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The Importance of Money: Beyond the Materialistic Perspective

The Importance of Money: Beyond the Materialistic Perspective

The Importance of Money: Beyond the Materialistic Perspective Money is…
Investment Planning 101: A Beginner’s Guide to Building Wealth

Investment Planning 101: A Beginner’s Guide to Building Wealth

Investment Planning 101: A Beginner’s Guide to Building Wealth…
UCCU Board Member, Carine Clark, named 2022 Pillar of the Valley

UCCU Board Member, Carine Clark, named 2022 Pillar of the Valley

UCCU Board Member, Carine Clark, named 2022 Pillar of the…
A couple meets with a credit union representative to discuss credit union personal loan requirements.

Credit Union Personal Loan Requirements

Credit Union Personal Loan Requirements If you’re looking…
after getting their personal loan questions answered, a couple e-signs their paperwork and shakes hands with their lender

Your Personal Loan Questions Answered By UCCU Loan Experts

Your Personal Loan Questions Answered By UCCU Loan Experts…
A woman smiles in a park on a sunny day, using her credit card online, enjoying the benefits that come with credit card rewards.

Credit Card Benefits: How to Use Credit Cards to Your Advantage

Credit Card Benefits: How to Use CreditCards to Your Advantage…
Distressed woman holding a credit card and smart phone.

How to Prevent Credit Card Fraud

How to Prevent Credit Card Fraud Credit…
UCCU to Become Naming Rights Sponsor of New UVU Soccer Stadium

UCCU to Become Naming Rights Sponsor of New UVU Soccer Stadium

UCCU to Become Naming Rights Sponsor of New UVU Soccer…
Young woman smiling, sitting on a couch, looking at a smart phone holding a credit debit card.

Getting Your First Credit Card: What You Should Know

Getting Your First Credit Card: What You Should Know…
a man uses his credit card for business expenses making online purchases on his laptop

Best Things to Use Your Credit Card For

Best Things to Use Your Credit Card For…
A man sits at a table with papers and a credit card, smiling because he is saving money after a credit card balance transfer.

What Is a Credit Card Balance Transfer?

What is a Credit Card Balance Transfer? Credit…
Happy couple sitting together holding a UCCU card looking at a laptop.

How Does Cash Back Work on Credit Cards?

How Does Cash Back Work on Credit Cards?…
A woman smiles as she makes an online purchase after learning why it's often best to use a credit card over cash.

5 Reasons to Use a Credit Card Over Cash

5 Reasons to Use a Credit Card Over Cash…
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How to Choose the Best Credit Card

How to Choose the Best Credit Card There…
a man chooses a credit card vs. personal loan to pay for a medical bill

Credit Cards vs. Personal Loans: How Are They Different

Credit Cards vs.Personal Loans: How Are They Different?…
How to Avoid Money Transfer Scams

How to Avoid Money Transfer Scams

How to Avoid Money Transfer Scams Fraudsters are…
An African American couple shake hands with a lender after discussing a home equity loan vs. HELOC.

Home Equity Loan vs Home Equity Line of Credit: How Are They Different?

Home Equity Loan vs Home Equity Line of Credit: How…
New Vineyard Branch to Open in Spring 2022

New Vineyard Branch to Open in Spring 2022

Why Banks Are Essential: Understanding the Importance of the Banking…
UCCU Earns Top Workplace Honor

UCCU Earns Top Workplace Honor

UCCU Earns Top Workplace Honor Utah Community Credit…
Mike Conley Utah All-Star Point Guard

UCCU + Utah All-Star Mike Conley and Family

UCCU + Utah All-Star Mike Conley and Family November 2021…
A young Asian couple review requirements for a home equity line of credit online

Requirements for a Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC)

Requirements for a Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC)…
3 Reasons Why You Should Tap to Pay

3 Reasons Why You Should Tap to Pay

To make life easier for consumers and to keep your critical financial information safe...
How to Create a Strong Password in 4 Simple Steps

How to Create a Strong Password in 4 Simple Steps

With so much of our lives being online...
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Shred Fest 2023

Shred Fest 2023 Schedule and Locations In…
Activate Your Elevated Checking Benefits

Activate Your Elevated Checking Benefits

Access and Activate Your Elevated Checking Benefits Congratulations on your…
When Is a Good Time to Start Building Credit?

When Is a Good Time to Start Building Credit?

