College Scholarship
Mar
5

Apply now for $14,500 in College Scholarships

Make a short video and you could win a college scholarship Submit a video with this topic: “Show us how you envision the credit union of the future.” Videos must be between 1 minute and 2-1/2 minutes and submitted before April 21, 2021. See complete details on the application below. $14,500 in total scholarships are…

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scam alert
Mar
1

Instagram Scammer Warning

WARNING: Fake Pathways Instagram Account – 3/1/2021 Please be advised that an Instagram account pretending to be Pathways is currently soliciting members for personal information. You can spot the differences between the fake account and our legitimate account by clicking here. Always remember – Unless you are working with a Member Service Representative on a loan or…

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Nov
24

Tracking Holiday Spending Keeps Seasonal Spending Down

Nothing is more heartwarming than seeing your loved ones’ faces light up when they open that perfect gift you (err, Santa) gave them. Tyler’s new bike, Olivia’s new tablet and that gift card to mom and dad’s favorite steak place all add up to wonderful holiday memories… until the credit card statements show up. The…

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Nov
17

Holiday Fraud Alert

This holiday season, particularly during our trying circumstances with COVID-19, it is more important than ever to NEVER give out your personal or banking information to someone that calls you directly. If you don’t recognize the caller’s number, do not answer the call. Even if the number appears familiar be cautious if the caller asks…

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Oct
28

Pathways Wins “Best Credit Union!”

We are happy to announce that we have won the title of “Best Credit Union” by Columbus CEO’s Best of Business Magazine. At Pathways, we take pride in putting our members first. We’re proud to be your financial partner for every step along life’s path, and it’s our goal to ensure we have solutions in…

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Oct
7

Avoiding Voting Scams

Tuesday, November 3, 2020 is Election Day. This means we all get requests to give donations, take surveys, and register to vote. Voters are bombarded with campaign ads, registration requests, surveys, donation requests, etc. The constant “noise” makes it very difficult to differentiate campaign offices from malicious attackers. So, as this important day approaches, let’s…

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Aug
31

Why Roth IRA Conversions May Now Be Advantageous

Thanks to a couple of factors, some investors are thinking about this move before 2020 ends.   Provided by Chris Bright, Senior Financial Advisor, Pathways Retirement & Investment Services Roth IRAs have attracted retirement savers since their introduction in 1998. They offer the potential for tax-free retirement income, provided Internal Revenue Service rules are followed….

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Aug
27

When Does it Make Sense to Pay a Bill with a Credit Card?

Credit cards and debit cards both offer incredible convenience. With just a quick swipe or a linked account, a payment can be instantly processed. It seems like a no-brainer to use that convenience for taking the hassle out of paying bills. But, is it a smart idea to pay monthly bills with a credit card…

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Aug
6

My Savings Has Been Wiped Clean; How Can I Replenish it?

  Q: The last few months have been really tough on my finances, and I’ve been forced to use my savings for getting by. My emergency fund and savings account are basically zero. Now that my financial situation is starting to improve, I’d like to start building these up again, but it’s all so overwhelming….

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