Prepaid Card Blues

This month I turned 39! You know you are getting old when just saying the number seems like it takes as much movement of your mouth as a Jim Carry movie.  I digress. For my birthday, a family member got me a prepaid card. A very well-known brand that let’s…

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Is it supposed to be easy?

There are a million quotes out there that have to do with life not being easy. You know these life lessons … “Nothing worth having comes easy.” “You have to work for it.” “If it were easy, everyone would be doing it,” etc. While all that may be true, one…

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Happy 4th of July

Fourth of July – Celebrating our Nation’s Independence Takes Cash! In just a few weeks most working American’s will be in for the coveted three day weekend! A long weekend with friends and family is a great summer break but can be expensive. Fourth of July can still be fun…

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Benefits of a Staycation

As you read this, many of you are thinking “I really need a break!” Maybe you didn’t save like you meant to or a big expense came up that is going to prevent you from taking a vacation this year but it doesn’t mean there will be no fun this…

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Target Compromise

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…

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