What’s Next in Fraud

February 2024 As technology advances, you can expect fraud techniques to get more sophisticated. Today, fraud is a booming business, valued in the billions of dollars nationwide each year. What can you expect and, even more important, what can you do about it? Educating yourself is the best step, so read on for our insights…

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2023 Member Highlights

In celebration of 2023, we are taking a look back at ways our member-owners enjoyed their UCU membership! As a not-for-profit financial cooperative, UCU returns value to its members in the form of rewards, low rates, and high yields. There are many ways that UCU is ‘Here for U’ for our members; this is a…

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Make Your Money Work for You

January 24, 2024 In tight financial times, every dollar counts more than ever. You work hard for your dollars, so it’s important to make your dollars work hard for you too! Follow these tips to help maximize the impact you can make with your money. Go for High Yields One fundamental way to make your…

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UCU Expands Membership Opportunities

ORONO, Maine (January 18, 2024) – University Credit Union (UCU) has recently taken steps to amplify membership opportunities for Mainers across the state. In addition to its longstanding relationship with the University of Maine System, other groups, and surrounding communities covering Portland to Presque Isle, UCU is expanding its membership opportunities with a community charter.…

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Holiday shopping season with UCU credit cards.

Wise Ways To Use Credit This Holiday Season

December 7, 2023 Credit cards make it easy to navigate the additional spending you are likely to encounter this holiday season. For some people, that additional spending may come too quickly. Because credit card purchases can cause financial strain if left unchecked, creating a spending plan for your season and following a few simple tips…

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UCU’s Consumer Lending Team Adds Extra Value to Your Loan

By Abbey Ramsay, Consumer Lending Manager, AVP. November 20, 2023 In Consumer Lending here at UCU, we work with you through some of your biggest purchases, whether that be an auto, boat, camper loan, you name it. From an everyday Chevy to a Porsche 911, or a Mercedes to a motor home, we probably have…

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Protect your account with a Linebacker from UCU.

Linebacker Overdraft Protection

November 20, 2023 Shopping Season Survival Strategies Tips for managing your extra purchases through the holidays and beyond The winter holiday season is a merry time, filled with annual traditions and festivities, like picking out those just-right gifts, planning get-togethers, and decorating the house. The not-so-merry side of this season though, is all the extra…

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Cybersecurity Month Insights: Securing Your Online Life

October 2023 Martha Ward, CISSPVP of Technology & Digital Experience In all areas of your online life, security is of the utmost importance. Here are a few actions you can take to stay diligent in protecting your information from fraudsters. Enable Multi-Factor Authentication For maximum protection, use multi-factor authentication, sometimes called MFA or two-factor authentication,…

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