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 25 items, head back over to our blog page to read them! 31. Racine YMCA – Educators members are eligible to join the … 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 »

80 for 80 Years: Part Six (Items 26-30)

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 25 items, head back over to our blog page to read them! 26. Buddy Bench Sponsor – In 2017, Educators continued … Read more »

Now to Wow 2017

On Monday, Oct. 9, nearly 500 Educators Credit Union employees built 50 bikes to send to the Boys & Girls Club of Milwaukee. Building the bikes was a surprise team-building activity during “Now to Wow,” Educators Credit Union’s annual day of training. After the employees ate lunch, bikes were brought out to tables throughout the conference room at the Crown … Read more »

80 for 80 Years: Part Five (Items 21-25)

We’ve had a busy 2017!  In celebration of our 80th anniversary, we’ve put together a blog series highlighting eighty different products, services, events, giveaways and sponsorships that took place in 2017. If you missed our blog posts with the first 20 items, you can find 1-5 here, 6-10 here, 11-15 here and 16-20 here. We will be posting five each week until the end of the … Read more »

This New House: A Fish Outta Water

Although obvious to many, the water bill for my new house was the last thing on my mind. Buying my first house at 23 years old, there was a lot I didn’t know and how to find my water bill and pay it was beyond me. I moved into my new house this March and just recently realized I was … Read more »

Cashing In on Spare Change

It’s 2017, and I can admit, cash is probably the least common way I make purchases. Every so often, I have a $20 bill in my pocket and buy my morning coffee with cash instead of a card. Afterwards, I’m left with something I’m even less likely to use than dollar bills: spare change. By the time I get home … Read more »

The Life of a Teen Budget

Saving money is hard to do, and it’s even harder when you’re a teen. Starting good saving habits early makes it more likely for you to be great with your money when you’re older. To help teens start good saving habits, I have a few tips: Pay yourself first. Plan to take a certain amount of each check and put … Read more »

This New House: Get Your Mind in the Gutter

I’ve always known gutters are important, but until owning a house I never understood quite how important. Turns out, the aluminum circling your roof is a crucial part of protecting your home. Without it, water flows directly to your foundation, causing flooding, creating mold and perhaps even causing problems with your foundation. Once I fully grasped the importance of gutters, … Read more »