Repossessed Cars Offer Tremendous Savings

Regardless of the economy, there are many people who face repossessions from banks and other lending facilities. Unfortunately the loss of jobs, injuries and other complications prevent them from making payments on financed possessions. Those looking to buy a personal car should consider purchasing a repossessed vehicle. Those who are in the market to buy […]

Changes in Federal Benefit Payments Coming Soon…

November 17, 2011 by  
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Effective March 1, 2012, the U.S. Department of the Treasury will pay all federal benefit and non-tax payments electronically. Benefit recipients can choose to receive their payments by direct deposit to a bank or credit union account or to a Direct Express® Debit MasterCard® card account. Retiring or applying for federal benefits soon? Be ready.  […]

Superstitions About Money

October 25, 2011 by  
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Many people become superstitious on Halloween.  In honor of the upcoming holiday, we have compiled a list of superstitions about money.  We hope your holiday is filled with many treats and few tricks! •    The ancient Greeks threw coins into their wells to keep them from going dry. Today, we toss coins into wells and fountains […]

Your Credit Union – Don’t Shop Online Without It

August 16, 2011 by  
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In today’s busy world, many people turn to online shopping for convenience, variety, and competitive pricing.  According to, roughly 83% of people are said to have shopped online at least once in their lifetime, although many of us purchase things online every day. As a credit union member, be sure to take advantage of two great […]

Enjoy Major Savings on Wireless Service from Sprint

April 24, 2011 by  
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First Castle Federal Credit Union is committed to helping you save money, and we invite you to join over 1.3 Million credit union members nationwide who are saving over $138 million on their wireless plans!  We are pleased to bring your these savings through the Sprint Credit Union Member Discount Plan. Ways you can save: […]

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 […]

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 […]

Extra Benefits for Credit Union Members

February 14, 2011 by  
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With the Invest in America program, credit union members can receive terrific discounts on a new car, online shopping, wireless services, and more!  Visit  to take advantage of valuable offers from GM, Sprint, Allied Van Lines,, CU Benefits Express, CompleteTax, DIRECTV, Shop America and Members Auto and Homeowners Insurance.  While on the website, you can […]

Relationship Rewards

January 19, 2011 by  
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Great news, your Credit Union wants to reward you for banking with us!  It is FREE and easy to sign up, all you have to do is go to and enter in your debit card number, and it’s that easy! Once you have signed up for UChoose, we will reward you with points every […]

TV Winner Announced!

January 11, 2011 by  
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First Castle Federal Credit Union is proud to announce that Shannon Donner was the winner of our 42″ Plasma TV!  Ms. Donner’s name was drawn from a pool of names that included everyone who opened up a new account (or referred a friend) during the time period of November 18th through December 20th, 2010.  Stay […]

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