When Is a Good Time to Start Building Credit?…
The Powers and Pitfalls of Money

The Powers and Pitfalls of Money

The Powers and Pitfalls of Money Money is…
Protecting Your Identity During the Busiest Shopping Season

Protecting Your Identity During the Busiest Shopping Season

Protecting Your Identity During the Busiest Shopping Season…
Love Where You Bank

Love Where You Bank

Love Where You Bank Empowering you to Truly Love…
How to Create a Holiday Spending Plan

How to Create a Holiday Spending Plan

How to Create a Holiday Spending Plan The…
4-3-2-1 Cash Back vs Low-Rate Credit Card

4-3-2-1 Cash Back vs Low-Rate Credit Card

4-3-2-1 Cash Back vs Low-Rate Credit Card Choosing…
Winterizing Your Assets

Winterizing Your Assets

Winterizing Your Assets Protecting Your Investments During…
Why Banks Are Essential: Understanding the Importance of the Banking System

Why Banks Are Essential: Understanding the Importance of the Banking System

Why Banks Are Essential: Understanding the Importance of the Banking…
Thoughtful Holiday Gift Ideas That Won’t Break the Bank

Thoughtful Holiday Gift Ideas That Won’t Break the Bank

Thoughtful Holiday Gift Ideas That Won’t Break the Bank…
Banking: The Backbone of the Economy

Banking: The Backbone of the Economy

Banking: The Backbone of the Economy Banking plays…
Banking Simplified: A Guide to Understanding the Basics

Banking Simplified: A Guide to Understanding the Basics

Banking Simplified: A Guide to Understanding the Basics…
Why Having a Bank Account is Essential in Today’s Digital Age

Why Having a Bank Account is Essential in Today’s Digital Age

Why Having a Bank Account is Essential in Today’s Digital…
The Art of Managing Money: A Key to Financial Freedom

The Art of Managing Money: A Key to Financial Freedom

The Art of Managing Money: A Key to Financial Freedom…
UVU PlusCard:  What to Know

UVU PlusCard: What to Know

UVU PlusCard: What to Know Welcome to…
Tips For a Budget Friendly Holiday Season

Tips For a Budget Friendly Holiday Season

Tips For a Budget Friendly Holiday Season The…
Using Your HELOC for Big Purchases

Using Your HELOC for Big Purchases

Using Your HELOC for Big Purchases Using your…
Simplify Your Budgeting with UCCU’s Budget Tool

Simplify Your Budgeting with UCCU’s Budget Tool

Simplify Your Budgeting with UCCU’s Budget Tool Managing…
First Time Homebuyer: Things to Know

First Time Homebuyer: Things to Know

First Time Homebuyer: Things to Know Congratulations on…
Financial Tips and UVU Money Success Center

Financial Tips and UVU Money Success Center

Financial Tips and UVU Money Success Center Tips for…
Creating a Strong and Secure Password

Creating a Strong and Secure Password

Creating a Strong & Secure Password The…
UCCU Debt Tool

UCCU Debt Tool

UCCU Debt Tool A tool to help…
First Year of Owning a Home

First Year of Owning a Home

First Year of Owning a Home Things to Check…
Benefits of a Money Market Account

Benefits of a Money Market Account

Benefits of a Money Market Account When it…
Debt Snowball

Debt Snowball

Debt Snowball Debt is something that almost everyone…
Maximizing Rewards and Security

Maximizing Rewards and Security

Maximizing Rewards and Security The 4-3-2-1 Cash Back Credit…
Credit Union CD Rates: What You Need to Know

Credit Union CD Rates: What You Need to Know

Credit Union CD Rates: What You Need to Know…
Additional Tips for Saving Money

Additional Tips for Saving Money

Additional Tips for Saving Money Saving money is a goal…
What is a FinTech & is UCCU a FinTech?

What is a FinTech & is UCCU a FinTech?

What is a FinTech &is UCCU a FinTech?…
Car Care Tips

Car Care Tips

Car Care Tips Taking Care of your New Car…
The Mobile Revolution

The Mobile Revolution

The Mobile Revolution The Future of Banking…
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Real Estate Market in Today’s World

Jeff PorterMortgage Sales ManagerUtah Community Credit Union…
Woman using a calculator and laptop calculating monthly expenses and budgets, sitting at a table with documents.

Budgeting

The Importance of Budgeting Wisely Track your money and know…
Female counting on a calculator and putting money into a piggy bank.

Automating Your Savings with Savings Goals

Automating Your Savings with Savings Goals Automating Your Savings with…
Smiling waitress at a restaurant holding a digital tablet.

Why UCCU Business Accounts Are a Smart Choice for Your Business

UCCU Business Accounts: A Smart Choice for Your Business…
Young businessman working at home office, using laptop.

Credit Builder: How it Works

Credit Builder: How it Works UCCU Credit Builder…
Couple looking at a laptop, in a home, at a desk.

