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Credit union’s 14th Fort Worth area location expands EECU’s member service with interactive design

EECU plans to open its newest branch in Alliance Town Center (to be located at 3451 Texas Sage Trail) late September, bringing the credit union’s number of banking locations to 14 in the greater Fort Worth area.

Credit union members and those interested in learning more about EECU’s services are invited to visit the Heritage Trace branch during a week of planned grand opening activities to welcome EECU to the Alliance Town Center. The dates will be announced in late September or early October. Continue reading

We always appreciate hearing from our members, because it helps us to improve upon the services that we offer. We have several projects underway to further enhance your experience with EECU and to help protect the security of your account information. To answer a few of the questions we have received from members, we wanted to share an update on two projects that are currently underway.

When is Apple Pay™ coming to EECU?

Pending Apple’s approval, we hope to introduce Apple Pay™ to our members within the next few months. We are excited to offer this service to our many iPhone 6 users who we know share our enthusiasm. Continue reading

What happens when 70,000 people gather together in Texas in July? Heat. That’s exactly what happened Saturday for the Fort Worth’s Fourth celebration at Panther Island Pavilion. As sponsor of the EECU Skybox, your credit union kept things cool for attendees who were treated to much-needed relief from the 90-degree temperature.

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EECU is a proud sponsor of the Fort Worth’s Fourth celebration at Panther Island Pavilion. Join us for a day packed with family fun, including live music, tubing on the Trinity, family fun and North Texas’ largest July 4th fireworks show. While you’re there, be sure and stop by EECU’s tent to cool off and snap a photo with your friends and family. And, if you haven’t already, follow us on Twitter for the opportunity to win giveaways throughout the event Saturday.

When?

Saturday, July 4, 2015

2:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

(Fireworks Begin at 10:00)

Where?

Panther Island Pavilion

395 Purcey St.

Fort Worth, TX 76102

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Pictured Left to Right: Kiana Headland (Alvarado High School), Christian Turnley (Keller High School), Emily Hailey (Fort Worth Christian School), Frank Molinar (White Settlement ISD Superintendent and EECU Board Member), Sydney Peel (Colleyville Heritage High School), Deanna Pierce (Richland High School). Not Pictured: Ifeoluwa Obayan (Mansfield Timberview High School).
Pictured Left to Right: Kiana Headland (Alvarado High School), Christian Turnley (Keller High School), Emily Hailey (Fort Worth Christian School), Frank Molinar (White Settlement ISD Superintendent and EECU Board Member), Sydney Peel (Colleyville Heritage High School), Deanna Pierce (Richland High School). Not Pictured: Ifeoluwa Obayan (Mansfield Timberview High School).

Thursday evening, EECU announced the 2015 Glenn Mandeville Memorial Scholarship winners at its annual shareholders meeting. The program, which was founded to honor long-time Fort Worth educator and former EECU board member Glenn Mandeville, awards six $5,000 academic scholarships to deserving students each year – three students pursuing education and three pursuing other fields of study. Continue reading

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Unfortunately, we live in a time when data breaches are not terribly uncommon. While we can’t alert you to every single time a business loses data, a recent breach to a health insurer could affect many of our members, and poses some significant risks due to the type of data that was stolen. The tips we provide below will be useful in this situation, but could be useful if you are the victim of any data breach. Continue reading

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If you plan to go to college in the next few years, you probably know that the process is not as simple as filling out an application and heading to class. Between test scores, essays, financial aid and actually finishing high school, it pays to start preparing early. So take advantage of this free college planning event brought to you by inspirED.

Saturday, February 21, 2015
8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Sam Houston High School
2000 Sam Houston Drive, Arlington, TX 76014

In addition to learning more about college prep, financial aid, test prep and finances, you can explore colleges and even win scholarship and prize drawings.

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If you plan to enroll in college this coming fall, it’s time for you to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

What is the FAFSA and why is it so special?

The FAFSA is a form used by the U.S. Department of Education to determine your eligibility for financial aid programs including grants, federal loans and work study and is based on information about you and your family’s financial situation. Continue reading