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  • March Madness in the Office: Still a Good Idea

    Last March we reported on research findings suggesting that it’s actually good for employee morale and productivity to allow staff to enjoy the NCAA basketball tournament in the office. Further research doubles down on this conclusion. This ongoing research is from staffing firm Robert Half. Robert Half found that nearly one in four senior managers […] The post March Madness in the Office: Still a...

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  • A Tough State for First-Time Homebuyers

    New data from Bankrate shows that California is the toughest state for first-time homebuyers. Hawaii and New York round out the “top” three. Bankrate’s study evaluated all 50 U.S. states based on several factors pertaining to young adults, including home affordability relative to median income, credit availability, unemployment, market tightness and homeownership percentage among under-35 househol...

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  • 2016 Annual Report

    Continued success at AERO is due to you, our members, and your utilization of the wide range of fi nancial services available. I’d like to express our thanks to you on behalf of AERO employees, the Supervisory Committee and the Board of Directors. All of us at AERO appreciate your commitment of continued membership and […] The post 2016 Annual Report appeared first on AERO Federal Credit Union.

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  • Most Americans Are Losing Sleep

    An alarming report from US-based market intelligence firm Packaged Facts finds that 82% of U.S. adults have trouble sleeping. This means that 206 million American adults struggling to get a good night’s rest seek out sleep management solutions to deal with conditions such as insomnia, sleep apnea, narcolepsy, and more. This is big business, of […] The post Most Americans Are Losing Sleep appeared ...

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  • When Cat’s Away, the Mice Become Marginally Less Productive

    What happens when a senior manager leaves the company? Does the office fall apart, or do the remaining employees rally to the challenge? Staffing firm Robert Half set out to get some answers. The company surveyed both workers and Chief Financial Officers, and found that employee productivity can take a big hit when the boss […] The post When Cat’s Away, the Mice Become Marginally Less Productive a...

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  • Dollar Bills Worth the Paper They’re Printed On

    There was a time in the U.S. when banks issued their own paper currency. This led to all sorts of chicanery, as clever criminals figured out how to exploit people’s confusion, and create counterfeit “cash.” Even the legitimate bills weren’t safe, since banks often failed and there was no such thing as deposit insurance. When […] The post Dollar Bills Worth the Paper They’re Printed On appeared fir...

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  • Federal Credit Unions to Keep Interest Rate Cap

    The National Credit Union Administration board has extended the current interest-rate ceiling on loans originated by federal credit unions through September 10, 2012. This means the maximum allowable Annual Percentage Rate (APR) remains 18% for most loans and 28% for loans made under NCUA’s recently approved Short-Term Small Loan program. Given today’s low interest rates, […] The post Federal Cred...

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  • New Car Sales Slow in February

    New vehicle sales were down a bit in February, according to new figures from Kelley Blue Book. KBB said that New-vehicle sales are expected to decrease 3 percent year-over-year to a total of 1.3 million units in February 2017, resulting in an estimated 17.1 million seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR). “Retail growth for manufacturers will be tough […] The post New Car Sales Slow in February app...

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  • Cities Where Techies are Happiest

    The job satisfaction of technology executives has become of increasing concern to U.S. companies, as the role of technology has become ever-more mission critical. Overall, America’s Chief Information Officers report having rather high levels of job satisfaction. But things are better in some cities than in others, according to staffing firm Robert Half. In a […] The post Cities Where Techies are H...

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  • Millennial’s and Their Pets

    You can tell a lot about Millennials by the way they treat their pets. So far, the news is good. According to market intelligence firm Packaged Facts, younger dog and cat-owning adults favor label transparency, natural and organic ingredients, green and sustainable practices, and holistic formulations when it comes to pet food. Millennial consumers—adults between […] The post Millennial’s and Thei...

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  • Bank Card Default Rate Hits 42-Month High, S&P/Experian Find

    The economy is be doing fairly well, but consumer credit defaults have risen recently, according to new data from S&P and Experian. Data through January 2017 released today by S&P Dow Jones Indices and Experian for the S&P/Experian Consumer Credit Default Indices, a comprehensive measure of changes in consumer credit defaults, shows the composite rate up […] The post Bank Card Default Rate Hits 42...

