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Halloween History

Halloween History

Call it Halloween, Hallowe’en, “All Hallows’ Evening,” Allhalloween or All Saints’ Eve. This strange and festive day has gone by many names over the centuries during its history. We checked with the experts to find out more about that history.

History.com tells us that Halloween derives from the…

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Credit Unions Lead on Mortgage Refinancing

Credit Unions Lead on Mortgage Refinancing

Credit union housing finance programs refinanced more mortgage notes in 2013 than they originated purchase money loans, according to a recent article in CU Times. It’s no wonder, considering the outstanding service that CUs provide in what can be a stressful process.

If you’re thinking about a mortgage…

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New Report Looks at Smartphones and Identity Theft

New Report Looks at Smartphones and Identity Theft

A new report from credit bureau Equifax finds that identity theft has grown right along with smartphone use. However, there are things you can do to protect yourself.

The report, titled “With Just One Click: The Impact of Technology on Identity Theft,” looks at how a combination smartphone thefts, social…

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