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How To Make the Most Out of Your Child Tax Credit Payments

The Child Tax Credit (CTC) of 2021 is set to be a game-changer for low-income families with children. The Biden Administration estimates that these new improvements could go as far as cutting child poverty in half, bringing direct payments to nearly 40 million Americans. Monthly advance payments started hitting accounts on July 15th and will [...]
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Three reasons why your car insurance is so expensive

Did you know the average American pays $1,674 a year or about $140 a month on auto insurance?* Your insurance rate depends on a wide range of factors. While you can’t change your age or past driving record, there are some things you can do to lower your insurance rate. Here are three things that [...]
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Nevada Alumni Association and Sierra Pacific

Dear Nevada Alumni, Sierra Pacific Federal Credit Union has been the official credit union of the Nevada Alumni Association for more than a decade. We joined forces long ago because of their dedication to the University of Nevada and our community. Over the years, Sierra Pacific FCU has donated nearly $200,000 to support student scholarships, […]

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The Sierra Pacific 2021 Annual Meeting

After a brief summer respite, COVID-19 cases are spiking again here in Washoe County. In the interest of member health and safety, we have made the difficult decision to cancel Sierra’s in-person Annual Meeting on Thursday, August 26th. Sierra is hosting a virtual replacement meeting on the same day and time. Members are invited to [...]
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3 Ways to Save on Back-To-School Expenses

“The second busiest retail season of the year, next to holiday shopping.” That’s what one National Retail Federation report had to say, noting that back-to-school expenses would hit a record high for the 2021-2022 school year, averaging $789.49 per child. That’s up from the average of $696.70 last year.   If that number gives you [...]
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3 ways to save money this summer

Wouldn’t you rather spend your money on making lasting memories with friends and family this summer? If you’re on a tight budget but still want to enjoy all that summer has to offer, here are three ways you can save.   Save up to $300 by packing your lunch. Making your lunch is usually healthier [...]

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