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Asterisk is Assiniboine Credit Union’s blog. Our financial advisors and industry experts share tips on how to grow and manage your wealth, and help make your dreams come true. Read about Money Doing More in action, and discover why connecting your values with your finances, matters.

Latest Articles

where to invest your company profits

Where to invest your company profits

When you’ve had a good business year, brought in revenue and made a profit, what do you do next? Should you reinvest it in your company, or should you branch…

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ACU Celebrate! “Best For The World™” achievement is force for good

Celebrate! “Best For The World™” achievement is force for good

The B Corp movement is underway and growing, with a purpose to radically transform the global economy for the benefit of all people, communities and the planet as a whole….

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business networking tips

5 surprising secrets to networking success

Networking is tough. According to a study in Harvard Business Review, “many (professionals) understandably see it as brown-nosing, exploitative and inauthentic.” That same study, however, proves networking boosts sales. Lawyers…

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Money tips

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Quiz: What kind of investor am I?

Are you willing to take big risks for a big reward? Or do you err on the side of caution, preferring to stick with the tried and true? There’s no…

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Why you need life insurance before a ‘stop sign moment’

Many people don’t realize the importance of life insurance — until it’s almost too late. While we hope an unfortunate situation never happens to you or your loved ones, sometimes…

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Renter's Insurance - Stay protected
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Do I really need renter’s insurance?

This is a guest post from Kelly Melchor, Executive Director of Winnipeg Insurance Brokers. Winnipeg Insurance Brokers Limited is a fully-owned subsidiary of Assiniboine Credit Union, which means we can…

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Business growth

where to invest your company profits

Where to invest your company profits

When you’ve had a good business year, brought in revenue and made a profit, what do you do next? Should you reinvest it in your company, or should you branch…

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Small business cash flow crisis

7 ways to avoid a business cash flow crisis

No business, whether it’s a brand new startup or a longtime enterprise, can survive without cash flow. Cash flow is the movement of cash into or out of a business…

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Ronald McDonald House Charities Manitoba - Groundbreaking of new house

Ronald McDonald House Charities Manitoba breaks ground on new house to help more families

Ronald McDonald House Charities Manitoba is transforming itself into even more of a home-away-from-home for sick children and their families as they navigate some of the hardest times of their…

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Community stories

ACU Celebrate! “Best For The World™” achievement is force for good

Celebrate! “Best For The World™” achievement is force for good

The B Corp movement is underway and growing, with a purpose to radically transform the global economy for the benefit of all people, communities and the planet as a whole….

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ACU and B corp

ACU and B Corp — We’re in good company!

Update from ACU, July 2021 ACU has been named a Best For The World B Corp in the categories of Governance and Customers, who are the member-owners of the credit…

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Nicole Lavallee, Assiniboine Credit Union

ACU Employee Spotlight: Getting to know Nicole Lavallee

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

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