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From money-saving tips to cyber security, our blog covers a wide range of topics to help improve your financial well-being.

  • TRUE NORTH FEDERAL CREDIT UNION BLOG FINANCIAL PLANNER

    Is a Financial Planner Right for You?

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    If your assets have become substantial enough to raise concerns about proper management, it's the perfect time to check with a planner.

  • TRUE NORTH FEDERAL CREDIT UNION BLOG ALERTS AND CALENDARS

    Leveraging Alerts and Calendar Reminder

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    How automated alerts, notifications, and calendar reminders can keep you informed and in charge.

  • TRUE NORTH FEDERAL CREDIT UNION BLOG FIRE FINANCIAL INDPENDENCE RETIRE EARLY

    The Fundamentals of FIRE

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    Learn some of the core principles of the FIRE movement including savings rate, frugality, and the "4%" rule.

  • TRUE NORTH FEDERAL CREDIT UNION BLOG CONSPICUOUS CONSUMPTION

    Conspicuous Consumption - Does It Make You Happy?

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    When the urge to spend is too great to resist, consider spending that money on new experiences or a charitable donation.

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    Tax Tips for First-Time Filers

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    To help you approach taxes with confidence, let's review some key tips for new filers.

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    3 Things to Consider During Financial Planning

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    Conventional wisdom suggests you save money for long-term goals like retirement and homeownership, short-term emergencies and that you spend what you have left wisely.

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    Frugal Fun After Too Much Holiday Spending

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    After the gifts are unwrapped and the meals are shared, the cold hard reality of holiday spending sets in.

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    Communicating With Aging Parents About Money

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    It can be a tricky talk – some older parents may not be receptive to the notion that they need (or could need) assistance, feeling their independence could be compromised.

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    Cognitive Biases

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    Human beings are riddled with powerful cognitive biases that can easily undermine and thwart our best intentions.

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    Benefits of Automated Savings and Investments

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    The road to financial trouble is usually paved with our best intentions.

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    A Seven-Day Plan to Cut Spending

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    There are two ways to improve your financial situation – bring in more money or spend less of the money you have.