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Credit Union's have been around for more than 100 years

Credit Union's have been around for more than 100 years

October 4, 2017

Edward Filene, who started the Filene's department store chain, was an early supporter. Later, in 1934, President Franklin D Roosevelt encourged the credit union movement by signing the Federal Credit Union Act, authorizing federally chartered credit unions in all states. Click for more info on how we insure your deposits.  

Fall Solutions Newsletter

Fall Solutions Newsletter

October 2, 2017

Take a moment to catch up on the latest CCU promotions, events and more with our Fall Solutions Newsletter!

Fraud Alerts: Beware - Action Alert on Equifax Data Breach

Fraud Alerts: Beware - Action Alert on Equifax Data Breach

September 12, 2017

On September 7, 2017, Equifax, one of the major credit reporting agencies, disclosed a data breach that potentially impacted 143 million U.S. consumers.  We understand that many credit unions are receiving questions from members about the data breach and what they can do to protect themselves.  The Illinois Credit Union League has provided information for credit unions to share with their members, available here. This Alert addresses issues and concerns raised by the Equifax data breach, as well as what you can do to protect yourself and your credit union from losses due to the data breach. 
NOTE: Click on the "here" link above to go to the Equifax site for details. 
 

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CUs are a Smart Choice for Hispanics

September 11, 2017

Research shows that 1 in 20 Hispanics in America are unbanked, preferring to use a check-cashing service or buy a prepaid debit card instead of depositing their paychecks into a financial institution. Why? Many believe they don’t meet the requirements or have the identification needed for opening an account.

 

5 Reasons to Choose a Credit Union

5 Reasons to Choose a Credit Union

August 28, 2017

It's no surprise: Mainstreet.com reports that millennials are ditching banks for local, cooperatively owned credit unions. The customer-friendly service and simple, straightforward solutions that you demand are found at local, cooperatively owned financial institutions, so it makes sense.

Don't Miss Out on Important Information!

Don't Miss Out on Important Information!

May 24, 2017

When you move or get a new email address or phone number, it is important that you let us know.

Peace of Mind Protection

Peace of Mind Protection

February 23, 2017

Guaranteed Asset Protection (GAP) and Mechanical Repair Coverage (MRP) can protect you when you least expect it, but need it most. 
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Your deposits are federally insured up to $250,000 by the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA), with an added safety net of private insurance (Excess Share Insurance/ESI) for an additional $250,000. This is the highest combination of federal and private insurance available to consumers.