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How you can protect your finances during a financial crisis

How you can protect your finances during a financial crisis

During times of uncertainty, we naturally wonder what will happen next and what we should do to prepare — especially when it comes to our finances. If you’re wondering how…

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How to set up email

5 simple steps to set up your own email account

Whether you’re new to digital banking or already use it, there are some quick things you can do to make day-to-day transactions easier and faster. Having an email address is…

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True North Square Digital Advice Centre Assiniboine Credit Union

ACU’s new True North Square branch opens with a wow!

ACU’s newest branch brings the credit union right into the heart of Winnipeg. ACU’s brand new True North Square Financial Advice Centre opened its doors to the public on July…

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Save on big-ticket expenses while socially distancing

3 ways to save on big-ticket expenses while socially distancing

We’ve shown you four ways to save on everyday expense while social distancing, but what about the big ticket items that really add up? There are great ways to cut…

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4 ways to save on everyday purchases while socially distancing

4 ways to save on everyday purchases while socially distancing

In the midst of the current health crisis, people are aware of socially distancing, but also worried about their financial health. These thrifty tips can help you keep a little…

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Brilliant tips for post-secondary students to stretch their money

With the end of summer comes the mass return of students to campuses and classrooms. And while the reputation of the “poor student” is well known, that doesn’t mean you…

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Lending basics — Loans, lines of credit & credit scores

Lending basics — Loans, lines of credit & credit scores

If you need extra cash to get through the new day-to-day challenges that have popped up, or for big plans that have always been on your list — such as…

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Finance a home renovation
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How to finance a home renovation

While carrying out renovations on your home can be a daunting task, finding the money to finance it doesn’t have to be. There are plenty of financing options available to…

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10 steps to buying your first home

Buying a new home can be an exciting time. After all, you can finally move into a place you can call your own — whether you’re leaving that long-term rental…

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