Over the last five years, many Assiniboine Credit Union employees have shifted to greener and more active types of commuting. These changes in commuting patterns have been tracked through several annual Employee Commuting Surveys, first used in 2009. These surveys have proven to be an incredibly informative tool that offer a very detailed snapshot of employee […]
Receiving an electronic gift (computer, TV, tablet, smart phone, etc.) is exciting and now that the holidays are over, some new gadgets may have found their way into your home. Looking after these electronic gagets is important to you, and making sure you dispose of the redundant electronics responsibly should be just as important. According to the United Nations StEP Initiative […]
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 […]
In response to the devastation Typhoon Haiyan had on the Phillipines last month, Assiniboine members and employees demonstrated their compassion and generosity as members of a wider global community. In one of the largest responses Assiniboine has seen to a natural disaster, donations totaled in excess of $14,500, which is eligible for matching funding from the federal government. In response to strong positive reactions from employees about collecting donations […]
Every Friday morning during the month of December, Assiniboine Credit Union employees and an ensemble of band members gather to sing carols and spread some holiday cheer, at their 200 Main Branch location. Check out the video and photo gallery of our merry singers, carrying on a centuries-old tradition. Happy holidays to everyone!
A Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA) is a great tool for saving when used correctly, but you can face penalties if you exceed your contribution limit. It’s easy to accidentally over-contribute, so here are some tips to help you maximize your investments while avoiding going over your contribution limit. The first and most important thing is that […]