How to Create a Budget

How to Create a Budget Creating a budget…
Family playing with small children, pushing daughters in boxes at home.

A First-Time Home Buyer’s Guide to Thriving and Surviving

A First-Time Home Buyer’s Guide to Thriving and Surviving…
Father leads a little child to school. Little girl wearing a pock a dot backpack.

Back to School; What you Need to Know

Back to School; What you Needto Know As…
African American family with kids sitting on a couch in a living room using a smart phone.

Learn and Earn

Elevate Your Financials with Learn & Earn In…
Understanding HELOC

Understanding HELOC

Understanding HELOC A Guide to Home Equity Line…
Business person touching scorecard on screen showing credit score.

Building and Protecting your Credit Score

Building and Protecting your Credit Score There are…
Bank officer explaining interest rates on home equity loans to a customer, looking at documents and calculator.

Used Cases of a HELOC

Used Cases of a HELOC A Home Equity…
Young woman resting in a hammock outside in a green garden.

Save money faster with UCCU’s Savings Goals

Save money faster with UCCU’s Savings Goals…
Happy couple sitting at home, putting coins into a piggy bank, using a laptop.

Understanding the Benefits of Savings Certificates

Understanding the Benefits of Savings Certificates What is…
2023 Summer UCCU Smart Decisions Newsletter

Summer 2023 Smart Decisions Newsletter

President’s Message Here’s what’s happening around UCCU……
Cyber Security

Phishing Scam

Phishing Scams Recently Reported Phishing Scam: Scammers are…
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Your Money at UCCU is Insured by the NCUA

Your Money at UCCU is Insured by the…
UCCU Digital Card Replacement

New Tech Makes UCCU Banking Even Easier

New Tech Makes UCCU Banking Even Easier…
Person holding a credit card and document, with documents and a calculator on a desk.

Understanding Credit Card Debt: Causes, Solutions, and Prevention

Understanding Credit Card Debt: Causes, Solutions, and Prevention…
Happy businesswoman high fiving coworkers in a business building.

UCCU Best in the Valley

UCCU Best in the Valley 10 Years Straight…
Couple sitting in a home working together on a laptop computer.

How Much HELOC Can I Get?

How Much HELOC Can I Get? A…
Don’t become the victim of Screen Sharing Scams

Don’t become the victim of Screen Sharing Scams

Don’t become the victim of Screen Sharing Scams As technology…
a couple stands in their kitchen envisioning their renovation ideas after getting all of their HELOC questions answered

6 Questions to Ask Before Getting a HELOC

6 Questions to Ask Before Getting a HELOC…
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8 Reasons to Get a Home Equity Line of Credit

8 Reasons to Get a HomeEquity Line of Credit…
A happy couple reviews HELOC fees and terms on a computer in their home.

Home Equity Fees and Terms Explained

Home Equity Fees and Terms Explained A…
a happy man and woman look at their HELOC loan papers and plan for their home remodel.

How Does a Home Equity Line of Credit Work?

How Does a Home Equity Line of Credit Work?…
a happy couple meeting with their lender to discuss cash-out refinance vs. HELOC options

Cash-Out Refinance vs. Home Equity Line of Credit

Cash-Out Refinance vs. Home Equity Line of Credit…
What is Credit Card Interest and How Does it Affect Me?

What is Credit Card Interest and How Does it Affect Me?

What is Credit Card Interest and How Does it Affect…
UCCU Members saved $10.5M in 2020!

UCCU Members saved $10.5M in 2020!

UCCU Members saved $10.5M in 2020! Certified by Datatrac* As…
Draper Branch

New Branches: Draper & Herriman

New Branches: Draper & Herriman Now open, to better serve our…
UTV Utah

Experience Utah

Experience Utah We sat down with Chris Tolman, Vice President of…
Super Easy Banking

Super Easy Banking

The UCCU Mobile Banking app makes it…
Teri Chatterton

Meet Teri Chatterton

Voluntary Visionaries UCCU Board of Directors…
Short Film Competition

Children and Charities Win Big

Children and Charities Win Big with UCCU’s 2020 Short Film…
President's Message

President’s Message

President’s Message Spring 2021 Experience UCCU’s Super Easy Banking…
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Why Mortgages Are Different From Other Kinds of Debt

Why Mortgages Are Different From Other Kinds of Debt…
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8 Ways to Save on a Vacation

8 Ways to Save on a Vacation…
Woman walking on a sidewalk

Credit Unions VS. Banks: The Choice is Clear

Credit Unions VS. Banks: The Choice is Clear…
Summer Loan Sale

7 Signs You’re Living Beyond Your Means And How To Fix Them

7 Signs You’re Living Beyond Your Means And How To…