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Where to Find White Rose’s Routing Number on Your Check

December 07, 2017 | WHITE ROSE CREDIT UNION

Where is the routing number located on a check? Whether you need to set up direct deposit or transfer money to pay bills – you may be asked for your financial institution’s routing number. You can find that number on the bottom left portion of the checks provided when you open a checking account.

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Discover the Right Way to Fill Out a Check

December 06, 2017 | WHITE ROSE CREDIT UNION

Writing a check may fall under the list of things they didn’t teach in school. But no worries, learning how to write a check is easy. Follow this guide if you’ve never written a check or just need a refresher.

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7 Simple Tips for How to Manage Credit Cards Wisely

November 29, 2017 | WHITE ROSE CREDIT UNION

If you don’t use a credit card responsibly, it’s extremely easy to fall into debt up to your eyeballs. Credit cards are powerful tools that can help or hurt your money management skills. Discover how to manage credit cards wisely so you can fully enjoy their benefits.

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Follow these Holiday Shopping Precautions to Avoid Common Scams

November 22, 2017 | WHITE ROSE CREDIT UNION

It’s not surprising that the holidays are filled with scams and fraudulent schemes. Consumers spend a ton of…

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A Beginner’s Guide to Certificates of Deposit (CDs)

November 15, 2017 | WHITE ROSE CREDIT UNION

What is a CD or certificate of deposit? Where can you get them? How do they work? Why would someone choose a CD over a different type of savings strategy? If you need a quick lesson on CDs, keep reading.

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What You Need to Know about White Rose’s Overdraft Fees

November 01, 2017 | WHITE ROSE CREDIT UNION

How do overdraft fees work? What are White Rose Credit Union’s specific overdraft fees? We’re answering all of our most frequently-asked questions about the overdraft fee here.

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Enroll in Direct Deposit for these 7 Incredible Benefits

October 25, 2017 | WHITE ROSE CREDIT UNION

82% of U.S. workers were paid via direct deposit in 2016, according to NACHA. That’s an 8% rise from 2011. Direct deposit still continues to gain popularity, and 87% of users are happy with the service. For those who have yet to enroll, what are the benefits of direct deposit and why should you sign up for this free service?

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Ask these 7 Questions Before Choosing Your Next Savings Account

October 11, 2017 | Jen Swanner

Experts agree that you should have 3-6 months’ worth of living expenses saved at any given time. This can be a lofty goal for many, but it’s still important to work towards. The success of this goal often depends on the types of saving accounts you use. Choosing a savings account can be an overwhelming task.

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3 Money Saving Techniques Anyone Can Use

October 04, 2017 | Jen Swanner

Did you know that around 26% of Americans have no savings set aside for emergencies? This alarming statistic doesn’t have to be your reality. There are fun money saving tips out there you can use to build up your savings for any kind of goal.

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7 Signs You Are Financially Stable

September 27, 2017 | Jen Swanner

Most people want to discover how to become financially stable in their own lives. Financial stability can improve your overall quality of life, and make it easier to accomplish your long-term goals. These 7 signs of financial health will help you determine if you still have work to do.

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