Month: December 2017

Consumers Making Impact Through Giving

Ohioans contributed $5.1 billion to charitable efforts, according to The Chronicle of Philanthropy’s most recent data. Local consumers are making a difference in their communities and beyond via money and time. It’s important to consumers, especially millennials, that the companies they do business with make it a priority to give back to the community as

Don’t Let Holiday Magic Make Your Finances Disappear

While the excitement of the holidays and the gift-giving season can be a magical time for children, adults face a plethora of additional expenses during the last two months of the year. Whether its gifts, food, decorations, the perfect outfit for that holiday party, or airfare to visit family – there’s no denying the holidays

How Do Merchant Data Breaches Affect Your Identity?

Every year millions of Americans become victims of fraud due to merchant data breaches. And, with the recent Equifax breach, which affected 145.5 million people, chances are your information has been compromised. Although most consumers have probably only heard about a few breaches, more than 1,100 data security breaches have occurred thus far this year

Five ways to keep your marriage out of the red

  It’s no secret that weddings are expensive; you plan for months, and when you return home from your honeymoon, the excitement of living your lives together begins with paying off wedding debt. For 62 percent of Ohioans, this means discussing finances as a couple for the first time, according to the Ohio Credit Union