December 01, 2022
The White House announced the student loan payment pause has been extended through June 2023. Consider these 3 strategies when deciding how to best prepare for when payments resume.
November 22, 2022
Business owners may not realize it, but they have amazing superpowers they can pass along to others! It's time to Give Big.
November 22, 2022
If your business paid employees qualifying wages from March 30, 2020, to September 30, 2021, you may be eligible for Employee Retention Tax Credits.
November 22, 2022
SBA Express Loans are a great way to fund a range of business needs, including expansion or renovation, equipment or real estate purchases, debt refinancing, or even working capital.
November 22, 2022
Community Choice is proud to offer fraud prevention tools to help businesses mitigate risk of loss and protect against possible payment deception.
November 17, 2022
When scammers do their dirty work, they hope to catch you off guard and unprepared to fend off the attack. Let’s get ahead of the storm by looking at some recent scams, plus a few tips and tricks to help protect you.
November 03, 2022
Michigan teachers are helping to create a better tomorrow for our children. To show our gratitude, Community Choice team members statewide packed 1,000 supply boxes for teachers in several Michigan school districts.
October 28, 2022
You may have scrolled past some recent headlines touting changes to “COLA.” While these reports have nothing to do with soft drinks, there are certainly many members who will find the financial news within refreshing.
October 12, 2022
Can you smell the pumpkin spice in the air? Same here. The tell-tale signs of autumn are everywhere. As temperatures drop and leaves start falling, make sure you credit score doesn't follow suit.
September 20, 2022
If you have people — children, a spouse, older parents — life insurance is a key ingredient to a sound financial plan, much like an emergency fund and a retirement account.
October 04, 2022
A healthy savings plan starts with paying yourself first — Targets, our new goal-based e-Banking saving tool was created to do just that.
August 17, 2022
Spending time with our neighbors is a time-honored tradition at Community Choice. We gather to celebrate members and we congregate to Give Big. It’s who we are. Community isn’t just in our name — it’s in our hearts.
August 08, 2022
What is a credit score, who has one, and when is it used? Expand your financial knowledge with these credit score basics.
July 25, 2022
Sky-high prices aren’t limited to the grocery store – inflation is everywhere. Let's explore how rate bumps might impact your future loan payments.
July 14, 2022
As summer starts to fade, another school year is on the horizon. In preparation for a successful education, we're supporting kids and families one backpack at a time.
June 13, 2022
Linking your Kroger Shopper's Card to support the Community Choice Foundation takes two minutes and is free!
May 25, 2022
The word "budget" has been misunderstood for far too long. Too many hear that word and immediately think it means "restricting" or "doing without." But it doesn't have to.
May 19, 2022
You’re never too old, or too young, to learn sound financial habits. From kindergarten to graduation, and beyond, financial education is the gift that keeps on giving.
May 17, 2022
All good things must come to an end – and that applies to the upcoming end of federal student loan payment relief measures. It’s time to take steps for when the relief programs end.
May 13, 2022
At Community Choice, we believe that learning financial lessons should start early and change as the child grows. That’s why we support financial education in the classroom and want to help teachers who share in our belief.
May 07, 2022
We just want to take a few moments to wish all the moms, grandmas, Godmothers, aunts, mother-figures, and anyone else who plays the role of “mother” a Happy Mother’s Day!
We don’t know what we would do without you.
April 28, 2022
Spring is here and you’re busier than ever. Let us help you eliminate one of your errands. At Community Choice, we specialize in convenience and easy access to your accounts.
April 21, 2022
When it comes to autos, there are three distinctly different types of consumers: those who only buy new, those who only buy used, and those who only lease.
Which one are you?
April 13, 2022
With prices rapidly rising on everyday items, perhaps your savings plan has gone by the wayside. These tips will help you find more money in your budget – starting with saving at the grocery store.
April 06, 2022
April is National Credit Union Youth Month. That means we’ll focus on our young savers and spenders. In today’s economy, kids can easily get confused as swipes, clicks, and scans have taken the place of actual money changing hands. With so many transactions turning to digital, the reality is that teaching kids good financial habits is an important and valuable life skill.
March 25, 2022
Thanks to a change in Michigan’s auto insurance laws, many drivers will soon be receiving an unexpected refund! The Michigan Catastrophic Claims Association (MCCA) is refunding $400 per eligible vehicle insured on an active Michigan auto policy as of October 31, 2021. The checks are being disbursed to eligible Michiganders as part of a surplus related to insurance requirements in the state.
March 24, 2022
You might have noticed that we talk a lot about interest rates in Community Conversations. We do so because understanding how interest rates affect your finances will help you make smart choices and help you get the most for your money.
March 17, 2022
Have you ever heard the expression, “the best defense is a good offense?” It can be applied to just about any project or goal. Here are a couple of examples.
March 08, 2022
For many years, research has shown that women in the U.S. are approved for less when they apply for credit products and are more likely to be denied outright. Perhaps because of this, women also put off applying for credit, even when they need it to get on solid financial ground.
March 02, 2022
With spring just a few weeks away, it’s a good bet that many homeowners are considering home improvements. And why not? Spring is the perfect time to turn your dreams into reality.
February 23, 2022
If you’re a regular reader of our Community Conversations blog site, you know that we talk a lot about interest rates and the importance of keeping track of your credit score. The two go hand in hand, as rates are mostly determined by your score.
One of the key ways you can save your hard-earned money is to avoid throwing it away on high interest rates.
February 18, 2022
We are proud to celebrate Black History Month and the diversity of our industry. Together, we help advance the credit union movement, bringing affordable and fair products and services to our members.
February 08, 2022
We know you need your card to be two things: convenient and secure.
February 02, 2022
With the shift to colder temperatures and a few inches of fresh snow to make it look as cold as it feels, it’s natural to bump up the thermostat a few degrees as we hunker down for the remaining winter months. But if you find yourself in limbo between wanting to be warm but worrying about the cost of your utility bills, try following a few of these tips to reduce your energy usage between now and the warmer weather.
January 19, 2022
The holidays are over, the decorations have been put away, and it’s time for life to get back to normal. Normal, with a few more bills.
January 10, 2022
The new year is a time for new beginnings. Are you ready to make money resolutions that stick?