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Maryland Heights, MO 63146

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Wildwood, MO 63040

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Manchester, MO 63011

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St. Louis, MO 63128

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Electro Savings Credit Union Posts

What happens when you truly believe in what you sell?

Author: Jim Struble

My first job was at a Burger King in Sparta, WI. Those that know me understand that I value a meal consisting of a burger and fries! When it came to selling to our customers, my favorite burger to recommend was the Gilbert Brown Burger. Don’t recognize the name? Gilbert Brown was a mountain of a man who played for the Green Bay Packers during the timeframe I worked at Burger King. He was so recognizable and popular, the restaurant chain capitalized on this fact in Wisconsin and named a double whopper (with double everything but pickles) after him. It

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Teach Your Children Well

Author: Stephanie Armas

Are you teaching your children good saving habits? For some, saving money is just downright tough, and for others, it’s the first thing they do each paycheck, but wherever you fall in that spectrum, it’s important to remember your kids are learning from you. Each year the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) celebrates Youth Month. A whole month dedicated to getting kids and teens excited about saving money and helping them to be more financially literate. From the Youth Savings Challenge to in-class presentations, we’re here to make saving fun and accessible to all our members. Here are some fun

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Linda Robinson makes the home loan process personal again

Author: Stephanie Armas

Buying a home can be daunting and full of uncertainties, so during the buying process, it’s crucial to have someone you can trust and turn to for financial advice. With over 20 years of mortgage experience, Electro Savings Credit Union’s Mortgage Loan Processor, Linda Robinson, is here to listen to your needs, provide options and walk you through your entire home-buying journey. “A lot of people are unfamiliar with mortgages and what steps need to be taken to purchase a home,” said Robinson. “This is a huge decision for members, so I really take my time explaining their options.” When

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Paying Off Credit Card Debt Doesn’t Have to be Impossible

Author: Stephanie Armas

Do you regularly carry a balance on your credit card? You’re not alone, the average U.S. household has an estimated $6,929 in revolving debt.* So how do you end the cycle of always having a balance on your credit card? Here are some helpful tips to get you started. Don’t spend what you can’t pay back. To help eliminate paying interest, or worse, late charges, only spend what you can afford to pay back at the end of the month. Treat your credit card like cash, if you couldn’t buy it with your debit card, don’t buy it with your

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Happy International Women’s Day!

Author: Jim Struble

Happy International Women’s Day to you all! I’ve had some amazing women whose presence have graced my life; mothers, sisters, my spouse, coworkers, daughters and everything in between. My mentor is a female credit union CEO in Minnesota, my mentee is a woman at Electro, my heroes are my sisters, the most influential people in my life are the women I’ve called mom, my heart belongs to my wife, and my future belongs to my three daughters. I look up to each and every one of them and so many more not listed. There exists a long history of discrimination

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Behind on Auto Payments? You’re Not Alone.

Author: Lisa Farnen

If you feel like you’ve been struggling to keep up with car payments, you’re not alone: According to a recent report from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, over 7 million Americans are at least 90 days behind on their auto loans. It’s no secret that increased financial stress can weigh heavily on your personal well-being. The good news is, your credit union and our financial wellness partner, GreenPath can support you with the tools and resources needed to handle these types of situations. Here are a few tips on how to avoid late auto loan payments. Take a deep

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Where’s my rooftop? I need to go yell something!

Author: Jim Struble

Last week I had the pleasure of spending time with some of our state legislators for the Credit Union Missouri Day at the Capitol. For some this might feel a snooze-fest, but for me it felt like a birthday present that landed on my doorstep a week before the big day! These are generally pretty standard days. You hear a good speaker or two, attend a panel discussion, and then get a chance to go talk to legislators about credit union issues and your mission. Ours was pretty special this year for a few reasons: WE HAVE A STORY TO

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8 Valentine’s Day Hacks

Author: Lisa Farnen

It’s time to celebrate the significant other in your life! If you’re thinking that means pricey gifts, expensive dates and blowing an entire day’s salary on a restaurant meal, think again. There’s no need to drain your wallet while trying to create the perfect Valentine’s Day. Instead, use these eight hacks for a dream Valentine’s Day that doesn’t break the budget. Dine In Restaurants typically up their prices when the whole world is going out to eat, so you’ll likely be paying extra just because it’s Valentine’s Day. Plus, trying to carry on a conversation in a noisy restaurant while

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Being a “Fred”

Author: Jim Struble

When you go to work, I hope you feel great pride in what you do. I also hope you take pride in what your company does and who your company “is.” More than anything, I hope you know you are doing good in this world, and that your work and your company’s values are aligned with your own personal values. No organization is perfect… in fact that is part of the fun in going to work! You get to move the needle through how you treat others, through suggestions on how to improve, and through the work itself. If you

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