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July 6, 2020
Our 2020 Annual Meeting has been rescheduled for Wednesday August 12 at 7pm at the Archer Community Room. Due to COVID-19, this year's event will be strictly a business meeting.Read More
July 1, 2020
* That debit card in your wallet doesn’t say anything about which team you’re cheering for. With Archer Credit Union’s new Pay with Pride debit card, you’ll be showing off your school pride wherever you go. Plus! For each purchase made with your Pride Card, we’ll make a donation to your high school! Bison, Eagle, Wildcat, and Centurion Pride Cards coming this Fall! If you're like us and can't wait, click the button to fill out a Request Form. Once you enter your information, submit it directly to us by clicking the button in the lower right hand corner.* As soon as your card order is placed...Read More
May 29, 2020
All of our lobbies will be open beginning Monday June 8, 2020. We are really excited to finally be able to help you with all of your banking needs face-to-face in our lobbies! If you are feeling unwell, please know that all banking services are still accessible through our Central City and St. Paul drive-thrus. Our ATMs in Central City, Dannebrog, and St. Paul (as well as our MoneyPass ATM Network ) are all 24-hours and geared up ready to help you with your cash needs. We also have a number of online and mobile banking services so you can access your money from wherever you are. Click the...Read More
April 14, 2020
One of the most critical elements of the CARES Act is the plan to distribute stimulus checks to many Americans. We've compiled all of the most important information regarding these payments and how they affect you. 1. Am I eligible? According to the IRS website , the following individuals are eligible to receive these Economic Impact Payments. Taxpayers who filed tax returns in 2018 and 2019 and most seniors and retirees with adjusted gross income up to: $75,000 for individuals $112,500 for head of household filers and $150,000 for married couples filing joint returns Taxpayers will receive a...Read More
April 9, 2020
So most of us have a home-office desk that is currently swimming in papers. You too? Well we've got a solution to at least part of the problem with our hassle-free electronic statements. Here's just a few of the benefits we think you'll enjoy: Receive a notification in your inbox as soon as your statement is ready to view. You won't have to wait for the statement to come in the mail. The end of all that paper-clutter. Wanna know the best part? When you enroll in e-statements, all of your statements will be catalogued in one location on your online banking. It's a one-stop shop for all your...Read More
April 7, 2020
April is Credit Union Youth Month and we're celebrating by looking at the many different ways that the real world can teach our kiddos about money and the importance of managing money wisely. Today, we're taking a look at David's wish for an air hockey table and how that helped him understand more about budgets. Air Hockey and Budgets David’s friend, Mikey, had the most awesome basement ever. It had a ping-pong table, a foosball table and an air hockey table. That’s why David loved going over to Mikey’s house to play. But David wanted an air-hockey table of his own. “Can we get one, Mom?...Read More
April 6, 2020
When it comes to smart money management, transparency is key. For adults, that means keeping accurate records. But how can young children get a real sense of how much of their money goes to spending and how much they’re saving? It can be done by providing them with a simple, visual system for dividing their money. Instead of an old-fashioned piggy bank, consider using three clear glass jars. As soon as your child is old enough to do basic chores without much supervision, consider assigning a dollar amount for each week to the work they do. Give them the aforementioned three jars and label...Read More
April 3, 2020
Legislation was passed recently that provides small businesses with the financial assistance they need through the SBA (Small Business Administration). There are two separate programs available: The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL). The following comparison chart illustrates each program as we understand them right now. U.S. Small Business Administration PAYCHECK PROTECTION PROGRAM The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act allocates $350 billion to help small businesses keep workers employed amid the pandemic and economic downturn...Read More
April 1, 2020
Spend 5 minutes with a child, and you know they are constantly wanting to learn. We are here to hold your hand as you start to teach your kids about finances. Here's just a couple of ways to get started today: Take your kids with you on your next visit to Archer Credit Union. Let them watch you balance your checkbook. Show your kids how you pay your bills so they know that electricity, water, gas, phones and cable all cost money. Give them a budget for an item they want and let them choose which one to buy. Let your kids work to pay for an expensive gadget or a special trip they really want...Read More

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