Category Archives: New

New Year, New Budget!

You can’t make progress on your budget goals until you know where your money is going. That means it’s time to track spending. Get a grip–Recruit the whole family to help keep track of all expenses for at least a … Continue reading

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Smart Holiday Shopping Takes Planning and Control

You say it every year after the holidays: “Next year I’m going to spend less money.” It’s easy to get carried away. It can be just as easy to stay financially fit, even during the busiest shopping season of the … Continue reading

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Deck the Halls DIY

Decorating for Christmas doesn’t have to break your budget. Check out these inexpensive do-it-yourself ideas to give your home some festive flair. Pretty Pinecones – Dip pinecones in gold paint (either partially or all of the way) or use a mixture … Continue reading

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Let Text Banking Help With Your Shopping!

Has this ever happened to you? You’re just about ready to leave the mall at the end of a successful shopping trip, when you see it. The perfect gift for Uncle Frank…and there is only one left. You must have … Continue reading

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Cold Weather Savings

There is a familiar chill in the air that, as Wisconsinites, we know can only mean one thing…our heating bills are about to go up! Take the bite out of high heating costs this winter by following a few of … Continue reading

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Spooked About Halloween Spending?

Ghosts and goblins across the nation are expected to spend nearly 8 billion dollars on Halloween in 2013. But, preparing for the occasion doesn’t have to be scary for your wallet! Consider these suggestions from Money Crashers to help you save … Continue reading

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Credit Unions Unite for Good

On October 17th credit unions in 100 countries will celebrate International Credit Union (ICU) Day® by joining together and celebrating their cooperative spirit. Unlike many banks, we here at Unison are not in business to make a profit. Credit unions … Continue reading

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Win an iPad2!

During the month of September, sign up to receive our quarterly newsletter, InUnison, electronically and be automatically entered into a drawing to win an iPad2! Visit our website for complete details. Hurry! Contest ends September 30th.

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Saying “I Don’t” to Wedding Debt

“Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue.” This popular saying is nothing more than a sentimental wedding tradition, unless the “something borrowed” is thousands of dollars to pay for the big day! Weddings, which average a $27,000 price tag, … Continue reading

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Financial Literacy Quiz–What’s Your Score?

All the back to school chatter makes me reminisce – taking notes, homework and pop quizzes – and provides inspiration for today’s blog! So let’s test our financial knowledge with a little quiz of our own. It will help determine … Continue reading

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