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  • Celebrating International Credit Union Day: Uniting Communities, One Member at a Time

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    On October 19th, Chartway joins the global community in celebrating International Credit Union Day – a day highlighting the collaborative spirit and local impact of credit unions around the world. The slogan "People Helping People" encapsulates the core philosophy of credit unions; and at Chartway, we’re proud to take it one step further with our promise to put “People First, Always.”

  • October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month

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    Twenty years ago, the President and Congress designated October as Cybersecurity Awareness Month. It's a critical time when both the public and private sectors come together to recognize the importance of cybersecurity and foster a culture of awareness, responsibility, and vigilance.

  • The Power of Giving: How Generosity Enriches Your Life

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    September is Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month, making it the perfect time to give back through charitable donations. But the benefits of giving extend far beyond supporting a worthy cause. Science shows generosity not only helps recipients but also significantly enriches your own life – mentally, physically, and financially.

  • Navigate Challenging Financial Times with Chartway

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    The economy is always changing, but your financial stability doesn't have to be uncertain. At Chartway, our team has the tools and products you need to thrive through growing inflation, increasing interest rates, and rising prices.

  • The AACUC Experience by Melisande Corlett, Chartway Credit Union Communications Specialist

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    In July, our Communications Specialist Melisande Corlett attended the African- American Credit Union Coalition (AACUC) on the Lynette Smith Scholarship funded through the Virginia Credit Union League (VACUL).
    Melisande recapped the experience and what the networking opportunities and education sessions meant to her, personally and professionally.

  • Your Power is Your Potential: Making the Most of Your Chartway Credit Card

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    Any financial advisor will tell you that credit card debt should be avoided – and that’s good advice as it can have significant negative consequences on your financial health and overall well-being. However, used responsibly, a credit card can be a powerful tool to enhance your financial wellbeing rather than a means of living beyond your means.

  • Teaching Kids About Money Management During Summer Break: A Parent's Guide

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    Summer break is not only a time for relaxation and fun, but it's also an excellent opportunity to teach our children valuable life skills. One crucial skill that often gets overlooked is money management. By imparting financial wisdom to our kids from a young age, we can set them up for a financially responsible future.

  • Summer: The Perfect Time to Reset Your Finances

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    As the sun shines bright and the days grow longer, summer is an opportunity to revitalize various aspects of your life. Beyond enjoying outdoor activities and soaking up the warm weather, the season also gives you a chance to reset your financial habits.

  • Welcoming Our 2023 Interns

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    We’re delighted to extend a warm welcome to our 2023 interns, who we know will bring fresh perspectives, innovative ideas, and boundless potential!

  • Share Certificates

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    What if you could save money and make even more money off what you saved? It may sound too good to be true – like a devious scheme or dubious scam, but it’s a completely legitimate way to increase your savings. Now that we have your attention, allow us to share with you one of Chartway’s best kept not-so secret products: Certificates.

  • Back to Reality

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    The first of the month is peeking around the corner and many of us are bracing ourselves for the influx of bills that comes with the start of a new year. The transition from Happy Holidays to Happy New Year might be stressful, especially when we're reminded of all the financial responsibilities we have - but it doesn't have to be.

  • Hazardous Holidays

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    It’s the most wonderful time of the year, especially for fraudsters who take advantage of the holiday season. We often get so lost in holiday cheer that we let our guard down and leave ourselves vulnerable to scammers. In case you forget to protect yourself while dashing through the snow, we’ll be here working hard to keep your accounts safe.

  • person putting coin in piggy bank

    What's in Your Piggy Bank? A Blog About Saving

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    Many people believe that the major key to a financially stable future is building a savings account. While making regular contributions to a traditional savings account is one way to build your finances, it’s not the only way. The major key to a financially stable future is choosing the savings solution that will be the most beneficial to you and your financial future.

  • International Credit Union Day

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    Guess what day it is? Today is officially recognized as International Credit Union Day. Every October, credit unions all over the world celebrate ICUD to acknowledge our shared history, accomplishments, and philosophy of People helping People.

  • woman with long hair sitting on blanket as autumn leaves fall around her

    Falling Autumn: How to Prepare for the Change in Seasons

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    Do hear that? Listen closely – it’s the sound of fallen leaves crunching beneath your feet. Autumn is officially upon us, and this year she evidently wasted no time making her appearance.

  • Be Aware: Card Cracking

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    Do you want to make money with a few quick and easy steps? Click here for your cash now!” We see click-bait advertisements, emails, and videos like this all the time, and we want to believe the claims they make.

  • Six Reasons to Download the Chartway Mortgage Express App

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    At Chartway, we make the process of securing a home loan simple and easy with our Mortgage Express Mobile App! If you’re looking to purchase a home, interested in refinancing an existing loan, or a real estate agent hoping to speed up the process for your clients, check out six reasons why Chartway’s Mortgage Express Mobile App will brighten the way toward your goal.

  • Three things every homebuyer needs to know about Adjustable Rate Mortgages (ARMs)

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    If you’re shopping for a home for the first time, you’ve probably heard of an Adjustable Rate Mortgage, or ARM. It’s a type of home loan with an initial low rate for a fixed period of time, which then increases or decreases depending on mortgage interest rates at the time of adjustment.

  • a family signs paperwork at the dealership to seal the deal on their new family car

    Best Family Cars For Growing Families

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    As you add members to your family, you might be outgrowing your beloved vehicle. If it’s time to purchase a new car, making sure that it has enough space for your kids, their friends, and all of the bits and pieces that come along with their hobbies and after-school activities is vital. It’s also extremely important to make sure that the car you purchase will keep your family safe and be reliable for the long-haul.

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    Understanding Home Equity & How To Use It

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    Borrowing money against your home's equity can pay for the kitchen remodel you've always dreamed of, or it may be used to send your child off to college. Home equity loans have very few limitations on how you utilize the funds. However, because a home equity loan puts up your home as collateral, you'll want to use yours wisely and repay it on time.

  • a family works together on DIY painting and other home renovations

    A Guide to Budgeting for Home Renovations

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    Renovating your home is a win-win situation. For as long as you live there, you'll get to enjoy your remodeled kitchen, bathroom, and any other space that deserves an upgrade.

  • a young woman smiling, sitting at her laptop with a credit card she is using online to build her credit

    How to Build Your Credit

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    Your credit score will be with you your whole life and can affect everything from the car you drive to where you live. You may be wondering how to build your credit as a new consumer or improve your credit after it has taken a hit. Thankfully, there are ways to quickly and effectively build your credit history and boost your credit score.

  • A happy African-American couple packs moving boxes together in anticipation of moving to a new home.

    Mortgage Application Checklist: What You'll Need to Apply for a Mortgage Loan

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    Applying for a home loan can be daunting, especially for first-time homebuyers.

    But this doesn’t have to be the case. In fact, completing a mortgage lender’s loan application can be fairly straightforward if you take the time to get organized.

  • a family choosing a car at the dealership and taking a selfie in front of their new vehicle

    How to Choose Your Next Car

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    If you're going to be in the market for a new (or new-to-you) vehicle soon, you may be wondering how to choose your next car. What should you consider when car shopping? What questions should you ask before you buy? Learn more about just a few of the factors to keep in mind when looking for your next vehicle.

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    How to Know When to Refinance Your Mortgage [Guide]

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    Refinancing a mortgage can be a smart financial move when done correctly. It can save you thousands of dollars over the lifetime of your loan and even help you pay off your home faster.