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  • Global Shark Survey Grows Bigger Teeth

    A survey of the world’s shark population is being expanded after reaching its initial goal ahead of schedule. Launched during Shark Week in 2015, Global FinPrint is a three-year project led by Florida International University marine biologist Demian Chapman to search for the last remaining strongholds of sharks and rays throughout the world. Nearly a quarter of shark and […] The post Global Shark ...

  • Don’t Let Identity Thieves Hit You During Tax Season

    It’s hard enough that the government takes a big chunk of your money each year. What makes things worse is that identity thieves view tax season as a prime time to take even more from you. The paperwork you submit to the government – and possibly your accountant – each year contains a mother-lode of […] The post Don’t Let Identity Thieves Hit You During Tax Season appeared first on AERO Federal Cr...

  • Former Army Ranger Shares Winter Survival Tips

    Surviving in brutal winter conditions takes preparation, and the right procedures. Fortunately, an ER physician and former Army Ranger is sharing his knowledge, the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) reports. You never know when you’ll be in a desperate fight for survival. Each year, motorists get stranded in frigid places, while others are suddenly left without […] The post Former Army Ranger...

  • The Rest of America

    Most Americans think of the U.S. as a collection of 50 states, but there’s a lot more to it than that. Specifically, there are the Overseas Territories – whose populations are made up of Americans even though they live in places that are not states. As the U.S. Census Bureau reminds us, it was on […] The post The Rest of America appeared first on AERO Federal Credit Union.

  • A Bright Future in Solar Jobs

    Solar power industry jobs accounted for one out of every fifty new jobs created in 2016, according to a new report from The Solar Foundation. The Foundation, in its new National Solar Jobs Census 2016, reports that solar industry employment growth outpaced the overall U.S. economy by 17 times as it increased by over 51,000 jobs, for […] The post A Bright Future in Solar Jobs appeared first on AERO...

  • Credit Unions Distribute Back to Their Members

    Credit Unions are the only financial institutions rooted in people-first principles. The Authentic Difference Principle #5. The post Credit Unions Distribute Back to Their Members appeared first on AERO Federal Credit Union.

  • The Lowest-Cost Vehicles, Five Years On

    Cars and trucks really show what they cost over time. Some impose relatively large operating costs on their buyers, while others shape up as frugal purchases. Sometimes the bargain vehicle on the lot isn’t such a bargain over time. So it’s important that Kelley Blue Book keeps track of the five-year cost of ownership on […] The post The Lowest-Cost Vehicles, Five Years On appeared first on AERO Fe...

  • An Empire of Love

    This is a day for grand expressions of love: the skywritten marriage proposal. The diamond ring baked into a chocolate cake. The new car wrapped in a bow. But when it comes to massively public displays of affection, nothing beats using The Empire State Building as a prop. So it isn’t too surprising that 14 […] The post An Empire of Love appeared first on AERO Federal Credit Union.

  • Home Buying “In Sin”

    In an earlier and less progressive age unmarried couples were said to be “shacking up” or “living in sin” – but no more. Nowadays, living together as an unmarried couple is so commonplace, so normal, that many of these couples are buying houses. According to a new study from online real estate company Zillow, nearly […] The post Home Buying “In Sin” appeared first on AERO Federal Credit Union.

  • A Will to Die For

    Can you believe that 6-in-10 of us American adults don’t have a will? These were the findings of a new report from senior care resource Caring.com. It’s understandable, in a way: we don’t like to think about death, and many of us think that wills are for other people. Mainly those who are richer and/or […] The post A Will to Die For appeared first on AERO Federal Credit Union.

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  • Unemployment Insurance Has a Birthday

    The first unemployment insurance program in the U.S. was launched in response to the hardships imposed by the Great Depression, and it made its debut this month 85 years ago. Try to imagine a situation where a quarter of the U.S. population is suddenly unemployed, and there are no “social safety net” programs in place […] The post Unemployment Insurance Has a Birthday appeared first on AERO Federa...

