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Victor Lopes, Senior Investment Advisor with Credential Securities
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ACU Employee Spotlight: Getting to know Victor Lopes

The ACU Employee Spotlight series features some of the many people who work at the credit union, highlighting how their unique roles help members and the community every day. In…

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Federal budget impacts on homeowners
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Federal budget delivers game-changer for first-time homebuyers

Most Manitobans are well aware of how much real estate has skyrocketed in recent years. By the end of 2021, home prices in Winnipeg had risen by 9.6% year-over-year. In…

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Community Financial Centre - 10 years
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The power of 10

This year, ACU’s Community Financial Centre (CFC) is celebrating 10 years of building commerce through the power of community. CFC has long been a pillar in the community, helping create…

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Money tips

Vacation budget tips
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10 travel trips to make your vacation budget go far

Thinking of a dream vacation, but not sure exactly how you’ll pay for it? You can still afford to travel, even on a budget! Whether it’s a weekend getaway close…

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Victor Lopes, Senior Investment Advisor with Credential Securities
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ACU Employee Spotlight: Getting to know Victor Lopes

The ACU Employee Spotlight series features some of the many people who work at the credit union, highlighting how their unique roles help members and the community every day. In…

Read more ›
Federal budget impacts on homeowners
,

Federal budget delivers game-changer for first-time homebuyers

Most Manitobans are well aware of how much real estate has skyrocketed in recent years. By the end of 2021, home prices in Winnipeg had risen by 9.6% year-over-year. In…

Read more ›

Business growth

Community Financial Centre - 10 years
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The power of 10

This year, ACU’s Community Financial Centre (CFC) is celebrating 10 years of building commerce through the power of community. CFC has long been a pillar in the community, helping create…

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small business loan - Open for business

Small business loan 101: A step-by-step guide

Small businesses are a big deal. They account for almost 98% of all businesses in Canada and employ about 90% of its private-sector workforce. Yet only half of small businesses…

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small business funding

5 great choices for small business funding

If you’re an entrepreneur expanding your business, you’re always in need of working capital. Here are 5 great options to access cash flow.

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Community stories

Community Financial Centre - 10 years
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The power of 10

This year, ACU’s Community Financial Centre (CFC) is celebrating 10 years of building commerce through the power of community. CFC has long been a pillar in the community, helping create…

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Bringing composting to the workplace

For businesses looking to make a meaningful shift in their waste management practices, composting should be a priority. Working with Compost Winnipeg, initiating a commercial compost program is simple. Launched…

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Pollock's Hardware 100 years in the community

Celebrating a century at Pollock’s Hardware

The floorboards of Pollock’s Hardware Co-op on Main Street in Winnipeg’s North End have seen plenty of traffic. In fact, they’ve seen an entire century go by. Oh, if those…

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