Fun Activities to do with Your Kids at Home

Fun Activities to do with Your Kids at Home

It isn’t easy to be holed up at home with just your family for company. After two days, you may be thinking there isn’t enough coffee or chocolate in this world for a parent who’s stuck home with their kids for weeks at a time. As the parent, though, you have the unique opportunity to set the tone in your home and decide

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How to Work from Home

How to Work from Home

The coronavirus pandemic has taken the world as we know it and turned it upside down. Hospitals are scrambling to meet the needs of their patients as the federal and local governments are issuing stricter guidelines to help stop the spread of the virus.

Shopping malls that were filled with crowds just a week ago now stand vacant. Universities and schools

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How to Turn Spring Cleaning into Cash

How to Turn Spring Cleaning into Cash

It’s springtime! The gentle breezes and longer daylight hours inspire a wave of deep cleaning and decluttering — and it’s time you joined in or ramped up your efforts.
This spring, don’t just clean. Make money off your junk by selling your unwanted stuff via online selling sites and apps.

Sell old clothing on
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5 Bills You Can Skip or Delay Now

5 Bills You Can Skip or Delay Now
1. Memberships you can’t use now. 

Life has changed for the foreseeable future. Year-long memberships or season passes you might have thought you’d regularly use are pretty much worthless now. Cancel or pause your monthly membership at the gym and ask for a refund on season passes you may have purchased for a sports team

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Diamond Valley Branch Lobbies To Close March 20th, 2020; Drive Ups To Remain Open

DVFCU Lobbies To Close Effective March 20th, 2020; Drive Thrus To Remain Open

Diamond Valley Federal Credit Union has supported and cared for our community for 59 years, and remains prepared and committed to continue essential services during these challenging times.

As of this writing the states of Illinois,

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Beware of Coronavirus Scams!

Beware of Coronavirus Scams

Scammers are notorious for capitalizing on fear, and the coronavirus outbreak is no exception. Showing an appalling lack of the most basic morals, scammers have set up fake websites, bogus funding collections and more in an effort to trick the fearful and unsuspecting out of their money.

The World Health Organization (WHO)

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Our Focus Is On You: COVID 19 Preparedness

Our Focus Is On You - COVID 19 Prepardness

A Message to Our Members

Diamond Valley Federal Credit Union is financially strong and is well positioned to assist members at this difficult time.

As our community, state, nation and world face the challenges, uncertainty and fear of combating the spread of the COVID-19 virus I want to take a moment

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Why You Should Never Abbreviate 2020

Why You Should Never Abbreviate 2020

It may be a new year and a new decade, but scammers are still looking to con you out of your money. In fact, experts are warning of a new scam that is as simple as changing the date on a personal check, financial document, or another important paper.

Here’s what you can do to protect yourself:

The 2020 scam

The newest scam of

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Financial Resources Available for Veterans

Financial Resources Available for Veterans

We owe the strength and security of our country to our heroic veterans. These brave men and women sacrifice the comforts of home, time with family and often their physical well-being to protect us. Unfortunately, though, many veterans are struggling to make ends meet and to support their families.

If you are a veteran, you likely

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What Can I Use A Personal Loan For?

What Can I Use A Personal Loan For?

1. Get married. Use your loan to fund the larger wedding expenses, like your engagement ring, dress and venue. You may also consider using it to cover the smaller costs, like the flowers and photographer.

2. Fund a move. Taking out a personal loan to help you cover the costs can make a household move a lot less stressful.

3. Consolidate debt

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