  • These Vehicles Have the Best Resale Value

    A great deal on a new vehicle will only stay great if the operating costs remain competitive, and the resale value is strong at trade-in time. A new report from Kelley Blue Book examines the latter. KBB recently ranked vehicles on resale value, and awarded top honors to the best 10. The company’s annual Best […] The post These Vehicles Have the Best Resale Value appeared first on AERO Federal Cred...

  • Union Members Declines Dramatically

    The number of American workers who belong to trade unions has been shrinking for decades. It took a big plunge in recent years. According to the government’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, the union membership rate–the percent of wage and salary workers who were members of unions–was 10.7 percent in 2016, down 0.4 percentage point from […] The post Union Members Declines Dramatically appeared first o...

  • How to Save Money During Cold Weather Months

    Heating bills can really pile up during the cold weather month. Even folks who live in warm areas can find themselves cranking up the heat during a cold snap – only to receive a “gotcha” in the mail from their local utility. Thankfully, there are ways to reduce this financial pain while staying warm. Florida […] The post How to Save Money During Cold Weather Months appeared first on AERO Federal C...

  • Unbury Me: A Tool To Help You Dig Out Of Debt

    One of the biggest psychological hurdles of being in debt is sorting it all out. It can be very easy to just see a pile of minimum monthly payments. You pay them like every other bill and forget about them. Your mortgage, your credit card, your car payment and your student loans become nothing more […] The post Unbury Me: A Tool To Help You Dig Out Of Debt appeared first on AERO Federal Credit Uni...

  • All Are Welcome at a Credit Union

    Credit Unions are the only financial institutions rooted in people-first principles. The Authentic Difference Principle #3. The post All Are Welcome at a Credit Union appeared first on AERO Federal Credit Union.

  • Good News: Americans Are Saving More for Retirement

    The number of Americans who say they are saving more for retirement in the current year vs the previous one is at the highest level in five years, according to a new survey from Bankrate. Bankrate said that 31 million Americans are saving more this year. In addition, fewer people are opting out of saving […] The post Good News: Americans Are Saving More for Retirement appeared first on AERO Federa...

  • Thankfully, We Have Cough Drops

    Imagine life before cough drops, when the only relief from a persistent cough was a swift shot of whiskey, brandy, schnapps or other liquor. There were even harder drugs to take, of course. While cough drops don’t offer much in the way of relief, but they do help some. Cough drops are also handy to […] The post Thankfully, We Have Cough Drops appeared first on AERO Federal Credit Union.

  • The Flu Had a Great Holiday Season

    Did you notice the sniffles and coughs at holiday gathering and on holiday airline flights? There were a lot of bugs going around. In fact, the Walgreens Flu Index for Christmas week showed the worst flu activity in 1. Puerto Rico 2. Mississippi, 3. Montana, 4. Oklahoma, 5. Louisiana, 6. Utah. 7. Wyoming, 8. Alabama, […] The post The Flu Had a Great Holiday Season appeared first on AERO Federal Cr...

  • Turning Bottles into Gold

    That plastic bottle you’re drinking out of could become your next pair of pants, thanks to some innovative recycling technology. Repreve, a brand of recycled fibers from manufacturing company Unifi, is opening a new plant in North Carolina that will transform plastic bottles into 75 million pounds of “bottle flake” annually. This bottle flake is […] The post Turning Bottles into Gold appeared firs...

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  • U.S. Housing Worth Hit $29.6 Trillion in 2016

    If you want to understand how important the residential housing market is to the well-being of the U.S. economy, consider this:  The total value of the U.S. housing stock grew to a record-high $29.6 trillion in 2016, according to online real estate company Zillow. The national housing market gained $1.6 trillion over the past year, a 5.7 percent […] The post U.S. Housing Worth Hit $29.6 Trillion i...

  • Consumer Confidence Runs High

    U.S. consumer confidence increased during the last month of 2016, according to new data from The Conference Board. The Board’s Consumer Confidence Index now stands at 113.7 (1985=100), up from 109.4 in November. This follows an increase during November. Consumers were especially positive in their expectations for the future, while their assessment of present conditions […] The post Consumer Confid...

  • Crossbows Recalled Due to Injury Hazard. Seriously.

