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5 Ways a Roth IRA Can Help Minimize Your Taxes in Retirement August 4, 2021

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Spotting Credit Trouble July 23, 2021

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How Much are you Contributing to Your Retirement? May 28, 2021

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Getting a Head Start on College Savings May 3, 2021

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Rebalancing Your Portfolio April 12, 2021

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Pay Yourself First March 4, 2021

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Preparing For Tax Season February 4, 2021

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How Retirement Spending Changes with Time January 7, 2021

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Year-End Charitable Giving and You December 2, 2020

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The Secret to Moving the Needle on Your Credit November 17, 2020

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Our Story

Our Story As a credit union, we can be rather humble about what we do in our jobs day to day. We know that we help people through some of the toughest times of their lives, but it’s just what we do. You might think I am being dramatic. The toughest times? What does that […]

What I’ve Learned from Working at a Credit Union

What I’ve Learned from Working at a Credit Union The Credit Union Difference and the Great Basin Difference What have I learned from working at a credit union? Maybe the question should be, what haven’t  I learned? When I first started my career at Great Basin Federal Credit Union, I honestly didn’t know too much about […]

Hidden Costs of Owning a Car

Hidden Costs of Owning a Car If you live in Washoe County (or anywhere besides New York City) you probably need a car to get around. Buying a new car is an exciting and proud moment, no matter if it is your first commuter car in college, a new minivan for your expanding your family, […]

Budget for the Holidays (yes, this early)

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Budget for the Holidays The moment you see the Christmas decorations coming out in stores (way too early) is about the same time you should start to budget for your holiday gift giving this year. Here are some steps to help you avoid the account draining: Make a list of people you need to buy […]

5 Steps Towards Healthy Credit

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Credit Tips from your Credit Union and TransUnion 5 Steps Towards Healthy Credit: Pay your bills on time every month. Late payments, collections, and bankruptcies have the greatest negative effect on your credit scores. Check your credit reports regularly and remove inaccuracies. Visit annualcreditreport.com to obtain a free copy of your credit report. If you […]