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It’s Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week — Are You Ready?

January 30, 2019

Ready for tax season? If you haven’t heard about tax identity theft, you may not be. This week is Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week. Tax identity theft happens when someone files a phony tax return using your personal information — like...

9 Housing and Mortgage Trends to Watch for in 2019

January 23, 2019

It’s going to be a challenging year for homebuyers in 2019: They will continue to compete for a short supply of homes. Home prices and mortgage rates are likely to keep moving upward, bruising affordability...

Meriwest Exemplifies the Motto of “People Helping People”

January 3, 2019

As a local, community-based credit union, Meriwest knows first-hand that the closer you are to a community the better you’re able to understand their needs—and with 2019 kicking off, we can now reflect on the impact that Meriwest Credit...

5 Top Habits to Help You Stress Less About Your Finances

December 26, 2018

If your finances are a constant source of stress and anxiety, you’re certainly not alone. In fact, 40 percent of American adults say they would have a tough time covering an unexpected expense of $400 or more, according to the Federal...

What Are the Benefits of CO-OP Shared Branches?

November 21, 2018

Credit unions have a reputation for community involvement, but they also have an extensive national footprint. That’s good news for customers at many credit unions, who have access to thousands of branch locations through CO-OP shared...