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February is such a strange month in Southeast Louisiana. Yesterday I had on shorts and today a coat. Mardi Gras most often swallows up the need to celebrate Valentine’s Day since we have been celebrating for a couple of weeks now. I also realized there...

By: Kirk Arnold So, what should we do? One of the questions I get asked the most by Members and people I meet is “what is the best way for me to establish credit for my teenage son or daughter?” It usually comes back to the...

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...

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...

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...

Between now and October 28, 2013 we are giving one lucky person the chance to win a pair of Saints tickets!!! If you open up a checking account with direct deposit OR open a First Castle credit card  between now and October 28, 2013, you...

First Castle Federal Credit Union wants to say CONGRATULATIONS to the ten lucky St.Tammany Parish public school teachers who won $500!! First Castle put together a classroom grant in which teachers had to write a 250 word or less explanation on why they need the classroom...

Right about now High School graduates are heading to college for the first time. Chances are these students don't have a credit history because they have never really needed it. Right about now they probably have many credit card offers coming in the mail constantly...

THE SEAFOOD FESTIVAL ISN'T CANCELLED AFTERALL!             After a 35 year run, the Mandeville Seafood Festival's organizer said that the event would no longer be held. Many people were surprised and upset. I mean seafood is what Louisiana is all about and now after 35 YEARS our...