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You Can Get Control of Your Money!

“If you’re not careful, life has a way of making financial decisions for you.” Now there’s some practical wisdom. It comes from yet another ECCU resource that you may want to check out if it feels like you don’t have a firm enough grip on your finances. [read more]

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When You Bank with ECCU...

Choosing a bank is a bit like choosing a doctor. You want to find one who has your interests at heart. As a follower of Jesus, one of your primary interests is to see God’s kingdom expand. The same is true at ECCU. This means that when you bank with ECCU, your money has eternal impact. [read more]

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Expect the Unexpected

A new year has a way of renewing our ambition to make changes in our lives. If you’re like me, you’re a little overwhelmed with what to start working on first. [read more]

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New Savings Goals for the New Year

A new year means a new chance to get your finances in order, and that starts with preparing a practical savings plan. Here’s a few saving tips to help you get you closer to meeting your monetary goals. [read more]

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Is the Fear of Debt Dictating Your Future?

So much has been written about the differences between generations. It is especially interesting to me to see how families view issues of personal finance and higher education through their generational lenses. Millennials and Generation Z are coming of age during a time of widespread social and financial uncertainty. A deep aversion to educational debt has resulted, even as more and more Americans are hamstrung by crippling retail debt. [read more]

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Celebrate the Greatest Gift by Giving of Yourself

Every Christmas, we celebrate that God granted us love, peace and healing through the greatest gift of all, Jesus Christ. And every day as Evangelical Christians, we have the opportunity to show our gratitude for his deliverance. [read more]

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