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Why Choose A Federal Credit Union In Baton Rouge?

Why Choose A Federal Credit Union In Baton Rouge?

Say, what is a credit union? Well, by definition, a credit union is a member-owned financial cooperative, providing its members with competitive credit rates and other financial services. Credit unions…

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Useful Investments At A Credit Union In Baton Rouge

Useful Investments At A Credit Union In Baton Rouge

Because of the unsure nature of life, it’s never too cautious to have some money saved up. It’s something your parents have been warning you about since you got your…

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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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Why Your Credit Union Is A Better Choice for Your Mortgage

Why Your Credit Union Is A Better Choice for Your Mortgage

“Mortgage” is a scary word. It’s weighty with responsibility. You have so many decisions when purchasing a home. Home location, size, interiors, as well as how to actually pay for…

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How Is Essential FCU Different From The Bank Down The Street?

How Is Essential FCU Different From The Bank Down The Street?

You have a choice when it comes to your money. Is a credit union or bank better for you and your family? This depends on what you need and prefer…

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Make Essential Your Credit Union in Gonzales

Make Essential Your Credit Union in Gonzales

We get a lot of people who ask us the difference between us and a bank. We understand that between all the jargon and misconceptions out there about credit unions,…

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Mid-Year Financial Review

Mid-Year Financial Review

2017 is half over! Seems like only yesterday we were making New Year’s resolutions. Now is a good time to review your finances for the rest of the year. Here…

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Choosing A Credit Union in Baton Rouge

Choosing A Credit Union in Baton Rouge

How To Choose A Credit Union Choosing a credit union in Baton Rouge or surrounding communities does not have to be a difficult task. Make it simple by asking yourself…

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Christmas in July?

Your mind may not be thinking about Santa, mistletoe and jingle bells just yet, but with the holidays only 6 months away, now is the time to start thinking about…

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