Saving time and money with meal prep Sundays

We’ve all seen the Meal Prep Sunday posts on social media — that friend on Facebook whose Sundays are taken up preparing and cooking meals to be frozen for eating throughout the week or month. It’s an idea that saves time. Think of how easy your weeknights would be if you just had to warm up an already prepared dinner … 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 »

Three financial lessons from the American Idol finale

Last night was the finale of “American Idol,” the singing competition show that became a pop-culture phenomenon, then a little bit of a pop-culture joke and is winding up with one of its best seasons since the very beginning. Trent Harmon took the American Idol finale title — or La’Porsha was robbed (#TeamLaPorsha), if you think that is what really … Read more »

April News

What’s in the News? Homebuyer Workshops, Annual Meeting, Used Car Sale and Lease Event, and more! Click here for April’s Member Focus newsletter. Share this:  

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 »

Lending a Hand to save you money

Educators is always looking for ways to save you money. One way we might be able to save you money is with great interest rates. If you have a loan, mortgage or credit card with another financial institution, we might be able to save you money by refinancing with a better interest rate with our Lending a Hand program. Visit … Read more »

March News

What’s in the News? Lending a Hand, taxes, scholarships, Preferred Dealer Sale and much more! Click here for March’s Member Focus newsletter. Share this:  

Lower bills through haggling

I’m a big Lifehacker.com fan. It’s a great blog to read because they find all the cool stuff all over the Internet, sum up the best parts of it and share it with you, including the links for the things you want more of. For 2016, Lifehacker is sharing monthly money challenges to help readers save money. January’s Money Challenge … Read more »