Impulse Buying: Shocking News About Young Generations

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Some pretty shocking news has circulated about our younger generations. Even though the target specifically critiques a certain age of people, we felt it helpful to share an article that everyone can use. What's the hype, you ask? Well, Forbes recently released and article titled, "Shop Like A Millennial: Lots Of Impulse Buying, No Big Ticket Items". That's pretty crazy. So, if you ever found yourself loading up your cart with things you did not intend to buy, we're going to show you how to stop it. A few things you should know about impulse buying... It happens to the best of us....
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Hatching Announcement

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Achieva Credit Union is proud to announce the hatching of the first two fledgling chicks cared for by Jack and Diane, a pair of wild osprey who live in a nest located on a custom built platform by Achieva in St. Petersburg. Achieva helped build a platform for this new perch to protect the osprey pair, after the birds built a prior nest in a dangerous spot nearby. Now, you can watch the happy family via a special live webcam Achieva established here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QHqhGE7HOvU Jack and Diane have been caring for three eggs, so we are eagerly awaiting developments with...
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You Don’t Need Luck to be Financially Responsible

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It's ironic that St. Patrick Day is just around the corner, yet we are writing a post that is anti-luck. That's because no amount of four-leaf clovers can make a person financially responsible. Fortunately, for all of us, there are some really easy tasks that will keep us on the right path. We're going to explore these methods throughout this article; so, grab your notepads and continue reading. Financially responsible people are more proactive than reactive. First and foremost, financially responsible people are not under the pressure of account fluctuations because they are already prepared for hardships. They understand their expenses...
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Sarasota Ranks as Best Places in America to Start a Business

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In a recent release from CNBC, Sarasota ranks as best 20 places in America to start a business. That's pretty cool news to us. Moreover, according to CNBC.com, Sarasota's economy is driven by education, arts, tourism, and financial services. It's no surprise that this city beams with greatness in each of these categories; but have you ever wanted to dig a little deeper? I mean, Sarasota is more than sunshine and beaches. It's about community and booming businesses. Continue reading for a breakdown of the city, and all of the many things provided to its business holders. There are abundant avenues in education. When published...
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The Best Time To Buy Popular Items

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What do stone crabs, strawberries, and big screen TVs have in common? They all have seasons. Just like fresh seafood and produce, there is an optimum time to purchase just about anything. Here are a few frequently purchased items and the best time to buy them! Airfare When it comes to purchasing airfare, there are a number of theories regarding when you should book your tickets. Some may think that waiting until the last minute will help ensure the best deal possible. Others may believe that purchasing a ticket at least 2 months in advance is the way to go....
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Wildlife Webcams – A View into a Mysterious World

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Albert Einstein once said, “look deep into nature, then you will understand everything better”. With today’s technology, you can quite literally observe every different type of wildlife anywhere around the world. With the use of wildlife cams, commissioned by conservationists and wildlife enthusiasts, it is possible to watch everything happen, from a nest of bald eagle eggs hatching, to a colony of sea lions basking in the sun on the shores of a San Francisco beach. Some of the best wildlife cams happen to be on America’s public parks.  High atop the branches of the tulip poplar trees within the...
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The Exciting News About Achieva’s Scholarship Competition

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Certainly, 2017 wouldn't make headlines if it didn't have some exciting news. Do you know a high school senior graduating this year? Or perhaps you're the one currently enrolled in a college or trade school. If you've answered yes to either one of these questions, then you're going to want to check out this article. Seriously, we're jumping for you to read it all the way to the end. That's because our active Achieva Credit Union members, with good standings on their accounts, have the chance to enter two unique scholarship competitions. Well, without further ado, let's hop right in and discuss more details. What do...
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