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Gift Yourself While Shopping for Others

With holiday shopping officially in full swing, most of us will invest lots of time (and an even more money) getting all of those gifts together for our loved ones. Not to mention all of the money we will spend on travel, decorations, and more.  While busy shopping, don’t miss…

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Coloring Contest Winners

We are pleased to announce the winners of our International Credit Union Day Kids’ Coloring Contest! We chose one winner per age group via random drawing, and our winners are as follows: 1)      Ages 2-5: Josh, Age 4 2)      Ages 6-9: Elaina, Age 8 3)      Ages 10-12: Whitney, Age  11…

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Coloring Contest

In honor of “International Credit Union Day” on Thursday, October 18th, First Castle FCU is holding a coloring contest for children ages two through twelve.  The theme is “Members Matter Most.”  There will be three winners, one per age category: 2-5, 6-9, and 10-12.  Each winner will receive a $25…

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How to Teach Kids about Money

According to a recent article on Forbes.com, one lesson kids do not learn in school is how to responsibly handle money.  “Parents do a great job teaching kids good manners and how to be safe…” says Mary Hunt, personal finance expert and author, “but so often parents neglect the most…

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Summer Camp Suggestions

School will be ending for summer vacation in just a few short weeks!  For parents of young children, that means coming up with ways to keep children safe, educated, and entertained until they go back to school in the fall.  Thankfully, St. Tammany Parish offers some wonderful summer camp options…

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YMCA Healthy Kids Day

Once again, First Castle enjoyed being a part of the West St. Tammany YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day on Saturday, April 28th.  Healthy Kids Day is part of a national movement to keep kids and families active and healthy. There was a great turnout, with many local vendors offering products and…

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