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While college is the obvious next step for many North Carolina high school graduates, it isn’t the only one. Today, about 30% of grads choose not to attend college, and that number could rise with the increasing cost of tuition, student loans and the COVID-19 pandemic. Whether college seems out of reach financially or you’d prefer to start adulthood in a different way, consider ...

Dion is back in the studio with Jeffrey Griffin. They are joined by special guest, Carla Hooker, one of our CFS Financial Advisors to share what she does as a financial advisor. CFS is an acronym for CUSO Financial Services, L.P.Today, the three dive into what a certified financial planner is and what they can help you accomplish.  Carla helps in clarifying questions around tax ...

The PACU Foundation gifted a total of $18,000 to six charities to increase their capacity to help North Carolina residents in times of financial hardship.

Welcome back to the studio with Dion Williams and Jeffrey Griffin! In Episode 8, Dion and Jeffrey dive into the auto buying world. What options are out there for you? What do you need to look at or need to know when you are trading your vehicle for another? Dion will also discuss the importance of prequalifying for a loan before you go to the dealership. Tune in to learn the an ...

Welcome back again to the studio with Dion Williams and Jeffrey Griffin!  As always, Dion sheds light on the fine print.The two discuss the ins and outs of the "Buy Now, Pay Later" feature that many use in our retail world.Instant gratification can be great, but what is it really costing you?  Check that fine print, make sure you look at your statements, check your automatic dr ...

Hello Winston Salem and PACU Family!  Dion is back in the WSJS studio with Jeffrey Griffin.  During this segment, the two are joined by PACU's own Jobana Semones as the three discuss the new Youth Program that just launched at Piedmont Advantage.  Semones sheds light on a very important topic surrounding our younger generation today; lack of financial literacy.  Listen in as th ...

If Piedmont Advantage Credit Union’s IT department resembles most IT departments, there’s usually no public limelight or gravitas.

Welcome New Hires! Piedmont Advantage Credit Union welcomes the following new teammates to the PACU family!

Piedmont Advantage Credit Union has had several teammates that have received promotions or achievements that we would like to celebrate!

Welcome back to another episode of Headlines and Fine Print with Dion Williams! Dion is back in the WSJS studio with Jeffrey Griffin discussing topics and pain points that all Americans are seeing currently.  Rising rates, financing options, inflation, what to expect to happen in the future, how long will this all last?  All of these questions are touched on in Episode 5.  Dio ...

Headquartered in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and founded in 1949 within the aviation industry, Piedmont Advantage Credit Union (PACU) serves member-owners, who reside, work, worship, attend school or operate a business in one of the six counties it serves in North Carolina or who are employed by one of its many employer companies. These six counties are Davie, Forsyth, Guilford, Iredell, Mecklenburg and Rockingham.

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