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  • COVID-19 Impacts Home Sales, but Prices Remain Strong

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    It should come as no surprise that existing-home sales declined in March; economists with the National Association of Realtors (NAR) expected this result due to the impact of the coronavirus outbreak. Yet, despite the uncertainty caused by the pandemic, home prices remained strong in March. The median existing-home price increased 8% year over year; what’s more, every sales region in the country reported price gains.

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  • WESTconsin Credit Union Welcomes Josh Lindseth to Business Lending

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    WESTconsin Credit Union is pleased to announce Josh Lindseth as Business Loan Officer serving New Richmond and nearby area.

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  • WESTconsin’s 2020 Scholarship Program Awards Scholarships to Area Students

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    WESTconsin Credit Union is offering up to fourteen $1,000 scholarships to graduating high school seniors from the Class of 2020 as part of the credit union’s Scholarship Program.

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  • WESTconsin Credit Union Makes $45,000 Donation to Food Banks

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    Food banks across western Wisconsin will be receiving funds totaling $45,000 from WESTconsin Credit Union to help support their mission of ending hunger. In light of unprecedented economic hardships facing individuals and families, leaders at the credit union determined one of the fundamental building blocks for wellness is having food and nutrition. Area food banks have been identified as the ideal community resource in helping make the biggest impact to help fight hunger.

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  • How Difficult Times Help Long-Term Investors

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    WESTconsin Investment Advisors presents: Behavioral finance academics help add perspective to crises like COVID-19 by identifying a condition among human beings, including investors, called “recency bias.”

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  • CARES Act and Financial Planning

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    The largest stimulus package in American history, called the CARES Act, has been passed to provide relief for individuals and small businesses. While there are many items included in the $2.2 trillion piece of legislation, some are important provisions specific to financial planning.

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  • Tax Filing Deadline Extended to Allow for Ease During Crisis

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    As we navigate through this historic event, the federal government is trying to act as quickly as possible to assist individuals and small business owners. One recent change made is an extension of the tax filing deadline for income tax returns.

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  • How a Financial Coach Can Help

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    At WESTconsin Credit Union, we truly care about our members. You come to us with your own story and your own vision of financial success. We recognize you have unique dreams, pains, celebrations and goals. Our dream is to show you how much we care and to walk alongside you as your financial coach.

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  • Free, Online Financial Education Resource

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    WESTconsin Credit Union sponsors an online financial education resource called Banzai. It is open to everyone of all ages and people can find information that fits their learning level or financial stage of life. This program is aligned with all of Wisconsin’s state standards for financial education and offers two platforms for learning: A three stage game simulation and a wellness center with written materials and topic-based modules.

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  • Common Credit Score Myths

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    Credit scores and reports are complex and can be confusing. Many adults come into our office, often with information already heard, some fact and some fiction. Let's clear up a couple of credit score myths commonly heard in the office.

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