How to be Young, Smart and Use a Credit Card

March 24, 2014 by  
Filed under FCU Blog

Welcome to being a grown up! Here are some tips to become the responsible adult your parents think you are: 1. Start off slow and small. Credit cards are here to help you build credit and even I am surprised at what I can buy in a day. Put small, recurring charges on your card […]

Gift Yourself While Shopping for Others

November 27, 2012 by  
Filed under FCU Blog

With holiday shopping officially in full swing, most of us will invest lots of time (and an even more money) getting all of those gifts together for our loved ones. Not to mention all of the money we will spend on travel, decorations, and more.  While busy shopping, don’t miss out on the opportunity to […]

Happy Thanksgiving

                  On behalf of all of us at First Castle Federal Credit Union, we genuinely appreciate your membership and support.  We opened our newest Slidell branch this past June, and membership continues to grow in all of our branches as more people become aware of the credit […]

Budget and Savings Made Simple

August 13, 2012 by  
Filed under FCU Blog, Uncategorized

With the kids going back to school and summer drawing to a close, now is the time to get your budget back in order and brush up on your financial goals.  After all, there are approximately only four months left until Christmas! When asked about their budget, many people report that doing the math can […]

Congratulations Risa – Winner of our iPad Giveaway!

March 29, 2012 by  
Filed under FCU Blog

Thank you to everyone who completed our recent survey.  To show our appreciation, we randomly drew one name from among all participants and gave away an iPad2!  Our lucky winner was Risa Dalton (right), pictured with our Teller Sylvia. We value your feedback and we will carefully consider your suggestions.  Please stay tuned for more […]

You Can Choose Better Rates with UChoose Rewards

July 23, 2011 by  
Filed under credit union, Debit Card, FCU Blog

We work hard to spread the word about our Relationship Rewards program, and it seems that many of you are catching on!  Did you know that amongst the millions of redemption options available to you lies the option to buy .25% off of a new loan or add .25% onto a certificate of deposit? Just […]

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 […]

“Like” us and win!

February 25, 2011 by  
Filed under FCU Blog, First Castle News

We are proud to announce that Mr. Antonio Engleberg was the winner of our Randazzo’s King Cake and an “I Love First Castle” t-shirt!  We will give away another King Cake on Friday, March 4th, and any member who “likes” our Facebook page between now and March 4th will be eligible to win. Click on […]

“Like” us on Facebook!

January 25, 2011 by  
Filed under FCU Blog, First Castle News

Your Credit Union is on Facebook! Visit our page on Facebook, “like” us and stay up to date with our latest news and promotions.  You can also find helpful information and learn about events and happenings in the community.