Get rewarded when you get an Educators credit card

During June, open a new Educators credit card and you will get bonus Points for Perks reward points, as well as double Points for Perks reward points through September 30. Apply online or visit any Educators location to apply for your new Educators credit card* and you’ll get 7,500 bonus Points for Perks reward points, equivalent to $50 reward, when the … Read more »

New credit card fraud monitoring process means changes

Educators’ credit card processing vendor will update the alert system for potential credit card fraud. The new process allows for much quicker cardholder contact, meaning fraud can be caught much sooner. The steps are detailed below and will go into effect on May 25. Cardholders are encouraged to add the fraud number to their mobile phones as “Educators Fraud Center” … Read more »

Let Educators Advise You

It’s always good to take advantage of the resources around you. When it comes to Educators, those resources never seem to end. Make sure you are getting involved and getting the help and assistance you need to ensure your money is working for you. The goal of adding a resource section is to “educate and advise.” No one is trying … Read more »

Avoiding Scams and Identity Theft, Part II

It seems like there is a new scam or con game that pops up every week, and a big reason for that is the lack of digital security in the online world. The key is to keep your information close, notice anything that is out of place with your finances and double check before you click send. Last month, for … Read more »

Avoiding Scams and Identity Theft, Part I

With tax season officially over, con artists and scammers are turning their attention back to financial institutions. With the amount of data that is just floating around online, it’s no wonder the authorities can’t keep up with the latest data-theft techniques. You have worked very hard for your money, and Educators wants to help make sure you keep it. Here … Read more »

Get Financing this Spring from Educators

When winter finally breaks, springtime is about growth and change. That should be the case for your life as well. Educators Credit Union wants to help you improve your situation this spring by making sure you are getting the financing you need and want. Tired of driving that same old car? Educators can provide the money you need to get … Read more »

Getting Your Children on the Right Financial Track

Educators Credit Union has always had a focus on the teacher and student. In 1937, when Educators was established, it was called the Racine Teachers’ Credit Union. That philosophy of helping young minds grow and assisting those in the educational field hasn’t stopped. That’s why Educators want you and your children to be financially educated so that when the real … Read more »

New Year’s Budget Tips

A lot of people in Milwaukee, Racine and in cities across the country have made New Year’s resolutions, and by now, most of those good intentions have probably been all but discarded. It’s not too late, however, to try again, especially when it comes to dealing with your money. Whether you have outlined a new budget, identified a problem spending … Read more »

Why Credit Matters When Buying a Car

It should be stated, first thing, that a lot of young Americans don’t have excellent credit. That’s not an indictment on the youth of the United States, but more a result of how the whole system is set up. Your credit is calculated and then listed as a score. Your credit score can vary, depending on who is running the … Read more »

Turn Your Credit Around

There’s no easy way to put it—having bad credit stinks. It makes buying and burrowing a lot harder. Sure, there are plenty of places that don’t “care” about your credit report, mostly because their interest rates are so high that they welcome your business (and realize you have no place else to go). But having no or bad credit isn’t … Read more »