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September 15, 2023

Avoid These Energy Efficiency Scams

Big energy bills can catch anyone off guard. It’s no wonder families throughout Montana are interested in energy efficiency upgrades and ways to save money on their bills. However, criminals are always lurking in the shadows. With colder months on the horizon, let’s look at some of the most common energy efficiency scams and how to avoid them. Energy Saving … Continue reading

August 31, 2023

6 Budget-Friendly Energy-Efficient Upgrades

There are plenty of good reasons to improve your home’s energy efficiency, including a boost to your monthly budget. With a few tips and some advice from the Department of Energy, these six upgrades could save you money and add comfort to your home as winter inches closer. Give your old water heater a break: According to the Department of … Continue reading

August 1, 2023

Warn Your Kids about These Online Scams

It’s probably no surprise that kids love smartphones. Who doesn’t? But while 85% of American adults own a smartphone, a full 95% of our kids have one, according to a survey by Pew Research Center. While those kids might be good at posting TikToks, they’re also susceptible to online scams aimed at their innocence. You can help them avoid those … Continue reading

July 5, 2023

Steer Clear of These 5 Car-Buying Scams

Car-buying scams have been around since the invention of the automobile. Today, with the option to buy online or from someone thousands of miles away, simple rip-offs can catch anyone off guard. Here are five shifty scams and how you can avoid them with some pedal-to-the-metal, buyer-beware tactics. Online Sales Scams Beware of fake car ads that the seller doesn’t … Continue reading

June 12, 2023

Avoid These Common Mortgage Scams

Welcome to National Homeownership Month! While finding and financing the perfect home becomes a reality for millions of Americans every year, too many become victims of mortgage fraud, including refinance rip-offs. We have some tips to help you avoid these home loan scams and how to protect your family from financial loss. Spotting Common Mortgage Scams According to the Federal … Continue reading

May 16, 2023

Clearwater Credit Union Begins Deconstruction in Preparation for its New Uptown Branch

Butte, MT – Clearwater Credit Union has begun deconstruction of the vacant Wells Fargo building located at 200 N. Main St. to make way for construction of its new Uptown Butte branch in the same location. Deconstruction will take approximately two weeks, and construction on the new branch will begin shortly thereafter with a projected Fall 2024 opening. Clearwater’s new … Continue reading

Architectural rendering of the future home Clearwater Credit Union in Butte, MT.
May 2, 2023

2023 Clearwater Yard Sale

Join the Clearwater team at the Corporate Training Center on May 5-6 as we host a Yard Sale to support nonprofits in the areas we serve. The Clearwater Yard Sale was born as a passion project by team members who appreciate sustainability, support local nonprofits, and love yard sales. This year, all Yard Sale proceeds will benefit two employee-selected nonprofits; … Continue reading

Clearwater Yard Sale
May 1, 2023

The Link Between Financial and Mental Well-being

Would it surprise you to know that 40% of Americans don’t have enough savings to cover a $400 emergency? It’s true, according to the Federal Reserve. Equally true is the link between your financial and mental well-being. May is National Mental Health Awareness Month, and we have some tips to help you reduce your money stress and improve your overall … Continue reading

April 24, 2023

2023 Community Giving Programs

Give with us May 1-5 Please join us in being a force for good by giving online to causes you care about during one of the following Giving Day events. Giving Days are short-term fundraising events connecting generous donors like you with verified, non-profit organizations in need of monetary support. What are Community Giving Programs? Community Giving Programs are powerful … Continue reading

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April 21, 2023

How to Avoid Home Improvement Scams

Five Home Improvement Scams You Can Avoid    The weather is warming up, and so is the home improvement season. Whatever remodeling project you may be considering, here are five scams to watch for and how to avoid them to save yourself money, headaches, and heartaches. The Home Remodeling Experts Come to You! If someone shows up at your door … Continue reading