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CCU Connect

Dive into a wealth of financial wisdom, gain insights into members' experiences, stay updated on community initiatives, and discover lifestyle tips for a well-rounded approach to personal and financial well-being.





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HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO RAISE A CHILD? PARENTHOOD FINANCE TIPS
 
Here’s a look at all the ways parenthood changes your finances — and how you can prepare for what’s to come.


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CCU'S COMMITMENT TO FINANCIAL EDUCATION

On International Day of Education, we uphold our commitment to empower individuals through financial knowledge.
 
 
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SAVE MORE IN 2024: BUILDING STRONG SAVING HABITS
 
Looking to save more in 2024? Check out this post on saving tips and services we offer to help you reach your goals. 


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THE BEST END-OF-YEAR MONEY MOVES TO MAKE

As we approach the end of 2023, let's organize our finances to begin 2024 with minimal stress. 
 
 
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BULL MARKETS VS. BEAR MARKETS: WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW

What does "Bull Market" and "Bear Market" mean, and what's crucial for new investors to understand about these concepts?
 

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NAVIGATING THE STRESS OF HOLIDAY FINANCES
 
The holiday season can sometimes put a strain on your finances. Learn how to manage holiday financial stress.
 

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HOW TO HANDLE MARKET
VOLATILITY
 
New to investing? Explore the world of market volatility and learn how to make smart investment decisions. 


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UNWRAPPING THE DANGERS OF HOLIDAY FRAUD

Fraudsters delight in using various tactics to take your money during the holidays. Learn about holiday fraud and ways to combat it.


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A CULINARY CHRISTMAS: KENTUCKY'S FAVORITE HOLIDAY FOODS

Explore some of Kentucky's most popular Christmas foods that add a dash of local flavor to holiday celebrations.
 

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HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS: KY'S FAVORITE CHRISTMAS MOVIES

Join Commonwealth Credit Union as we take a sleigh ride through Kentucky's favorite Christmas movies.
 
 
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MAXIMIZE YOUR SAVINGS: A GUIDE TO SMART BLACK FRIDAY SHOPPING

Take advantage of deals without breaking the bank using CCU's guide to Black Friday/Cyber Monday shopping. 


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FEAST ON A BUDGET: SAVVY TIPS FOR A WALLET-FRIENDLY THANKSGIVING
 
With some planning and creativity, you can still enjoy a bountiful Thanksgiving without breaking the bank.


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STOCKING STUFFER SUCCESS: UNIQUE GIFTS FOR EVERY AGE GROUP

Pick out the perfect stocking stuffers for everyone in your life with Commonwealth Credit Union's curated list! 


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BUILDING A LEGACY: CCU'S CELEBRATION PAVER PROGRAM
 
An initiative that means more than simply etching a name into stone. Honor the past, treasure the present, embrace the future. 
 
 
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BLACK HISTORY MONTH TEAM MEMBER SPOTLIGHT: LYNETTE

CCU is honored to shine a spotlight on one of our outstanding team members, Lynette Wooldridge. 


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BLACK HISTORY MONTH TEAM MEMBER SPOTLIGHT: JAMES
 
CCU is honored to shine a spotlight on one of our outstanding team members, James Williams. 
 
 
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BLACK HISTORY MONTH: OUR COMMITMENT TO INCLUSION
 
We proudly celebrate Black History Month by honoring trailblazers and emphasizing our commitment to diversity & inclusion. 


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WEAR RED, SHARE HOPE: CCU'S COMMITMENT TO HEART HEALTH
 
Kick off American Heart Month by wearing red and joining us in the fight against heart disease!


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YMCA BLACK ACHIEVERS: HONORING DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. 

Come together to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy through promoting diversity, inclusion, and excellence. 
 

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CCU SHINES IN 13 HOLIDAY EVENTS ACROSS THE BLUEGRASS

Join us as we reflect on the amazing memories made and festive fun had in various 2023 holiday events!
 
 
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HOW TO CHOOSE A REPUTABLE CHARITY

Whether you opt to stay small or go big, you can’t go wrong — as long as you’re supporting a reputable charity.
 

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CCU GEARS UP FOR SERIES OF HOLIDAY CELEBRATIONS

We are excited to be a part of a full slate of parades across the Central Kentucky and Louisville Metro Area!


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CHRISTMAS WITH CCU: MAKING YOUR HOLIDAYS MERRIER

Hear from our members about how Commonwealth Credit Union has made their holidays a little merrier!


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REFLECTING ON A REMARKABLE 2023 MEMBER APPRECIATION WEEK

Learn more about what Member Appreciation Week entails and reflect on its incredible 2023 edition!
 

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