What to do before getting your first loan.

What to do before getting your first loan.

You’re considering a big purchase, and you’re going to need a loan to make it happen. Before you take the plunge, take these steps to make sure you’re ready for your first loan.


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Turn renting into owning with our step-by-step guide

Turn renting into owning with our step-by-step guide

Tired of renting, and feel the homebuying process can be overwhelming? See why now is the perfect time to become a homeowner with our easy step-by-step homebuying guide.


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Help your college kid make smarter, safer money choices, right from the start.

Help your college kid make smarter, safer money choices, right from the start.

When your child is ready to head off to college, here are 7 tips from MSGCU you can use to help them build financial freedom and make smarter, safer money choices.


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Six smart financial moves to make when you get your first “real” job.

Six smart financial moves to make when you get your first “real” job.

Your hard work has paid off and you’ve landed your first “real” job. Congratulations! As you embark on your brilliant career, you can make your future even brighter by making these smart financial moves.


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What to do before getting your first loan.

What to do before getting your first loan.

You’re considering a big purchase, and you’re going to need a loan to make it happen. Before you take the plunge, take these steps to make sure you’re ready for your first loan.


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Turn renting into owning with our step-by-step guide

Turn renting into owning with our step-by-step guide

Tired of renting, and feel the homebuying process can be overwhelming? See why now is the perfect time to become a homeowner with our easy step-by-step homebuying guide.


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Help your college kid make smarter, safer money choices, right from the start.

Help your college kid make smarter, safer money choices, right from the start.

When your child is ready to head off to college, here are 7 tips from MSGCU you can use to help them build financial freedom and make smarter, safer money choices.


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Six smart financial moves to make when you get your first “real” job.

Six smart financial moves to make when you get your first “real” job.

Your hard work has paid off and you’ve landed your first “real” job. Congratulations! As you embark on your brilliant career, you can make your future even brighter by making these smart financial moves.


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5 steps to RV- and boat-buying for an unforgettable spring and summer.

5 steps to RV- and boat-buying for an unforgettable spring and summer.

Ready to spring into Michigan’s warm weather activities with a new or used boat, RV or ATV? Check out MSGCU’s 5 steps to RV, boat and powersports buying.


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Applying for a new mortgage? We have tips to save you time.

Applying for a new mortgage? We have tips to save you time.

Whether you are a first-time home buyer or reentering the home buying or refinancing market, the application process might seem daunting. Before you start emptying your filing cabinet for documents, see how you can streamline the application process.

 


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8 ways to get your teen ready for financial independence.

8 ways to get your teen ready for financial independence.

Let go, hang on, let go, hang on, let go … help with getting your teenager ready for more financial independence is here! Read on for wisdom from the financial champions at MSGCU.


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Scam prevention: Look out for these 7 red flags

Scam prevention: Look out for these 7 red flags

Many Americans unfortunately fall prey to scams each year. Read on for seven common red flags from MSGCU security experts to raise your guard and help prevent you from falling victim to a scam.


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5 ways to save money on a new or used car

5 ways to save money on a new or used car

With a few smart financial moves, you can save a lot of money on your current vehicle or a new car purchase.


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Your credit score: What it is and how you can make it better

Your credit score: What it is and how you can make it better.

What is a credit score, and how can you make sure yours will help, not hurt you? Read on to get answers to these questions and more. We’ll help you get off on the right foot with your credit history.


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Spring clean your finances

Spring clean your finances

Whether you are looking for ways to save or spend wisely this spring, the team at MSGCU has options and advice for you.


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Two truths and a lie about homebuying success

Two truths and a lie about homebuying success

As the winter turns to spring, many turn to shopping for a new home. An MSGCU mortgage expert describes two truths and a lie about being ready for the spring shopping season.


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How to open a bank account at MSGCU

How to open a bank account at MSGCU

Ready to manage your own money? Read this blog to learn how to open an MSGCU bank account and make the most of your membership.


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Cryptocurrency: what it is and what risks to consider

Cryptocurrency: what it is and what risks to consider

Cryptocurrency continues gaining popularity. Read on for more about digital currency, including important risks to consider.


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Know the signs of a spear phishing scam

Know the signs of a Spear Phishing scam

It’s important to remain vigilant to the various types of cybersecurity scams. Learn what to look for so you don’t fall victim to a spear phishing scam.


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Is it time to leave your bank?

Is it time to leave your bank?

Learn to recognize the signs that it is time to move on from your current bank and choose the next one. Plus, three key questions to ask when choosing a new bank.


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8 questions to ask before taking out an auto loan

8 questions to ask before taking out an auto loan

Whether you’re buying or refinancing, choosing an auto lender is a big decision. Take your time to find one who will work with you and your financial goals; in other words, do your homework. Read on for 8 key questions to ask lenders before you get (or refinance) an auto loan.


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Check interest rates today, save tomorrow.

Check interest rates today, save tomorrow.

Could your interest rates be lower or are you paying too much in interest rates? Read on to find out more and what to look for.


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Partner with us to help protect your accounts

Partner with us to help protect your accounts.

In addition to MSGCU's behind-the-scenes security features, there are additional tips you can use to help keep your information safe.


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8 myths of modern mortgages every homebuyer should know.

8 myths of modern mortgages every homebuyer should know.

Whether you’ve done this before or you’re a first-time homebuyer, getting current about best practices for finding and financing a new home is always a good idea.

 


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Five financial habits to start today

5 financial habits to start today

Try these five tips, or start with just one, to bring your financial wellbeing to the next level.


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7 reasons to go paperless with your bank statements

7 reasons to go paperless with your bank statements

Making the switch to paperless bank statements (eStatements) gives you added convenience and security benefits, which means less worry for you. Read on for seven reasons why paperless statements may be right for you.


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Good versus bad debt

How to win at debt

An important consideration when taking out a loan is whether it might be good debt or bad debt. Not all credit is bad, read on to learn the difference.


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Start your emergency savings fund today

Starting your emergency savings fund

It’s never too late to start your emergency fund. Read on for easy tips you can do today to start saving.


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Debit or Credit: What’s the Difference?

Debit or credit: What’s the difference?

Swiping and signing to make a purchase is so easy these days, but do you grab your debit card or credit card? Does it matter? Read on for answers.


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Smash Your Credit Card Debt

Smash your credit card debt

While not all debt is bad, too much can limit the amount of money you can put toward your life goals. Read on for three easy steps so you can use credit to your benefit versus being overwhelmed with payments you can’t afford.


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Quick and fun ways to save

Small savings = big rewards!

Saving money doesn’t have to be daunting. Read on for quick and fun ways to save from MSGCU’s experts.


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Study, work, save: How to win at college.

Study, work, save: How to win at college.

Save money in college without having to give up everything you love with these tips from Michigan Schools and Government Credit Union.


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MSGCU is here to help

MGSCU is here to help

Whether in-person or contactless, MSGCU is here for our members.


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Holiday shopping? Pay by phone to keep safe.

Holiday shopping? Pay by phone to keep safe.

Holiday shopping? Paying by phone using your mobile wallet is a smart, safe choice in the checkout line this year.


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MSGCU is on the front line of your finances

MSGCU is on the front line of your finances

MSGCU has always been here for its members, even during COVID-19. Learn how we helped members financially impacted by COVID-19.


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See you at the drive-thru.

See you at the drive-thru!

Did you know you can complete the same actions through an MSGCU drive-thru that you can in a branch? The drive-thru is a safe and easy way to complete transactions, and a friendly MSGCU team member is always there to help.


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