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Pass Along Your Credit Union Legacy

The legacy you leave your family might include such tangibles as your house and cars and some financial assets, maybe a family business. Your legacy also includes the less tangible things that are unique to your family—family history and name, maybe a dimple or chin cleft, favorite recipes, and the way you identify what’s important […]

Cell Phone Safety

Recently, a woman’s handbag was stolen. One of the items in the handbag was her cell phone. Unfortunately, due to a common mistake, that was not all she was left without. When she finally succeeded in reaching her husband, he told her that he had answered her text message asking for the pin number to […]

International Credit Union Day 2011

At some point, you’ve probably wondered what the difference is between credit unions and other financial institutions. In reality, many differences exist, but the short of it is this: Credit unions exist to help people, not to make a profit. That difference resulted in CapEd being established in 1936 as a financial cooperative rather than […]

Giving Your Kids an Allowance (Or Not)

Families have different philosophies about allowances, depending on their histories, values, and attitudes toward money. Some parents require children to do regular chores to receive an allowance. Others believe all family members should do chores and that allowances should be unconditional—kids automatically should get part of the family’s income. Some don’t tie allowances to chores, […]

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