Check for unclaimed money

Check your state’s unclaimed property database for money owed to you

You may have money owed to you that you didn’t know about. Check your state’s controller/treasury office to see if you have any unclaimed property owed to you.

Alliance Credit Union helps you get your free credit report

Don’t be fooled by “free credit report” ads

A recent article in the New York Times indicates that the Federal Trade Commission has taken issue with those ubiquitous free credit report ads.


Credit CARD Act of 2009 – new periodic statements for loans

Under the Credit CARD Act of 2009 and recent amendments to Regulation Z, financial institutions must mail or deliver periodic statements for open-end consumer credit plans at least 21 days before the payment due date.

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Alliance Community Involvement – Spring Wrapup

The spring was packed with a spirit of volunteering. On the east coast, North Carolina staff participated in the March of Dimes March for Babies walk on April 18, 2009, raising over $1200 for the organization.

Saving tips to help your budget

Doing more with less – finding ways to save

You may have noticed that at Alliance we like to keep things simple. We believe simplifying and reducing expenses will make for a happier life and is not as hard as you may think.