All posts by Achieva Credit Union

Inexpensive Ways to Make College Feel More Like Home

Inexpensive Ways to Make College Feel More Like Home

By | Articles, College Life | No Comments
The Fall semester is here and it brings numerous challenges to new college students. For those living in a dorm for the first time, it can be hard to study because of homesickness. Many freshmen students are overwhelmed by the change in responsibility, as well as missing their parents and siblings. So, how do we make college feel more like home without breaking the bank? We have 4 inexpensive tips below. What is homesickness about? Contrary to popular belief, "homesickness isn't necessarily about home." It's more about our basic needs for love, protection, and security. While attempting to make college...
Read More
Extra Funding to Support Your Successful Business Ideas

Extra Funding to Support Your Successful Business Ideas

By | Articles, Business | No Comments
Resources make a huge difference between thriving or failing. The right employees, equipment, and determination will help your business succeed. Imagine all the ways your customer base could grow if there was only some additional cash flow. See how extra funding can support all of your successful business ideas by reading more below. What is an Achieva Small Business Loan? Big or small, your business needs financing options. With our highly personalized levels of service and a wide variety of business loans, Achieva has the tools you require. Successful business ideas start by having proper funding. With a Small Business Loan, growth...
Read More
How Phones Impact Mobile Banking and Other Conveniences

How Phones Impact Mobile Banking and Other Conveniences

By | Articles, Technology | No Comments
Technology has a way of changing everything we do, including the way we bank. With news of Apple releasing 3 new iPhones in the near future, we began to wonder. How do phones impact mobile banking and other conveniences? Sure we could "survive" without online bill pay or depositing our checks using an app, but would we want to? Developers have to be versatile In order for a phone app to succeed, it has to be versatile. That means different types of phones have to be able to utilize it. Sure, you could write code that only caters to one type of...
Read More
Achieva in the Community: 2018 Box Car Rally Event

Achieva in the Community: 2018 Box Car Rally Event

By | Achieva in the Community, Articles | No Comments
Make way this October for Achieva's 2018 Box Car Rally Event. This fast-paced race to the finish is fun for all ages. We're proud to be part of the community and as we swoop closer to race day, we've become more and more excited. This will be our 9th annual celebration and this year proves to be of epic proportions. There'll be racing, food trucks, games, and vendors. Best of all, all proceeds benefit The Achieva Foundation to provide local schools with classroom grants. This event is free, so come on out for a GOOD time for the entire family. When...
Read More
How to Wake Up Early for School and Other Errands

How to Easily Wake Up Early for School

By | Articles, College Life, Lifestyle | No Comments
It's 6 AM in the morning and your alarm clock is screaming at you. You've sunk deeper into the covers and now you're considering skipping your shower. It seems like the nights are so short and the mornings have turned into a frenzy. Is there a better way to learn how to be somewhere early? If you, or somebody you know, needs to step it up in the wake-up routine department, then look no further. We're here to give you the 6 best tips for morning productivity. Kick the stress and snooze buttons to the curb, find out how to...
Read More
Do These Smart Money Moves Before the Holiday Season

7 Smart Money Saving Tips Before the Holiday Season

By | Articles, Finance | No Comments
The inevitable holiday season is only 12 weeks away. Sure, we know you still feel the warmth of the summer sunshine and you've barely even considered this year's Thanksgiving plans. However, in exchange for our promptness, we offer a few bonafide tips to help your wallet. That's right. We'll cover some smart money moves that'll have your pockets full of excess cash before you can even say your first, "Merry." Furthermore, there's plenty of time to put these suggestions into practice. By using our super easy ways to earn a little money, you'll create a great surplus for holiday gifts. Continue reading to learn...
Read More
Your Hectic Student Life Needs a Little Fresh Air

Your Hectic Student Life Needs a Little Fresh Air

By | Articles, College Life | No Comments
With the demands of a hectic student life, many college attendees find it hard to spend time outdoors. In fact, it's difficult not to feel the effects of cabin fever after studying inside all day. Most students simply forget to get a little fresh air on a daily basis. Here's how to change that: 1. Try eating lunch outside Even busy students need to pause for food breaks. Why not occasionally eat lunch outside? Gather a nice picnic blanket and find your favorite tree. Enjoy your meal outdoors with a cool breeze and feel the stresses of a hectic student life...
Read More
7 Dorm Room Goals for Your New Space

7 Dorm Room Goals for Your New Space

By | Articles, College Life | No Comments
Currently, many college students are preparing to move away from home and settle into a new space. The transition to a dorm environment can be intimidating. And, if you're reading this article, you're most likely interested in how to make the best of it. Don't worry, we've got you covered. We'll show you 7 dorm room goals that you can achieve during your very first semester. Back to School Funds If you need a little help with your back to school funds, Achieva may be able to assist. Apply for a Back to School Loan and borrow up to $3,500 and take...
Read More
A Car Maintenance Schedule Proven to Save Money

A Preventative Car Maintenance Schedule That Saves Cash

By | Articles, Lifestyle | No Comments
Cars are a thing of beauty, and for most, a necessity. In cities where public transportation is not available, a car will take you everywhere you need to go. While the vehicles themselves are a major purchase, preventative car maintenance doesn't have to be. Having a good routine and schedule for car maintenance will save you loads of cash in the long run. Continue reading to learn more. The components of a good routine First and foremost, make sure to refer to the owner's manual of your car for exact timing of services. However, in regards to a good preventative car...
Read More
Millennials Report Having a lot of Existing Consumer Debt

Millennials Report Having a Lot of Existing Consumer Debt

By | Articles, Finance | No Comments
A lot of big decisions happen between the ages of 25 to 34. Most people graduate from college, start a new job, purchase a home, and perhaps, get married. The current generation within this age bracket, called millennials, has been influenced financially as they transition through these life-changing milestones. At the same time, many find themselves dealing with a ton of consumer debt. Let's look at the numbers A study done by the U.S. Department of Labor states that the average American between the ages of 25-34 spends $1,903 annually on clothing. Additionally, they spend approximately $3,131 each year for dining...
Read More

Achieva Life blogs and articles are intended to provide general information, thoughts, and articles in regards to the topics covered therein. Achieva Life is provided with the intent and understanding that Achieva Credit Union is not engaged in the act of rendering financial, consulting, medical, technological, legal, accounting or any other professional advice. The information provided within Achieva Life is not intended nor should be used as a substitute for medical, legal, or other professional advice or other expert opinions. Achieva Credit Union is not responsible for the accuracy of the information on Achieva Life and makes no representation regarding the accuracy of the content. Achieva Credit Union reserves the right to delete or block any comments. The content and comments on Achieva Life do not necessarily reflect the views of Achieva Credit Union.