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Back-to-school looks a little different this year, and as a parent, you have your work cut out for you. Whether your student has a hybrid schedule or is learning exclusively from home, being tech-savvy will help you (and them) navigate the school year more smoothly.
LMCU is passionate about supporting families with school-aged children. Education has been embedded in our culture since we opened our doors in 1933 as Grand Rapids Teachers Credit Union. We hope these six tips will equip your family for taking on back-to-school tech.
Making a budget can be intimidating. Sticking to it can feel impossible. But a budget simply tells your money where to go. So if you’ve ever uttered the phrase, “Where does all our money go?”, here are 4 steps — and a few tips — for making and sticking to a budget.
Now more than ever, we’re dedicated to making a positive impact in the communities we serve. For every new purchase or construction mortgage application taken during the months May and June, LMCU donated $50 upon closing to local nonprofits addressing food insecurity throughout Michigan and Florida. All together, we raised over $100,000 — providing thousands of meals for our neighbors, friends, and members.
Fall HBA Parade of Homes coming soon.
Lakeshore HBA Parade of Homes is happening Sept. 24-Oct. 3. Members and non-members save $2.50 per ticket when you purchase your ticket at an LMCU in Holland, Grand Haven, Allendale and Muskegon. For event details visit LMCU.org/MemberPerks under Events and Contests.
The LMCU Bridge Run is going virtual
Like everything else, the LMCU Bridge Run will look a little different this year. But that won’t stop us from having fun. You’re invited to join us September 14-20 for Bridge Run Week: A Bridge to 2021. The virtual race experience will include a starting line for achieving your goals, and as always, your participation will help us raise money for our charity partners — moving us one step closer to a happy, healthy 2021. LMCU members get a $5 discount. Just enter code LMCUMEMBER20 at registration.
To register or to learn more, visit TheBridgeRun.com.
To put it nicely, 2020 hasn’t been the best. But one good thing to come out of this year is the historically low mortgage rates. Here are four ways you can use a home’s equity to work by refinancing.