Car Buying Options

After preapproval for an auto loan, it’s time to go out and buy a car. Where’s the best place to find new wheels? In this article, we’ll review the top four places people buy cars and the pros and cons of each. Car dealership  At a dealership, car shoppers can see available vehicles in person.…

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Spot Scams

cPort continually strengthens its fraud prevention system to help protect members. However, even with these efforts, there is nothing to stop fraudsters from contacting members directly to try to get information needed to bypass our enhanced fraud prevention systems. Scammers may do this by posing as a financial institution employee to gain your trust. They…

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Debt Reset

Worried about the debt you’ve racked up over the past year? Do you want to start 2022 with a clean slate? cPort may have a solution to help put your financial concerns a little more at ease. With consolidation rates as low as 4.99% APR*, this could be the perfect way for you to pay…

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CPort Blog Post Image 2 Give Back

At cPort, we make it a priority to support our local communities throughout the year. Our recognizable “c” in cPort Credit Union encompasses everything we do. We are asked often about what the “c” stands for in our name. For us, our “c” represents character, confidence, cooperative, current, and community. We are committed to giving…

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Caller ID Scam

Beware of a phone scam going around where fraudsters are demanding potential victims purchase a gift card or be subject to having their utilities shut off. For example, people have recently reported that they received a call from someone posing to be from a utility company such as Central Maine Power (CMP). The caller ID on their phone…

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Giving Guide

Another holiday season is around the corner, and we know just what will get you in the holiday mood, enrich your spirit and change your outlook. We have some ideas about how to give back to your community that won’t cost a dime. Will it take some of your time? Yes and at the end…

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Being an employee vs. having your own business

The idea of starting a business can be very tempting. Maybe it’s a wish to follow a lifelong interest. Perhaps it’s creating a better work/life balance with a flexible schedule. It could be a way to earn more money. As rewarding as being a business owner can be, however, it’s not for everyone. Here are…

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International Credit Union Day

Credit union members around the world celebrate International Credit Union Day, an annual event to commemorate the credit union movement’s impact and achievements. This year marks the 73rd anniversary.  Credit unions are not-for-profit financial cooperatives that provide an effective and viable alternative to for-profit financial institutions for more than 291 million members in 118 countries…

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