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Welcome to Our New Blog!

We are excited to offer our weekly Tutorial Tuesdays' email in a new blog format! This blog provides timely curated information such as money-saving ideas, financial wellness, tips on using Nymeo's financial products and services, credit union news, and much more.  Educating our members is top priority at Nymeo. The Tutorial Tuesdays' blog will provide useful information whenever and however you want to read it. Enjoy the blog!

 

Buying a Car

Benefits of Car Shopping
May 24, 2022

Make it Easy! Get Pre-Approved Before Shopping for a Car

Getting pre-approved for a loan before car shopping is always a great idea.

 

 

 

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Selling or Trading
June 28, 2022

Which is Better: Selling or Trading in Your Car

So, you’ve decided to buy a new car. Congratulations!

 

 

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Home Ownership

Housing Options to Move Forward into the Year
March 22, 2022

Housing Options to Move Forward into the Year

TIf you are a homeowner exiting a forbearance program, or a renter struggling with late payments or potential eviction, know that you are not alone.

 

 

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Home Inspection 101
March 29, 2022

Home Inspection 101

Planning to buy or sell a home? Read below on what to expect when working with a home inspector.
 

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Homeownership
June 21, 2022

A Guide to Successful Homeownership

You may have a child or know a child who is preparing to attend college in the fall.

 

 

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College and Finances

Student Loan Forbearances are coming to an end.
January 18, 2022

Student Loan Forbearances are coming to an end.

As we return to normal, post-pandemic, it is important to note that as of May 1st, 2022, student loan forbearances and 0% interest will end.

 

 

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Credit & Budgeting

A 101 on Keeping Your Info Safe
January 25, 2022

A 101 on Keeping Your Info Safe

As we return to normal, post-pandemic, it is important to note that as of May 1st, 2022, student loan forbearances and 0% interest will end.

 

 

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Six Ways to Save Energy (and Money) in Your House!
March 1, 2022

Six Ways to Save Energy (and Money) in Your House!

Did you know you can save up to 10 percent on heating and cooling costs by investing in a programmable thermostat?

 

 

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Tips to Save Money as Gas Prices Rise
March 8, 2022

Tips to Save Money as Gas Prices Rise

As gas prices continue to soar, AAA and other agencies are offering recommendations that can contribute to savings at the pump and ease the financial strain of higher gas prices.

 

 

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How to Build Credit From Scratch
April 19, 2022

How to Build Credit from Scratch

If you need to build credit and aren’t sure how to do it without going into debt, this recorded webinar presented by our partners at GreenPath Financial Wellness

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Budgeting
May 17, 2022

Vacationing On A Budget

Does your brain need a vacation, but your wallet is telling you no? All of us have been there so let us share our years of combined experience to help you achieve your goal.

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Credit
May 31, 2022

How Your Credit Score Impacts Your Financial Future

Many people do not know about the credit scoring system— much less their credit score—until they attempt to buy a home, take out a loan to start a business or make a major purchase.

 

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Understanding “Buying Now, Pay Later” Programs
August 2, 2022

Understanding “Buying Now, Pay Later” Programs

If you shop online, you probably have noticed an increase in “Buy Now, Pay Later” (BNPL) services.

 

 

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Shopping for Back-to-School Items During Inflation
August 9, 2022

Shopping for Back-to-School Items During Inflation

For many in our community, school is just around the corner and that means back-to-school shopping. According to the National Retail Federation, approximately 87% of shoppers say current economic conditions will impact the way they shop.

 

 

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Cost of Convenience
August 16, 2022

Cost of Convenience

The ease and convenience of home grocery delivery and meal delivery services can be a lifesaver as people continue to manage through COVID. Food delivery is also essential for households without transportation and helpful to anyone who decides that home grocery and meal delivery are services that meet their needs.

However, as inflation continues to rise and budgets are tightened, it’s good to consider these top key cost considerations of home grocery deliveries, restaurant deliveries, and home-delivered meal subscription boxes.

 

 

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Financial calculators can help you plan your future!
September 27, 2022

Financial calculators can help you plan your future!

Long gone are the days when you need to carry a calculator. Most phones have an app for calculations, and you can easily access one on the internet. But did you know that you can use specific types of calculators to help make sound financial decisions and plan for your future?

 

 

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The Buy & Do Not Buy List for Black Friday
November 1, 2022

The Buy & Do Not Buy List for Black Friday

It’s November, and that means Thanksgiving and the infamous Black Friday shopping! With inflation, you may have been scooping up deals earlier this year. If you are still shopping or haven’t started, here are a few things to consider before shopping on Black Friday this year. 

 

 

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5 Spending Tips to Bring You Less Stress (and More Joy!) This Holiday Season
November 8, 2022

5 Spending Tips to Bring You Less Stress (and More Joy!) This Holiday Season

This year, many Americans may find they are dealing with financial setbacks such as a loss of employment, reduced income, or other unanticipated expenses that may make it more difficult to avoid having holiday debt follow them into the new year.

 

 

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Best Practices When Donating to Food Drives
November 15, 2022

Best Practices When Donating at Food Drives

With the higher cost of food, it’s become more of a challenge for families in our community to put a meal on the table. Local organizations need food and monetary donations to restock their shelves.

 

 

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Health Benefits of Gratitude
November 22, 2022

Health Benefits of Gratitude

Gratitude has been shown to impact our emotional, physical, and mental well-being. Studies have shown it can make us feel more optimistic and less aggravated.

 

 

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Credit Cards & Loans

Why Using a Mobile Wallet is a Smart Move
February 15, 2022

Why Using a Mobile Wallet is a Smart Move

Contactless payments by mobile wallets and payment apps are more popular than ever. If you are not a mobile wallet user, you may be hesitant because you are not sure if this technology is safe or easy to use. Read below on the top benefits of using mobile payments.

