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Capital Off the Cuff

Things you actually want to read.

That's all we plan to put out here. Educational, informational, slightly silly...but always completely honest content that's relevant. New posts will be showing up regularly, so don't forget to check back!
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Q&A with Tom and Laurie
December 29, 2021

Heading into 2022, we say “so long” to Tom, who is retiring at the end of 2021, and “hello” to Laurie, Capital’s new CEO as of November 2021. We held a Question & Answer session with both of them to learn more about the future of Capital. 

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The Reason We Should

September 30, 2021

Like so many in our community, our employees have stressed over getting sick at work. They’ve faced branch closings due to COVID cases, covered other locations to keep them open, watched co-workers struggle with COVID recovery, and quarantined when exposed to protect others. So, with gratitude and appreciation for all that they do, we are asking our employees to take a paid day off, away from work, refreshing and recharging and focusing on their physical and mental health in observance of World Mental Health Day.

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Hey Capital, Open a Branch in My Hometown!

March 18, 2021

Have you ever wondered why the credit union has branches where we do? Or maybe more importantly, why we don’t have a branch where you think we should?

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Virtual Sunshine Welcome

May 4, 2021

We believe in making the most out of each day and recognize that dealing with your finances, or coming into a branch, is often times the least exciting thing in your day. That doesn’t have to be the case, and we’re working on new ways to connect with you, as you want it. 

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Confessions of a Recent College Graduate

April 3, 2020

I’m a recent college graduate (bet you figured that one out by the title), and there are a lot of things I wish I had known or advice I had listened to when it came to finances in college. As an 18-year-old going off to live on my own for the first time, I thought I had it all figured out…yup, I was wrong. These are just some of the things I wish I had known (or actually listened to).

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So Many Lessons

July 21, 2020

We're all a little tired of commercials, ads and everything else saying we'll get through these challenging and unprecedented times together and find our new normal. The truth is, we aren’t all getting through this, together or otherwise.

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It's Not Delivery, It's De'Struggle

August 9, 2019
 
There's no doubt that broke jokes are pretty funny. I'ts not uncommon to see jokes like these, laugh, and keep scrolling without putting much thought into it. Maybe you see one and think, "I can relate." A lot of times, though, they're the kind of funny that makes you laugh and also feel a strong sense of, "ouch."

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It's Too Peopley Out There

March 12, 2020

Oh, Coronavirus. Every day there’s a new reported case or recommended way to keep yourself safe. If I had my way, I would choose to avoid people altogether…but life doesn’t quite work like that. Luckily, you can add your finances to the list of things you can do from home.

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Dreams & Small Victories

July 13, 2018

Everyone has dreams. Some peoples are bigger than others, but we all have something we’re hoping for. Let’s be honest, quite often, dreams take cash, and “extra” money isn’t always easy to come by. If it was you would have already seen your dreams come true, right?

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No Job, No Paycheck, Same Identity

January 14, 2019

“I’m sorry, but you’re laid off.”

Heart-sinking, gut-wrenching, panic-inducing words. I understand because I’ve lived it. My situation was most likely very different than yours, but I think those feelings are probably pretty similar across the board. The decision may not have been personal, but the way it affects your life is.

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