want to bank on their own time with a simple, convenient and powerful digital experience. We’ve listened to that feedback, and we’re pleased to be making significant progress this year.

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Update to Equifax data breach

September 12, 2017

The Equifax data breach continues to be a hot topic in the news and updated information has been shared since last week. Based on new information and questions we've heard from you, we've included some information here.  Read More...

Equifax data breach - steps you can take

September 08, 2017

Equifax announced Thursday that the personal data of up to 143 million Americans may be compromised. Equifax has established a dedicated website to learn if your personal information has been compromised.  Read More...

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...

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