cPort Maine News Connect

cPort Credit Union is a sponsor of Maine Public News CONNECT, a six-month pilot program by Maine Public to deliver the news in the four most commonly spoken languages in Maine, after English: French, Spanish, Portuguese and Somali. cPort’s underwriting message for this program is cPort Credit Union. Providing innovative banking solutions while actively supporting Maine’s…

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Why my credit score matters

Your credit score matters because it is the single number that can cost or save you a great deal of money in your lifetime. Lenders look at your credit score to determine how much of a risk you might be to for them to loan money to. But, that’s not all! There are many reasons…

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What is my credit score?

The answer to this question is an important one and one you should always be aware of. In fact, lenders will want to know too. This is especially true when it comes time to apply for a loan or credit card. Lenders pull from a credit bureau such as TransUnion, Equifax or Experian to determine…

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Spring lean Your Finances

Spring can be a great time to take a look at your finances a few months into the new year and see if you are on track with your budget and any goals you’ve set. In the April issue of Amjambo Africa, we compiled a list of things you can review to make sure you…

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cPort is accepting applications from members and non-members for the second round of Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) funding. Congress passed this new COVID-19 Relief Bill in order to help businesses keep their workforce employed during the pandemic. Both first-time and second-time applicants are eligible. Not sure if you qualify for a PPP loan? Afraid that…

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CPort Blog Post Image 2 Vaccine Scams

Scammers are taking full advantage of the fact that many Americans are eagerly awaiting their chance to receive the COVID vaccine. Some people may get blind-sided by the shiny light at the end of the tunnel and fall victim to fraud along the way. Here are a few tips we want to keep in mind…

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With cooler temperatures nearing and the pandemic still at the forefront, many Mainers continue to struggle to find ways to put food on the table and keep their families fed. We’ve partnered with the Maine Credit Union League to support the Ending Hunger Campaign. The campaign is the largest, non-hunger organization-based philanthropic fundraising effort to…

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Over the summer, the Retail Association of Maine, Portland Chamber of Commerce, and Maine Grocers and Food Producers Association developed and launched the statewide Let’s Be Kind campaign. cPort is proud to promote the mission of the Let’s Be Kind campaign. cPort’s President & CEO, Gene Ardito says, “The purpose of the campaign is simple.…

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CPort Blog Post Image 2 Hunger

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic many Mainers are struggling to put food on their tables and keep their families fed. Community is one of our core values at cPort, which is why we’re teaming up with the Maine Credit Union League to help end hunger in Maine.  The League’s Ending Hunger Campaign is…

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