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How to choose the best rewards card for you

  • by Dupaco Staff
  • April 5th, 2019

By Jim Bemboom Card services manager at Dupaco Community Credit Union Who doesn’t like to be rewarded? Rewards credit cards “reward” you with some type of bonus or extra perk when you use them. With Dupaco’s Rewards Visa credit card,…

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Dupaco Member Damian Janisch Reads To His Son, Xzavier, In Their Dickeyville, Wis., Home. Thanks To Swift Action By His Financial Cooperative, Janisch’s Money—and His Dupaco Accounts—were Secured When He Became A Victim Of Identity Theft. (S. Gassman Photo)

What you should know about free credit freezes

  • by Dupaco Staff
  • August 15th, 2018

You’ll soon have another way to protect your credit. A new federal law, which takes effect Sept. 21, will allow you to get free credit freezes for yourself and your children, and year-long fraud alerts, according to the Federal Trade…

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How my divorce (temporarily) destroyed my credit

  • by Dupaco Staff
  • August 9th, 2018

By Tonya McGlaughlin Branch manager at Dupaco’s San Marnan Learning Lab, Waterloo, Iowa I always had a decent credit score—until my divorce. Several months after it was finalized, the phone calls started coming. I learned that payments hadn’t been made…

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How do the federal interest rate hikes impact you?

  • by Dupaco Staff
  • July 23rd, 2018

The interest rate game is a fickle sport. When rates rise, savers generally win in the form of higher interest on their savings, while borrowers face higher costs for their loans. The positions shift when interest rates dip. In March,…

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Member finds her financial path

  • by Dupaco Staff
  • March 15th, 2018

Dupaco Community Credit Union member Jenni Fregeau (left) visits with Dupaco’s Maddie Boettner at the Pennsylvania Avenue branch in Dubuque, Iowa. Fregeau turned to Dupaco to turn her credit around with the credit union’s credit-building tools. (M. Blondin/Dupaco photo) The…

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Dupaco’s Great Credit Race gives way to several winners

  • by Dupaco Staff
  • November 20th, 2017

On a mission to help its members build their credit scores for a brighter financial future, Dupaco Community Credit Union’s Great Credit Race produced several winners. The six-month competition ended Nov. 15 in a three-way tie for first place and a…

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Card safety bits and tips

  • by Dupaco Staff
  • November 1st, 2017

In today's digital age, paying with checks and cash is becoming more obsolete as people reach for their plastic cards on a more regular basis. While cards are more convenient, there are some precautions that you should take when using…

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Why college students should consider credit

  • by Dupaco Staff
  • October 23rd, 2017

When Ben Strautmann turned 18, credit cards didn’t have a good reputation in his family. So, he was in no hurry to apply for a card of his own. “I think it’s healthy to talk about the dangers of credit cards,…

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