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National Dog Biscuit Day!

National Dog Biscuit Day!

As if we needed a reason to give our pooch another treat, but here it is, National Dog Biscuit Day!  Celebrate the day with your pup by baking our most loved…

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Prepare for Paycheck Protection Program Round 2 With Essential FCU

Prepare for Paycheck Protection Program Round 2 With Essential FCU

Did you know that Paycheck Protection Program Round 2 is already available? This forgivable, government-backed loan began in April of last year. It was a measure to help employers who…

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New Year, New Home: Find Out How a Mortgage Loan Can Make It Happen

New Year, New Home: Find Out How a Mortgage Loan Can Make It Happen

A new year brings so many exciting opportunities. And for people who have longed to own their own home, it’s a great time to start taking those first steps. Of…

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Budget and COVID Friendly Valentine’s Day Ideas

Budget and COVID Friendly Valentine’s Day Ideas

Valentine’s Day can be financially tough, especially when you’re recovering from the holidays. To make matters even worse, try celebrating it in the middle of a pandemic!  This is why…

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How and When to Educate Your Teen on Credit Cards

How and When to Educate Your Teen on Credit Cards

Do you have to give a young person a credit card to start the education process? Not necessarily. But since studies have shown that 80% of American adults have a…

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10 Quick Tips to Organize & Declutter Your Home

10 Quick Tips to Organize & Declutter Your Home

Discard Decorations 2020 was the year we all had time to decorate and needed a change of scenery in our home.  If you have holiday decorations you did not use,…

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Five Easy Ways to Cut Monthly Expenses

Five Easy Ways to Cut Monthly Expenses

  Ever notice how your monthly expenses always seem to equal whatever salary you’re making, even after you get raises? The phenomenon is called “lifestyle creep” and it can keep…

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Essential Donates 1,000 mask to Children’s Hospital

Essential Donates 1,000 mask to Children’s Hospital

Essential Federal Credit Union donated 1,000 PPE Masks to Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Health hospital.  The mask will be distributed to its hospital patients and families.  Many in…

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Essential Joins Sylvia’s Toys for Christmas

Essential Joins Sylvia’s Toys for Christmas

Essential Federal Credit Union was honored to sponsor the annual Sylvia’s Toys for Christmas donation event. Beginning on November 27th, donation bins were placed in all of Essential’s branch lobbies…

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