10 Financial Lessons Based On The Super Mario Bros. Movie

Money Management

The Super Mario Bros. Movie (2023) may go down in history as one of the most-loved video-game-to-big-screen adaptations, but did you know that it also holds valuable financial lessons? Beyond the Mushroom Kingdom, Mario and Luigi’s journey provides insights that can be applied to our own personal finances. From budgeting wisely to navigating unexpected challenges, the adventures of the Mario Brothers offer a surprisingly relevant and entertaining guide for managing your money. So, let’s power up our personal finances and…
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Will Refinancing My Student Loans Lower My Payments?

If you’ve done research to try to lower your monthly student loan payments, you’ve undoubtedly come across the option to refinance them. It may sound like a complicated process, but don’t be intimidated; it’s much simpler than you might think and can potentially save you a significant amount of money in the long run. What is a Student Loan Refinance? Essentially, refinancing is when a borrower takes out a new loan with different terms. The new lender (such as a…
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6 Ways to Optimize Your Credit Cards

Most people ignore this most basic fact: Our largest purchases are almost always made on credit. Not only will you need a decent credit score and history to qualify for a large loan, but a better score can literally save you hundreds of dollars a month because you’ll score better interest rates on loans. There are two main components to your credit: CREDIT SCORE. This is based on your payment history, the amounts you owe on your cards, the length…
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What to Do if You’re Turned Down for a Loan

Getting rejected for a loan can feel like a kick in the teeth. No way around it, rejection is painful. But a loan rejection may be a gift in disguise. All too often, borrowers get the loan they want and end up wishing they hadn’t because they can’t afford the payments. Lenders have good reasons for denying loans; they need to know you will be able to repay the amount you borrow from them. With some effort, you can turn…
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Is a Consolidation Loan Right for Me? Your FAQs

Is a Consolidation Loan Right for Me? Here at Midwest Community, we offer a range of products and services to help our members make the most of their money and get financially healthy. One of those products is the consolidation loan. In the short video below, we tackle a few frequently asked questions to help you decide if a consolidation loan might be a smart choice for you.  

Tips for Understanding and Improving Your Credit Score

Understanding behaviors that impact credit score is important According to a  2018 Credit Health survey by Discover, 85 percent of U.S. consumers are aware of their credit standing, a statistic that increased 12 percentage points over the previous year. Consumers across the U.S. seem to grasp the importance of the credit score – but may fall short of understanding the specific behaviors that affect it. A study from U.S. News & World Report on Americans’ understanding of credit scores suggests…
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How to Save Money and Reduce Debt Automatically

Did you know that the easiest and most effective way to save is automatically? It’s how millions of employees save through 401(k) and other retirement programs at work. It’s also how millions of Americans save at their bank or credit union.  It’s a great way to build wealth and financial security, and it’s easy to set up! How to Save Automatically Every month, have your bank or credit union transfer a fixed amount (like $25, $50 or $100) from your checking…
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5 Steps to Improve Financial Wellness

Feeling financially unwell can affect more than just consumers’ wallets. In a study from the American Psychological Association, nearly 72 percent of American adults reported feeling stressed about money at least some of the time, and nearly a quarter said they experienced “extreme stress” about their financial situation in the past month. Stress at that level isn’t healthy. Chronic stress can cause headaches, weight gain, and even heart disease, according to the Mayo Clinic. The American Psychological Association also pointed…
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8 Steps to Quit Living Paycheck to Paycheck

Does it feel like your paycheck is gone the moment you get it? Here’s how to break that vicious cycle and make your financial goals a reality. Are you stuck in the all-too-common habit of living paycheck to paycheck? You don’t need anyone to tell you that it’s a self-defeating cycle. You simply can’t get ahead this way. But escaping isn’t easy, especially if your paycheck is tight. Change involves not just the hard work of making new habits but,…
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Dining Out vs. Eating at Home

For some Americans, going out to eat is a treat, planned and budgeted for. For others, it’s just another Tuesday. And Wednesday. And Thursday. If you’re part of that second group, you might want to reconsider… for a couple reasons. Tough on your wallet The average American family spends $225 a month eating away from home – lunches, dinners, snacks, coffees. Much of this spending occurs simply because it’s convenient. However, what you save in convenience, you lose in cold, hard cash….
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We are growing!

Imagine the possibilities. At Midwest Community, we are well-known for advancing our employees and promoting from within at all levels of the organization. Take the first step in starting your career and grow with us!

Float Member Service Representatives may have days scheduled at any location (Defiance, Bryan, Napoleon). Computer literacy is required and cash handling or banking experience is preferred.

Starting pay is $17.44 an hour
$19.62 an hour after 180 days of service
$21.79 an hour after 1 year of service

Please see the job overview for a list of duties. Resumes may be submitted to Sondra Manon at smanon@midcomm.org.

All are welcome. Midwest Community Federal Credit Union is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Investment Representative

The primary purpose of this position is to assist Midwest Community Federal Credit Union by delivering outstanding service to both internal and external members. A key element of excellent service is to identify the financial needs of each member and recommend an appropriate credit union solution. In addition, receives members in person and by telephone. Helps Member Investors reach financial goals utilizing our consultative sales process. In addition, responsible for ensuring that outstanding service is delivered to both internal and external members. A key component of this service is to provide proactive guidance on investment solutions via a needs-based consultative selling approach to both current and prospective Members who have placed an inbound call or referral to the Investment Representative.

For more details, please contact lfrysinger@midcomm.org.

Midwest Community Federal Credit Union is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Member Service Representative

Midwest Community Federal Credit Union is looking for a Member Service Representative to process transactions, accurately perform end of day balancing procedures, follow company policies and utilize the core data processing system and various software applications, including electronic banking services. We are seeking candidates who are punctual, honest, friendly, and have outstanding communication skills. Please see the job description for a full list of duties. Resumes may be submitted to Sondra Manon at smanon@midcomm.org.

Midwest Community Federal Credit Union is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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