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Monday, October 16, 2017

Great Credit Race: How will it finish?


As racers near the Great Credit Race finish line, the battle to build solid credit remains a three-way tie.
Anna O., Kiernan S. and Brett B. have long been leading the race, now tied with credit scores of 705.
Four Dupaco race coaches have been guiding the competitors for the past five-plus months—and they’re ready to watch someone break away for the ......

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Halloween spending reaches new high


Halloween revelers are spending more than ever on costumes, candy and pumpkins.
Americans plan to shell out an average of about $86 on Halloween items this season, up from last year’s record $83—an all-time high in the history of the National Retail Federation’s annual survey. And a record number of adults—48 percent—plan to dress in costume. But you ......

Monday, October 09, 2017

Protecting aging parents from fraud


Elder financial abuse has been called the fastest growing crime of the 21st century, according to the Credit Union National Association.
“Our older generation is often more trusting of others and are easier for fraudsters to convince of their scams,” says Kelly Liddle, fraud specialist at Dupaco Community Credit Union.
Victims of these scams have not only lost their ......

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