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Condo or house: Should you buy a house or condo?

Which should you buy: Condo or house?

It’s the modern riddle for today’s urban dwellers — should you buy a condo or go with the traditional house? Condo or house. Of course, there are pros and cons for each option. These include the practical side of things (think maintenance and floor plans) versus the financial considerations. So, what would tempt a buyer […]

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What does “Money doing more” mean for you?

What does “Money doing more” mean for you?

How Assiniboine Credit Union creates value for members, employees, and the community. Money doing more.” It’s not just our tagline — it’s the philosophy we share every day with our members, our co-workers, our partners and the community. The ripples of impact from this vision create even more value for our environment, our credit union, […]

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ACU from 1945 to today - Building a sustainable future

From 1943 to today: How ACU continues to build a sustainable future for all

In 1943, the Second World War had a firm grip on the economic realities for much of the world — Manitoba included. Everyday people were struggling to pay their bills, banks were ignoring their pleas, and in an attempt to say afloat, many Manitobans fell victim to incredibly high interest rates of payday lenders. As […]

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What is Responsible Investing and how can I get started?

What is Responsible Investing and how can I get started?

Every day we make choices about our purchases and consumption. It’s clearer than ever that our personal decisions and our impact on the world around us are linked. We read stories about the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, we decide to use reusable shopping bags and we avoid buying products with excessive packaging. We think about […]

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How to finance a home renovation

How to finance a home renovation

While carrying out renovations on your home can be a daunting task, finding the money to finance it doesn’t have to be. There are plenty of financing options available to help with your home renovation. The right one for you will depend on how much you need to borrow and how quickly you want to […]

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Growing a financial community in Winnipeg’s North End

Growing a financial community in Winnipeg’s North End

Determination, hard work and partnerships have contributed to the revival of a neighbourhood that is steeped in history and pride. Assiniboine Credit Union’s North End branch at 360 McGregor Street opened nearly seven years ago in January 2012. At that time, mainstream banks had all but abandoned the neighbourhood — leaving fringe financial services like […]

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Small Business Week Winnipeg - A sweet surprise for 3 small businesses

A sweet surprise for three Winnipeg small businesses

Celebrating Small Business Week 2018 With almost 38,000 small businesses in Manitoba, the province is filled with creative and innovative entrepreneurs who provide a wide range of products and services. To celebrate Small Business Week, our Assiniboine Credit Union employees decided to surprise a few of our small business members with a sweet treat. With […]

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How to manage your emotions while investing

How to Manage Your Emotions While Investing

Are you new to investing? Or are you a seasoned investing professional? Either way, you’re sure to feel a range of emotions — and you’re not alone. Learn what to expect when investing and how to keep focused on the long-term gains. Along with the incredible excitement of growing our personal wealth, three key emotions […]

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