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Welcome to the LoveMyCreditUnion.org Blog!


LoveMyCreditUnion.org is the home base for a member discount program called Invest in America (IIA). IIA was created in 2008 to help credit union members save on the products and services they use most from trusted U.S. partners.

We began with the Credit Union Member Discount from GM and soon grew to include the Sprint Credit Union Member Discount as well as savings programs from Dell, TurboTax, Jackson Hewitt, DIRECTV, Allied Van Lines and the TruStage Auto & Home Insurance Program. Plus, we offer our own discount partners Shop America and the Credit Union Auto Club.

Our blog is to keep you give you insider info on the latest discounts and share other ways to help you save. We hope you enjoy our blog and saving with IIA at LoveMyCreditUnion.org!

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Thinking About a Resort Vacation? Think ELS Vacation Destinations!

Before your credit union members start planning their next vacation, be sure they are aware of ELS Vacation Destinations and their high quality portfolio of more than 300 resort communities across the country.  Thanks to Invest in America's Member Rewards Program, credit union members can relax and unwind in popular locations like Florida, Arizona, Texas, California, the Northwest and east coasts and the Midwest.

If it's time for your members to get the mothballs out of their RVs to hit the road, then ELS has a great plan exclusively for credit union members.  Through June 15th, when credit union members visit ELS's Invest in America web page and activate their FREE Travel America Camping Pass, they will be able to save 50% or more on 20 nights of camping at popular resorts nationwide during the next year.  Each campsite has all the necessary RV hookups at an unbeatable price of only $20 per night!

The Travel America Camping Pass makes camping more affordable than ever!  For one year, credit union members can access camping locations throughout the United States.  They can choose from over 100 campgrounds, RV resorts and private preserves through ELS Vacation Destinations' Exclusive Ready Camp Go! Travel America Camping Pass.
  • Valid for one year from date of activation
  • 20 nights of camping
  • Camp for just $20 per night
  • Stay at any Ready Camp GO! Resort
  • Book up to 30 days in advance
If your members are looking for a more permanent resort vacation retreat, ELS offers a great discount on seasonal rental homes at many of their popular vacation destinations.  Or, they can take advantage of the credit union member discount to purchase one of ELS Vacation Destinations' new or used vacation homes.  Promote this great discount with your credit union's terrific low mortgage rates and your members can have the ultimate vacation destination at an affordable price. 

Credit unions continually put their members first.  When your credit union offers ELS Vacation Destinations and the other valuable discounts through Invest in America, you're increasing the benefits of membership to your credit union - what could be more valuable than that?


*Standard site.  Based on availability.  Resort fees apply.

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

CompleteTax - Voted Best Online Tax Service!

CompleteTax, an Invest in America partner, has been voted the best online tax service by TheStreet.comAdditionally, they have gotten great reviews from other online sites:

Marketwatch.com: Taxpayers who use this product have access to some of the best tax resources, since CCH is a major publisher of tax information for tax pros.  They draw upon those publications to keep your free resource center and calculators.

About.com: CompleteTax allowed me to split my tax refund using IRS Form 8888.  This means I can directly deposit my tax refund in up to three bank or retirement accounts.

Givemeareview.com: CompleteTax truly offers an opportunity for you to have a complete tax service from your computer.  Their program can support pretty much any type of tax form and so anyone can use this program in order to file their taxes.  The tax preparation process is easy to use and very affordable. 

We are excited that we are able to offer credit union's this superior service at an even great discount!

CompleteTax is a tax preparation software that includes FREE federal E-filing that will allow credit union members to receive their refund in days!  CompleteTax is nearly 37% less than the leading provider PLUS credit union members receive an additional 30% discount!  Credit union members can also file state taxes at the same time, all for one low price.  Even better, credit union members can start for FREE and won't pay until it's time to file.

CompleteTax offers credit union members four products to choose from:
  • Free - for simple returns with limited assistance
    • 1040 EZ form
    • Single or married filing jointly
    • No children or dependents
  • Basic - For simple returns with children and/or itemized returns
    • Any 1040 form
    • Any marital status
    • Children or dependents
    • Itemized deductions
  • Deluxe - For advanced returns with investments and/or retirement income
    • Basic PLUS
    • Investments
    • Pre-tax savings income
  • Premium - For advanced returns for business owners and/or freelancers or contractors
Why should your credit union offer CompleteTax instead of other online tax providers?
  • File State Taxes - When applicable, file state taxes at the same time for the low price of $17.47
  • Faster Refunds - Directly deposited into the credit union member's savings or checking account in less than two weeks
  • Free E-filing - As an authorized IRS e-file tax provider, CompleteTax allows credit union members to prepare and file their federal and state returns (when applicable) electronically at no extra charge.  CompleteTax does it all - prepares the tax returns online and e-files straight to the IRS.
  • Free Federal Tax Guide - CompleteTax's Tax Guide offers IRS tax help such as how to report income and expense items.  In addition to offering information on their tax deduction and child tax credit, the Tax Guide also provides information on other ways credit union members can help minimize taxes and maximize refunds.
Credit unions continually put their members first.  When your credit union offers CompleteTax and the other valuable discounts available through Invest in America, you're increasing the benefits of membership to your credit union - what could be more important than that?