Making the Grade

School-aged children in St. Tammany parish are getting ready to head back to school once again. Hopefully summer breaks were filled with fun and relaxation so our kids will go back eager for another year of growth and learning.  As you prepare your kids to apply themselves and be the best that they can be, […]

Can a vehicle loan be better than paying cash?

July 25, 2012 by  
Filed under FCU Blog, First Castle News, Uncategorized

When shopping for a car, one is faced with many decisions.  Perhaps the most important decision to be made is how to pay for that car. For those who have the resources to pay cash for a car, it may not always be the best option, according to a recent post from MSN Money. If […]

First Castle Federal Credit Union Celebrates Newest Slidell Branch as a Success

July 18, 2012 by  
Filed under Announcements, FCU Blog, First Castle News

First Castle Federal Credit Union expands with the opening of a third location on June 5, 2012.  The new branch on the credit union in Slidell offers even more convenience and services to its Members. 18.07.2012 17:16:09  ( – Slidell, LA — Becoming the charter credit union for all of St Tammany in 2006, First […]

Teach Kids the Value of Saving

April 18, 2011 by  
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Our children are our future.  How can we give them the greatest possibly opportunity for financial success?  A Castle Kid’s Club Account at First Castle Federal Credit Union is an excellent place to start! With exclusive benefits just for kids – including great rates, money for good grades, birthday gifts, and a special savings booklet […]

“Healthy Kids Day” on Saturday, 4/16

Join us on Saturday, April 16th from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. for “Healthy Kids Day” at the West St. Tammany YMCA. Free and open to kids and parents in the Northshore area, Healthy Kids Day will give families a chance to have fun and learn about the benefits of an active and healthy lifestyle.  […]

Q&A With V.P. of Lending, Mr. Danny Trahan

1) How is First Castle handling the tough times we face as a nation? As members of First Castle FCU, we are fortunate to be part of a solid financial institution that has actually experienced substantial growth during the past few years.  Extending our membership beyond the Army Corps of Engineers and into St. Tammany […]

Dinero at Kids Day Expo

The employees of First Castle, along with our mascot, Dinero, had a great time at the 2011 Kids Day and Family Expo on Saturday, March 19th!  Not only were we happy to support such a worthwhile community event, but we enjoyed the chance to catch up with many of our members and friends. Please send […]

Credit Awareness Seminar at Mandeville High School

March 17, 2011 by  
Filed under FCU Blog, First Castle News

On Thursday, March 17th, First Castle Federal Credit Union’s V.P. of Lending, Mr. Danny Trahan, and Director of Marketing, Mrs. Sally Hoffstadt addressed the Senior Class of Mandeville High School about how to establish and maintain good credit.  According to Trahan, “it is far more difficult to rebuild a bad credit score than it is […]

Visit Us at the Kids Day & Family Expo!

First Castle Federal Credit Union is proud to sponsor the 2011 Kids Day & Family Expo on Saturday, March 19th at the Castine Center in Mandeville.  This event is a fun-filled day for families to enjoy themselves and celebrate children.  Stop by and see Dinero!  Click here for more information and directions.

Dinero Attends Castle Kids Parade!

March 4, 2011 by  
Filed under FCU Blog, First Castle News

On Friday, March 4th, our mascot Dinero was thrilled to be a part of the Castle Kids Parade at the Army Corps of Engineers Building!  The parade featured children from the Castle Kids Childcare center, along with their family and employees of the Corps.   Dinero will make appearances at many upcoming events this spring, stay […]

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