Money and Mental Health


Financial #stress is one of the most pernicious problems we deal with, because, well, money is part of so much of our daily life. Debt is one of the biggest causes of money stress, but there are ways to tackle it head-on that will reduce your stress and your debt at the same time! Try a low-interest personal loan to consolidate bills, or use the “Snowball Method” to knock debts out one at a time. Every account to zero out will reduce your stress meter!

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Ideal CU Business Spotlight: Concrete & Foundation Solutions

Business Name: Concrete & Foundation Solutions
Location: Twin Cities Area
Co-Owners: Seth Krachmer, Ryan Goodermont and Cory Hersom

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Affordable Sustainability- Reduce Your Energy Usage


One of the best ways to live a sustainable lifestyle is to reduce your energy usage. Practicing energy efficiency enables you to lower your carbon footprint and help combat climate change, all while saving money on your energy bills. It’s truly a win-win! 

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Financial Literacy Month


April is #Financial Literacy Month, and you can find events at local schools, libraries and, of course, your credit union! Along with those, be sure to plan some activities at home. Have a daily financial trivia question, like finding the difference between a Roth IRA and a Traditional IRA.

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