March 20, 2018

2018 rcityscholars

Calling all High School Seniors!
Apply for a $1,500.00 RCFCU Scholarship Today!
Submission Requirements

To be considered for the scholarship, each applicant must submit the following:

Completed and signed copy of the 2018 rcityscholars application form (can be picked up from any of our branches or printed from our website)

Application form must be signed by the applicant and the applicant’s parent or legal guardian if the applicant is under 18 years of age.

Your answer to the following question in one of the formats listed below: […]

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March 12, 2018

Beware Of Business Scams

How much would you pay for the opportunity to work at home and earn six figures in less than 90 days? That’s what the Digital Altitude company promised: You pay for training and coaching, and you’ll be shown how you can pull in the big bucks almost effortlessly.

Digital Altitude then systematically defrauded victims out of more than $14 million, providing little more than some training videos and several PDF documents.

Unfortunately, most people made little or no money through this job-training […]

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March 12, 2018

Energy Saving Tips

Ecologists are always searching for ways to save our environment. Focusing on energy-efficient appliances is one aspect of this endeavor. In fact, 30% of the charges on your electric statement stem from your appliances. That’s why the government and many appliance manufacturers are replacing standard devices with new energy-saving models.

Is one of your appliances on the blink? Before running out to purchase a new model, consider if it’s worth contacting a technician to fix your machine. Since prices for electrical […]

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March 11, 2018

Community Shred Day

RCFCU has partnered with Select FCU, CPS/IBEW FCU, and Texas Workforce Credit Union for a Community Shred Day! Bring your confidential personal and business documents to be professionally shredded!

Please join us Saturday, April 14, 2018 at 1002 Camden, San Antonio, Texas, 78215. From 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM.

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February 28, 2018

Ready, Set, Go… to College

It may seem like yesterday when you were sending your child off to preschool. And now you’re preparing him for college!

The process of a child leaving home is a major milestone that is made extra complex because of the emotions it generates. The reality, though, is that there are some very concrete things that can be done to smooth this transition.

Medical Preparation

Schedule any necessary doctors’ appointments. Check that all immunizations are current, ask the doctor to fill out college medical […]

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February 21, 2018

4 Incredible Facts In Honor Of Black History Month

In honor of Black History Month, River City Federal Credit Union is proud to present four little-known facts about African American history.

1.) Dr. King improvised the most historic part of his speech

On August 28, 1963, more than 250,000 Americans stood spellbound at the Lincoln Memorial as Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his iconic address. Perhaps the most famous lines of his speech are those in which Dr. King describes his dream of a tolerant society.

Incredibly, those words were likely ad-libbed […]

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February 8, 2018

ATM Jackpotting Scam

Jackpotting attacks on ATMs have been spreading through Europe and Asia for quite some time now. Recently, though, Brian Kreps reported that the Secret Service has warned of jackpotting scams hitting the United States.

How it works

First, an attacker performs some basic scouting to figure out a way into the ATM, usually targeting models with front-facing panels. To avoid detection, the thieves have been posing as ATM technicians.

Once the vulnerable area within the ATM is determined, scammers attach their own computers […]

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February 8, 2018

RCFCU is hosting a Valentine’s Date Night Giveaway!!

RCFCU is hosting a Valentine’s Date Night Giveaway!!

One lucky winner will be awarded 2 Movie Ticket Vouchers and a $50 VISA gift card!

To celebrate the month of love, River City FCU presents a Social Media Giveaway for you and your loved one, Make sure to join us February 8th on Facebook for your chance to win!

How to enter:

Like the Valentine’s Date Night Giveaway post on Facebook starting February 8th – February 11th.
Like our RCFCU Facebook page
Share with us, your best Valentine’s Day […]

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February 7, 2018

The Real Deal on the 2018 Tax Changes

The current administration is implementing changes to the U.S. tax code. The administration believes these changes will strengthen the middle class, reinvigorate business and decrease unemployment. Unfortunately, though, most of them will do little, if anything, for the state of the economy.

Here’s why.

1.) Deductible contribution changes

Individual retirement accounts (IRA) have contribution limits that are relative to income level, some of which will now be increased. While these increased deductions are great for those who can afford them, they will have […]

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January 10, 2018

Combating The Financial Mistakes Of Our 20s And 30s


Early in their careers, people tend to focus on the here and now while ignoring the future. As you climb the ladder of success, you might think raises and promotions will never end and that you have forever to plan for the future. Surprisingly, though, the future comes faster than you can imagine.

Here are the six most common and avoidable mistakes younger people make:

#1: Not planning for retirement

Retirement may be ages away, but the only way to make sure you […]

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