Achieva in the Community

What Can We Teach Kids About Finances? A Question Beyond Responsibility.

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No matter your household style, there are a few basic standards when it comes to money. Have you ever wondered what can we teach kids about finances? Let's face it, this is the next generation we're talking about. The future trail-blazers and proprietors of our country. They should know a little something about money, right? Correct! This post will show you how to give the kids a few monetary pointers and answer the questions that go beyond the term “responsibility". Along with this post, April is Credit Union Youth Month. We are celebrating by giving out free bookmarks and coloring...
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Hatching Announcement

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Achieva Credit Union is proud to announce the hatching of the first two fledgling chicks cared for by Jack and Diane, a pair of wild osprey who live in a nest located on a custom built platform by Achieva in St. Petersburg. Achieva helped build a platform for this new perch to protect the osprey pair, after the birds built a prior nest in a dangerous spot nearby. Now, you can watch the happy family via a special live webcam Achieva established here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QHqhGE7HOvU Jack and Diane have been caring for three eggs, so we are eagerly awaiting developments with...
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Sarasota Ranks as Best Places in America to Start a Business

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In a recent release from CNBC, Sarasota ranks as best 20 places in America to start a business. That's pretty cool news to us. Moreover, according to CNBC.com, Sarasota's economy is driven by education, arts, tourism, and financial services. It's no surprise that this city beams with greatness in each of these categories; but have you ever wanted to dig a little deeper? I mean, Sarasota is more than sunshine and beaches. It's about community and booming businesses. Continue reading for a breakdown of the city, and all of the many things provided to its business holders. There are abundant avenues in education. When published...
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The Exciting News About Achieva’s Scholarship Competition

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Certainly, 2017 wouldn't make headlines if it didn't have some exciting news. Do you know a high school senior graduating this year? Or perhaps you're the one currently enrolled in a college or trade school. If you've answered yes to either one of these questions, then you're going to want to check out this article. Seriously, we're jumping for you to read it all the way to the end. That's because our active Achieva Credit Union members, with good standings on their accounts, have the chance to enter two unique scholarship competitions. Well, without further ado, let's hop right in and discuss more details. What do...
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Enjoying the Grand Ole Osprey

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It’s not every day that a pair of nesting birds moves into the neighborhood. But that’s exactly what happened at Achieva’s  4th Street location in St. Petersburg! Back in 2014, a pair of beautiful osprey (also called sea hawks) built a nest on top of Achieva’s monument sign. Unfortunately, their nest, and the eggs inside, was destroyed during a storm. Undaunted, the couple returned to rebuild their home atop the sign. Fearing a repeat of the previous disaster, Achieva staff consulted the local chapter of the Audubon Society, which recommended that the nest be relocated to a safe and appropriate...
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