Don’t Let Black Friday Mess up your Holidays!

November 27, 2013 by  
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Yes, we all know those Black Friday deals can be hard to resist, and sometimes they can be really good deals. However, you need to set a budget a stick to it! Overspending is never a good thing even when the deals you are looking at seem to be too good to be true. The […]

WIN A PAIR OF SAINTS TICKETS!!

October 2, 2013 by  
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Between now and October 28, 2013 we are giving one lucky person the chance to win a pair of Saints tickets!!! If you open up a checking account with direct deposit OR open a First Castle credit card  between now and October 28, 2013, you will be entered into the drawing! Stop in a branch […]

FREE AND CONVENIENT FOR STUDENTS

September 3, 2013 by  
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Are you familiar with the products and services that are available to not only you but to your family as well? Being a member of First Castle Federal Credit Union you allow anyone in your family the opportunity to be a part of the credit union. I know some of you have already sent your […]

Classroom Grant Winners

August 21, 2013 by  
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First Castle Federal Credit Union wants to say CONGRATULATIONS to the ten lucky St.Tammany Parish public school teachers who won $500!! First Castle put together a classroom grant in which teachers had to write a 250 word or less explanation on why they need the classroom grant. The grant was open to all full time […]

Building Your Credit History

August 7, 2013 by  
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Right about now High School graduates are heading to college for the first time. Chances are these students don’t have a credit history because they have never really needed it. Right about now they probably have many credit card offers coming in the mail constantly and what’s more exciting to a college student then getting […]

Declare Independence From Your Bills!

July 8, 2013 by  
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DECLARE INDEPENDECE FROM YOUR BILLS! To celebrate the passing of Independence Day, let’s take a look at five ways you can save on your bills so that you can get your financial freedom back.   Tip 1: Downgrade your smartphone plan. Mobile-network companies do everything they can to pull you in the door, with smartphone […]

New Seafood Festival To Be Held In Mandeville Area!

June 30, 2013 by  
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THE SEAFOOD FESTIVAL ISN’T CANCELLED AFTERALL!             After a 35 year run, the Mandeville Seafood Festival’s organizer said that the event would no longer be held. Many people were surprised and upset. I mean seafood is what Louisiana is all about and now after 35 YEARS our seafood fest is cancelled? Not anymore!! The seafood festival was […]

Come See Us At The Chamber EXPO

June 16, 2013 by  
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Be sure to stop by and visit our booth at the EXPO!       DATE:        Thursday June 20, 2013             TIME:        3 – 7 P.M        WHERE:   Lakeshore High School                               26301 Highway 1088                               Mandeville, Louisiana 70448  The expo is FREE and open to the public. It is a great opportunity to browse and learn more about the different businesses in our community!  There […]

Banking While In My Pajamas

May 30, 2013 by  
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We have all used the phrase TGIF (THANK GOODNESS IT’S FRIDAY) at least once. We all look forward to the weekend where we can sleep in and not have to get up early to go to work, but what about fighting the traffic to get to the bank before they close in order to make […]

Our Teenager Gets Her First Free Checking Account

March 20, 2013 by  
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Our teenage daughter recently got a weekend job (yay!), and she has started earning a few bucks to help her pay for the things that she wants. This is always good because a teenager can quickly bankrupt the parents at $20 a pop per event, friends birthday gifts, movies, pizza because just hanging out needs […]

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