Month

November 2021
giving tuesday tips
MADISON, Wis. – High demand and increased need for charitable services across Wisconsin means that organizations are relying on the generosity of donors during this philanthropic season. This Giving Tuesday, the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) and the Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) are offering tips to help you ensure...
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irs proposal
 Contact Your Lawmaker Today! Dear Member, We recently informed you about a proposal under consideration by Congress that would require financial institutions like MMCCU  to report account activity to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Ultimately, there’s both good and bad news. The good news is over 800,000 messages have been sent to Capitol Hill telling lawmakers to oppose...
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about store credit cards
Many stores offer store-specific credit cards that provide special rewards to their customers. Though these might seem like a great idea, it’s important to approach these credit cards with caution. Just because you might save on the purchase you are making today, it can be tempting to go ahead and sign up immediately. However, taking...
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join the board
Marshfield Medical Center Credit Union has one open board position. Board members are volunteers and come from the membership. They come from various professions and bring a passion to get involved and help steer the credit union. Board members oversee and govern the management of the credit union. MMCCU’s longest tenured board member, John Dean,...
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visa gift card sale
The holiday season is fast approaching!  MMCCU is hoping to spread comfort and joy to you and your loved ones this holiday season. A CUMONEY® Visa® gift card can be a great gift or holiday spending tool this season. “Many individuals will use these gift cards as stocking stuffers or to gift to those hard...
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memory tree
Along with celebrating, the holidays are also a time for remembering. MMCCU will be hosting a “memory tree” in their lobby throughout the holiday season. Credit Union members and members of the public are encouraged to bring in an ornament that reminds them of someone they have lost. For every person that brings in an...
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associate board
Have you thought about becoming an MMCCU Board Member, but aren’t sure what that would involve? Would you like to get a feel for the role first? MMCCU recently introduced Associate Board Member positions to the MMCCU Board. If you are interested in becoming an Associate Board Member, please contact MMCCU or Find the APPLICATION here....
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national caregiver month
Celebrated every November, National Family Caregivers Month (NFCM) is a time to recognize and honor family caregivers across the country. It offers an opportunity to raise awareness of caregiving issues, educate communities, and increase support for caregivers. “This is a time to recognize and honor family caregivers across the country,” said David Murphy, MMCCU President....
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In a press release this week, Wisconsin Insurance Commissioner Mark Afable urges consumers to be cautious about solicitation calls or emails related to health insurance during the open enrollment period. (Did you know? MMCCU members have access to insurance options through a partnership with TruStage. Learn more here.) Wisconsinites who need health insurance are encouraged...
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holiday scam awareness
Common Scams During the Holidays (and Year-Round) It’s the season of giving, but not everyone is on the nice list during the holidays! Scammers become more prevalent during this time of year, exploiting people who are busy with the holidays. “These scams do not discriminate on who can fall victim. Trust yourself if you have...
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