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Brought to you by Achieva Credit Union, Achieva Life is a blog dedicated to bringing you unique, interesting and useful content. Achieva Life is more than just credit union news; it’s about lifestyle, community, and communication. Come to Achieva Life to connect with content that aims to help your financial and overall well-being.

Home Renovations You Can Really Afford

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You know the feeling – your house needs a refresh, but you don’t have that kind of cash. If you have some improvements in mind, or maybe a few deferred maintenance tasks that you’ve been putting off, here’s some good news – Achieva offers a Renovation Refinance Loan that lets you cash in on your property’s equity to help you create the home of your dreams. You may be able to refinance your current mortgage and include the cost of repairs or upgrades for up to 95% of your home’s completed value! Smart Renovation Investments For years we’ve been told...
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Summer Vacation – How to Travel with Friends

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Traveling with friends sounds like a good idea – one big, Instagram-worthy party - until you’re in the thick of it and disagreements occur. Difficulties often develop around money, especially when some of the travelers need to stick to a budget. A little planning ahead can keep the party on track and mishaps to a minimum. Follow these suggestions to avoid awkward situations: Before You Go Institute a clear channel of communication. Gather everyone in the same room and plan the trip together. Be sure that everyone has the opportunity to make suggestions or voice concerns. Ensure that each person...
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How to Deal With Debt

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Finding yourself in a position where you don’t have enough cash to pay your debts is never fun. But don’t let it destroy your self-esteem. Acknowledge that you made a mistake, and make it your goal to not only rectify the error, but to learn from it. Objective: Put measures in place to pay off debt. What to Do: You have many choices in dealing with debt. One of your first decisions should be to stop racking up additional balances. Each time you avoid an expensive restaurant meal or any unnecessary purchase, pat yourself on the back for using self-control....
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About Achieva Credit Union

Established along Florida’s Suncoast in 1937, Achieva Credit Union provides GOOD banking experiences to people from all walks of life. Unlike a bank, we are not-for-profit, and are owned and operated by the members we serve. That means that we’re accountable to you, not outside shareholders. With 24 branches and over 140,000 members, our field of membership is always growing. Join today and see why banking is GOOD with Achieva.

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