At a recent staff potluck, this recipe by Laureen Hume stole the show. Who would have thought something with BROCCOLI would get more comments than goodies and cake? So many staff members asked for the recipe that we thought we’d share it with our members, too.
Mix the following in a large bowl:
Mix the following together in a small bowl, then pour into the large salad bowl and stir to mix thoroughly:
Thank you, Laureen, for sharing your family recipe with us! It was a hit!
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It’s tax season again! Do you dread filing your taxes each year? We don’t have any secrets for making the process more fun, but we do have some tips that will hopefully make it a bit easier.
April is National Credit Union Youth Month. Let’s encourage kids to develop healthy saving habits by making savings fun and exciting! Do you talk about money in a positive way with your children? Here are some fun facts that can be conversation starters:
The holiday season is here, and many people are swept up in the wonderful spirit of giving to others. If you plan to donate to charitable organizations this year, here are some tips to help you make sure your end-of-the-year contributions are the most effective:
It’s that time of year again, when the weather starts getting cooler, and kids start getting excited about trick-or-treating for Halloween! Have you noticed the specialty Halloween stores popping up nearby your community? Have no fear– you can make your own Halloween costumes and save some money in the process!
Thank you to all the pet parents who shared their favorite photos of their pets dressed up in costumes! The Pawsitively Spooktackular Pet Costume Contest we ran this month was all about barking — I mean bragging — rights. The top costumes were highlighted in a video on our social media channels.
Fall is finally here, and now that the kids are back to school, the holidays are coming right around the corner! Here are some ideas of things you can clean up and clear out now before the holiday rush:
In celebration of Irish-American Heritage Month, we’d like to pay respect to the Irish immigrants who paved the way for the growth of the Merrimack Valley.
Winter sometimes brings us whopper snowstorms, and occasionally the wind, ice and snow knocks out power. If an emergency such as this hit your home, would your family be ready? An emergency could involve your family having no power, no heat, no water, and possibly no ability to travel outside the home. Below are some tips to prepare your family for an emergency.
School shopping might look a little different this year, but here are some timeless tips for how to save money during the “back to school” shopping season.
Did you know that there are special rewards available to you as a member of Merrimack Valley Credit Union? Here are some of the fabulous benefits our members enjoy:
Today credit union members around the world celebrate the 70th Anniversary of International Credit Union Day®. This annual event celebrates credit unions and how they’ve impacted members like you.
This is the big summer, the last one of your high school career! At this time next year, you’ll have graduated and will be on your way to the next phase of your life. Life will change quite a bit, whether you go to college or trade school, take a gap year to volunteer or travel, join the military, or jump right into your career. Are you ready? Probably not, but there’s still time!
Did you know it’s truly never too late to go “back to school” and learn something new? There are options in New Hampshire, Massachusetts and even online for adults who are ready to expand their knowledge!
Although some farms aren’t offering pick-your-own (PYO) options this year, these tried-and-true community favorites are open and could provide a fun outing for you and your family or friends!
This is a great time of year to live in New England! There are lots of options for family fun! Whether you choose to stay close to home or take a scenic drive, explore the outdoors or stay cozy inside, there are plenty of family-friendly activities to enjoy. Best of all, many of the activities are inexpensive or even free.
Thank you to everyone who submitted a photo to our contest, and to all of you who voted for your favorites! This was our most impressive year to date: we received more than 700 photos!
By shredding old documents, you’re protecting your private, personal information from identity thieves. What documents should you consider shredding? Anything that has a signature, account number, social security number, or medical or legal information that you no longer need to retain. If you’re not sure if you should keep or shred a document, keep it somewhere safe.
You could spend this summer between high school and college vegging out, or you could use the next few months to get ahead. Here are some quick tips for making the most of this special summer:
Yes, it’s really yummy…people went back for seconds! At a recent staff potluck, this recipe by Laureen Hume stole the show. Who would have thought something with BROCCOLI would get more comments than goodies and cake? So many staff members asked for the recipe that we thought we’d share it with our members, too.
National Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated from September 15 through October 15 throughout the United States. This year’s theme is “Unidos: Inclusivity for a Stronger Nation” and it’s a month where we recognize the cultural contributions and achievements made by our fellow Americans of Hispanic culture. Hispanic Heritage month has been celebrated across the nation through festivals, art shows, conferences, community gathering, and more.