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5 Benefits of the Union Plus Credit Card Program You May Not Know About

5 Benefits of the Union Plus Credit Card Program You May Not Know About

Union Plus Credit Cards were designed to meet the needs of hard-working union members like you.

There are many reasons that union members ought to consider Union Plus Credit Cards for their families, such as competitive rates and U.S.-based customer service.

However, Union Plus Credit Cards also have many benefits you may not have known about because they are so unique. Here are five benefits of Union Plus Credit Cards you may be unaware of, and make sure to learn more by clicking here.

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Four Loony Labor Lies We’re Really Sick of Hearing

Four Loony Labor Lies We’re Really Sick of Hearing

Numbers don’t lie. Wage inequality is at its highest since the Great Depression. Total income grew 36.9% in the United States from 1979 to 2007, and the top 1% snatched 53.9% of it. Yet despite the facts, people are blaming unions for everything from corrupt politics to economic failures.

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36 Reasons Why You Should Thank a Union

36 Reasons Why You Should Thank a Union

Did you know that labor unions made the following 36 things possible?

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Thank a #UnionMom This Week Because Union Moms Are Awesome

Thank a #UnionMom This Week Because Union Moms Are Awesome

Can we just talk about how awesome our union moms are for a minute? Like the notes she placed in your lunch bag. You may have hid them from your friends, but you secretly loved them. And those mom-hugs with special powers to brighten even the worst days. Or the way she balanced a full-time job, all while dealing with your drama (also a full-time job).

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Do You Know Your Union-Made Gifts?

Do You Know Your Union-Made Gifts?

Can’t find the perfect gift? Buy union!

No matter how you celebrate the holidays, buying union-made and made-in-America products means supporting good jobs. And there's no better gift than that.

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Hassle-Free Car Buying for Union Families

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When you need a new car, truck or SUV and every dollar counts, it's time to use the Union Plus Auto Buying Service through TrueCar, our program partner.

Get upfront pricing in three minutes online from dealers right in your area.

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How Important Is It to Have a Budget When Buying a Home?

How Important Is It to Have a Budget When Buying a Home?

This post originally appeared on the Union Plus website. Check out Union Plus for more financial tips

Buying a home is a personal goal. You need to have enough money to achieve it. A good budget will help keep your spending on track and help you free up money to reach your homeownership goal.

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How Much Do You Know About the Minimum Wage, Really?

How Much Do You Know About the Minimum Wage, Really?

This Labor Day, test your minimum wage knowledge, courtesy of Union Plus (check out the quiz after the jump). 

How would raising the federal minimum wage affect you or someone you know? Share your story by texting LABOR to 235246 and it could appear on the AFL-CIO Now blog

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Learn Your Way to Earning Your Way: Free Student Debt Webinar for Union Families from Union Plus

Learn Your Way to Earning Your Way: Free Student Debt Webinar for Union Families from Union Plus

College is all about options: Economics or art history? Debate club or newspaper? Pepperoni or extra cheese? But after graduation, with average student debt nearing almost $30,000, your financial options as a college grad may be limited. For students in a difficult job market, paychecks strangled by loan payments restrict plans for financial independence, car purchases, and home ownership.

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Union Plus Pet Insurance Gives Union Member Peace of Mind, and a Healthy Kitty

Union Plus Pet Insurance Gives Union Member Peace of Mind, and a Healthy Kitty

When Erin Radford’s husband, Johnny Bailey, saw a news story on television about pet insurance, his ears perked up. Soon, their cat, Boogey, perked up, as well.

“The story talked about people with pets that got illnesses, and the family couldn’t come up with the money for the operation,” Radford said. “So, the family had to figure out how to pay for it or have the pet put to sleep. My husband sort of freaked out and said, ‘We have to get pet insurance.’”

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