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June 22, 2022 In today’s competitive housing market, renovating your existing home may be a more appealing and affordable alternative to buying new. With the right home improvements, you can make your home more enjoyable for living and may also realize a return on your investment. The key is to pack as much value into…

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Morrison retires from the volunteer board of directors after 16 years of service ORONO, Maine (April 22, 2022) – University Credit Union has announced the planned retirement of longtime board member Hugh Morrison after nearly 16 years of dedicated volunteer service to the credit union. Morrison joined the University Credit Union board of directors in…

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Amanda Allen, Madison Gray, and Carla Theriault earn CCUFC accreditation ORONO, Maine (April 21, 2022) – In celebration of National Financial Literacy Month in April, University Credit Union is recognizing the accomplishments of Amanda Allen, Madison Gray, and Carla Theriault, who have completed the CUNA Financial Counseling Program (FiCEP) and earned the Certified Credit Union…

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ORONO, Maine (April 13, 2022) – University Credit Union announced the appointment of longtime volunteer board member Ency Whitehill as chair of the credit union’s board of directors- the first woman to hold this position in the credit union’s 55-year history. Whitehill has served on the UCU board of directors since 1996, and in a…

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UCU community investments, 2021 year in review.

UCU ranked top Maine credit union for volunteer service ORONO, Maine (February 23, 2022) – Fulfilling its mission to advance members’ financial well-being in every stage of life, in 2021 University Credit Union proudly invested in organizations, programs and causes focused on community and campus needs, from food insecurity and financial literacy to small business…

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PORTLAND, Maine (February 7, 2022) – ProsperityME has appointed UCU Community Engagement Manager and certified financial counselor Lesley Ridge to the organization’s volunteer Marketing & Development Committee. Founded in 2008 by Claude Rwaganje — a refugee from the Democratic Republic of Congo — ProsperityME is a non-profit service organization dedicated to helping Maine’s immigrants and…

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Family dancing in the living room

January 31, 2022 For some people, spending is merely a necessity, a way to obtain life’s essentials and nothing else. For others, spending is more of a hobby, resulting in splurges that can cause a build-up of overwhelming debt. Fortunately, most of us fall somewhere in the middle of that spectrum. We know that spending…

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January 20, 2022 Not too long ago, cold hard cash was an essential in life, allowing us to make purchases anywhere. Fast forward to today, and it seems like paying with cash is becoming obsolete. This is due to the fact that today’s technology easily allows us to do virtually everything without it. A cashless…

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Resolutions for Your Financial Fitness

January 13, 2022 Was one of your New Year’s Resolutions to become more financially savvy? Or maybe you feel like you just need to brush up on some financial topics? Here at UCU, we strongly believe in financial education and we are committed to providing our members with the tools they need to attain personal…

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January 10, 2022 You’ve been faithfully saving, spending wisely and investing for years in preparation for a comfortable retirement, and you have a lot to be proud of. But making the transition from accumulating money to actually spending it in retirement is a part of financial planning that isn’t always talked about. Have you thought…

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