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Student Choice Lending

Shell FCU now offers a pay for you to fun your college education! The Credit Union Student Choice Program was created to help students finance a higher education without a higher price tag.

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2014 John Garrison Scholarship Winners

Annually Shell Federal Credit Union awards John Garrison Scholarships to deserving seniors. This year, the students were required to write a 250 word essay on the subject of establish good credit. Examples were also required about developing credit history. Other criteria such as GPA, community involvement, extracurricular activities and volunteer hours play a factor in the scholarship results.

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SMart Saving - Save More Tomorrow

In celebration of National Youth Week, iLife is hosting a week long campaign titled SMart Savings encouraging the youth to Save MoreforTomorrow. Anyone age 14-24 years old who opens a Savings or iSave during National Youth Week, April 21st - 26th, will be entered to win $100 CASH! Stop by any Shell FCU location during April 21st - 26th to open an account today!

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Getting That Job

As we get older our natural independence and need to assert ourselves as capable individuals grows. We begin having desires to fend for ourselves and not have to rely on “mom and dad” for all of our basic needs. With this comes one simple solution all young adults eventually face; getting your first job!

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Finanical Hook Up!

Get in the know with iLife’s Financial Hook Up. Have a question or want to know more information about something specific? Click on any section below to learn more.

 


SavingSaving is usually the first step in any future plans you have in life. You save for a car, college, a house, kids, etc. It is the most basic essential tool we need throughout life. Everyone saves; even millionaires need to save their money. So where do we start?Click to learn more, watch videos, and take our quiz!

 

 
CheckingChecking accounts are where all the fun happens. This is where you get to spend your money, and pay your bills. There is usually never a steady amount of money because cash is going in and coming out frequently. Click to learn more, watch videos, and take our quiz!

 


BudgetingBudgeting is a simple process of arithmetic and knowing your limits. It is not hard, and can help you stay smart with your money. If you are living paycheck-to-paycheck and have an empty savings account, budgeting can help you get back on track with your life. Click to learn more, watch videos, and take our quiz!

 



CreditHaving a good credit score can determine how easy life can be for you in the future. It determines what your rate will be on a loan, whether you have to pay a down payment on something, whether you get a job, and even if someone will marry you. So, what is a good credit score and how do you get one? Click to learn more, watch videos, and take our quiz!

 

 

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Buying a car is fun, but very expensive. And if you don’t know what you are doing, it can also be very confusing. Buying a vehicle is a huge investment, so a lot of time and research needs to be put in to finding you your perfect car. Click to learn more, watch, videos and take our quiz!

 

 

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Finding a normal job is hard work, and finding an actual life long career is even harder. In the end though, it is completely worth it. Finding something that you love to do, and making money doing it is everyone’s dream. Here are some tips to help you find a career you will love. Click to learn more.

 

 

College

College is one of the biggest, life changing, and toughest chapters in our life. Many people talk about how great college is; being out on your own for the first time, living with your friends, and going to parties. What they don’t tell you, is how extremely difficult college really is. For four or more years your life is consumed with tests, homework and the looming fear of pop quizzes. Going to college is no joke, and only the serious, most dedicated students make it through. Click to learn more.

 

 

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Living with your parents can be super annoying. Yes, free dinner and a place to sleep at night is nice, but it is time to leave the nest and spread your wings and fly on your own! So what do you need to do? Moving out is a very long, and very expensive process that takes time. Don’t rush in to it, and remember to always keep your options open. Click to learn more, watch, videos and take our quiz!

 

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