Do you love the Direwolves on Game of Thrones and really want a Husky or German Shepherd? Has the Chihuahua from Legally Blond got you absolutely needing to carry a pup in your handbag everywhere you go? Or have you been to a pet store or animal shelter and fallen in love with the adorable Lab/Beagle who keeps giving you those puppy dog eyes every time you visit?

Before you make the giant leap to pet owner, there are several costs you should consider first.

The first three years of school shapes a child's future. The things learned during this time period will determine how far they will excel in school and after they graduate.

Beacon Credit Union has teamed up with the YMCA on the Summer Learning Loss Prevention Program.

Last week, Shara Smals, our Buena Vista branch manager delivered a generous donation to Jessica Brotherson with the Southern Virginia University, that will go towards helping the Buena Vista City Public School Systems (BVCPS). Southern Virginia University is partnering with the BVCPS to help provide school supplies to local children who need additional assistance in purchasing what they will need for this school year. With the $500 donation from Beacon and donations from others, Southern Virginia University is planning to package needed school supplies and deliver them to the school system to hand out as needed.

 

Most people use their credit card for buying stuff. Seems logical right. Well, here's a few untraditional life hacks and silly ways you can use that tiny piece of plastic...

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