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Archive for February 2015

Taking Advantage of Your Meal Plan

By Lauren Smith.

As college students, we’re lucky to have access to the dining halls. After college, when will you ever have access to all you can eat buffets every day until midnight? If you think your meal plan is too big, start using it more. You can swipe int...

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Eating Healthy Through the Seasons

By Lauren Smith.

Western Massachusetts is an awesome place for eating healthy year-round. During the summer, farmer’s markets are all around us, and can be found almost any day of the week. During the winter months, many towns have great indoor markets. A full lis...

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Market Month: January 2015

By Craig Boivin.

(Un)Happy New Year: Fresh uncertainties in Europe, slowing economic growth, anticipation of a looming Federal Reserve rate hike, and a stronger dollar all contributed to a volatile month for equities. The losses weren't good news for believers in the January Effect (the idea that equities' behavior in January suggests what might happen during the rest of the year). However, it might also be useful to remember that the S&P 500 lost 3.6% last January but ended 2014 up 11.4%. 

Non-deposit investment products and services are offered through CUSO Financial Services, L.P. ("CFS"), a registered broker-dealer (Member FINRA/SIPC) and SEC Registered Investment Advisor. Products offered through CFS: are not NCUA/NCUSIF or otherwise federally insured, are not guarantees or obligations of the credit union, and may involve investment risk including possible loss of principal. Investment Representatives are registered through CFS. UMassFive College Federal Credit Union has contracted with CFS to make non-deposit investment products and services available to credit union members. 

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