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Effective Thursday, November 19th, UCU branch lobbies are open by appointment only. To schedule a time, please visit this page to contact your local branch.

Drive-up services will continue with regular hours, including our video tellers.

Here for U: Financial Literacy Blog

Meet Our Certified Financial Counselors! (and Campus Branch Managers)

Whether a student from our campus communities, a prospective or existing member across the state, our Certified Financial Counselors are available to answer any questions you may have on products/services, or assist you with financial counseling. All three of UCU’s Campus Branch Managers have successfully completed the Financial Counseling Certification Program (FiCEP) through the Credit…

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Staying connected during a pandemic

Staying Connected During a Pandemic

By Lesley Ridge, Campus Branch Manager at UCU We are roughly about six months into the COVID-19 pandemic. Most people are used to mask wearing, keeping social distance, and excessive hand washing by now. Through all this, many have probably felt at one time or another, scared, anxious, or tired, and may have asked, “when…

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Car Buying 101 - Dealers and Private Sales

Car Buying 101 – Dealers and Private Sales

By Abbey Ramsay, Consumer Lending Manager at UCU Dealers vs. Private Sales In my opinion, shopping for the vehicle is the best most exciting part! Granted some will disagree but, it’s really your time to ask yourself what you need in a vehicle, (for me it’s plaid seats and a turbo). For most, these are…

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Car Buying 101 - Building a Budget

Car Buying 101 – Building a Budget

By Abbey Ramsay, Consumer Lending Manager at UCU It’s inevitable that at some point we will need to navigate the winding road of purchasing a new vehicle. Not to fear! Hop on into the passenger seat while we take a quick ride through the process. Budget Of the many questions you will face while finding…

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UCU contactless payments

Contactless Payments – Sign Me Up!

Have you added your UCU cards to your digital wallet? As we begin to get out and about, frequenting stores such as grocery stores or gas stations, they likely accept contactless payments. This includes Apple Pay, Samsung Pay and Google Pay. These payment methods work by storing your card information within your phone’s ‘wallet’ and…

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Eleven Ways to Help Yourself Stay Sane in a Crazy Market

Keeping your cool can be hard to do when the market goes on one of its periodic roller-coaster rides. It’s useful to have strategies in place that prepare you both financially and psychologically to handle market volatility. Here are 11 ways to help keep yourself from making hasty decisions that could have a long-term impact…

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Tips on Managing your Finances during a Crisis

March 27, 2020 There is a lot on everyone’s minds these days relative to the Coronavirus Pandemic affecting many levels of our daily lives. Words that come to mind and that we hear often are: unprecedented, historic, and disruptive. Our normal daily lives, as we once knew, are now a new set of norms. Some…

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Three Advantages to Using a Credit Union for Your Mortgage

When it comes to choosing a home to purchase, you likely think long and hard about its location. After all, they say that location, location, and location are the three most important qualities in a home. That’s because a house with a good location can provide you with a significant long-term return on your investment…

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Meet our Mortgage Lending Team!

UCU’s Mortgage Loan Originators are dedicated to helping members through every step of the real estate lending process, and can help you evaluate the best options to suit your needs. Reach out to them individually using their contact information below, or contact the whole group by email: mlo@ucumaine.com, or by calling: 800 696 8628. Jason…

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Saving money in a jar

Saving as an Everyday Routine

June 12, 2019 If your big picture goal is to save towards that dream vacation to Hawaii or that sports car you want to drive with the top down, you should first take a look at your daily expenditures. When you add up your daily grind expenses you may be surprised at the amount of…

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