Published on Sep 18, 2017
You know you should have an emergency fund, but where do you start? The key word is "start." Check out our latest blog post to learn how to start building up your emergency fund.
Published on Sep 05, 2017
Are you the kind of person who has a taste for fine wine, but can only afford a beer budget? It’s okay, we understand. College can be expensive. Actually, let’s scratch that; college IS expensive. However, there are multiple money saving tips that can save you cash and increase your savings.
Published on Aug 28, 2017
Most of us have heard of the saying, “Dress for the job you want, not the job you have.” If you want to advance in your current position, move up in the company, or transfer to a better job, always be prepared to sell yourself. However, if your bank account isn’t overflowing with cash, don’t worry! Follow these tips and tricks to dress for success in the workforce, all the while saving yourself some moolah.
Published on Aug 21, 2017
J. Lo was right. “Love don’t cost a thing.” Whether you’re a homebody or an adventure seeker, these entertaining date night ideas are for anyone who doesn’t want to bust their budget. Here are 10 affordable and fun date night ideas you can experience with your partner.
Published on Aug 12, 2017
Sometimes in life money can be tight. So can our jeans. Good NEWS! You don’t have to break the bank to eat healthy. Eating right can be affordable, suitable, and nutritious. Here are seven tips and tricks to ensure your buttons and your budget don’t bust!
Published on Aug 07, 2017
It’s on our phones. It’s on our newsfeeds. It’s on our TVs. We see it in the movies we watch, the songs we listen to, the stories we read. We dream of it. It’s what we imagine when our head hits the pillow and our heavy eyelids close shut each night. A far away land – paradise. If you're ready to plan your dream vacation check out our latest blog post to learn how to travel on a budget.
Published on Jul 31, 2017
Let’s face the facts. Sometimes schools don’t do the best on preparing millennials on managing their money and figuring out finances. Once you graduate college and enter the real world, you are bombarded with student loan debt, bills, and everyday expenses. Don’t panic. No need to rummage through the pizza grease and beer stained sofa cushions for spare change. Here are the top banking tips, from the experts, so you can stay on top of your finances and sweep your worries under the rug.
Published on Jul 03, 2017
Recently, we launched Apple Pay, Android Pay, and Samsung Pay, allowing you to add your Collins Debit and Credit Cards to your digital wallet.
It has come to our attention that some members are experiencing issues when trying to add their card(s) to, and pay wit...
Published on Jun 29, 2017
Effective July 31, 2017, the base-level rate for our Share Savings Plus, IRA Savings, Roth IRA Savings, Coverdell Education Savings, STAR Teen, and Money Market account will change from .10% to .05% APY. If you have any questions please call 800-475-1150. Thank you for...
Published on Jun 27, 2017
It’s hard to believe that the cool, crisp days of fall are just around the corner, but it’s almost time for kickoff! This year, we've partnered with Bravo Sports Marketing to offer discounted Hawkeye and Cyclone football tickets.
Published on Jun 13, 2017
In July, our website, www.collinscu.org
, is getting an upgrade. With the new site, enjoy more accessible information, new content, a personalized experience, interactive tools, and more.
Easy Access to CU...
Published on Apr 20, 2017
Adventureland tickets will be on sale starting May 1, 2017, at all Collins Community CU branches. Children and adult tickets are $32.00 each (kids 3 and under are free) and you must be a Collins Community CU member to purchase. Remember, d...
Published on Feb 09, 2017
This contest ended 02/16/17.
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