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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.

Halloween Party Food on a Budget

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Great news for those of you expected to show up at a Halloween party with a dish to share – or those whose kids are begging for a spooky meal before trick or treating: for this holiday, loads of creativity – not loads of cash – will reap raves from the famished. Let’s start with a VEGGIE TRAY. The centerpiece here is a “barfing” jack o lantern. Hollow out a small Sugar Pie pumpkin and carve a pained-looking expression, making sure to create a big, round O for the mouth. Place the pumpkin at one end of the serving platter...
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Membership Makes a Difference!

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When you jump online to make sure your car payment was released as scheduled, or drop by a branch to use the ATM, consider the reasons WHY you trust Achieva with your financial transactions. Why did you choose a Credit Union instead of a traditional banking institution? “It’s close to my house” “My mother banks there” “They had the best loan rates” All of those are good reasons, but Credit Unions represent so much more than convenience and great rates. Credit Unions are not-for-profit, member-owned financial cooperatives that are governed by 9 specific principles that make an authentic difference in...
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Hurricane Matthew – A Diversity of Relief Missions

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As expected, Hurricane Matthew has left devastation in its wake, especially in Haiti and parts of the Caribbean. Humanitarian organizations are already hard at work, as food, water and medical supplies are in heavy demand. Thousands of relief workers will be deployed to the affected areas, and relief agencies will be seeking monetary support for their efforts. Sometimes it can be difficult to decide which organization to support financially, because we don’t know much about them. The following is a reference guide to introduce you to groups whose overall missions may align with your personal values. Each group is a...
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About Achieva Credit Union

Established in 1937, Achieva Credit Union provides GOOD banking experiences to people from all walks of life. Unlike big banks, we are not-for-profit and are owned and operated by the members we serve. That means we’re accountable to you, not outside shareholders. With branches located conveniently along Florida’s Gulf Coast, we provide financial services such as checking and savings accounts, credit cards, refinancing, loans, and more. Discover the credit union difference at today. 

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