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Independence Day Celebrations Yesterday and Today

Do you know exactly what happened on July 4, 1776? What do our Fourth of July celebrations commemorate, and why? The Reason We Celebrate July 4 July 4, 1776, is the date written on the original Declaration of Independence, even … Continue reading

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Nest: save on utility bills right from your pocket

The skinny: Nest is a smart thermostat. It allows you to control the temperature of your home right from your smartphone. Within about a week, Nest learns your habits and adjusts to your preferred temperatures. Who’s it for? Anyone who … Continue reading

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6 Ways to Save On Your Summer Vacation

The ocean is calling – and so is the open road. Your dream vacation awaits! But first, you need to work out the financial details. How are you going to pay for your getaway? How much can you realistically spend? … Continue reading

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Summer Semester Fun

Here’s a real brainteaser for you: Flip-flops, sunscreen, smoothies, and textbooks – which of these is not like the others? If you’re one of the thousands of college students staying on for the summer semester, this assortment may accurately describe … Continue reading

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Full Focus Planner: The Ultimate in Planning and Organization

In a world that is constantly becoming more digitized, the Full Focus Planner stands out like a snowman on a beach. After all, it’s not an app or a website – it’s an analog tool. No touchscreens, automatic uploads or … Continue reading

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Glassdoor Names Jeff Sermon a Highest-Rated CEO

Our employees are to thank today as Jeff Sermon is named one of the Highest Rated CEOs on Glassdoor, according to the company’s most recent report. Glassdoor®, one of the world’s largest and fastest growing job sites, released its annual report … Continue reading

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4 Tips for Using Your Summer Auto Loan Sale

Congratulations! You’ve locked in the Summer Loan Sale rate, but now you’re wondering what you can do with it. Here are four tips for using your low rate before August 31, 2017. Buy a New Car With Auto Loan rates … Continue reading

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How is a Credit Score Measured?

A credit score provides access to financing for major life purchases such as a car, a home, and even tuition. Credit scores also unlock household utility services, including mobile phone and internet services. But how is credit scored? Since higher … Continue reading

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We Love Our Members

Thank you for being a member of Utah Community Credit Union. Our mission is simple: to inspire smart financial decisions, to work together to support each other, and to help you make your money go further. UCCU began over 60 … Continue reading

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Newlyweds: Don’t let Financial Stress Take the Cake

Of all the things to discuss before marriage, finances are the least exciting. Statistically, money is the top reason couples argue and financial arguments are among the top predictors of divorce. So, how can you avoid becoming a statistic? Here … Continue reading

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