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Coloring Contest Winners

October 30, 2012 by  
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We are pleased to announce the winners of our International Credit Union Day Kids’ Coloring Contest! We chose one winner per age group via random drawing, and our winners are as follows: 1)      Ages 2-5: Josh, Age 4 2)      Ages 6-9: Elaina, Age 8 3)      Ages 10-12: Whitney, Age  11 We were thrilled to receive […]

Coloring Contest

October 2, 2012 by  
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In honor of “International Credit Union Day” on Thursday, October 18th, First Castle FCU is holding a coloring contest for children ages two through twelve.  The theme is “Members Matter Most.”  There will be three winners, one per age category: 2-5, 6-9, and 10-12.  Each winner will receive a $25 VISA Gift Card.  The deadline […]

How to Teach Kids about Money

September 18, 2012 by  
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According to a recent article on Forbes.com, one lesson kids do not learn in school is how to responsibly handle money.  “Parents do a great job teaching kids good manners and how to be safe…” says Mary Hunt, personal finance expert and author, “but so often parents neglect the most important thing of all – […]

Big Savings and Big Fun at the Library!

June 12, 2012 by  
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When you are looking for new things to do with your family this summer, don’t forget to check out all that the St. Tammany Parish Library has to offer.  With a total of 11 branches, there is sure to be a location not far from your home. If you haven’t been to the library in […]

Extra Incentive to Finish Strong on Year-end Report Card

April 3, 2012 by  
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Many area school children are currently enjoying spring break, or will be very soon.  Once break is over, there will be approximately two months left in the school year before the official start of summer vacation. Hopefully spring break will give your children a chance to have fun and return to school with renewed vigor […]

2011: A Great Year to Be a Member of First Castle FCU

December 30, 2011 by  
Filed under FCU Blog, St Tammany Parish Credit Union

Here are a few of our favorite moments: Our mascot “Dinero” was excited to be a part of the Castle Kids Parade at the Army Corps in New Orleans. Our V.P. of Lending and Director of Marketing addressed the Seniors of Mandeville High School about credit awareness and gave out specially-designed “Got Credit?” t-shirts. We […]

Free and Convenient for College Students

August 9, 2011 by  
Filed under Debit Card, FCU Blog, shared branch network

Is your family taking advantage of the many products and services to which you are entitled as Credit Union members?  Many college students will soon head back to campus, and with the vast array of expenses pertaining to a college education, we strive to provide you with products and services to make your lives so […]

Teach Kids the Value of Saving

April 18, 2011 by  
Filed under FCU Blog, First Castle News, Uncategorized

Our children are our future.  How can we give them the greatest possibly opportunity for financial success?  A Castle Kid’s Club Account at First Castle Federal Credit Union is an excellent place to start! With exclusive benefits just for kids – including great rates, money for good grades, birthday gifts, and a special savings booklet […]

Credit Awareness Seminar at Mandeville High School

March 17, 2011 by  
Filed under FCU Blog, First Castle News

On Thursday, March 17th, First Castle Federal Credit Union’s V.P. of Lending, Mr. Danny Trahan, and Director of Marketing, Mrs. Sally Hoffstadt addressed the Senior Class of Mandeville High School about how to establish and maintain good credit.  According to Trahan, “it is far more difficult to rebuild a bad credit score than it is […]

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