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Spring into $100 cash with Sprint®

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Members of Columbia Credit Union can cash-in with no strings attached by activating new lines with Sprint. Here’s what you do: Add a line to your new or existing Sprint account and mention that you’re a credit union member. Register at LoveMyCreditUnion.org/SprintRewards Cash rewards will be deposited directly into your credit union account within six…

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9 Phone Scams Targeting the Elderly

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Grow Your Savings with a Certificate Account

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Wouldn’t it be nice to get a little more out of your savings? If you don’t need immediate access to your savings, planting your money in a Certificate Account will earn you a higher rate of return than a traditional savings account. Deposit any amount over $500 into a Certificate Account for terms from 3…

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TurboTax Discount for CCU Members

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Want to simplify the tax filing process? TurboTax is the answer. TurboTax is normally a bargain when it comes to speeding up and simplifying the process of completing your required annual income tax reports. But beginning December 18, TurboTax will be available at additional savings for Columbia Credit Union members who use Online and Mobile…

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Required IRA Withdrawal

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If you own a traditional IRA and turn 70 ½ or older this year, you are required by the IRS to take a Required Minimum Distribution (RMD) by Dec. 31, 2018. If this is your first distribution, the IRS allows you the one-time option of delaying your 2018 RMD until April 1, 2019. Even if…

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On-the-Go Electronic Banking Services

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Enjoy 24/7 digital access to your accounts. As a Columbia CU member, you have lots of perks! In additional to enjoying personalized service at any of our branches or by phone, you can also securely bank where and when you want, 24/7, with your computer, smartphone and mobile devices. Our Personal Online Banking is very…

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Earn hundreds in cash

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Sprint rewards for Columbia CU members! It’s summer lovin’ for Columbia Credit Union members. When you switch to Sprint®, you can get a $100 cash reward for each new line you activate, up to three lines. That’s Sprint’s best plan with unlimited talk, text, data, and HD-streaming including Hulu! This summer you can get: $100…

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How do I check my Federal tax refund status?

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It’s tax time! If you’ve successfully filed your Federal tax return and want to check your refund status, you can do this online or by phone. Either way, you’ll want to have your tax return in front of you with the following information handy: Social Security or Taxpayer ID Number Your filing status The exact…

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Plan ahead for electronic tax filing

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With a little planning, your electronic tax filing can go a lot smoother. If you’re getting ready to prepare your taxes, or are setting up an ACH electronic funds transfer, you’ll need your full and accurate Columbia Credit Union account number. You’ll also need to know what type of account it is: Checking or Savings….

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Give Yourself a Gift: The Holiday Helper Personal Loan

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Is Santa a little short on cash this year? Need some money to travel home for the holiday? Don’t worry. Columbia Credit Union’s Holiday Helper Personal Loan is here! With all the gift-giving and family gatherings coming up this holiday season, household budgets can get a little out of whack. That’s why we offer this…