May
29

Protect Yourself From The Money Mule Scam

In a time of uncertainty during the COVID-19 pandemic, the last thing you need to worry about is keeping yourself and your money safe from fraud. Scammers may try to use you to move stolen money. If you help them, you could be what law enforcement calls a money mule. How Do People Become Money…

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May
19

House Passes HEROES Act

    The House of Representatives passed a $3 trillion stimulus bill on Friday, May 15, with a 208-199 vote. The more than 1,800-page legislation, dubbed the Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions Act (Heroes Act), would provide another stimulus check to qualifying Americans, extend unemployment benefits, and provide relief to homeowners, among other…

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May
12

The Credit Union Difference: A Look at Loan Interest Rates

  As a member of Pathways Financial Credit Union, you enjoy the many benefits we offer, including personalized service; optimal convenience; a voice in the way your credit union operates; and higher general earnings on your savings. One of the most significant advantages we offer our members is lower interest rates on loans. Our loans…

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Recommendations to consider when you receive your tax refund
Mar
10

3 great ways to spend a tax refund in 2020

  While a tax refund means you loaned the government too much money last year, it doesn’t make that refund check any less fun to get in the mail. Some people like to save it, some use it to make an extra house payment, and some just like to spend it. There are tons of…

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Feb
20

10 Restaurant Hacks

  Americans love eating out. According to the USDA’s food expenditure data, millennials spend more than 44% of their food budget on this meal option. In addition, other data proves that Americans spend a lot more on restaurants and bars ($54.86 billion) than they do on their groceries ($52.5 billion). We Americans really like our…

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Feb
13

Simple Stuffed Shells With Spinach

  Valentine’s day is tomorrow – instead of fighting the crowds to get a table at your favorite restaurant – make this amazing dish at home. Save money and save the day at the same time!   A box of pasta + cheese + veggie = dinner! Yield: 4 servings Hands-on prep time: 15 minutes Total…

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Feb
4

How Much Money Should I Keep In My Checking Account?

Most of us use our checking accounts on a daily basis. Every swipe of a debit card, every bill we pay and every personal check we write takes money out of our checking account. But, how much money should we be keeping in these super-convenient accounts? Let’s find out. What’s your magic number? It’s best…

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Jan
31

The SECURE Act

The Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act is now law. With it, comes some of the biggest changes to retirement savings law in recent years. While the new rules don’t appear to amount to a massive upheaval, the SECURE Act will require a change in strategy for many Americans. For others, it…

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Jan
31

Budget Fettuccine Alfredo

  Creamy pasta for just a few dollars in less time than it takes to order dinner in! Yield: 4 servings Hands-on prep time: 3 minutes Total prep time: 10 minutes Price per serving: $1.19 Ingredients 2 tablespoons butter 1 clove garlic 3/4 cup cream 2 egg yolks ¾ cup grated Parmesan cheese 2 tablespoons parsley…

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