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Watch MCCU on Baskets on FX!

Date March 17, 2017

In case you missed it, MCCU’s Chatsworth branch was in last night’s episode of the FX TV show Baskets, starring emmy-winner Louie Anderson and Zach Galifianakis! We were honored and excited to have them use our branch for the shoot. And meeting Louie Anderson was icing on the cake. Enjoy!

Best Ways for Kids to Invest Gift Money

Date December 26, 2016

With passbook interest rates still at all-time lows, teaching kids the magic of compound interest is tough.  You may want to consider showing the benefits of regular contributions and gift money in an account via a Uniform Gift to Minors Act (UGMA) or Uniform Transfers to Minors (UTMA). Until your child reaches 18, either parent […]

Finance Your Business and Live the Dream!

Date December 2, 2016

Got a great idea for a new business? Wondering how to get it off the ground? Here are a few ideas to get creative about financing your business dream. Look for an already established business in your arena that might sponsor or partner with you to develop your idea. For example, an app that might […]

Credit Union Membership: What You Need to Know

Date August 3, 2016

A credit union can be a more rewarding option when you’re saving for a rainy day and looking for a safe place to keep your cash, or a more frugal choice when you’re planning for major life events and want lower interest rates on loans. Credit unions are not-for-profit financial cooperatives that offer banking and […]

Why You Should Get Pre-approved for a Car Loan

Date July 11, 2016

When shopping for a new car, many people overlook one important step: getting pre-approved for an auto loan. It’s a simple process that can make car-buying go more smoothly and save you money. Pre-approval is a quick assessment of your ability to pay off a loan based on your credit history and current financial state. […]

Refinancing Auto Loans 101

Date May 28, 2015

If you’re paying too much in interest for your car or truck loan, refinancing could be a great way to save some serious dough. Interest rates for vehicle loans may have dropped since you financed your auto. Or maybe you’ve improved your credit score, which could qualify you for a lower rate. Either way, it […]

MCCU Voted Best Credit Union for 2013 – 5-Time Winner!

Date August 30, 2013

Thanks to our loyal members, and members of our community, we have been voted Best Credit Union in Los Angeles in the Daily News Reader’s Choice Awards! This is the fifth time we’ve won this prestigious award, and we are so proud. MCCU continues to be a safe and sound place to bank. We have […]

Subsidized Stafford Student Loan Rate Increasing July 1, 2012

Date March 14, 2012

Millions of college students will see the rate double on their subsidized Stafford student loans, starting July 1st. The rate is currently at 3.4%, but will soon jump to 6.8%, which is the same rate as the less popular unsubsidized Stafford student loans. There are alternatives, however.

More Ways to Save on Taxes!

Date March 15, 2010

I just stumbled upon this article on cnnmoney.com that lists 12 ways to save money in taxes. Some are repeats from my previous article, but there are some different ways as well. Definitely worth a read! Whether you’re a homeowner, or thinking about becoming one in the next month or so, have a child in […]

Matadors Says Thanks!

Date September 29, 2009

To thank our members and the community for voting us #1 for the second year in a row, everyone is invited to join the credit union during the month of October, and win! We’re giving away lots of very cool prizes – including a $500 travel gift certificate – and if you open a new […]