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What to do with your tax refund this year?

The only thing American’s enjoy about tax season is the prospect of a refund. While it might be tempting to splurge on something you want, consider ways that you can use the refund to put yourself in a healthier financial position.

Buying a home is exciting but can also be stressful. Use this handy guide to the many types of mortgages so you can determine which might be best for you.

You know how important your credit score is to your financial health, but do you know how your credit score gets calculated? There are five categories that make up your FICO score, the model that most lenders use. Knowing what gets calculated, and how, will help you understand how to keep your credit score healthy.

COGNITION, Davie County’s newest community-driven, interactive learning center received a $10,000 sponsorship from Piedmont Advantage Credit Union to assist with the mission of creating an interactive space for children, families, and the community to acquire knowledge through adventurous play, investigative learning, and creative growth.

Looking to buy your first home? There are several steps first-time homebuyers needs to take before they can become a homeowner. This infographic will walk you through the ten steps to buying your first house and getting a mortgage.

There’s nothing fun about paying taxes, but the more you know, the more you can save. For many, tax season brings stress about filing on time and money that might be owed. When navigating the world of tax preparation, it can help to know common tax write-offs and deductions you can claim. Piedmont Advantage Credit Union helps you understand these six common tax deductions to keep more of your hard-earned cash.

So it’s the holiday season. “Deck the Halls” and colored lights and the madhouse at the mall. It’s a special time when you should have a laser-sharp focus on one thing: Buying a big pile of fancy presents for everyone you know.

Members of the $7.6 million Fayetteville Postal Credit Union have approved a merger into the $358 million Piedmont Advantage Credit Union at a special meeting on November 20, 2019.

It’s the holiday season with lots of gift-buying to be done. So let’s examine your options.
First, you could go to the mall, the outlet shops or that row of big-box stores near the highway. The drawbacks? Traffic snarls, parking problems, long lines, snooty sales clerks and frustration when the items you want are all sold out.

Once upon a time, some clever person decided to decode the “Twelve Days of Christmas” and figure out how much it might cost to procure the turtle doves, golden rings and leaping lords as gifts for a loved one.

Headquartered in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and founded in 1949 within the airline industry, Piedmont Advantage Credit Union (PACU) now serves member-owners, who reside, work or worship in one of the eight communities it serves in North Carolina or who are employed by one of its many employer companies. These eight communities are in Forsyth, Guilford, Mecklenburg, Cumberland, Duplin, Iredell, New Hanover and Rockingham counties. A nonprofit cooperative financial institution, PACU has 10 branches throughout its service region and employs a workforce of over 100.

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