 

 

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Mother's Day - Credit Card Rewards
May 3, 2022

Use your Credit Card Rewards for Mother’s Day Purchases and Save!

Mother’s Day is on Sunday, May 8th, and Americans are expected to spend a record $28.1 billion on this holiday, according to the National Retail Federation.

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Alternative Ways to Consolidate Your Debt
September 13, 2022

Alternative Ways to Consolidate Your Debt

With inflation being a keyword these days, everyone is trying to save money one way or another. If you have multiple credit cards or loans with balances and different due dates, it can make life chaotic. Consolidating debt could be the answer to saving you time and money.

 

 

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Credit Union Benefits

Member Perks
April 26, 2022

Member benefits and perks

As a Nymeo member, you have access to different types of benefits and services. Check and see if any of these can help you.

 

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A Story about Credit Unions and Nymeo
October 18, 2022

A Story about Credit Unions and Nymeo

On Thursday, October 20th, Nymeo will celebrate International Credit Union Day with thousands of fellow credit unions around the globe! As cooperatives, we believe in the spirit of people helping people.

 

 

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Financial Literacy & Safety

How Your Personal Finances Affect Your Heart Health
February 8, 2022

How Your Personal Finances Affect Your Heart Health

February is Heart Health Month, and the perfect time to evaluate your overall health in terms of your diet and exercise.

 

 

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How to Save Automatically
February 22, 2022

How to Save Automatically

Automatic savings simply means you have a process in place to save at regular intervals, whether that’s monthly, weekly, or daily.

 

 

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Make Saving Money Fun for Kids!
April 5, 2022

Make Saving Money Fun for Kids!

Last year, traveling during Spring Break still seemed like a bad idea due to COVID-19. This year, everyone is ready for a vacation. As we get excited to venture out whether during Spring Break or over the summer, we may lose focus on keeping safe.

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Vacation Safety
April 12, 2022

Tips on Keeping Safe During Vacation

Last year, traveling during Spring Break still seemed like a bad idea due to COVID-19. This year, everyone is ready for a vacation. As we get excited to venture out whether during Spring Break or over the summer, we may lose focus on keeping safe.

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Importance of Shred
May 10, 2022

Top Reasons You Should Shred

If you ever thought shredding was a waste of time, below are 4 reasons why you should do this at least once a year.

 

 

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Currency Conversions
June 7, 2022

Avoid Dynamic Currency Conversions When Traveling

When a merchant offers to convert your credit card transaction from the local currency into U.S. dollars, it might sound like a good idea because it is easier to but don’t be fooled. This is called dynamic currency conversion (DCC) and is an expensive and unnecessary fee for the cardholder.

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Financial Literacy
July 5, 2022

Financial Literacy for Kids

Summer is the perfect time to help children get a peek into how to effectively manage money.

 

 

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Protecting older adults from fraud and financial exploitation
August 23, 2022

Protecting Older Adults from Fraud and Financial Exploitation

On average, a victim of elder financial abuse loses $120,000 per incident. Losing money or possessions to scams, fraud, and exploitation can be especially devastating to older adults, who may not be able to earn back what they’ve lost.

Criminals will go out of their way to scam the elderly. Below are common scams to watch out for:

 

 

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Want to Be a Money Pro? Here’s How!
September 6, 2022

Want to Be a Money Pro? Here’s How!

While it may feel as if the only way to achieve financial success—or even stability—is with an advanced degree in mathematics, economics, or investing, the truth is you can be a money pro with these non-financial skills.

 

 

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Are you shredding or throwing away?
October 11, 2022

Are you shredding or throwing away?

As you probably know, identity theft is quickly becoming one of the most organized and costly crimes of our time. Although, as a society, we are slowly using digital means to store our information.

 

 

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Be “Scared” about the Latest Crypto Investment Scams
October 25, 2022

Be “Scared” about the Latest Crypto Investment Scams

“Pig slaughtering” or “pig butchering” may not sound like scams, but they are. These are the latest crypto scams that involves sophisticated, yet phony, cryptocurrency investment platforms. These scams are run by a fraud ring of cryptocurrency scammers who mine dating apps and other social media for victims and the scam is becoming increasingly popular.

 

 

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Online Banking

Online Banking
July 19, 2022

Learn About Our New Online Banking Features

In today’s world of financial uncertainty, it’s a good idea to have control over your money – spending, saving or adding security.

 

 

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Use Payment Apps with Caution
September 20, 2022

Use Payment Apps with Caution

Venmo, Zelle and other payment apps have limited or no fraud protection

Although Peer-to-Peer (P2P) apps, like Venmo or Zelle, are convenient, many consumers don’t realize these payment services offer no or limited fraud protection. There is a risk involved because once you send money digitally using these apps, it may be impossible to get it back.

 

 

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Home Improvement & Security

Top 10 Home Design & Improvement Trends
March 15, 2022

Top 10 Home Design & Improvement Trends

According to Realtor.com, there are definite design and home improvement trends this year.

 

 

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Secure Home Devices
July 12, 2022

Are Your Devices at Home Secure?

We all have technical gadgets at home now.

 

 

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How Pets Affect the Value of Your Home
October 4, 2022

How Pets Affect the Value of Your Home

If you’re one of the more than 84 million American households with at least one pet, your to-do list is a bit longer. We love our pets so much, but if you own a home, you should pay attention to this list before you decide to place it on the market:

 

 

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Stay Warm & Lower Your Energy Bill This Winter
November 29, 2022

Save Money and Winter-Proof Your Home

To lower your energy bill, take time to winterize your home with these following suggestions.

 

 

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