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The Arrival Guide

InTouch Credit Union’s Guide to Helping Young People Succeed.

You’re here, but have you arrived? Many young adults think that question daily. Whether you are just finishing high school or are on your way from a graduate program into marriage and a new family, The Arrival Guide and InTouch Credit Union are here to help you get ready for the next phase of your life.

The Arrival Guide features blog posts written to help students and young adults find success in both life and finance. With helpful tips and information on everything from college to job-hunting to bargain hunting, The Arrival Guide offers resources which can help the under 35 jump-start their lives.


  • End of Year Money Tips

    by Alex Schitter | Dec 21, 2017
    It’s almost time to ring out the old and ring in the new! As 2017 comes to a close, take some time over the holiday break to shore up your money for a great 2018.
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  • Three Job Interview Mindsets

    by Alex Schitter | Dec 12, 2017
    It’s the night before the interview. Your outfit is all laid out, your resumé is hot off the press and you’ve Google-Mapped your route. You’ve done your company research and you’ve practiced answering the tough questions. You are perfectly prepared—and you still feel like a nervous wreck.
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  • Your Family Money Mindset

    by Alex Schitter | Dec 07, 2017
    If you’re heading home for the holidays, here’s a little homework assignment. Pay attention to your parents’ and family members’ mindset about money, and consider how that affects the way you manage your money today.
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  • Are Checks Obsolete?

    by Alex Schitter | Nov 21, 2017
    Checks hold an odd place in our personal finances. In many ways, checks seem like relics from a previous era.
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  • Smart Millennial Money Moves

    by Alex Schitter | Nov 09, 2017
    When it comes to money, millennials get a bad rap. If you’re tired of stereotypes about monetarily-challenged millennials, here’s another side of that coin.
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  • Saving for Retirement

    by Alex Schitter | Oct 17, 2017
    Think back to your most recent savings goal. How long did you have to save in order to reach it?
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  • School Loans: The Payoff 101

    by Alex Schitter | Sep 27, 2017
    You’ve finally put college behind you: no more books, no more homework, no more lectures. But you may have one more hurdle left: paying off that student loan.
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  • Attitudes Toward Insurance

    by Alex Schitter | Sep 12, 2017
    Insurance coverage can be tricky to shop for, because it requires making specific financial decisions about some hazy and unpredictable concepts.
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  • First Job, First Impressions

    by Alex Schitter | Sep 06, 2017
    You’ve landed your first job out of school, you’ve filled out the paperwork and finished orientation. Your next step: making a good impression and positioning yourself for long-term career success.
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  • Your First Job: Four Key Pieces of Paperwork

    by Alex Schitter | Aug 24, 2017
    You’ve finally landed that first, full-time job out of college. Congratulations! Now brace yourself for “on-boarding,” the process of starting a job that may involve a small mountain of paperwork.
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