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Register Now for the Financial Literacy 5K - July 11

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Financial education supporters and running enthusiasts – mark your calendars to participate in the second annual Minnesota Credit Union Foundation Financial Literacy 5K! Set for Saturday, July 11, at Lake Normandale in Bloomington, this event is a walk/run and kids fun run.

College Planning 101 - Myths and Realities

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When should we start? How will we pay? What information can we trust? Is the thought of planning for college starting to make you worry? It shouldn’t. Being strategic in your approach to college planning will save you time, money and stress. The key – identifying “good match” colleges to fit your child’s academic, social and financial needs. With over 4,500 options in reality there are many “good match” colleges. Learn more from higher education expert Jeff Bria.

MN Department of Revenue Stops Accepting Tax Returns Filed With TurboTax

The Minnesota Department of Revenue announced they have stopped accepting tax returns that are submitted through TurboTax due to potential fraud. In response, Heartland Credit Union has immediately removed links to TurboTax from our website and want to assure members we are not affiliated with TurboTax and provided only a discount to members who choose to use TurboTax.

Intuit TurboTax has set up a dedicated phone number for impacted taxpayers who have recently found that when they log in to TurboTax to file their return, they see that a return has already been filed. Affected taxpayers can call (800) 944-8596 to get personal assistance.

Read more for additional resources on protecting yourself against identity theft and tax fraud and what to do if you’re victim.

Tips for Safe Online Holiday Shopping

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On Monday, millions of Americans will log on to their computers, tablets or smart phones to perform online shopping as part of Cyber Monday. Unfortunately, so will cyber criminals and hackers, who are seeking to exploit shoppers to obtain credit card and financial information.

With the increasing threat of cyber scams and other online shopping fraud, it’s important for everyone to practice safe online behavior on Cyber Monday, throughout the holidays, and every day.

Read more for tips to shop safely.

Personal Finance Tool Coming November 6th

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We’re excited to announce a new tool will be added to Heartland Online Banking called Personal Finance. Personal Finance allows you to securely monitor all of your financial accounts from within Heartland Online Banking. Plus, you can create budgets, set savings goals, monitor spending habits and more.

Heartland President Participates in "Community Connected" Press Event

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October is National Co-op Month, and the Minnesota Credit Union Network (MnCUN) held a “Community Connected” press event at Heartland Credit Union (Heartland) in Inver Grove Heights to recognize the impact cooperative organizations make in communities throughout Minnesota. Heartland President, Kathy Harrington presented information about Heartland’s Community Involvement.