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In a blog post, Truliant Federal Credit Union showed how they showcase tips for consumers on how to choose the right financial institution for their needs:

“Selecting a financial institution for your personal finances or your small business is an extremely significant step to ensuring financial success. Many times, the importance is underestimated which can cause unnecessary and costly challenges. The relationship you have with your financial institution should be a partnership, where you both work together to manage your spending, grow your assets and plan for your future. You will depend on them to work with you in finding solutions to your financial needs and to create a plan to achieve your goals. Whether you chose a credit union or a bank, there are a few things you should do before making the right choice for you.”

The full post from Truliant FCU can be read here.

Please leave a comment with any tips you offer members on how to choose the right financial institution!


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James W. Gabberty

Gabberty is a professor of information systems at Pace University in New York City. An alumnus of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and New York University Polytechnic Institute, he has served as an expert witness in telecommunication and information security at the federal and state levels and holds numerous certifications from SANS & ISACA.

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Marisa Mann

Marisa Mann brings over 15 years of experience in consulting and financial services industries to the Solstice team, working on large scale enterprise initiatives across many technologies, including specializing in the digital space – Internet and mobile. Mann is passionate about mobile and the endless possibilities for the enterprise, delivering business value through strong brand recognition and driving to excellence in the consumer experience. Prior to Solstice, Mann worked at JP Morgan Chase, Diamond Management and Technology Consultants, Washington Mutual, Inc, and Accenture.

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