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Mortgage Rates are Dropping - Should I Refinance?

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With mortgage rates at historic lows, you may be thinking about refinancing you mortgage. Is now a good time? Refinancing a mortgage is essentially paying off the remaining balance on an existing home loan and then taking out a new mortgage on the same home, often at a lower interest rate. It may sound like a no-brainer, but there are many factors to consider. 

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5 Ways to Spring Clean Your Finances

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Spring is a prime time for whipping your finances into shape. So, let’s get cleaning!

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Ideal CU Business Member Spotlight: A&H Pet Salon

This month we are pleased to introduce you to A&H Pet Salon and owner Abby Hennen.

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Spring Cleaning Hacks

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Spring is here! Time to roll up your sleeves and whip your home into shape. Use these cleaning hacks to help banish those dust bunnies without spending a fortune on cleaning solutions and organizers.

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7 Signs You're Living Beyond Your Means and How to Fix Them

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It’s easier than ever to buy stuff you can’t pay for right away while supporting a lifestyle you can’t really afford. Let’s take a look at seven red flags that might mean you’re living beyond your means and the steps you can take to get back on track.

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Buying a Home in the Winter

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Ready to buy a new home but not sure about house-hunting in the winter?  While icy driveways and snowed-out open houses can be less than thrilling, there are surprising benefits to purchasing a home during the coldest time of year. 

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Student Loan Scams

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Scammers will try anything to fool college students into parting with their money. Don’t get hooked! Here’s what you need to know about three popular student loan scams.

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Winter Driving, Round 2

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Here we go again! After a relatively tame December and January, winter came roaring back with a vengeance in February, making for long commutes, slippery roads, driveways and sidewalks, and cancellations across the state.

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8 Valentine’s Day Hacks

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Celebrate the significant other in your life this coming Valentine's Day without breaking the budget…by using these hacks!

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It's February – Still Working on those Resolutions?

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It's February. Are you still working on those New Year's resolutions you were so determined to keep? If you're like most people, you have already given up on trying to exercise more or eat better. I see so many of my family and friends set themselves up to fail by making unrealistic and unattainable resolutions. Then sure enough, come February 1, they have given up. No one likes to fail - it's hard on the spirit and ego.

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2018 - 19 Holiday Hours

Martin Luther King Jr Day

Monday, January 21st
All locations closed.


Presidents' Day
Monday, February 18th
All locations closed.


Good Friday
Friday, April 19th
All locations open regular business hours
Lobby - 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Drive-thru - 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.


Memorial Day
Monday, May 27th
All locations closed.


Independence Day
Thursday, July 4th
All locations closed.


Labor Day
Monday, September 2nd
All locations closed.


Columbus Day
Monday, October 14th
All locations closed.


Veterans Day
Monday, November 11th
All locations closed


Thanksgiving Day
Thursday, November 28th
All locations closed.


Day after Thanksgiving
All locations are open regular business hours
Lobby - 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Drive-thru - 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.


Christmas Eve
Tuesday, December 24th
All locations open until 1:00 p.m.
Lobby - 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Drive-thru - 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.


Christmas Day
Wednesday, December 25th
All locations closed.


New Year's Eve
Tuesday, December 31
All locations open regular business hours
Lobby - 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Drive-thru - 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.


New Years Day (2020)
Wednesday, January 1st
All locations closed