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This blog is packed with educational resources, online banking tutorials, newsworthy stories and kudos to employees who are making a difference. 

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WCU Employees Finding Benefits In New Roles: Bob's Story

Bob is one of the friendly faces of Workers former tellers turned virtual staff who members will recognize on the video screen when they use a Video Teller ATM. His new role has made a huge different in his quality of life.

Oct 15, 2021

How to Avoid Texting Scams

Category: Fraud Prevention

Have you ever received a text message from an unknown number? We review ways that criminals are using text messages to steal your identity and tips on how to avoid being scammed.

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Oct 05, 2021

Social Media Scams: Memes and Quizzes

Category: Fraud Prevention

Social media quizzes are fun to take and often produce hilarious results. But what if we told you there is actually a malicious purpose to these presumably harmless activities?

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Sep 30, 2021

For Mobile Deposit Only: How to Use Our Remote Deposit Feature

Category: How Tos Tag: Mobile Banking

Workers mobile deposit lets you make a check deposit on the fly – Turn that paper check into a digital deposit quickly, and securely with these easy steps.

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Sep 28, 2021

New, Member-Focused Website Makes it Easier than Ever to Get Financial Wellness Help, Open an Account or Apply for a Loan Online

Category: Press

Through user feedback, behavior data and best practices, the new site was designed with members in mind to improve their experience and provide content based on their user journey.

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Sep 27, 2021

Choosing the Right Business Banking Team

Category: Business

Developing a relationship with a business banker is as important as choosing the right accountant or lawyer for your business. Here are some things to consider.

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Sep 14, 2021

Q&A: What to Consider When Buying Insurance

Category: Insurance

Workers Insurance Agency Account Executive Tara Fawe shares answers to common questions about the value of using a local, independent insurance agent.

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Sep 13, 2021

Setting a Retirement Savings Goals

Category: Retirement

Learn about what factors to consider when planning for retirement.

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Sep 13, 2021

Offering Financial Wellness as an Employee Benefit Can Attract and Retain Workers

Category: Business

Enhanced benefits are one way that employers can set themselves apart. Here's why you should consider offering financial wellness as an employee benefit.

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Sep 03, 2021

Workers Recognized for Best in Banking Annual Report

Category: Press Tags: Awards & RecognitionThe Financial Brand

Well-known industry publication, The Financial Brand, recently recognized the work of the Workers Credit Union marketing team in an article titled Gallery: 29 of the Best Annual Reports in Banking.

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Sep 01, 2021

Starting Your Financial Wellness Journey: Mistakes to Avoid

Categories: Financial WellnessYoung Adults

We review some common missteps that can have long-term consequences when beginning your financial wellness journey.

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Aug 09, 2021

Retirement Plan Considerations for Different Stages of Life

Category: Retirement

Throughout your career, retirement planning will likely be one of the most important components of your overall financial plan. Each life stage comes with it’s own challenges, like reaching your peak earnings years, and the potential expenses that come with age. We'll review the things you should consider at each stage.

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Aug 09, 2021

The First Meeting: What to Ask Your Financial Coach

Category: Financial Wellness Tags: BudgetingCredit ScoreSavings

A look at what you will need to bring to your first appointment with a Workers Way Financial Coach and what questions you should be asking.

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Aug 04, 2021

Safe Summer Travel: Tips to Secure Your Financial Information

Category: How Tos

As many of us look ahead to summer travel, safety is top of mind. Make sure you add securing your financial information to your checklist.

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Aug 01, 2021

Adapting to a Changing Industry

Category: Press Tag: Banker & Tradesman

Banker & Tradesman highlight Workers in their article about adapting to change in the banking industry.

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Jul 23, 2021

WCU Employees Finding Benefits In New Roles: Bob's Story

Category: Culture Tag: Employee Recognition

Bob is one of the friendly faces of Workers former tellers turned virtual staff who members will recognize on the video screen when they use a Video Teller ATM. His new role has made a huge different in his quality of life.

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Jul 21, 2021

Life Insurance at Various Stages

Category: Insurance

Your need for life insurance changes as your life changes. When you’re young, you typically have less need for life insurance, but that changes as you take on more responsibility and your family grows. Then, as your responsibilities once again begin to diminish, your need for life insurance may decrease.

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Jul 18, 2021

And the Survey Says...

Category: Press Tag: Leominster Champion

The Leominster Champion reviews Workers Credit Union's survey results on feeling stressed about money.

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Jul 12, 2021

Estate Transfer Strategies and Tax Basics

Category: Retirement Tag: Estate Transfer Strategies

Learn why income tax basis can be an important factor when making a gift.

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Jun 24, 2021

Life Insurance Basics

Category: Insurance

Life insurance is an agreement between you and an insurer that the beneficiary of your choosing will be paid a certain sum of money after you've passed. Proper life insurance coverage should provide peace of mind, knowing that those you care about will be financially protected.

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Jun 22, 2021

Workers Gaining Recognition for Their Use of Technology in Branches

Category: Press Tag: ATM Marketplace

Workers Chief Banking Officer, Peter Rice, speaks on how technology doesn't equate to employees losing their jobs.

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