Vacation Essentials for Money Smart People

Country Living, Las Colinas Federal Credit Union

Country Living, Las Colinas Federal Credit Union

Little gets people as giddy as the countdown to summer vacation. And why not? Vacation is something we all look forward to every year. As the time approaches to make a break for it, it’s exciting. However, before you giddy up and hit the road or board that plane, think money smart with these member services from Las Colinas Federal Credit Union. They’ll help make your vacation better than ever. Continue reading

It’s Here! Las Colinas Federal Credit Union’s Mobile Phone App

Las Colinas Federal Credit Union, tiramisustudio, nenetus; Free Digital Photos

Las Colinas Federal Credit Union, tiramisustudio, nenetus, Free Digital Photos

Here’s something to phone home about! Las Colinas Federal Credit Union has just introduced its first-ever mobile phone app. Now, whether you’re relaxing in the park, doing a mall crawl or observing the sights from way up high, you can access your account anywhere, anytime to check your balance, view transaction history, transfer funds between accounts and even pay bills. The app is safe, convenient, fast and free. Here’s how it works… Continue reading

C is for Convenience (and Credit Union!)

David Hillegas, Country Living

David Hillegas, Country Living

I long to be a couch potato and lounge around like a princess wannabe (which this dog has down to an art). No more wasting time dashing around town doing tedious tasks. If like me, you aspire to couch potato up without shirking responsibility (sigh!), now you can—thanks to Las Colinas Federal Credit Union. Continue reading

How to Prevent a Holiday Debt Hangover This Year…and Beyond

 

Monica Buck, countryliving.com

Monica Buck, countryliving.com

Only 328 shopping days left until Christmas. Now before you reach out to thump me with something hard (like the skis in this photo), let me explain. There’s a perfectly good reason why Christmas is on my mind in February. It’s because I want you/me/we to avoid a holiday debt hangover like many Americans still have two months into the new year. How’d they get it? Spending more money than they had. Continue reading

Why A Credit Union is Better Than A Bank

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bhg.com lascolinasfcu.com

Break out the cake, I’m ready to celebrate. Why? Because this month marks ten years since I closed my account at a traditional big-name bank and joined Las Colinas Federal Credit Union. Frustrated by the fee-heavy, impersonal ways of banks, one day I went searching for something better. And I found it at my neighborhood credit union. Wonder if a credit union is right for you? Here’s why I believe a credit union is better than a bank and that you’ll be happier if you make the switch, too. Continue reading