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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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The Leaders Behind National Nurses Day

The Leaders Behind National Nurses Day

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In 1982, President Reagan signed a proclamation declaring May 6th as National Nurses Day. It is a day to honor our supportive caretakers within the health, research, and psychiatric fields. Additionally, this special day is part of a week-long celebration dedicated to nurses all around the world. How did National Nurses Day begin? In 1953 Dorothy Sutherland, an official from the US Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, proposed to create a day to recognize the hard work of nurses. She presented the proposal to President Eisenhower. The proclamation did not receive approval at the time; however, several advocates for...
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It’s time to #ThankATeacher for Teacher Appreciation Day

It’s Time to #ThankATeacher for Teacher Appreciation Day

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Teachers are crucial to our future generations. Their patience and ability to educate are a driving force. Not only do they spend countless hours preparing lessons, but they also take the time to make sure each student understands. It's time to #ThankATeacher. As this year's theme for Teacher Appreciation Day, we feel the sentiment rightly fits.   The history of Teacher Appreciation Day In 1953, Former First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt presented an idea to Congress. She made a case for teachers and wanted a day of recognition for their craft. Other advocates, such as The National Education Association, continued over the years...
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Do Motorcycle Influencers Make Money?

Tips to Making Money Like Motorcycle Influencers

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In this day and age, two things are everywhere. The first is social media; the second, marketing. The combination saturates every corner of our online space, and many have learned to capitalize on it. Take, for instance, motorcycle influencers. They cruise the roads, wear cool gear, and let's not even start on the customizations. It seems like a dream way to make money, but exactly how do they do it? Ways cultural influencers make money Let's get right into it. There are three basic ways to make money as an influencer: - Sponsored posts - Affiliate commissions - Pay-per-click ads...
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New Boat Ownership and Finance Options

Boating Basics and Finance Options For Anyone

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As temperatures heat up, many people plan to enjoy some time outdoors. What better way to celebrate the warmer weather than to take a refreshing dip into our beautiful oceans? With some important boating basics under your belt is easier than you think. Topped with great financing options, you'll be cruising around the water in no time. Unsure what to look for in a new boat? Don't worry. This article covers it all. Continue reading below for the full details on boating basics.  First-time boat owner checklist Before becoming captain of your vessel, you'll need to know a few things....
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Simple Pet Safety Tips for the Spring Season

Simple Pet Safety Tips for the Spring Season

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Our pets are an extension of our family. They add unconditional love to our households. So how do we return the favor? By doing our best to care for them. Using the pet safety tips below, you can keep them happy and healthy all season long.  4 Spring tips for pet owners Spring is the time for renewal. Mother Nature is coming into bloom. With that said, there are a few pet safety tips to keep in mind. Whether your pet is indoors or outdoors, be on the lookout for the following: 1. Be mindful of new blooms. Pets are curious....
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Deep Cleaning Vs. Spring Cleaning Costs

Deep Cleaning Vs. Spring Cleaning Costs

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Everyone loves a tidy home. It feels good to walk into a fresh-smelling room without dirt or dust. However, are there differences between deep cleaning and spring cleaning costs? As we approach the season of renewal, is there a way to make sure we get our money's worth? How much does maid service cost in 2021? When considering spring cleaning costs, there are many things that maid service companies examine before giving a quote. Items include: - square footage - cost per hour - frequency of cleaning - special requests (such as organic cleansers) With that in mind, maid service...
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Simple Energy-Efficient Upgrades for Your Home

Simple Energy-Efficient Upgrades for Your Home

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Back in November, we celebrated the official opening of our first-ever net-zero branch. Located in Trinity, the entire facility runs 100% on solar power. Not only is it a product of sustainability, but it also sets the path for other energy-efficient upgrades in the future. As we invite you to check out the branch, continue reading for inspiration that you can use within your own home. When done correctly, these simple energy-efficient upgrades prove to be a good investment and are likely to increase your home's market value. More about our Trinity location The branch is located about four miles...
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Save Money Shipping Holiday Gifts and Presents

Deliver Presents Quickly and Cheaply

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The season is approaching. As many people look to beat freight deadlines, they also want to stay within budget. We put together five ways to save money while you deliver presents to friends and family. Continue reading below. What is the cheapest way to ship Christmas presents? It's a great question to ask; however, remember that the goal is reliability. Some shipping services boast low rates, yet they lack in things like customer support and infrastructure. While we want to save money shipping gifts, in essence, cheaper isn't always better.  Additionally, speed is another variable that affects the cost of...
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Thanksgiving Quotes About Money and Gratitude

Thanksgiving Quotes About Money and Gratitude

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November marks the start of turkey season! To celebrate, we decided to tie together the holidays with a little banking fun. Below, we share a few Thanksgiving quotes about money and gratitude, sure to provide a fresh perspective regarding giving.  Only by giving are you able to receive more than you already have. - Jim Rohn Jim Rohn was an American entrepreneur and author. He not only created one of the most famous Thanksgiving quotes about money, but he lived it as well. Born on a farm in Idaho, Rohn started life with a limited understanding of business. After quitting...
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