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Home Maintenance Tips for Spring

April 9, 2014

Home Maintenance Tips for Spring

After an exceptionally long, dark winter, spring's bright sun and warm winds are, well, a breath of fresh air. The only downside? All that sunshine spotlights your leaf-filled…

Spring Clean Your Fitness Routine

April 9, 2014

Spring Clean Your Fitness Routine

Are you in need of a fitness makeover? Following the same routine day after day can get boring — and getting bored can easily zap your motivation. This…

LLCU Members Save $1 Million

April 9, 2014

Decatur, Illinois, April 9, 2014 – Land of Lincoln Credit Union (LLCU) has saved members over $1 million in loan interest since 2013. Recently, a member saved over…

LLCU Offers Free workshops for Macon County Money Smart Week

April 3, 2014

LLCU Offers Free workshops for Macon County Money Smart Week

Land of Lincoln Credit Union is pleased to offer several FREE workshops to our members during the upcoming Money Smart Week, April 5 - 12, 2014.Saturday, April 5…

Win a Trip to Vegas to Drive a NASCAR!

April 1, 2014

Win a Trip to Vegas to Drive a NASCAR!

At LLCU, we know that Life’s Fast, so We’re Fast! And in April, you can Win Fast! Get an auto loan from LLCU and you’ll be entered to…

13 Tips for a Financially Healthy Family

March 27, 2014

13 Tips for a Financially Healthy Family

1. Track spending to know where your money goes. Identify expenses that can be reduced or eliminated - and take immediate action. 2. Expect and prepare for emergencies.…

Lowering Pet Costs

March 12, 2014

Lowering Pet Costs

If you have a pet, you are probably well aware that the dough shelled out for four-legged family members can rival the money spent on two-legged members. Luckily,…

15 Activities That Burn 100 Calories

March 12, 2014

15 Activities That Burn 100 Calories

Although the number of calories you will burn during exercise depends on your weight and the intensity of your activity, there are a number of activities that will…

Advantages of Online Banking

February 25, 2014

Advantages of Online Banking

There’s nothing wrong with being old school. If you’ve got a paper and pencil system that makes your personal finances hum like a well-oiled machine, then by all…

De-cluttering Secrets

February 11, 2014

De-cluttering Secrets

A well-occupied wall. Short on kitchen cabinets? Get things out in the open. One trick is to display everyday dishes on shelves against a well-marked chalkboard wall. The…

Natural Cold Prevention Strategies

February 11, 2014

Natural Cold Prevention Strategies

SLEEP How it helps: Sleep regulates the release of the hormone cortisol, which stimulates cells that boost the immune system. And a well-tuned immune system is crucial for…

Fast Auto Loans. Fifteen Minute Answers.

February 6, 2014

Fast Auto Loans. Fifteen Minute Answers.

At Land of Lincoln Credit Union, we can get you approved on your auto loan in about fifteen minutes. Other places take days, even weeks to get back…

LAND OF LINCOLN CREDIT UNION HELPS MACON RESOURCES GET NEW PLAYGROUND EQUIPMENT

February 5, 2014

LAND OF LINCOLN CREDIT UNION HELPS MACON RESOURCES GET NEW PLAYGROUND EQUIPMENT

Decatur, Illinois, February 5, 2014 – Land of Lincoln Credit Union (LLCU) gave back in a big way by donating over $10,000 to Central Illinois non-profit organizations. Money…

Land of Lincoln Credit Union Employees Donate Over 2,500 Community Hours

January 15, 2014

Land of Lincoln Credit Union Employees Donate Over 2,500 Community Hours

Decatur, Illinois, January 14, 2014 – Land of Lincoln Credit Union (LLCU) employees have made a big impact by donating over 2,500 hours of service to 125 Central…

Winter Home Projects

January 15, 2014

Winter Home Projects

When it's cold and wet outside, it can be tempting to curl up in front of the fireplace with a good book and a cup of cocoa. But…

Doing Your Taxes for 2013 with Easy with LLCU!

January 13, 2014

Visit Our Oakland Branch to Have Your Taxes Prepared! Land of Lincoln has two great ways to help you get through tax season this year! In Decatur, Gary…

Target Phishing Emails

January 3, 2014

As we continue to monitor the recent Target compromise, we have learned of recent phishing emails related to the Target breach. The emails look like they are from…