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. 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 »

Travel Safe and Sound!

With summer approaching, many members are planning vacations. 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 … Read more »

3 Steps to Avoid a Post-Christmas Financial Hangover

In the classic Christmas movie Christmas with the Kranks, Luther Krank did everything he could to skip Christmas. To his dismay, his plans fall through and, along with his wife, he’s left scrambling at the last possible moment for gifts, decorations, food and party must-haves in order to pull together a Christmas miracle. As comical and light-hearted as the film is, … Read more »

80 for 80 Years: Part Thirteen (Items 66-70)

It’s been a busy 2017! In celebration of our 80th anniversary, we’ve put together a blog series highlighting 80 different products, services, events, giveaways and sponsorships that took place in 2017. If you missed the first 65 items, head to our blog page to read them! 66. Home Shows – Educators attends area home shows at different events and venues to provide information … Read more »

Outsmart Black Friday

Black Friday is right around the corner, which means there are only a few days left to plan your shopping strategy. It’s crucial to be prepared on this hectic shopping day so that you can find exactly what you’re looking for the best price. Luckily, nerdwallet.com has researched and found the best Black Friday deals for 2017, so that you … Read more »

Traveling for the holidays? Get your cards ready!

The holiday season is right around the corner and Educators Credit Union wants to make sure your debit and credit cards are safe and sound while you travel. Whether it’s a holiday vacation or visiting out-of-town family, you need to have your cards noted. Here are some tips to help you ensure your vacation spending goes smoothly. Call Educators before … Read more »

Happy Loyalty Pay Back Reward!

Tis the season to Educators’ Loyalty Pay Back Reward! You invest in Educators Credit Union. Now it’s our turn to invest in you! Because you are a loyal Educators member, we’re putting money back into your account with the Loyalty Pay Back Reward. Last year, we returned more than $2.1 million with Loyalty Pay Back to our members. This is … Read more »

80 for 80 Years: Part Seven (Items 31-35)

We’ve had a busy 2017!  In celebration of our 80th anniversary, we’ve put together a blog series highlighting 80 different products, services, events, giveaways and sponsorships that took place in 2017. If you missed our blog posts with the first 30 items, head back over to our blog page to read them! 31. Business Accounts/Loans – Educators’ business checking is built to help … Read more »

International Credit Union Day: A Brief History

This week, Educators Credit Union, along with other credit unions worldwide, is celebrating International Credit Union Day. The third Thursday of October has been dedicated to honoring credit unions and all of their members since its inception in 1948. It highlights the active role credit unions play in the financial wellness of communities across the globe and also reflects on … Read more »