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Wedding Wonders

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Getting invited to a wedding comes with plenty of questions, chief among them “Am I going?” and “How much should I spend on the gift?”. Before deciding what to get the newlyweds, consider the following information.

The Coin Counter

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Gone are the days of bringing your piggy bank to your local financial institution to have your coins counted – that is, unless you belong to Mill City CU. Not only is this a service we still happily offer, we don’t charge members any additional fees.

Golden Steps

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If you’re in your 20s or even 30s, retirement might seem like it’s a million years away. However, two things in life are certain: You will pay taxes and you will age. So if your golden years are unavoidable, you should be thinking about how you’ll be able to afford them when you’re no longer working (or at least no longer working as much).

Money Can Buy Happiness - When You're Using It to Save Time

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Picture yourself doing the chore you dread the most. It could be laundry, grocery shopping, mowing the lawn or cooking dinner after a long day of work. Now, paint a different picture this time going for a walk with a friend, reading a book or talking to your kids — while someone else takes on your chores. You’re smiling, aren’t you?

Buying a Used Car 101

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New isn’t always better — especially when it comes to the used car market right now. Here’s what you need to do to swing the best deal.

Add Thousands To Your Home's Selling Price

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These days, you don’t have to walk outside to find a heat wave. You can just read the headlines about the housing market. According to the National Association of Retailers, sales of existing homes and new homes are at nine- and seven-year highs, respectively, and both are expected to continue to rise. Clearly, it’s a seller’s game. But there are still ways to pad your pocket. Consider: paint.

Paying Off Summer Vacation Debt

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Summer vacation season is in full swing. So, whether you’re journeying to the beach or jetting across the globe, here’s a question: How long is it going to take you to pay for your adventure?

Military personnel identity theft

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Like well-trained snipers, identity thieves lurk, waiting to train their cross-hairs on an unwary target. And, much too often, that target is a member of the military or a family member.

A Debt-Free Retirement

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Retirement often brings lifestyle changes — no more heading into the office means seeing coworkers less often, you will likely have to adjust your spending, you might start traveling, and so on. While some of your pre-retirement routines will certainly continue in your golden years, one thing that you don’t want sticking around is debt. Here are some ways to make sure that you retire as close to debt-free as possible.