August 10, 2017

Back-To-School Savings

Back-To-School Savings

Q: Is there any way to get through the back-to-school season without spending a small fortune?

A: Back-to-school time is the second largest shopping season of the year. If all that spending makes your head pound, take heart. River City Federal Credit Union has your back! We’ll help you navigate it with your budget and sanity intact. Read on for 12 back-to-school saving tips.

1.) Do a house-wide sweep

Before you spend a penny, scour your closets and drawers to see what […]

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August 10, 2017

Beware The Make-A-Wish Charity Scam!

Beware The Make-A-Wish Charity Scam!

Sadly, hundreds of crooks hide behind the veil of charities. They’ll impersonate known charities or create a bogus one, then solicit funds and pocket the cash.

Most recently, scammers have abused the name of the Make-A-Wish Foundation, an organization dedicated to granting the most longed-for wishes of terminally ill children.

Here’s how it works.

The scammer calls the victim and announces they’ve won hundreds of thousands of dollars in an alleged sweepstakes conducted by Make-A-Wish. The caller claims to […]

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August 10, 2017

An Interactive Financial Website That Teaches Kids Money Management Skills

An Interactive Financial Website That Teaches Kids Money Management:

If you’re like most parents, you’re always trying to sneak a financial lesson in somewhere. Whether it’s warning your kids about blowing their allowance on candy or refusing to buy the latest gadget just because you want them to hear a “no,” you likely use every opportunity to give your kids financial smarts for life.

Well, your job just got a whole lot easier! With the Rich Kid Smart Kid (RKSK) website, your […]

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August 2, 2017

RCFCU First Day Back-to-School Photo Contest

RCFCU is hosting a First Day Back-to-School Photo Contest!!

One lucky winner will be awarded a $150 VISA gift card

To celebrate the first day back to school, River City FCU presents a photo contest, encouraging submissions from parents of children partaking in the first day of school. Students can range from Pre-K all the way to University level!

Snap a creative, unique, fun photo of the first day back to school and follow these two steps: 

#1. Make sure you follow RCFCU on one […]

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July 21, 2017

6 Ways to know you’re using Your Credit Cards Responsibly

Credit cards are an important financial tool, but they need to be used responsibly. Here’s how to know you’re okay.

You can easily pay more than just the minimum payment each month.
You don’t rely on your credit card for everyday purchases.
You are using less than 30% of your credit limit.
You never take out cash advances.
You use it mostly for large, necessary expenses.
You read all the fine print in every letter you receive from your credit card company.

For more information call 210-225-6866 […]

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July 3, 2017

Independence Day Celebrations, Yesterday And Today

 Independence Day Celebrations, Yesterday And Today

Do you know exactly what happened on July 4, 1776? What do our Fourth of July celebrations commemorate, and why?

The Reason We Celebrate July 4

July 4, 1776, is the date written on the original Declaration of Independence, even though it wasn’t signed until Aug. 2 of the same year. July 4 was the day in which the Continental Congress officially agreed and approved the final edits to the document that Thomas Jefferson wrote. It declared […]

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June 29, 2017

Mission: Stuff The Backpacks!

River City FCU will be partnering with TAMU Colonias Program on the 3rd Annual Ready, Set, Learn Back-2-School Fest.

RCFCU will be hosting a School Supply Drive to benefit the students within our community starting July 1 – July 28.

Drop off your donations at any of the 6 River City FCU Branches.

Top 3 School Supplies needed:

Markers
Crayons
Scissors

Got questions? Give us a call 210-225-6866!

 

 

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June 29, 2017

New vs. Used Cars

Maybe it’s your first time visiting a car lot as a would-be buyer, and you’re beaming with anticipation and nerves while taking this next big step in your life. Maybe it’s just time to upgrade to something fresh and new. Whatever the case, there’s one big question weighing on everyone’s mind: Do I buy new or used?

There’s no right answer to this question. Much of it depends on your personal situation. Here are a few key factors to help you […]

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June 29, 2017

rcitymobile- 4 Ways To Stay On Top Of Your Finances While On The Go

Most people have a checklist they go through before they leave the house. Is the stove turned off? Are the doors locked? Do I have my wallet, my keys and my cell phone? The only thing that has changed about that process in the last few years has been the addition of that last item on the list.

If you’d like to use your smartphone for more sophisticated purposes, plus add a ton of convenience and peace of mind to your […]

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June 12, 2017

Why Should I Refer my Friends to rcityfcu?

Why Should I Refer my Friends to rcityfcu?

Credit unions are an important part of our community. The members of your River City Federal Credit Union are your friends, family, co-workers and neighbors. They care enough about where they live to invest their money locally by keeping savings accounts and their other banking matters “in the family.”

The strength and stability of a credit union comes from its members. The more members a credit union has, the more value it can provide […]

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