Letter from the President

Remember earlier this year when you made plans to save more each month, pay down that one credit card and stick to a budget? Between the Fourth of July and Labor Day, we’re sort of in a mid-year lull – so now might be a good time to take a look at how you’re doing on your financial goals.

Maybe you got a raise, refinanced your car or had another change in your finances? Consider these things as you revisit – and possibly revise – your 2017 goals. And, while these all are important, our economy’s big picture plays a role in the upcoming months:

  • While jobs and construction are booming in North Texas, the U.S. economy overall is a little unpredictable.
  • How are you positioned if interest rates change? It could alter how we save money and borrow money.
  • It’s not an everyday investment market. Uncertainty is a sure thing, but don’t let that derail your long-term investment strategy. Just remember, keep calm and carry on!

City CU’s financial education officer provides individual counseling – and it’s free for Members and non-Members. Click here to make an appointment.

This month, City CU is collecting school supplies for DFW-area children in foster care through Buckner International, and local schools in Cooke, Ellis, and Grayson counties. Collection boxes are in all our branches and the list of needed items is on our website. Or you can donate to the school of your choice and know that you’re making the difference in the lives of those in your community. Together we can help the children of our communities get a great kick start to their school year. To learn more about our Random Acts of Kindness charitable organizations, click here.

Finally, as we get ready for the new school year, a lot of you are making last-minute travel plans. Before you leave, let us know. Our fraud monitoring systems look for debit and credit card activity outside your normal patterns. If we detect such activities, we restrict your card until we hear from you. Contact us today for a worry-free vacation via Live Chat or at (214) 515-0100.

Happy July and stay cool!