Keeping You Safe During COVID-19

corona safety

At United Credit Union, we take a personalized approach to customer service and are committed to serving you in any way we can. We want you to know that we care about our East Texas family and we want to navigate the unusual circumstances surrounding COVID-19 together. We think the best way to approach this…

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What Makes an Auto Loan a Good Deal? 

auto loans

If you are in the market for a new vehicle or are looking to get a better interest rate or lower monthly payment on your current vehicle through refinancing, you might be wondering: What makes an auto loan a good deal? Why should I shop for an auto loan? When it comes to buying a…

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How to Maximize Your Tax Return

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As we prepare to enter into a new year, now is a good time to make a few simple, smart moves to help you maximize your return for the upcoming tax season. Here at United Credit Union, we want to help you make the best decisions with your finances, so we’ve compiled three effective moves…

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Ways to Save Money During the Holidays

holiday shopping

The holidays are upon us once again and with that comes parties, gifts, and travel. While we all want to enjoy the holidays, we probably want to avoid getting caught up in the “break the bank” attitude that crops up this time of year. Here at United Credit Union, we want to help you save…

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Protect Your Debit Card from Spooky Activity

Debit Card

There’s nothing spookier than discovering that your debit card information has been compromised. While we might enjoy being spooked for fun during the Halloween holiday, there are some scary situations that are best to avoid. To help you enjoy only the best spooky parts of the season, we’ve come up with five potential dangers to…

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7 Tips to Teach Your Children to Save Money

Savings for Kids

Though most schools will not teach children important financial habits until later, you can instill successful habits in your children at home. Teaching your children effective saving habits when they are young can have a lasting impact and help them be prepared for their futures. To help you get started, we’ve compiled seven tips to…

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Five Tips for Super Savings

carpooling

Summer is a wonderful time to relax and make fun memories with your family, but toward the end of summer, vacations, entertainment, and back-to-school expenses can leave your wallet pretty empty. Although you may find yourself with less cash during this back-to-school time, it can also be a great time to implement new saving habits…

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5 Benefits of Refinancing Your Boat

Boat

Many East Texans spend summertime on the lake to beat the Texas heat. However, making large monthly payments on a boat could put a damper on that summer fun.   If you are making monthly payments on a boat loan, you may find that you can save money by refinancing, which will allow you to…

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What’s the difference between a Credit Union and a Bank?

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Take a drive around any East Texas town and you may find an abundance of churches, fast food restaurants, and financial institutions. With so many options for handling your money out there, it can be overwhelming to decide who should be trusted with your hard-earned dollars. We will outline some general differences between banks and…

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Increase Your Home’s Value with these Renovations

Renovations

Selling your house? Whether you are moving, downsizing, or just planning ahead for ‘one day,’ it is important to consider renovations that will increase your home’s value. Certain renovations will help give your home a competitive edge over other properties and maximize your resale value. We’ll dive into the best remodeling projects to take on…

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