Tag Archives: Savings

Welcome to our new branch, Mid-Illini Credit Union (MICU) at Mount Pisgah!!

We are very pleased and excited to announce that our new branch is open on the west side of Bloomington at the Mount Pisgah Baptist Church! MICU at Mount Pisgah, 801 W. Market Street, is a full service facility open to the entire public. You ask why did we locate it inside of a church? Well… · Read More

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Serving the Needs of People – Not Just Words

Every business likes to say that they serve the people and provide the best service possible. I am sure that you have heard that statement a million times over. I mean – if you corner a manager of a company and ask the question pertaining to their mission or strategic plans – you are most… · Read More

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Home Aroma on a Budget

Quick: what does your home smell like? Your favorite foods-including garlic? Musty smells seeping up from the basement? Fresh laundry? Your best perfume? Every home has its unique combination of smells, and since you become used to it, it’s difficult to identify yours. If you love the way your home smells, then I say don’t… · Read More

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Black Friday – Are you ready? The Alternative

Thanksgiving Day is supposed to be a time to reflect on all the things that you are thankful for. However for millions of Americans it is a day that is the start of strategizing, jockeying for position, gathering the newspaper for current sale items, and getting your gear ready to participate in the hunt for… · Read More

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Christmas Without Stress – How To Control Holiday Spending

The Holidays are supposed to be a time of joy and celebration. But too many of us find them to be a time of great financial stress too. How can you give gifts to so many loved ones while balancing the need to spend but not put yourself into a financial bind?   Make a… · Read More

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The Big Storm

Have you ever been in the middle of a crisis and found yourself in a state of survival mode? Or in a place where you were without money and even worse, discovered that the money you have, regardless of how much or how little, is of no use? Without a doubt the big storm “Sandy”… · Read More

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Credit Unions – It’s a Movement!

Did you know… …That 2012 is the International Year of the Cooperative? …That the third week in October is International Credit Union Week? …The third Thursday in October is International Credit Union Day?   International Credit Union Day was celebrated this year on October 18 -  by more than 196 million members (!) at over… · Read More

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Budgeting for Time AND Money

It’s been said that “Time is Money,” and in truth, researchers have spent a lot of valuable time trying to empirically prove that time is, in fact, money. How many times have you heard these sayings? We need to buy some more time for this assignment. I can’t afford to spend any more time on… · Read More

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Do I Spend Like the Average American?

Over the months we have provided a lot of information on how to save money. Well as I was reviewing my budget, I began to wonder how I measured up to the average American citizen when it comes to spending. With this curiosity just tempting me, I decided to search for data in this area… · Read More

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What’s The Buzz? It’s Uptown Normal

There are plenty things to do in Bloomington/Normal these days but by far, the greatest buzz has to be about all the Uptown Normal development. For the past few years we have all witnessed the transformation of the downtown next to the Illinois State University Campus to the ISU next to Uptown! The area has… · Read More

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