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WCU Employees Finding Benefits In New Roles: Bob's Story

Bob is one of the friendly faces of Workers former tellers turned virtual staff who members will recognize on the video screen when they use a Video Teller ATM. His new role has made a huge different in his quality of life.

Jun 14, 2021

Closing a Retirement Income Gap

Category: Retirement

Strategies to consider when your income won't be enough to meet your needs in retirement.

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May 22, 2021

Workers Recognized for Their Use of Artificial Intelligence

Category: Press Tag: The Lowell Sun

The Lowell Sun’s article, Lowell Credit Union’s Artificial Sweeteners, takes a look inside Workers new Lowell PlanIt location and discovers a few surprises named Pepper, and Olivia.

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May 19, 2021

Taking the Friction Out of Building Relationships

Category: Press Tag: The Lowell Sun

The Lowell Sun’s article, Workers Credit Union Embraces Accessible Tech for its Customers, dives into the Workers WayTM with Chief Banking Officer Peter Rice, and Vice President of the Workers Way, Johan Romero-Luna.

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May 10, 2021

Estimating Your Retirement Income Needs

Category: Retirement

When planning for retirement, one of your first steps should be to estimate how much income you’ll need to fund your retirement. This is depends on your specific needs and goals. We'll walk you through what to consider.

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May 05, 2021

Workers Introduces a New PlanIt for Members

Category: Press Tag: Credit Union Times

The Credit Union Times’ Peter Strozniak catches up with Workers Chief Banking Officer, Peter Rice, in his latest article, A Massachusetts Credit Union Creates a New ‘PlanIt’ for Members, to discuss the credit union’s new PlanIt locations.

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May 04, 2021

Workers Wins CUNA Diamond Award for Financial Education

Category: Press Tag: CU Today

Workers earned recognition from CUNA Marketing & Business Development Council for its new interactive PlanIt app in the Financial Education category.

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May 04, 2021

Workers Gaining Recognition for Blending Tech and Financial Coaching

Category: Press Tag: Banking Dive

Banking Dive’s Anna Hrushka discusses interactive holograms, video teller ATMs, and battling the shame associated with money with Workers Chief Banking Officer, Peter Rice, in her article Massachusetts Credit Union Blends Tech, Financial Coaching Focus.

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Apr 28, 2021

Workers Receives Diamond Award for PlanIt App

Category: Press Tag: Patch

Workers earns national recognition for it’s PlanIt app from CUNA Marketing & Business Development Council in the Financial Education category.

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Apr 26, 2021

Workers PlanIt Locations Receive National Recognition

Category: Press Tag: CUInsight

Workers received a Diamond Award from CUNA Marketing & Business Development Council for its new interactive PlanIt app in the Financial Education category.

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Apr 26, 2021

10 Things I Know About... Financial Coaching During COVID-19

Category: Press Tag: Worcester Business Journal

Workers’ Johan Romero Luna, Vice President of the Workers Way, discusses financial coaching and how it can help manage stress during a pandemic in 10 Things I know about… Financial Coaching During COVID-19 for the Worcester Business Journal.

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Apr 26, 2021

Workers Earns National Recognition for Financial Education in New PlanIt Branches

Category: Press Tag: Awards & Recognition

Workers was named a 2021 Diamond Award winner by the Credit Union National Association in the category of financial education for its new, interactive PlanIt app, a touch-enabled app installed on large panels that asks members questions to match them up with services to make their most ambitious financial dreams come true.

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Apr 20, 2021

Workers Credit Union Supports Habitat for Humanity Greater Lowell with $5,000 Donation and Employee Volunteerism

Categories: CommunityPress Tags: DonationsVolunteering

Workers is pleased to announce their donation of $5,000 to the Habitat for Humanity of Greater Lowell as part of their annual sponsorships. On March 12th, six Workers Credit Union employees volunteered with Habitat to complete tile and finish work at Habitat’s newest build in North Billerica.

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Apr 19, 2021

How to Make a Loan Payment

Category: How Tos Tag: Loans

It’s now even easier to make a loan payment with online or mobile banking. Give it a try: pay from an external account, pay with a debit card*, or pay from a Workers account.

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Apr 15, 2021

Workers Credit Union Donates Merrimack Valley Food Bank

Categories: CommunityPress Tag: Donations

Workers is pleased to announce its donation of $10,000 to the Merrimack Valley Food Bank from its annual holiday campaign held in December where members were asked to open a SaveUp savings account or set up an automatic transfer and the credit union would donate $5 on their behalf to the food bank.

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Apr 14, 2021

Workers Opens New PlanIt Location in Lowell

Category: Press Tag: CU Today

CU Today reviews the new PlanIt location in their article Members Greeted by Interactive Hologram, Humanoid Robot in New Branch.

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Apr 12, 2021

New PlanIt Location in Lowell Making a Statement

Category: Press Tag: Banker & Tradesman

Banker & Tradesman takes a look at the new PlanIt location in Lowell, noting in their article, New Workers Credit Union Branch Features Hologram, Robot, that Workers is opening branches as many institutions are closing them.

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Apr 12, 2021

Workers New PlanIt Location Designed to Help Members with Financial Coaching

Category: Press Tag: CUInsight

CUInsight reviews Workers newest PlanIt location in Lowell in their article Workers Credit Union Opening New PlanIt Location in Lowell.

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Apr 12, 2021

Leaving a Legacy

Category: Retirement Tag: Estate Transfer Strategies

There are four basic ways to leave a legacy: by will, by trust, by beneficiary designation, and by joint ownership arrangements. It's important to start planning now to ensure your legacy reaches your heirs the way you intend.

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Mar 08, 2021

Education Tax Credits Deductions

Category: Young Adults Tag: Paying for College

Here's what you need to know about education-related tax benefits.

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Feb 08, 2021

Investment Planning: The Basics

Category: Investing

The first step in getting familiar with investing techniques is to start learning the basics.

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