#12020: A Safe Way to Save on a Car

It’s time for the Educators and AutoWerks Spring Car Event1! From May 8 to 30, we are teaming up to help members save on their next vehicle purchase. During the event, members can take an additional $250 off already discount AutoWerks prices and get 1% of their loan or lease amount back (up to $500) on Educators leases and AutoWerks … Read more »

#11996: The Cost of a Mortgage

Since monthly payments spread the cost of a mortgage loan over an extended period, it’s easy to forget the total expense. For example, if you borrow $200,000 for 30 years at 6% interest, your total repayment will be around $431,680, more than two times the original loan. What seems like minor differences in the interest rate can add up to … Read more »

#11994: What to Know About Renting

Renting is often a cheaper way to live than owning a home. While the monthly payments can be as much or higher than a mortgage, you also need to factor in that you’re not paying property taxes and some other expenses are still worked into the rent. It’s crucial to know the full cost of renting so you know it’s … Read more »

#11883: Save a Trip to the Branch

Educators Credit Union offers many digital services to help you save yourself a trip to the branch. We made a quick cheat sheet to help you find a service that will save yourself a drive and some time! Need to make a withdrawal? Get cash from one of our 50,000 fee-free nationwide ATMs! Using the Branches & ATMs page of … Read more »

#11852: A Few Ways To Help

One of my favorite quotes of all time comes from Mr. Rogers. Well, actually his mother. It goes, “When I was young and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, ‘Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.’” I know that a lot of you are looking for ways … Read more »

#11839: Family Friendly Movies Are Streaming

Because your local theaters are closed, movies are moving to digital instead! We put together a full list of new(er) releases that you can watch from the comfort of your home. In this two-part list, we start with movies that are fun for the whole family. Some of these titles will be available for free on Netflix, Hulu or Disney+. … Read more »

#11837: Protecting Yourself From Phishing

Most of us have heard of phishing. It’s one of the most common types of fraud because most everyone has an email. Phishing is when an email sender tries to trick you into giving out your person information. Often, it involves a fraudster pretending to be someone you trust. To protect yourself from phishing: Don’t send personal and financial information … Read more »

#11822: State of Wisconsin: Your Money’s Safe at a Credit Union!

The Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) and Governor Tony Evers are reminding Badger State residents that the safest place for their money is their financial! “I’m confident that our financial institutions will be able to deliver necessary financial services to Wisconsinites throughout this pandemic,” said Gov. Evers in a joint release with DFI. “The Federal Reserve has taken several … Read more »