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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

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Dealing with finances after the death of a loved one

Losing a loved one is one of the most difficult events we ever have to face. When it comes to emotional support, your friends and family, along with counselling services…

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Winnipeg’s tasty new ice cream shop could be instantly iconic

Who’s crazier…us for opening the first day of winter, or everyone coming for ice cream in this weather?” Winnipeg’s newest spot for cool treats was born out of the warmth…

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buy or lease office space

Should I buy or lease office space?

Similar to choosing a place to live, you have options when setting up your business location. And the biggest decision could be whether to buy or lease an office space. …

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Money tips

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Practical strategies to pay off your mortgage earlier

While it may be tempting to stretch out the term of your mortgage to keep your payments down, it will cost you more — much more — in the long run….

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Homebuying tips from ACU’s Mobile Mortgage Specialists

Buying a home can be simultaneously exciting and nerve-wracking. And with so much to consider and do, there never seems to be enough time. That’s why our team of ACU…

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7 money-saving tips for thrifty road trip travellers

Road trips: so fun and carefree, right? But whether you’re cruising the Manitoba highways, heading out of province or taking a trip across the border, they’re not always cheap.  Hitting…

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Business growth

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Winnipeg’s tasty new ice cream shop could be instantly iconic

Who’s crazier…us for opening the first day of winter, or everyone coming for ice cream in this weather?” Winnipeg’s newest spot for cool treats was born out of the warmth…

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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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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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Community stories

Big deal. So what if a few Indigenous languages are lost?

As a teenager, like most, ACU Brand & Campaign Specialist Lisa Delorme Meiler did not listen to her Elders when it came to language preservation. “I grew up francophone, and…

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Winnipeg’s tasty new ice cream shop could be instantly iconic

Who’s crazier…us for opening the first day of winter, or everyone coming for ice cream in this weather?” Winnipeg’s newest spot for cool treats was born out of the warmth…

Read more ›
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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