PCCU Newsletter - May 2020

Covid-19 Response: May Update

As we continue to deal with the realities of life in the time of Covid-19 we want members to know where we are and what they can expect as we go forward. We appreciate the patience you’ve shown and your willingness to adapt to changing conditions! Members have remained overwhelmingly positive and understanding, which has made things much easier. For the near future our lobbies will remain closed to minimize the risk of staff and…

PCCU Connects New Castle Kids to Schools and the World

We started the Hoosier Explorers Field Trip Fund several years ago to help local public schools take students on more field trips in Indiana. PCCU staff and members have given generously to this fund and helped many local kids explore their home state. When schools began to shutter in mid-March, it wiped out many of these trips that had already been greenlighted, and kept numerous others from going past the planning stage. So we began…

PCCU & Communities In Schools Fight Hunger in Nettle Creek

We started the Hoosier Explorers Field Trip Fund several years ago to help local public schools take students on more field trips in Indiana. PCCU staff and members have given generously to this fund and helped many local kids explore their home state. When schools began to shutter in mid-March, it wiped out many of these trips that had already been greenlighted, and kept numerous others from going past the planning stage. We began looking…

Ultimate Checking – Time to Switch!

Did you know that every time you use a debit card to make a purchase a small slice of that transaction goes back to the financial institution that issued the card? That small slice is the foundation of PCCU’s Ultimate Checking account. Because PCCU is a co-operative we share a portion of those proceeds with the members who help generate them. If you use a PCCU debit card for ten purchases of $20 or more…

Good Reasons to Refinance

With mortgage rates at record lows it’s tempting to refinance your home loan. But should you? Here are some good reasons to consider taking the plunge! Lower Your Interest Rate:  Lowering the interest rate on your home loan significantly will let you pay it down more quickly and pay less interest over the life of the loan. It’s important to consider whether you’ll have the loan long enough to make up for any costs you…