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Crush Your Debt & Own Your Financial Future

Debt can be a major stressor in life and at times it can feel like you will never be able to pay it all off. But we are here to tell you, YOU CAN DO IT! We can’t tell you it will be easy, but with some focus and determination, it is possible. Here are some helpful...

Bowater Credit Union College Scholarship

Any graduating senior who is a member-owner before March 1st of the year they graduate is eligible to apply for our $2000 College Scholarship. Applicants must submit application and all requirements before July 1st. Requirements:- Grade transcript from senior year of...

Does Applying for a Credit Card Hurt Your Credit?

You might have been warned about applying for too many credit cards at once, but does applying for a credit card hurt your credit? We take a closer look at how credit applications actually affect your credit score. Card Smarts: Credit Card Applications and Your Credit...

Tips to Save Money on Holiday Shopping

The holiday season can be a financially stressful time. Working a job, dealing with life, paying bills, and on top of that having to make time and a budget to go gift shopping. Fortunately, it doesn't have to be that way. You can still make this year memorable and not...

How Many Credit Cards Should You Have?

Credit cards are easy to apply for and convenient to use—so convenient that most people now carry three or more cards. But how many credit cards should you have? Let’s take a look at the financial implications of owning multiple cards and consider some tips for...

Bowater Wealth Management with Michael Lawson

Bowater Credit Union is excited to announce Bowater Wealth Management, a partnership with Investment Advisor Representative, Michael Lawson, at Alliance Wealth Management Partners, RIA. Bowater Wealth Management will give our members access to investment services such...

Holiday Loan Available Now Through December 31st

Together we can make this holiday season memorable with a Holiday Loan. With this limited-time loan you can borrow up to $2,000 with rates as low as 5.75% APR, which would be monthly payments of $171.89 for only one year! The Holiday Loan is offered every year from...