Blogs

  • National Hispanic Heritage Month

    posted October 1, 2021 in Blogs

    At Greater Iowa Credit Union, we are committed to fostering an environment of diversity, equity, and inclusion. While we celebrate members from all backgrounds, we are proud that the Hispanic community makes up 15.5% of our credit union membership. That being said, we are excited to highlight National Hispanic Heritage Month, which is observed annually from September 15th through October 15th.

  • Needs Vs. Wants

    posted June 24, 2021 in Blogs

    Is anyone else having post Amazon Prime Day guilt? Are you thinking to yourself, did I really need that, or did I just want it? We've all been there. Separating wants from needs can be a pain point for many. Especially when making small and large purchases is just a few clicks away. Fortunately, it doesn't have to be this way. We've outlined how to tell the difference between wants and needs, and how to separate these two categories within your monthly budget.

  • How to Choose the Right Contractor

    posted May 14, 2021 in Blogs

    Spring is in full swing and the sound of power tools can be heard on almost every street all weekend long. Whether you are an avid DIYer or have never picked up your hammer, there are some projects that warrant bringing in the big guns...A.K.A. a contractor. We've put together 8 questions that can easily lead you to finding the most qualified professional in your area!

  • Spring into Cleaning

    posted March 11, 2021 in Blogs

    Spring is right around the corner! Soon we'll have days of wide-open windows and fresh air pushing the stale winter air right out. With most of 2020 and now 2021 being bogged down by the pandemic, many of us spent far more time in our homes than we ever could have imagined; which means more messes, fingerprints and laundry to take care of. We're here to help you make your home sparkle and shine again!

  • Make Kindness the Norm, Not the Exception

    posted February 11, 2021 in Blogs

    Never underestimate the impact you have on those around you. What may seem like a no-brainer or split second decision on your part, can have a lasting effect on others and start a kindness ripple effect. Let's start being intentional and make kindness the norm, not the exception.

  • Completing Your Tax Return

    posted January 29, 2021 in Blogs

    Believe it or not, we are now in, for some the dreaded, Tax Season! Many of you are likely seeing more and more tax documents trickle into your mailbox. Completing your tax return is a matter of following the line-by-line instructions that come with your tax form. But before you begin to deal with a tax form, it's smart to understand the ins and outs of your yearly income.