Christmas in July

July 23, 2014 by  
Filed under FCU Blog

Thanks to the World Wide Web, knowing when big ticket items are on sale is just a click away but did you know that there are times of the year that are even better than others to buy? According to sites like lifehacker.com and Freeshipping.org using the cliché “A time and a place for everything” […]

How to be Young, Smart and Use a Credit Card

March 24, 2014 by  
Filed under FCU Blog

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 […]

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 […]