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Insurance policies - what's best for you?

Life is full of curveballs and sometimes those curveballs can hit your finances hard. One way to protect yourself and your family against life’s unpredictability is having a good insurance plan for the different aspects of your world.

Whether it’s health insurance, auto, home, disability or life insurance, Montana’s Credit Unions want you to be covered. To get you started, we’re introducing a weekly series of articles that will give you the low down on different policies for your life stages, with advice from experts on how to make your insurance work for you.

We’ve teamed up with our resident Certified Credit Union Financial Counselor (CCUFC), Karen Smith, to bring you some great tips on finding the perfect policy, which you can find by clicking the links below.

Tips for every type of insurance

Auto Insurance

Maybe you just bought your first car, or you’re in the market for a new one. Either way, you can use our expert auto insurance tips to find the best policy for you.


If you own a home, getting insured to protect your biggest investment, inside and out should be top of your list. Our homeowners insurance tips will get you started.


It’s always a good time to focus on your wellbeing. Whether you’re young or old, healthy or with a few aches and pains, explore our health insurance tips now.


Check back soon for tips on the next insurance topic in our series. We also have regular consumer information on the topic of the month on our Facebook and Twitter feeds. Feel free to share them!


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