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    Don’t Pick Up! Beware Holiday Phone Scammers!

    11-30-2018 | Blog

    ‘Tis the season for Holiday Phone Scams, as there tends to be a spike in phone scams this time of year. We’ve been notified by a few Chartway members that they’ve received calls from scammers using our 1-800-678-8765 number – this act is called Caller ID Spoofing.

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    CDs vs. Share Certificates: what’s the difference (and why should you care?)

    10-11-2018 | Blog

    If you’re shopping around for financial products, you may have come across two similar things with different names: Certificates of Deposit (CDs) and Share Certificates. The latter is a product offered by credit unions like, Chartway. At a Chartway, you earn dividends on your money. Click here to learn how you can start earning more today.

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    How to get the Best Financing on Your Next Car

    09-27-2018 | Blog

    Getting the best deal on automobile financing doesn’t mean accepting the seller’s first offer. To make sure you get the lowest possible interest rate, good dealer incentives, and a monthly payment that works well for you, you will have to do a little legwork—but the effort could save you thousands of dollars. Use the Chartway Car Buying Service powered by TrueCar® and start shopping now! 

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    Three fun (and affordable) activities you can only do in fall

    09-13-2018 | Blog

    The cooler temperatures help you shake the summer heat, and more importantly, the plethora of seasonal activities provide relief for your wallet. Indeed, autumn is packed with opportunities for having fun on a budget. Check out three activities that you can do on a budget.

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    Save on school expenses (without sacrificing your child’s school experience)

    08-23-2018 | Blog

    School has started, but as any parent knows, the cost of your child’s education doesn’t stop at new clothes and supplies. From extracurricular to field trips and more, education can get pricey — but it doesn’t have to. Check out these tips to giving your child a quality educational and social experience at school — without breaking the bank.

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    Your Credit Score: Everything you Need to Know

    08-08-2018 | Blog

    Your credit score can have a major impact on your life. Having a good score can help you achieve your goals quickly and at the lowest possible cost. Chartway can help you understand your credit score so that you have an idea if you will get approved or qualify for the best interest rate.

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    The Benefits of a Share Certificate

    07-26-2018 | Blog

    A share certificate account is similar to a certificate of deposit (CD), but it is issued by a credit union, rather than a bank. If you’re looking for earnings on your savings, a Chartway share certificate is a beneficial option to grow your savings.

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    Home Equity Loan vs. HELOC

    07-12-2018 | Blog

    Home Equity Loan vs. HELOC - what's the difference? Often referred to as the, "second mortage," let's talk about how to get started and the factors you should consider before getting a loan. 

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    Do You Need to Downsize? A Quick Quiz

    06-21-2018 | Blog

    If you're a homeowner who feels like you have more space than you really need, you’ve probably considered downsizing into a smaller dwelling at some point. Here are 7 questions to ask yourself when you are considering the change.

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    What is GAP and how does it work?

    06-07-2018 | Blog

    What is GAP and how does it work? Guaranteed Asset Protection (GAP) is low-cost insurance coverage that supplements standard auto insurance to protect you against financial loss in the event your vehicle is stolen or declared a total insured loss.

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    What is TrueCar?

    05-24-2018 | Blog

    What is TrueCar? TrueCar is Chartway’s Car Buying Service that enables our members to communicate with TrueCar Certified Dealers for a great car buying experience.

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    Chartway's Military Roots

    05-15-2018 | Blog

    May is nationally recognized as Military Appreciation Month. This month Chartway pauses to not only recognize our credit union’s deeply rooted military history, but our members and employees alike.

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    The Science of Saving

    04-26-2018 | Blog

    Saving your money isn’t always easy. Make it a habit by starting with small goals. Teach good saving habits and get your children involved by opening an account at Chartway.

  • Homebuyer Couple

    Three Costs to Consider Before Buying a Home

    04-11-2018 | Blog

    Are you considering taking the leap from renting to owning? Consider these three costs before buying your first home.

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    America Saves Week

    02-26-2018 | Blog

    For America Saves Week here are nine ways to master your money.

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    Is a New Home in Your Future? There’s More Than One Way to Finance.

    01-09-2018 | Blog

    Consider the different mortgage options available to find the right one for you.

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    10 Easy Ways to Make Your Summer More Affordable

    06-30-2017 | Blog

    We’re here to help you make your summer more affordable.

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    How to Teach Kids about Money

    05-09-2017 | Blog

    So, how do we teach kids the value of a dollar, if we rarely use them?

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    7 Reasons to Make the Switch to eStatements

    03-30-2017 | Blog

    Members are quickly moving from traditional paper statements to eStatements and a simpler, more convenient way of tracking their spending.

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    Chartway TurboTax Discounts

    03-06-2017 | Blog

    We’re excited to make filing your taxes more affordable this year by offering you TurboTax discounts.

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    Make Budgeting Stress Free

    03-03-2017 | Blog

    Does the thought of making a budget give you anxiety? Don’t stress. With a realistic budget, you can put yourself in a stronger financial situation.

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    Love + Money: 10 Ways to Make Your Love Life Affordable

    02-13-2017 | Blog

    Who says love doesn’t cost a thing? It’s no secret that date night can get expensive. While “dinner and a movie” is usually the go-to date for most couples, the costs can quickly add up. That’s why we’re here to help! 

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    How to Find Out Where Your Money Goes

    01-30-2017 | Blog

    Now’s the perfect time to take a look at your spending habits over the past 12 months to see if you can make changes to make your money go further.

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