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Should I Take Out a Vacation Loan | MECU | Jackson, MS

Should I Take Out a Vacation Loan?

We’ve made it through 2020, vaccines are on the rise, and the light and the end of the tunnel is fast approaching. While most of us reluctantly endured isolation for the hope of a better tomorrow, we were dreaming of the opportunity to one day escape the routine in exchange for new experiences. We’ve spent […] Continue…

Why Should I Refer My Friends To MECU?

As a member, you know the benefits of doing business with the credit union. So, why not share the love? That’s why for the month of April, we now offer you $25 when you refer someone who becomes a member at MECU. PLUS, your referral will be rewarded, too – with up to $30! $10 […] Continue…

6 Ways to Invest Your Tax Return MECU

6 Ways to Invest Your Tax Return

If you’re in the process of filing your 2020 tax return, be prepared for the outcome to look a little different this year. Millions of Americans have received additional financial support from the federal government during the 2020-2021 fiscal year. While this financial boost acted as a life raft for most during the COVID-19 outbreak, […] Continue…

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Protect Yourself Against CashApp Scams

FAQs About CashApp Scams Q: I’ve heard there’s been an increase in scams through mobile payment apps, like Cash App. Can I continue using these apps safely? A: Yes, unfortunately, there has been an uptick in payment app scams, but that doesn’t mean you must stop using them. Here’s some info about these scams and how to […] Continue…

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Which is Better: HELOC or Home Equity Loan?

Have you been considering taking out an additional loan on your home but aren’t sure which option is right for you? While there are advantages and disadvantages to both home equity loans and a home equity line of credit, it’s important to take into consideration the specific financial need you are trying to fulfill. When […] Continue…

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MECU’s Dirty Dozen- 2021 Tax Scams to Avoid

12 Tax Scams to Avoid in 2021 Filing Season Each year, the IRS publishes the “Dirty Dozen,” a list of tax scams to avoid during that year’s tax season. This year, with COVID-19 pushing off the federal tax deadline to July 15, the IRS held off publishing the list until early July, and of course, […] Continue…

Hack Your Christmas

Hack Your Christmas with MECU

Love the holidays but hate the Santa sticker shock that follows? No need to spend your way into debt if you hack your Christmas finances with the following cost-effective tips. Keep costs down and make the holidays more meaningful by gifting your loved ones with personalized homemade presents. From pamper-me packages crafted with care to […] Continue…