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 »

Educators’ Fall Instagram Contest

Nothing beats fall in Wisconsin, and here at Educators Credit Union we sure are excited for it. Although the weather is still pretty toasty, we’re kicking off the first official day of autumn by starting a new photo contest on Instagram. This contest runs from today, Sept. 22 until Oct. 31. All you have to do to enter is post … Read more »

Educators Credit Union’s Fourth of July Float

For the very first time, Educators Credit Union had a float in the Racine 4th of July parade. But don’t worry, just in case you missed it, we got you covered.   The float was designed by Educators employees Michael Mancuso and Alexis Lodhari. In honor of our 80th anniversary, the float had a large birthday cake with “80th” on … Read more »

4th of July Events in Southeastern Wisconsin

We want to keep you updated on some of the events in our area to celebrate the Fourth of July. Here is a list of all the parades, festivals and fireworks near each of our branches so you can celebrate America’s freedom in as many ways as possible!  Kenosha 7/2 – Kenosha Civic Veteran’s Parade at 1 p.m. beginning at … Read more »

3 videos to make your vacation packing easier

It’s summer and that means vacation, which means packing. Whether you’re packing for a flight or a road trip, packing everything you need into a small suitcase can be intimidating. If just taking less stuff is out of the question, what you need is some travel packing hacks – ways to make packing easy and to get more stuff in … Read more »

Fourth of July safety is important

Monday is Independence Day, the holiday associated with parades, cookouts, fireworks and parties! But Fourth of July safety is important, too. It can also be a pretty dangerous holiday: heat stroke, burns, and other holiday-related injuries, among other things. Here are some common causes of injuries that can happen this holiday weekend, followed by tips to avoid them. For the … Read more »

Tips for successful vacationing

Traveling? We can offer you some tips on how to make sure your Educators credit and debit cards work when and where you want them to work. Here are some tips to help you ensure your vacation spending goes smoothly. Call Educators before you fly (or drive) We all know all the stuff we’re supposed to do before vacation — get the mail … Read more »

Memorial Day closing

Today is Memorial Day and all Educators locations are closed to observe the holiday. All locations will open for regular hours on Tuesday. Be sure to remember why today is a holiday — to honor those people who died while serving in the armed forces. Even if it’s just for a moment, be sure to think about the sacrifice those … Read more »

Memorial Day events in Milwaukee this weekend

If you’re looking to do something during this long weekend, don’t worry, there are plenty of events in Milwaukee this weekend, and the surrounding areas. There are always Memorial Day parades and events honoring those who died while serving our country, including the Milwaukee Memorial Day parade, the Racine Memorial Day parade and memorial ceremony, and other events and remembrances all … Read more »

Take Educators on a Valentine’s Day Double Date!

Valentine’s Day is this weekend! That statement probably elicited some emotion in you. Which emotion probably depends on your situation. Like fear. If you haven’t found the right gift for your SO yet or forgot about the holiday, you might have some fear. Or loathing. If you’re single and think the celebration of love is just rubbing it in your … Read more »