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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...

First Castle Federal Credit Union is proud to participate in the 2011 Education Exchange College Grant Program.  The program will award a total of $50,000 in grants to 34 deserving high school seniors across the United States. Students will be judged on scholastic achievement, character,...

 The employees of First Castle FCU strive to be active in the communities we serve.  For the Marines' annual “Toys for Tots” toy drive, our employees raised enough money to donate two bikes and an assortment of other toys to the children of New Orleans.  We...

First Castle FCU was proud to sponsor the 2010 SSA golf tournament. Employees volunteered their time and resources to help raise money  for one of our community schools. Pictured below: Jenna Trosclair, Kerri Lopez and CEO, Kirk Arnold. ...

When buying your new car, you may be offered 0% financing, which sounds great! You think that's going to save you a lot of money ... but will it really??

Remember, the interest rate that you receive when financing a new or used car varies depending on your own credit rating and the term (length) of the loan.

In many cases, to receive the 0% interest rate offered you must agree to a shorter loan term and have A+ credit. If you agree to a shorter loan payment period or you don’t qualify for the 0% interest rate offer this will in turn make your payments higher than what you originally planned for or expected. Additionally, you may be limited in your choice of vehicles.

If you do qualify for the 0% financing offer, and you like the vehicle they are offering, sometimes it is better to take the rebate offered and not the 0% financing offer.

With financing from First Castle Federal Credit Union you choose the vehicle you want, make the best deal, and select the term of the loan.

So, when deciding on whether to take the 0% offer or a rebate keep the following chart in mind. 0% Financing Myth

[gallery link="file" columns="2" orderby=""] First Castle Federal Credit has volunteered for the Relay For Life in Covington for the second year in a row . We were able to help raise over $10,000.00 to help with advocacy and research on April 4th at Covington High...

First Castle FCU will become Pelican State CU this August! Please refer to the merger guide mailed to you or click "LEARN MORE" for details including upcoming downtime and new account number information.LEARN MORE
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