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Should you invest in removable hurricane shutters?

Should You Invest in Removable Hurricane Shutters?

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The Atlantic hurricane season occurs from June to November. During this time, some of the storms make their way towards us. There are several steps a homeowner can take to defend their property, including the addition of hurricane shutters.  In this article, we'll examine the benefits, costs, and other factors you should know before you install. Furthermore, we'll share what firefighters urge as a caution. Hurricane shutters are a wise investment when done correctly. Continue reading to learn more. Types of hurricane shutters Wind protectant shutters come in five types: colonial, Bahama, plywood, accordion, and roll down. Each consists of...
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How to Refinance Student Loans to Better Suit Your Needs

How to Refinance Student Loans to Better Suit Your Needs

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We have some GOOD news. Achieva Credit Union has partnered with LendKey to make repaying your student loan debt a lot easier! Not only can you refinance student loans to better terms, but you could save money in the process. Take control of your finances. Find out more below. When should you refinance your student loans? You'll want to refinance student loans after establishing a steady income. You should review your budget to ensure that you can consistently pay. Additionally, you should refinance if you've had a change in income. You'll be able to adjust your loan to better suit...
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Cheap and Unique Travel Tips to Break the Monotony

Cheap and Unique Travel Tips to Break the Monotony

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Going on a trip is exciting, but not everyone enjoys the planning. Between packing and paying for reservations, a dream vacation can seem out of reach. To make things easier, we're sharing our best travel tips. You'll learn how to find money-saving deals and even uncover better ways to carry your luggage.  Are you ready? With Achieva Credit Union and the eight travel tips below, you'll be all set for some summertime fun. 1. Find the right deals on travel Travel bundles can seem beneficial; however, keep your eye out for exclusions. Many lack the flexibility needed to change or...
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Practical Money Lessons for Kids Just in Time for Summer

Just in Time for Summer, Practical Money Lessons for Kids

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Summer break is the perfect occasion to discuss finances with your family. Events like vacations, road trips, or even gardening projects involve cycles of saving and spending. These money lessons for kids will last a lifetime, and we've broken them down by age. As you teach your child financial literacy, remember to use the summer fun to your advantage.  Introduce the concept of money (age 2-3) While at the beach, play a game of trading shells for other items. As the play continues, explain to your child that money works in the same way. To obtain goods and services, people...
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How the Computer Chip Shortage Affects Your Wallet

How the Computer Chip Shortage Affects Your Wallet

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There is no doubt that technology remains the bread and butter of society. Over the past twenty years, major players such as Apple, Samsung, and Microsoft, have added countless advancements to our everyday lives. We have watches that can check our heartbeats. Our cars can park themselves. Microprocessors are everywhere, almost hiding in plain sight. What do we do when a notable computer chip shortage comes into play? And how will it affect your wallet? The electronics industry is changing. Here's what you need to know. What uses computer chips? There are many different types of computer chips. They range...
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