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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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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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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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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...

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