Skyler Stack, Author at Icon Credit Union

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A Fun (And Crazy!) Holiday Tradition for You

July 27, 2018 | Category: Girl Scouts

Teaching your children how to make their money count can be a challenge. To help them get an idea of how much things cost, try out this holiday ‘Crazy Dinner’ and let them try to get the most of out of a limited budget. This activity is best with a large group, so invite family, […]

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Saving Smarts

July 27, 2018 | Category: Girl Scouts

For the responsible adult who thinks about being prepared for the future, savings are a fixed expense that is built into the monthly budget just like car payments and insurance. For most people, though, this habit does not come naturally. Teach your kids those saving smarts now when they’re young to help make it a […]

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Saving on Halloween

July 27, 2018 | Category: Girl Scouts

The holidays can be expensive, so start saving early by being thrifty for Halloween. Be prepared for those unexpected end-of-year expenses through reducing your spending this October. Here are two tips to help you save on Halloween: Wait to carve pumpkins. Plan on carving the pumpkins on Halloween instead of earlier in the season when the pumpkins […]

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5 Tips for Raising Secure and Unspoiled Kids

July 27, 2018 | Category: Girl Scouts

As a parent, you want your kids to know you can provide them with all their needs, but you also don’t want to raise spoiled children who feel entitled to their every whim. Here are five tips to help you raise secure and unspoiled kids: Use an allowance as a teaching tool. By giving kids […]

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Impulse Control

July 27, 2018 | Category: Girl Scouts

Impulse purchases can wreak havoc on the most carefully constructed budgets. By teaching your kids how to recognize their impulses, you will be giving them the tools for overcoming that overpowering urge to buy, buy, buy. Show your kids how retailers manipulate our emotions and spending habits and how to shop without dropping more money than planned.   Ask […]

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Warm Hearts, Toasty Toes collects over 16,000 pairs!

December 19, 2017 | Category: Events

Warm Hearts, Toasty Toes sock drive collects over 16,000 pairs for charity BOISE, Idaho – “Every winter, we hear about donations of coats, boots and other clothing for those in need,” said Connie Miller, President and CEO of Icon. “While those are incredibly important items, one thing seems to be overlooked year after year – […]

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Identity Theft Remains Top Consumer Complaint To FTC

March 4, 2015 | Category: Fraud Alerts

Identity theft continues to be the top complaint the Federal Trade Commission receives from consumers, according to an FTC report on complaints it received last year. Identity theft has held the No. 1 spot for the last 15 years, the FTC reported, while noting a large increase in the number of complaints about so-called “imposter” […]

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January 2015 Member Newsletter

January 31, 2015 | Category: Member Newsletter

Heroes of Local Icon’s 2015 commitment to the community Warm Hearts, Toasty Toes sock drive shatters goals! The 5th Annual Warm Hearts, Toasty Toes sock drive is over and we’re thrilled to say we’ve handily beat our ambitious goal for the sock drive! Thanks to your incredible generosity, combined with the hard work of 20 […]

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Tips on Avoiding Identity Theft

January 6, 2015 | Category: Fraud Alerts

Tax time is open season for identity thieves – don’t become a victim! Here are a few basic steps you can take to avoid becoming a victim of identity theft and pretext calling. Identity theft is the fraudulent use of a person’s personal identifying information. Often, identity thieves will use another person’s personal information, such […]

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