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Investments? Yes, We Do Them in Grand Rapids!

Consumers, which began operations in 1951, currently serves more than 60,000 members in West Michigan with 16 offices and over $600 million in total assets. Two of our offices are now in Grand Rapids. We offer all of the same services at these new Read More

“I’ll Do It Later” — Why People Procrastinate

One in five adults admits to being a chronic procrastinator. Among college students, the number may be as high as seven in 10, which might explain those all-nighters.1 In the “real world,” you can’t always cram for finals. Procrastination can have Read More

NEW Online Banking: View Your Investments!

Do you have investment accounts set up through the Investment Services Team at Consumers Credit Union? Did you know you can view those accounts when logged into online banking? Download this easy to follow guide to learn how! Read More


Welcome to Consumers! New Member Guide.

Are you a new member? Welcome to Consumers Credit Union! Thank you for joining our family! How about an introduction to how Consumers can make your life easier and set you on the road to financial success? Click the Download Link button to view Read More

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What Are My Retirement Savings Options?

401(k)s. IRAs. At first glance, comparing your retirement savings options seems to require decoding an alphabet soup! "Let's break down your retirement savings options to the basics," says Tim Kosak, Consumer Lending Manager at Consumers Credit Read More

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Successfully Transition into Retirement

Are you thinking about the next chapter in your life? The first step to ensuring your transition to retirement living goes smoothly is to be prepared. For many workers, investing means having a portion of their paycheck systematically invested in Read More

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Saving for the Future – Start Early

The information in this post is provided by our partner Accel Financial Counseling. Accel’s counseling services and educational programs are available free to all Consumers members. The earlier you start saving, the more you will benefit from Read More