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The Arrival Guide

A 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 'adulting' and 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 this group jump-start their lives and assure them that they have indeed 'arrived.' 

  • Let's Talk Taxes

    by Alex Schitter | Mar 20, 2018
    You just got your paycheck. Your eyes scan down the list of deductions and settle on the most important part—your take-home pay.
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  • Hashing It Out, For Love and Money

    by Alex Schitter | Feb 08, 2018
    Valentine’s Day is near, and romance is in the air. It’s a great time to think about money.
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  • Credit Score Smarts

    by Alex Schitter | Jan 24, 2018
    Your credit score is more than a tool for lenders – it’s an important part of your financial picture.
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  • 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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