Fall Food Drive at All HCU Branches

Fall Food Drive at All HCU Branches People Helping People the Credit Union Way! Holyoke Credit Union will once again be sponsoring a Fall Food Drive and we need the help of our generous members! Starting on Friday, November 1, 2019 until Monday, November 25, 2019, HCU will be accepting non-perishable food items at all our branches. All donations will be dropped off at area food banks just in time for Thanksgiving! So, if possible, please bring in non-perishable food items. ...

HCU Participates in the Rays of Hope Walk

HCU Participates in the Rays of Hope Walk Sunday, October 27, 2019 The weather was fit for neither man, woman nor beast this past Sunday at the American Cancer Society s Rays of Hope Walk held in Springfield and yet hundreds still came! At the 4-mile mark along the route, Holyoke Credit Union employees, all decked out in pink, were present en masse to hand out water, candy and good wishes to the runners and walkers who braved the elements for this amazingly worthy cause. Though few wante ...

5 Ways to Use Your Refinance Savings

5 Ways to Use Your Refinance Savings Refinancing your home can have many benefits, but the main one that typically entices borrowers is the potential to save money on monthly payments. For some, a refinance could result in a decreased interest rate and subsequent savings on their monthly payment. If you re fortunate enough to have that result, don t spend that extra money just yet! Consider one of these options to make the most of your refinance savings. Pay off debt with high interest rates ...

Community Shred Day

Holyoke Credit Union, in partnership with Proshred Security, will be having a Community Shred Day at our Holyoke Branch! Saturday, SEPTEMBER 21, 2019 9:00 am 12:00 pm Holyoke Credit Union 490 Westfield RoadHolyoke, MA 01040 Bring your old tax records, checks, employment records, bank statements, credit card applications anything you might want shredded for your protection. Everyone is welcome! You don t have to be a member! Come check out our Holyoke branch and enjoy a coffee and donut ...

Credit Union for Kids - Miracle Jeans Day

Did you know you ve got the power to save a life? Wednesday, September 11 is Miracle Jeans Day, which means Holyoke Credit Union staff will be wearing our favorite jeans to help raise funds for local children who need special medical help. You can participate too! Visit any HCU location to make a donation! All donations will benefit Baystate Children s Hospital, our local Children s Miracle Network Hospital. When you contribute $1 between September 11 and September 16, we ll post your name on ...

3 Reasons to Consider Refinancing Your Mortgage

Perhaps you have a home you re considering refinancing. Great! First, what is refinancing? Refinancing, as it applies to a mortgage, is the paying off a current loan to replace it with a new one. But when is the best time to do so? Here s a list of three reasons you may want to consider refinancing. Better Interest Rate The most beneficial reason to refinance your home is to get a lower interest rate. This helps you in two ways. First, if you re paying a lower interest rate on the same size l ...

Why Your Kids Need a Roth IRA

Why Your Kids Need a Roth IRA By John Petit CUInsight Don t you wish you started saving for retirement when you were 12? While retirement probably wasn t something we were thinking about back then (I was probably still thinking about this), it sure could have made a huge difference in our savings journey. You may think it s crazy for a kid to open a Roth IRA, but here are some reasons why it s a great idea Age doesn t matter: There are no age rules when it comes to Roth IRAs. The only stipu ...

Introducing Celia Alvarado

Introducing Celia Alvarado, Small Business Lending Officer Recently, HCU has brought on board a new member to our commercial lending team, Celia Alvarado, HCU s Small Business Lending Officer. Celia comes to us with over 10 years of local banking experience and specializes in developing new business relationships in the Greater Springfield area. It s exciting to be part of a local credit union, which allows its employees to take the time to get to know their members. Joining the lend ...

Help Us Help Holyoke Students

Holyoke Credit Union needs your help! We are once again collecting new one subject notebooks for the Holyoke Safe Neighborhood Initiative (HSNI), which provides school supplies for nearly 2000 needy students. Throughout the months of June, July and August we will be, HCU hope to collect up to 2,000 notebooks to help the HSNI reach its goal. Stuffed backpacks will be distributed to children at a special event in August. If you would like to contribute, please bring your notebooks to the Hol ...

iBanking Upgrade Scheduled for July 15, 2019

Please be advised that On Monday, July 15, 2019 from 12:00 am until 5:00 am, HCU's online banking will be unavailable due to a system upgrade. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.

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