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3 to Thrive: Holiday Spending

The holiday season is here. A time for festivities, cheer, and reunions with family and friends. But as we deck the halls, many of us will have something else on our mind: money. In fact, more than three in four Americans overspend during the holiday season, with the average household adding nearly $1,000 in debt.…

3 to Thrive: How to Succeed when Purchasing & Refinancing your Vehicle.

Check out this 3 to Thrive video for great tips on how to be successful when purchasing your next vehicle and financing it. What type of car buyer are you? Are you planning your next car purchase? Are you shopping around for the best deal on your next car? Are you an impulsive car shopper…

3 to Thrive: Home Equity Loans

Are You A Homeowner? Need A Loan? Learn the Benefits of Home Equity! Finance a Big Purchase with the equity you have built in your home. Watch this video to learn the differences between a Home Equity Loan and a Home Equity Line of Credit to see if a Home Equity loan might be right for you.…

Secure your Checking Account with Debit Alerts

Help keep your Thrive checking account secure by signing up for debit alerts. Sign up today! Receive a text message or e-mail when your card is used. Set custom alerts for transaction types and dollar amounts for: Purchases over a selected amount International purchases Online purchases Declined purchases You may change your alert preferences at…

First Auto Loan Basics

Basics of Getting Your First Auto Loan So you’ve decided to purchase your first new car. Congratulations! Thrive wants to help give you some basic tips as you work towards driving away in your new car. Paying Cash or Getting Your first Auto Loan? If you’ve been able to save and pay cash for your…

Five Financial Fails of 2017 & How to Turn them Around in 2018

According to a Go Banking Rates survey, 35 percent of adults in the United States have only a few hundred dollars in their savings accounts, and 34 percent say they have no savings at all. It can be hard to set money aside, especially when most Americans live pay check to pay check. Living expenses…

5 Low Cost Room Makeover Tips

Are you tired of looking at that hideous wall? Does walking barefoot on your carpet make you cringe? Is your space just another headache? Hopefully, the answer is no. But if so, we know exactly how it feels to dislike a room in your home. Also, we understand it can be expensive to completely redo a room,…

College Textbook Shopping Guide

“Do I have to buy the textbook?” If you’re a college student, chances are one person will ask this question the first week of class. I hear it more often than I should even though I’m thinking the question in my head. “Could I pass without it?” To many professors, this is an understandably offensive question…

Back to School: The Cheapest Stores and More Ways to Save Money on School Supplies

Back to school time means you have to purchase school supplies. While some kids dread the idea of summer coming to an end, many parents dread having to shop again. Thrive Credit Union understands that school supplies shopping can be difficult, especially when kids are trying to pick a folder with the perfect design. Lists can be large,…

Thrive Community Kids Day Recap

Thank you everyone who helped us celebrate the first anniversary of our Morrison branch! We had a great time listening to 104.1 WLBC, making sand art with the Muncie Children’s Museum, getting our faces painted, jumping in the bounce house and learning so much from the Muncie Fire Department, Delaware County Sherriff Department and Delaware…