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News & Announcements

A Message Of Thanks

Dear AFFCU Members, 2020. Four simple numbers that now invoke a wide array of thoughts and feelings. There is no doubt it has been a crazy and chaotic year. It is likely something that most of us have never experienced before, and frankly, hopefully will not experience again in the future. We have all had different experiences throughout the year, … Continue reading

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News & Announcements

AFFCU November COVID19 Update

Dear AFFCU Community, Across the country, we are seeing communities being faced with a new surge of Covid-19 cases. This includes our communities, as we’ve seen a steady increase in positive cases here in Maryland, and particularly our Baltimore metro area community. The state and county governments continue to announce new restrictions to slow the spread of the virus as … Continue reading

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News & Announcements

Prime Day Give-Away

Prime Day Is Coming Up And We’re Making It Better With A Chance To Win. You may have been an Amazon user for a while or the craziness of 2020 may have thrown you into the mix. It certainly makes shopping easy. Whether you are an Amazon member or not, you may have heard of Prime Day. No it’s not … Continue reading

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Community Service

AFFCU Matching All Light The Night Donations In October

2020 marks Atlantic Financial Federal Credit Union’s fifth year supporting the Light the Night campaign for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Maryland. Since 2016 the credit union has contributed nearly $34,000 through event sponsorship and fundraising efforts. Despite the cancellations and challenges that Covid-19 has brought in 2020, cancer has not been cancelled. The battles with cancer continue daily, … Continue reading

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Credit & Debt

Important Reasons To Check Your Credit Report

Credit reports are produced by the three major U.S. credit bureaus – Experian, Equifax, and TransUnion. These organizations gather consumer borrowing data, as reported by financing companies and financial institutions, which is used to build a portrait of each consumers’ borrowing history and repayment activity. The individual consumer data is also analyzed to calculate a unique credit score. Both the … Continue reading

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Budgeting & Saving

Lifestyle Changes You Can Make to Curb Your Spending

Guest post written by Alicia Marx While it’s undoubtedly important to set financial goals for yourself, your lifestyle changes might mean you’re spending way more than you should. If you keep trying to set financial goals for yourself that you don’t seem to be reaching, it’s worth looking to see if you can make any lifestyle choices to help curb … Continue reading

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