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A Short History of Dow Credit Union

A Short History of Dow Credit Union

With the new year settling in, Essential Federal Credit Union is coming up on our 47th year. We’ve been thinking—many of our new members don’t know our history! It’s about…

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Why You Should Choose Baton Rouge Federal Credit Union Over A Bank

Why You Should Choose Baton Rouge Federal Credit Union Over A Bank

Money decisions always feel like a giant, scary step. Especially if you’re in a financial rut, a college graduate, or living paycheck to paycheck. If you’re a creature of habit…

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5 Tips for Finding the Perfect Prom Dress

5 Tips for Finding the Perfect Prom Dress

Prom is just around the corner. To find “the” dress, you have to start preparing now. Take our advice for finding the perfect gown.

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5 Reasons to Erase Your Debt

5 Reasons to Erase Your Debt

Debt can be more than just an amount you owe.  It can have a powerful impact on your life.  We noted these top 5 reasons to erase your debt immediately.

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Baton Rouge Business Loans

Baton Rouge Business Loans

In Baton Rouge, business is still growing! Looking for a business loan in Baton Rouge to start or grow your business? You have some options. But before you go straight…

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What Makes A Baton Rouge Federal Credit Union Special

What Makes A Baton Rouge Federal Credit Union Special

What does “special” mean? The dictionary (and by that, we mean Google) defines it as “better, greater, or otherwise different from what is usual.”  So, by definition, everything can’t be…

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Avoid Identity Theft This Holiday Season

Avoid Identity Theft This Holiday Season

Holiday travel increases your risk of identity theft. Use these 5 tips to protect yourself and keep your cheer from being stolen this year.

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The 4-1-1: Finding A Mortgage Lender in Baton Rouge

The 4-1-1: Finding A Mortgage Lender in Baton Rouge

Before the Internet, people dialed 4-1-1 on their phones for information. Those were some powerful numbers! Now anyone with a smartphone can Google for the information they need. But even…

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6 Steps to Stay Healthy This Cold and Flu Season

6 Steps to Stay Healthy This Cold and Flu Season

Cooler weather means the holidays are just around the corner, but so is cold and flu season. Take action to protect yourself and others from getting sick. Try these six…

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9 Things to Know Before Getting Your First Credit Card

9 Things to Know Before Getting Your First Credit Card

Applying for your first credit card can be exciting and overwhelming. Here are nine things to know before you embark on the credit card journey.

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