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Charlotte Metro’s Learning and Guidance provides you with dozens of educational resources, guides, quizzes, and customizable templates to make connecting the financial dots in planning, implementing, and reaching success simple. Check it out!

Credit Unions

By: Yanna
June 23rd, 2022

With all of these misconceptions about credit unions, many don’t even know the real reason why credit unions exist and what membership actually entails.

Credit Unions

By: Yanna
February 23rd, 2022

In an earlier article, I talked about the importance of finding a financial institution that fits your needs, serves your core values, and is somewhere you trust. Well… a big part of that trust includes knowing your money is protected.

Credit Unions

By: Yanna
February 2nd, 2022

Do credit unions offer online banking services? Absolutely! Local credit unions have had digital banking tools and apps similar to financial players like the big banks for years, but it’s still often a concern for new and potential customers. 

Credit Unions

By: Yanna
December 10th, 2021

"Do I need to be part of the military to join a credit union?" This is a common question from prospective new customers, mostly because people have seen all the advertising about military credit unions (think Navy Federal Credit Union). The perks include low loan rates, higher interest in savings, and exclusive discounts. They're discouraged and think it's impossible to get access to these great money-saving perks. But there's good news - Other credit unions offer the same, similar, or better perks, all without needing ties to the military to join!

Credit Unions

By: Yanna
November 12th, 2021

When finding a financial institution, you want to make sure it’s a place you trust, fits your needs, and serves your core values. While some choose to store money in a jar or coffee cup at home, most look to credit unions and banks. This is because there’s an opportunity for financial growth, financial literacy, and lending solutions.