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5 Right (& Wrong) Ways to Make Your Money Work for You [SPONSORED]

Global Credit Union has a reputation for meeting the specific needs of its members by always offering innovative products and services. Global Credit Union is constantly monitoring purchasing trends, lifestyle changes and other indicators to gain an understanding of what their members’ needs are. They are committed to making sure they deliver the best deposit and loan products, packaged together with outstanding member services.

Without the kind of expert help Global Credit Union offers, you may be tempted to try strategies you come up with yourself. Here are some tips to distinguish good ideas from bad ideas on saving money:


1) Relying solely on the Lottery for Your retirement? – bad idea.



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Visiting Global Credit Union and creating an IRA? – good idea.

2) Planning for Kids’ College expenses with help of a fortune teller? – bad idea.

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Visiting one of GCU’s many branches to set up a savings account? – good idea.

3)Maintaining Several piggy banks? – bad idea

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Putting your money in a GCU account that will Earn Dividends? – good idea.

4) Spending your weekends scouring parking lots for lose change? – bad idea.

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Allocating funds in a Money Market account? – good idea

5) Storing garbage in pillow cases to save money on trash bags? – bad idea.

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Contacting GCU for advice on saving money? – good idea.

Next time you need financial advice contact Global Credit Union. They will answer any questions regarding buying a car, buying a home, planning for college, planning for retirement, improving your credit, making a budget and getting married. They are Federally insured by NCUA.

For more information, visit our Local Expert page!

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(509) 455-4700

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(509) 737-2600

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