January News

What’s in the News? Remembering Gene, we’re celebrating 80 years, Educators Scholarship, TurboTax, and more! Click here for January’s Member Focus newsletter.

VISA Mandate

To comply with a recent VISA rule change, you will be receiving two sample email alerts from Educators when you perform Credit or Debit Card transactions.  The real-time alerts are a great tool to help you detect and prevent fraud.  If you like the alerts, you can download the Ctrl app from the Apple App Store or the Google Play … Read more »

Ctrl Contest

The Ctrl app from Educators is an excellent way to protect your Educators debit and credit cards from fraud and unauthorized transactions. As a Ctrl app user, you have the ability to: Manage alert preferences for all of your Educators debit and/or credit cards Turn your card on and off with one touch Enable location controls so the card only … Read more »

Top 5 mistakes millennials make with student loans

Educators has a partnership with GreenPath Financial Wellness, a non-profit credit counseling organization to provide advice to members on budgeting and personal finance. This article from GreenPath’s monthly newsletter Pathways talks about the 5 mistakes that people make regarding their student loan repayment. By Nick Demeester GreenPath Student Loan Counseling Manager If you are a recent graduate or young professional, or … Read more »

Today was the last Early Payday

Here’s a reminder that Early Payday as a benefit for members ends tomorrow. That means if you received your paycheck direct deposited a day early today, it was the last one you will receive early. After Friday, all direct deposit files will be processed on the date on the file, which is your actual payday. Here’s a blog post with … Read more »

Educators celebrates partnership with Junior Achievement

In a late-morning ceremony Thursday, the mayor of Junior Achievement’s JA BizTown declared June 2, 2016, Educators Credit Union Day. The ceremony, which also included a ribbon cutting at the Educators Credit Union financial wellness storefront in BizTown, celebrated the three-year partnership between Educators Credit Union and Junior Achievement of Wisconsin. “Junior Achievement for many, many years has been working with … Read more »

Online Banking upgrade will affect Intuit programs

On April 19, Educators will begin using the latest version of our Online Banking platform offered by the organization that created it. While there will be several improvements that members have been requesting, there may also be an issue for members who use Intuit’s Quicken, Quickbooks and Mint.com programs, as well as other “aggregating” services such as SaveUp. Here is … Read more »

The Deal is Back! Get the spring auto loan discount

Remember the Cyber Monday online auto loan discount special? Well, it’s back! On Friday, March 25, apply online only for an auto loan and get a 1% APR* auto loan discount off your approved rate AND get 10,000 Points for Perks points! Apply online only on Friday, March 25! Step up to your computer or mobile device and apply at www.ecu.com … Read more »