    A batch of crossbows are being recalled due to the potential that they may cause injury. Wait, what? Aren’t crossbows supposed to cause injury? Hasn’t that been their sole purpose for centuries? The problem occurs when crossbows cause injury to their operators. This is why around 3,800 Carbon Express crossbows are being recalled now. These […] The post Crossbows Recalled Due to Injury Hazard. Seri...

  • Is Getting Sick Inevitable During Cold and Flu Season?

      Americans have never been known as fatalists. We generally have a sunny, optimistic outlook. But when it comes to cold and flu season, many of us sound downright Russian in our outlook. According to a survey done for the American Osteopathic Association, 42 percent of Americans believe getting sick during cold and flu season […] The post Is Getting Sick Inevitable During Cold and Flu Season? app...

  • Credit Unions Have Open Membership

    Credit Unions are the only financial institutions rooted in people-first principles. The Authentic Difference Principle #2.  The post Credit Unions Have Open Membership appeared first on AERO Federal Credit Union.

  • Consumer Confidence Runs High

    U.S. consumer confidence increased during the last month of 2016, according to new data from The Conference Board. The Board’s Consumer Confidence Index now stands at 113.7 (1985=100), up from 109.4 in November. This follows an increase during November. Consumers were especially positive in their expectations for the future, while their assessment of present conditions […] The post Consumer Confid...

  • Vanishing Elephants

    The results of a recent census of African Savanna elephants shows a dramatic decline in the population of these majestic beasts. This study – which was funded by Microsoft co-founder Paul G. Allen’s Vulcan Inc — the first-ever pan-African survey of savanna elephants. Sadly, the Great Elephant Census (GEC) shows a decline of 30 percent […] The post Vanishing Elephants appeared first on AERO Federal...

  • Will We Ever Be Able to Retire?

    Remember when retirement was a defined event in nearly every American’s life? It meant an end to the work life, and a greater opportunity for leisure, hobbies and family visits. Those were the days. These days, retirement is fast becoming a luxury fully enjoyed by the few. In fact, a recent survey from Bankrate.com found […] The post Will We Ever Be Able to Retire? appeared first on AERO Federal C...

  • Smith, Meet Lopez

      Smith is still the most popular surname in the United States, but it’s starting to feel the heat from Garcia, Rodriguez and Lopez, the U.S. Census Bureau reports. It’s actually amazing how long the surnames Smith, Johnson and Williams have been 1, 2 and 3 on the list of most popular family names. Those […] The post Smith, Meet Lopez appeared first on AERO Federal Credit Union.

  • No Tell Motel

      Before motels there were inns and taverns that accommodated travelers – and many were disreputable. Motels came about to accommodate the age of the automobile. At first they did little to improve on the reputation of inns and taverns. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the term motel came to have meaning only when […] The post No Tell Motel appeared first on AERO Federal Credit Union.

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  • A New Mobile App Helps Physicians Handle In-Flight Medical Emergencies

    “Is there a doctor in the house?!?” is a cliché line from the movies. However, it’s no joke if you’re the one that needs the doctor. Things get even more serious if the medical emergency is happening during an airline flight. A doctor handling an in-flight medical emergency needs all the help he or she […] The post A New Mobile App Helps Physicians Handle In-Flight Medical Emergencies appeared fir...

  • Your Company May Help You with Professional Certifications

    Obtaining or maintaining professional credentials can be essential to keeping your career on track, but it is usually an expensive undertaking. Your employer may be able to help you with that. Staffing firm Robert Half recently interviewed CFOs and workers, and found that many workers aren’t aware that their employers are willing to help fund […] The post Your Company May Help You with Professiona...

  • How to Safeguard Your Cash and Personal Info at ATMs

    Guest Blog – NerdWallet An ATM can be a lifesaver when you’re on the go and need some fast cash. But as helpful as these machines can be, they’re also magnets for fraudsters who are out to make a quick buck. In fact, criminals stole data from magnetic-strip debit cards at ATMs at the highest […] The post How to Safeguard Your Cash and Personal Info at ATMs appeared first on AERO Federal Credit Uni...

