News & Notes

News & Notes

  • Your Business: Should You Rent or Buy?

    May 15, 2019 | Full story
    Contractor showing carpet samples to customerChoosing the location, price, and size of your business are just a few of the many difficult choices you’ll make as a business owner. You also must decide whether to rent or buy. There are valid reasons to do either, but there are some distinct benefits to buying.
    CATEGORIES:
    • Business
    • Business Membership
    • Blog
  • Preparing to Apply for Business Financing

    Apr 05, 2019 | Full story
    RCU teller talking to a memberSmall business owners know their company and products inside out, but when it comes time to applying for a business loan, many struggle to pull together the right documents. Get some tips for how to move easily through the process.
    CATEGORIES:
    • Blog
    • Financial Tips
  • We’ve Got Your Back: A Message from the President & CEO

    Mar 18, 2019 | Full story
    Brett MartinezA recent financial study revealed that money is the primary source of stress for 44 percent of Americans.* That means that nearly half of us are stressed about money on a regular basis. At RCU, we want to help you reduce that stress, so you can focus on enjoying what matters most to you. And there are a lot of ways we can help. That doesn’t just mean getting you a better rate on a loan or credit card, or helping you build savings. Sure, we do those things. But we can do a lot more if you let us.
    CATEGORIES:
    • Blog
    • CEO Message
  • Taking a trip? Tell us about it!

    Mar 08, 2019 | Full story

    Open suitcase with clothesIf you’ve got travel plans and will be using your RCU debit or credit cards while you’re away, it’s a good idea to set travel notes on your account. Our anti-fraud systems regularly monitor Members’ cards for unusual activity like large purchases or out-of-area transactions. Without travel notes, it’s possible your legitimate transactions could seem fraudulent. Make sure nothing gets in the way of your fun. Notifying us is as easy as 1-2-3!

    CATEGORIES:
    • Blog
    • Products
    • Your Security
  • Spring Clean Your Wallet

    Mar 08, 2019 | Full story

    Wallet on tableSpring is a time of renewal. Think of it as a great time to freshen up your finances, too. Use that tax return to kick off an emergency savings account. Follow up on your New Year’s resolution to improve your credit score. Whatever your goal, now is the perfect time to get your financial house in order. Click through to discover four strategies that will help.

    CATEGORIES:
    • Financial Tips
    • Blog