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Author Profile | Duane Nicol

Earth Day

Assiniboine Credit Union Celebrates Earth Day 2014

Assiniboine Credit Union is deeply committed to continuously improving our environmental performance. It’s part of our ‘triple bottom line’ — people, planet and prosperity — approach to doing business. To celebrate Earth Day, we have prepared three infographics to help tell our members about the improvements we have been making. And these are just the […]

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Have you fallen victim to ‘Faltering February’s’ curse?

4 Tips to Reach Your Goals This Year

Ah, February, that time of year when most people’s New Year’s resolve begins to waver. In January, many people assess the past year and set ambitious life improvement plans and goals for the year to come. Of course we set these goals with the greatest of intentions, however by February many of us fall back […]

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Duane - Fair Trade Movement

You Could Win Fair Trade Chocolate for a year!

One of the first projects I had the opportunity to lead here at Assiniboine Credit Union, was our participation in the Fair Trade One Month Challenge, so I was honoured when I was asked to appear in a video for the Manitoba Council for International Cooperation (MCIC) to talk about ACU’s role in promoting the […]

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Does equity make financial sense?

Get a Loan or Add to My Mortgage?

Imagine you have been looking for a boat, motorcycle, RV, ATV, or some other large purchase and suddenly found the perfect one. And look, it’s on sale for a “limited time.” Does this sound familiar? You don’t have enough cash, but you just can’t pass up this deal so you decide to borrow the money. But […]

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Awakened Spirit - Art Exhibition

Lisa Delorme Meiler’s Paintings Inspire at Neechi Commons

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. This often-repeated idiom reflects Assiniboine Credit Union employee Lisa Delorme Meiler’s vision for her art. And starting in February, her talent and inspiring artwork will be on display at the Awakened Spirit Art Exhibition at Neechi Commons.  My art resonates differently with each person, each having different […]

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Improving your financial health - spend less, save more

3 Simple Tips to Help You Spend Less and Save More

The key to most financial plans is directing more money into savings, debt repayment and investments. Not surprisingly, this is also the hardest part of turning a financial plan into action. If spending less and saving more was easy — everyone would be in great financial shape. Not to worry though, here are three practical […]

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