  • Three Simple Ways College Student Can Save Money Each Month

      After all the money you spend on tuition and housing, it’s not surprising if you want to find ways to save some money each month. Here are three simple ways that you can do it. 1. “Eat In” more often It’s amazing how much money college students spend on food, either because they don’t […] The post Three Simple Ways College Student Can Save Money Each Month appeared first on AERO Federal Credit U...

  • Bottom Line Workers

    Workers want to know how much their efforts affect the bottom line, according to a new report from staffing firm Robert Half. Robert Half Management Resources recently surveyed workers, and found that nearly half want to see the connection between their duties and their firm’s performance. A majority said they want greater insights. Sadly, fourteen […] The post Bottom Line Workers appeared first o...

  • Is College Still a Good Investment?

    The rising cost of a college education has prompted many to question whether higher education still represents a good investment. To get to the bottom of what students and grads think, Bankrate.com recently conducted a poll. Perhaps not surprisingly, it found that 89% of college graduates say that their college education is a good investment. […] The post Is College Still a Good Investment? appear...

  • New Wearable Sensor Tells How Much UV Radiation You’ve Been Hit With

    The link between UV radiation and skin cancer is long established. It’s why we’ve all become more concerned about wearing suncreeen, and avoiding excessing exposure to direct sunlight. But how much UV are we actually getting? One company, La Roche-Posay, has created a new wearable patch that allows you to know for sure. Its new […] The post New Wearable Sensor Tells How Much UV Radiation You’ve Be...

  • Too Many Americans Have an Unhealthy Work-Life Balance

    Having a healthy work-life balance is important, yet a net survey reveals that only 40% of Americans achieve it. Groupon said it surveyed 2,000 Americans on their levels of stress and what they would do to relax if given the chance. What it found was that 60% of Americans are, “…trapped in an unhealthy work-life […] The post Too Many Americans Have an Unhealthy Work-Life Balance appeared first on ...

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  • Credit Unions Keep Your Money Safe

    Did you know that credit unions offer the safety of government-backed deposit insurance, just like banks? The difference is that, while banks are insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, almost all credit unions are insured by a fund administered by the National Credit Union Administration. In both cases, your money is fully insured up […] The post Credit Unions Keep Your Money Safe a...

  • Students and Parents Have Different Ideas about Back-to-College Budgeting

    It’s that time of year again for students and parents to plan back-to-college shopping. This is a joyous process, where both parties begin by agreeing on a budget. The problem is, students and parents have different ideas about what the ideal budget should be. How different? When professional services firm Deloitte conducted a survey, it […] The post Students and Parents Have Different Ideas about...

  • Don’t Miss National Grandparents Day

    National Grandparents Day will fall on September 11 this year. It might be easy to miss, coming as it does on the anniversary of the worst terrorist attack on the U.S. And that would be a shame. In 1970, Marian McQuade initiated a campaign to establish a day to honor grandparents, the U.S. Census Bureau […] The post Don’t Miss National Grandparents Day appeared first on AERO Federal Credit Union.

  • The Mutt Genome

    Applying genomic testing to animal health is the latest thing in veterinary science, and may help pet owners to construct a health plan for their beloved companions. Especially if those companions are mixed breed dogs, or mutts. Think about it: with purebred dogs, there is a body of knowledge about known health issues. However, mutts […] The post The Mutt Genome appeared first on AERO Federal Cred...

  • Coffee: Gotta Have It?

    Can you imagine having your coffee taken away for a day, a week or a month? If your answer is, “good heavens, no!” then read on. These days, coffee can be had in all sorts of places, prepared in all sorts of ways. We are spoiled with coffee. But, as the U.S. Census Bureau reminds […] The post Coffee: Gotta Have It? appeared first on AERO Federal Credit Union.

  • 5 Financial Tips for Fall

    Guest Blog by NerdWallet, Inc. Fall means dreams of pumpkin spice lattes, turkey dinners and a cozy holiday season just around the corner. Here are five ways to make sure you’re financially well-equipped for the last stretch of the year. 1. Tackle back-to-school shopping wisely Whether you’re shopping for your kids or yourself, approaching back-to-school sales with […] The post 5 Financial Tips fo...

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