Author Archives: kdaviscu

Debit Cards Can Save College Students From the Debt Trap

Question: I’ve seen booths around my college campus offering free items if I sign up for a credit card. I wouldn’t mind having plastic to carry instead of cash. Is this a good idea? Answer: To many college students, getting … Continue reading

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Kicking Off Summer with U

It’s back! Farmer’s Market Season is here!  That means coffee and egg rolls for breakfast every Saturday for this girl (refer to the June 19, 2012 blog post) Woo Hoo! Kaukauna kicked off their Downtown Kaukauna Farmer’s Market on June 8th and … Continue reading

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Volunteering: Are U involved?

Part of the credit union philosophy is “people helping people.” Throughout the year you’ll find members of the Unison family volunteering at various community events. Volunteering is about giving your time, talent and energy…for free. It can have a positive impact … Continue reading

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Why Do Credit Unions Talk Funny?

Credit unions offer many of the same services you find at other financial institutions, but sometimes use different words to describe familiar activities. It’s all part of what makes credit unions significantly different from other financial service providers. Your credit … Continue reading

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Remodel Today and Enjoy Your Improvements for Years to Come.

If you’re like many Unison Credit Union members, you really like your home and your neighborhood but wish your house had many features you’d look for in a newer structure. Maybe you’d like a laundry on the main floor, a master … Continue reading

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Reality Store

Looking for a little dose of reality? The junior class at Kaukauna High School certainly was when they attended the 7th annual “Reality Store”. Unison’s Financial Education Coordinator (and guest blogger today), Laura Weber, worked behind the scenes with KHS guidance … Continue reading

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Protecting Your Identity

There are moments when our day gets a little crazy and we wish we could be someone else. Thieves or imposters take that one step further and obtain key pieces of personal information to use for their own personal gain. … Continue reading

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Home Improvement Projects: It’s Not Just About Being “Handy”

Maybe you need a new garage, deck, roof or front porch. Or you just want to add some curb appeal and color with landscaping, new shutters or a fresh coat of paint. When it comes to home improvements, Unison Credit … Continue reading

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Paying for College the Smart Way

The majority of parents and students agree that higher education is an investment in the future. But given today’s economic realities, students are footing a larger percentage of the college bill than previously. As more Americans pursue their dream of … Continue reading

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