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  • Charitable Giving: What You Can And Can't Deduct

    posted December 1, 2017 in Blog

    Helping others financially is a wonderful thing in and of itself, and the tax deduction is a nice benefit, too. But don't assume that just because you've donated to a worthy cause, everything you donate is tax deductible. It isn't.

  • SECURITY: How to avoid holiday charity scams

    posted November 20, 2017 in Blog

    So how can you make sure your dollars are going to your preferred causes and are being spent responsibly and allocated efficiently?

  • How To Shop Safely On Black Friday

    posted November 16, 2017 in Blog

    While it's true that Black Friday does pose some serious risks to shoppers, it doesn't mean you need to miss out on any deals. With the proper safety measures and precautionary steps, you can happily join the bargain-hungry crowds flocking to malls and shopping centers on Nov. 24.

  • GICU Branches will be drop-off spots for holiday toy drive

    posted November 10, 2017 in Press Releases

    Greater Iowa is proud to be an official toy drive drop-off for the Salvation Army's annual holiday toy drive November 10 to December 15, 2017.

  • Member Newsletter - Fall 2017

    posted November 8, 2017 in Member Newsletter

    The fall 2017 newsletter includes articles about GICU member benefits, a call for board of director candidates and tips on avoiding holiday charity scams.

  • 7 Ways To Save On Thanksgiving Costs This Month

    posted November 1, 2017 in Blog

    Thanksgiving means giving thanks for all the good in our lives. It can also mean spending an awful lot of money. That's why we've compiled a list of seven easy ways for you to save on your Thanksgiving costs this year.