New Year’s Eve Traditions Around the World

This year you can celebrate internationally without ever leaving your home! Read about these fun traditions from around the world and see which ones you want to incorporate to ring in the new year! Eat Black-eyed Peas (USA) Eating Black Eyed peas as a part of your New Year’s Eve dinner is believed to usher …

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Why Choose A Credit Union?

  Are you thinking of switching your checking account to a credit union? Want to know what the difference between credit union and bank is? What are the advantages of credit unions? As a credit union member, you can expect to have a much more rewarding and meaningful experience. Because credit unions are member-owned and …

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No Purchase Fee Gift Cards 2021

  From November 1st through December 31st, purchase Visa gift cards at any of our branch locations without a fee. Cards can be used domestically everywhere debit cards are accepted. Hurry in before the deadline to take advantage of this great offer, exclusively for CTFCU members!

Enter to Win $1000!

  You could have a chance to win up to $1000 with the help of your friends!   Reaching goals is always better with friends. This giving season, give your friends and family the gift of credit union membership by referring them to us! Once your referral becomes a member, you both receive an entry …

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Do I Need A Credit Card?

  Credit cards often get a bad rep, but they are necessary for your financial health. Used responsibly, they can help build your credit and increase your access to financial products. Why do I need a credit card? It’s understandable to want to avoid the risk of overspending. However, when used responsibly, Credit Cards are …

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Beginner’s Guide to Credit

Credit is a report card of your trustworthiness with money. It shows how responsible you are at borrowing what you can pay back and paying back on time. It may seem like one of those things you can live without when you’re first starting. Still, as your financial goals grow and change, you’ll need a …

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CTFCU Book Review

Have you been stuck in an overthinking rut or wondering, “What should be my first step toward making my dreams come true? Then, we recommend Dream First, Details Later: How to Quit Overthinking & Make It Happen! by Ellen Bennett. It’s an excellent read for the soon-to-be entrepreneurs wondering how to get started or anyone looking for …

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Boat Buying Guide: How to Buy a Boat and Apply for a Boat Loan

  There are few things better than enjoying being out on the open water during a bright summer day. With so many options in boat types and configurations, it can be challenging to decide on what’s right for you. We’ve decided to break down the possibilities, from watersports to sailing the ocean waves or pleasantly …

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Why Finance a Car at a Credit Union?

  When shopping for a new set of wheels, your first stop should be right here, at Carolinas Telco Federal Credit Union (CTFCU). Financing with your credit union can give you a lower rate, a more straightforward loan application, and other benefits.   What is it like financing at a Credit Union? Getting an auto …

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Ready Set Coloring Challenge

    Why should adults have all the fun? Celebrate the last week of our Speed into Saving Promotion! Enter your child to win one of three Super-Saver Prize packs! Start by downloading a printable coloring sheet HERE then share their completed artwork on social media For Facebook: Comment the complete artwork under our contest …

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