First Castle FCU is 80 Years Strong!

April 29, 2014 by  

Credit Unions Brief History The history of credit unions began in Germany in 1852. The first credit union in the United States is called St. Mary’s Bank and is located in Manchester NH. It began in 1908 and is still going strong today. During the 1920’s, the U.S. credit union movement became increasingly popular. Families […]

Identity Theft and Fraud – How to Keep it Real

April 16, 2014 by  

The only person I ever knew that was excited to have his identity stolen was a man that works for Legal Shield. The day he discovered it, he looked like a kid on Christmas. I saw him across the room with his eyes sparkling and a huge smile on his face.  “I was hit” he […]

How to be Young, Smart and Use a Credit Card

March 24, 2014 by  

Welcome to being a grown up! Here are some tips to become the responsible adult your parents think you are: 1. Start off slow and small. Credit cards are here to help you build credit and even I am surprised at what I can buy in a day. Put small, recurring charges on your card […]

It almost tax time – be prepared!

January 10, 2014 by  

Now that the holiday season is over, it’s time to start thinking about the dreaded tax season! Here are some ideas for preparing to file your 2013 taxes and to help you prepare for the 2014 tax year. Hold on tight because I’m going to fly through these quick tips about as fast as Christmas […]

Target Compromise

December 20, 2013 by  

First Castle Federal Credit Union is aware of the data breach suffered by Target and impacting their consumers. We have been contacted by Master Card (Debit Cards) and are in the process of clarifying what members are impacted by this. We are currently waiting on information from VISA to identify any FCFCU Credit Card accounts […]

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