Calling All High School Graduates

Congratulations to all the graduating high school seniors! You made it! Although it’s quite a relief to finally be done with high school, many of you only have a few months before heading off to college in the fall. We have put together some tips to help you plan for your next adventure. Build Relationships Right Away: If you have … Read more »

Teacher Appreciation Week – Mr. Alex Williams

Our final interview for teacher appreciation week is with Alex Williams. Alex works in Milwaukee at the Barack Obama School of Career and Technical Education. He is an AmeriCorps Member for City Year, a program that hires tutors and mentors for students of Milwaukee Public Schools. These tutors create relationships with the students and provide extra resources to help them … Read more »

Teacher Appreciation Week – Ms. Wemmert

Educators Credit Union values teachers. To honor teachers during Teacher Appreciation Week, we interviewed teachers that are Educators members to get to know them a little bit better. Today we have Ms. Melissa Wemmert! Ms. Wemmert went to Walden High School and was one of the first students to graduate from the University of Wisconsin-Parkside’s new Education program. She graduated … Read more »

Teacher Appreciation Week – Mr. Kayser

Educators Credit Union values teachers year-round, but we are putting some local teachers under the spotlight during Teacher Appreciation Week. Today we are celebrating Alexander Kayser, a teacher at SC Johnson Elementary School. Mr. Kayser grew up in Appleton, Wisconsin and went to the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee for his degree in Music Education. He then completed his student teaching in … Read more »

Teacher Appreciation Week – Ms. Dryer

Today we are celebrating Educators member and teacher, Ms. Lisa Dryer. Ms. Dryer is a veteran teacher of 18 years at Christian Life High School in Kenosha. I actually had the pleasure of being a student in Ms. Dryer’s Biology class my freshmen year at CLS! Ms. Dryer began with receiving her degree in Sports Medicine and Athletic Training from … Read more »

Teacher Appreciation Week – Ms. Mazzolini

Educators Credit Union values teachers. In order to honor teachers during Teacher Appreciation Week, we interviewed teachers from our area to get to know them a little bit better. On deck today is Niki Mazzolini, who is in her first full year of teaching at Indian Trail High School and Academy. Ms. Mazzolini got her degree in English with a … Read more »

Educators Credit Union Sponsors Customized Harley for the UWM Scholarship Fund

Educators Credit Union is teaming up with the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Athletics Department to fund higher education. The Athletics Department is raffling off a 2011 decommissioned Harley-Davidson police cruiser at the Panthers baseball game against Wright State on May 12. The bike was donated by the House of Harley-Davidson, with about 31,000 miles on it. The creativity doesn’t stop there. … Read more »

5 Myths About Credit Unions

While credit unions continue to grow across the country, there are still myths about how they operate, as well as the types of products and services that are available.  Many times when talking with new members, they are surprised to learn of all the things their credit union can do for them. Here are some of the top myths we’ve … Read more »

Travel Safe and Sound!

Whether you’re headed on a week long vacation to a tropical location or getting away for the weekend in a different state, you want to make sure your cards are safe and ready to use. There’s nothing worse than finally arriving to your destination and realizing your cards are blocked for potential fraud. Here are some tips to help you … Read more »

Financial Tips for your Furry Friends

No matter how you find your pet, whether they’re adopted, purchased from a pet store or they were given to you, pets are expensive. From the food, to general care, to the veterinarian, the costs can burn a serious hole in your pocket. I bought my first dog from a national pet chain. I know what you’re thinking, and yes, … Read more »