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17 10, 2017

When Credit Scores Have Credit Scars

A Credit 101 Halloween edition

I can vividly remember one specific Halloween day, I was riding my bike with my friends on the street in front of my house.  I was in my early teens and as always, my competitive nature got the best of me as a race broke out.  Just as I reached Read More

12 10, 2017

Why the American Dream Should Still Include Homeownership

“Does the American Dream no longer include homeownership?”

That was the headline of a July CNN Money post about a Pew Research study suggesting that home ownership “has become more elusive” since the financial crisis of 2008. Pew’s study found more households are headed by renters today than at any time since 1965. In kind, Read More

3 10, 2017

Tips for Protecting Yourself from Identity Theft

As a branch manager at Day Air Credit Union I talk to a lot of members who feel like they don’t have control over their credit due to data breaches, fraud and scams. To assist members, I have compiled a list of preventative measures that will help safeguard your personal information.

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18 09, 2017

What does it Actually Mean to be “Good with Money?”

We all know people who are ‘good with money’.  Hopefully you’re one of those people.  We all know people who are decidedly NOT good with money.  Hopefully you can distance yourself from them when they ask you to cover for them yet again.  But what does the phrase actually mean?

It means:

Living within your Read More

15 08, 2017

How to go Back-to-School with Student Loans You Can Afford

Once again our summer days are getting shorter and everybody is talking about “back to school”. Personally, I always enjoy fall. Working at the UD Branch, I feel a sense of energy on campus;  faculty are putting the final touches on their semester lesson plans, The Pride of Dayton pep band is practicing for Read More

27 07, 2017

Vandalia-Butler Chamber of Commerce selects Don Schweitzer, Jr. as new Board Chairman

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    Vandalia-Butler Chamber of Commerce selects Don Schweitzer, Jr. as new Board Chairman

Day Air Credit Union is proud to announce that Don Schweitzer, Jr., Business Development Officer has been selected as the Board Chairman for the Vandalia-Butler Chamber of Commerce for the 2017-18 fiscal year. Day Air Credit Union has been part of the Vandalia-Butler area since 2008 with the opening of our York Commons location. Read More

16 05, 2017

Honoring those that serve this coming Memorial Day Weekend

How will you and your family honor our fallen Veterans this Memorial Day? The Dayton area has a community that is rich with military history from the 150 year old Dayton VA Medical Center and Wright-Patterson Airforce Base to the late building 26 of National Cash Register’s (NCR) campus; where code breaking machines were Read More

25 04, 2017

Credit Union Consolidation – Merger of Triangle Credit Union

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    Credit Union Consolidation – Merger of Triangle Credit Union

Credit unions throughout the country are disappearing. There are now 5,800 credit unions in the U.S. and that number is decreasing at the rate of one per day. Consolidation of community banks is occurring at the same rate as credit unions.

Smaller institutions frequently don’t have the capital, management expertise, technology and/or overall resources to Read More

18 04, 2017

Expand your wallet

It’s springtime now, but believe it or not the holidays will be here before you know it! Planning for the holidays, everyone could use a little extra money. Here at Day Air Credit Union there are a number of services that can help you save today so that the holidays go a bit smoother! I Read More

28 03, 2017

I love my job!

I love my job! As a Business Development Officer for Day Air I get to meet many community leaders, educate the public on the importance of financial management, be involved with several community service organizations and I am engaged with several Chambers of Commerce.

But, by far, I get the most satisfaction out of instructing Read More