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What Does Your Tax Refund Say About You

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How much are you getting back in tax refunds this year? A little, a lot? Are you one of those people confused as to why you owe money while all your friends and family are getting a nice check in the mail?
The average tax refund is more than $2,000. While it may seem pretty awesome to get that big check in the mail, it's actually an indication that you may be overwithholding.

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Let's All Cooperate

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Credit unions are not-for-profit financial service cooperatives, owned and controlled by their members, and operating in a democratic way. What difference does that make?

Co-ops are businesses, in many ways like any other business. But a cooperative operates solely for the members' benefit. All co-op businesses run in accordance with seven basic principles, many of which have been part of the co-op philosophy from their beginnings more than 150 years ago.

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Your Life Goals, Are Our Life Goals

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If there's ever a time that "millennials" need cooperatives, it's now.

The last ten years have been quite transformational for this generation of young adults. Younger millennials just graduating college likely saw their parents lose jobs, benefits and pensions while bank executives lost nothing. According to a study by Filene Research Institute, millennials make about as much (rather, as little) as previous generations, but factor in the average student loan debt of $27,000 and that take home pay is quickly eaten up.

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Drive Off the Lot with Credit Union Financing

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Did you know you can get credit union financing--right at the car dealership?

The process is designed so credit union members benefit several ways.

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How You Benefit by Choosing a Credit Union

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Financial institutions can appear to be alike from the outside, but once you look inside, you remember the reasons you chose (or are about to choose) to become a member of CES Credit Union:

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Why Credit Unions Want to Make Your Kids Financially Strong

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All parents want their kids to grow up healthy. But most of the time that discussion focuses on getting them to eat more vegetables and spend less time in front of screens. Too few think about their kids’ well-being in terms of their financial health.

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Why Choose a Credit Union?

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Did you know that there are 100 million Americans that are credit union members?  Almost half of those people are economically active adults.  So why are more and more people choosing to trust their money to credit unions over banks?

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