Should I Take My Money Out of My Credit Union?

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Does the coronavirus pandemic have you worried about the safety of your money? Your accounts with Ideal Credit Union are guaranteed up to $250,000, so rest easy!

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Do You Need An Emergency Fund and a Rainy Day Fund?

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Do you need to have a separate rainy day fund and emergency fund? The answer is yes! Rainy day funds and emergency funds serve different purposes, so it’s important to have both available to tap into as needed. Read on for more reasons why it's a good idea to have both.

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How Debit Card Fraud Happens — and How to Avoid It

For many people, debit cards are the perfect plastic. They offer most of the conveniences of credit cards with no risk of accumulating debt. But like credit cards, debit cards are vulnerable to rip-off artists. And debit card fraud is particularly scary because thieves can withdraw money directly from your checking account. Here's how debit fraud happens and how to protect yourself.

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