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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How to Stay on Budget During Inflationary Times

If you’ve been to a store lately, you know the cost of everything has increased. This is due to inflation, which is the rate of increase in prices over a given period. Inflation occurs when the supply of money grows too large relative to the size of an economy. When this happens, the unit value of the currency diminishes, and the purchasing power falls, thus increasing prices. There are many ways you can save money during times of inflation. Instead…
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4 Tips to Treat Yourself Kindly This Holiday Season

The holiday season is usually full of good food, good company, and good cheer. But sometimes the holidays can take an unintended toll — physically, mentally, AND on your wallet. Here are a few tips to enjoy a happy & healthy holiday season. 1) Be smart with gifting Create a budget and stick to it. Remember that the thought behind the gift means more than the cost. 2) Maintain a reasonable schedule Limit holiday stress by not overbooking yourself. 3)…
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Setting your top priorities when buying a house

By Liz Keuler, from Readynest.com The perfect home in the perfect location at the perfect price – that’s every homebuyer’s dream. And once you start the search, you realize almost immediately it’s more like a pipe dream, and you might have to settle for slightly less than perfection. So how do you know what to look for in a house? How do you prioritize your needs and wants, and how do you know what’s worth a compromise? My advice? Winnow…
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Eating Healthy On a Budget

You don’t have to sacrifice nutrition or flavor to save money on food. Use these tips to help plan and prepare low-cost, healthy meals and snacks. PREPARE Plan your weekly meals ahead of time, including lunches. Take advantage of store specials. Check store flyers or mobile apps as you plan your menu for the week. You can “clip” digital coupons in the apps. Create a shopping list based on your menu plan, and stick to it. Take advantage of your…
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5 Tips to Save Money Wedding Planning in 2022

Life Goals Spending/Saving

If you are planning a wedding this year, it could be challenging. With high demand coming from a global pandemic, brides have limited options for everything from wedding dates to food to venues; it’s a true “wedding boom,” according to Brides.com. After more than a year of postponed and called-off weddings, the industry has seen an influx of weddings coming back as the world opens up again. As a result, the demand for every aspect of the industry is higher…
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4 Reasons to Get Pre-Approved for Your Mortgage

By Shelley Sines, from Readynest.com While it may seem intimidating to prequalify for a mortgage loan, it’s a great first step when you’re just beginning to shop for a home. You wouldn’t bake a cake without making sure you have all the ingredients first, right? According to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), a prequalification (sometimes called a “preapproval”) from a lender is a letter that specifies how much the lender is generally willing to lend you. The lender typically…
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What to Do With Your Stimulus Check

Money Management Spending/Saving

The CARES Act (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) provides needed assistance to businesses, expansions to unemployment insurance, and direct relief checks to many Americans. If you qualify for a stimulus check, you may be wondering what to do with the money—or what the wisest thing to do might be. Here are a few things to consider. Fill in Financial Gaps Many Americans have found themselves struggling financially due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Those who have had their hours cut…
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7 Tips for Purchasing a New Car

With so many options, purchasing a new car can feel a bit overwhelming. What kind of car do you want or need? Which cars work with your budget? How can you find the best deals? Follow the tips below from Kelley Blue Book for an ultra-smooth car-buying process and reach out to your local credit union for additional assistance: Know your shopping style – When you shop for a car, do you focus on value, method, or safety? Evaluate what’s…
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10 Tips to Improve Your Finances in the New Year

There are a number of financial management tools and resources available to help make the goal of improving finances an achievable undertaking, whether viewed as a New Year’s resolution or a consistent, long-term objective. If you’ve resolved to improve your finances in the new year, consider these money management and resolution tips from U.S. News & World Report. 10 Tips to Improve Your Finances in the New Year Identify your financial goals – Whether you’re planning to buy a home,…
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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!

Accounting Manager – Please see the job overview for information.

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. Please see the job overview for a list of duties.

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

Resumes may be submitted to Andrew Scharlacken at ascharlacken@midcomm.org.

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

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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