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Brought to you by Achieva Credit Union, Achieva Life is a blog dedicated to bringing you unique, interesting and useful content. Achieva Life is more than just credit union news; it’s about lifestyle, community, and communication. Come to Achieva Life to connect with content that aims to help your financial and overall well-being.

Health Savings Account Verses Flexible Savings

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As Americans, we are constantly faced with possibility of changes within our health care system. Also, it's easy to point out, that each calendar year things differ slightly anyways. It's nice to prepare financially for these changes; but, what's the best way? We are going to show you the difference between a health savings account verses a flexible savings arrangement. Let's learn the meanings. To start, a Health Savings Account (HSA) is a type of savings account available to those who are enrolled in a high-deductible health plan. On the other hand, a Flexible Spending Arrangement (FSA) is an employer sponsored program that allows employees to set aside pre-tax dollars...
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Enjoying the Grand Ole Osprey

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It’s not every day that a pair of nesting birds moves into the neighborhood. But that’s exactly what happened at Achieva’s  4th Street location in St. Petersburg! Back in 2014, a pair of beautiful osprey (also called sea hawks) built a nest on top of Achieva’s monument sign. Unfortunately, their nest, and the eggs inside, was destroyed during a storm. Undaunted, the couple returned to rebuild their home atop the sign. Fearing a repeat of the previous disaster, Achieva staff consulted the local chapter of the Audubon Society, which recommended that the nest be relocated to a safe and appropriate...
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Create Holiday Cheer Without Breaking Finances

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For starters, we're all about that holiday cheer. Simply put, once the Thanksgiving turkey is out of the oven, we're already hanging Christmas decorations. Our desire is for the entire family to feel the joy of the season. Question is, how do you spread cheer like Santa, yet avoid breaking finances? This post will help you find a solution to keep the merriment of the occasion, while still being wise with your money. Apply a four gift rule Traditionally, people typically spoil their children and loved ones. They shower them with gift after gift until unwrapping presents on Christmas morning, turns...
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