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This blog is packed with educational resources, online banking tutorials, newsworthy stories and kudos to employees who are making a difference. 

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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.

Jan 11, 2021

Financial Health is a Benefit for Employees

Category: Press Tag: Worcester Business Journal

Workers Vice President of the Workers Way discusses how financial wellness for employees is an important benefit often overlooked in his article Consider Your Workers’ Finances for the Worcester Business Journal.

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Jan 11, 2021

Setting and Targeting Investment Goals

Category: Investing

Setting retirement goals includes thinking about

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Dec 21, 2020

How to Schedule an Automatic Savings Transfer

Category: How Tos Tag: Savings

Scheduling an automatic transfer to your savings account is an easy way to save money. You pick the frequency and the amount. Then sit back and gain confidence as your savings grows on its own.

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Dec 04, 2020

Workers Credit Union Recieves 2020 Spirit of North Central Award from United Way

Categories: CommunityPress Tag: Awards & Recognition

Workers Credit Union has received the 2020 Spirit of North Central Award for Corporate Leadership of the United Way annual campaign. During the United Way’s Annual Meeting held earlier this fall, Workers was honored along with three other local businesses.

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Sep 14, 2020

Workers Credit Union Members Provide $41,000 to Local Non-Profits Through Annual Give Back

Categories: CommunityPress Tag: Donations

Workers Credit Union announces it has donated more than $41,000 to two area nonprofit organizations as part of its annual GiveBack program. Habitat for Humanity North Central Massachusetts received $17,300 and Worcester County Food Bank received $23,600.

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Aug 18, 2020

Workers Credit Union's Johan Romero-Luna Wins Worcester Business Journal's 40 Under 40

Category: Press Tag: Employee Recognition

“Johan has been an inspiration not only to his team but to the entire Credit Union. He quickly became known as a visionary in the development of the Workers Way, a customer-centric approach to financial wellness,” said Doug Petersen, president and CEO at Workers.

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Aug 01, 2020

James Monette Inducted onto Greater Gardner Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors

Category: Press Tag: Employee Recognition

Workers Credit Union is pleased to announce AVP, Area Manager James Monette was inducted onto the Greater Gardner Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors at their Annual Meeting held on July 30, 2020. James will serve on the board from 2020 – 2023.

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Jun 25, 2020

How to Use Digital Receipts

Category: How Tos Tags: Mobile BankingOnline Banking

We’ve simplified receipt management for our members with Digital Receipts, a new feature in the mobile app that enables you to log and keep track of your receipts.

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Apr 15, 2020

How to Sign Up for Digital Banking

Category: How Tos Tags: Mobile BankingOnline Banking

Online and mobile banking allows you to do most everyday transactions wherever you are! Follow these steps to register and/or download the app!

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Jan 10, 2020

Cut Out Subscriptions to Save Big

Category: Financial Wellness Tag: Budgeting

A new year means plenty of new binge- worthy TV series premiering on our favorite streaming services, new motivating gym memberships, and new app subscriptions that will help us meet our goals. But some of these subscriptions are costing us in the long run.

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Sep 17, 2019

How to Sign Up for eStatements

Category: How Tos Tags: Mobile BankingOnline Banking

Sign up to receive your statements electronically instead of mailed each month to benefit from easy organization, archiving and accessibility. We'll tell you how to sign up!

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Jul 30, 2019

Build a Budget You'll Stick With

Category: Financial Wellness Tag: Budgeting

It’s time to shake-up your budget. Start by changing the way you think about budgeting altogether.

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Jun 14, 2019

Know Your Credit Score

Category: Financial Wellness Tag: Credit Score

Your credit score determines your creditworthiness to a financial institution. In other words, it represents how suitable you are to receive a loan. We will go over good and bad credit, what to do if you find a fraudulent account on your credit report, and what is a debt to income ratio.

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May 15, 2019

Saving for a Downpayment

Category: Homeownership Tag: Savings

You have the power to make owning a home a reality. Here are some tips on how to save for your first down payment and some options on how to afford the monthly payment once you do purchase a home.

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Apr 11, 2019

The Essential Homeclosing Checklist

Category: Homeownership

Learn about all the key people you'll interact with during a closing, what you'll need and what to expect.

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Jan 25, 2019

Hidden Costs New Homeowners Overlook

Category: Homeownership

Some hidden expenses that could come along with homeownership include things that aren't obvious during your inspection and things that may pop up long-term.

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Aug 30, 2017

Financial Literacy for Kids

Category: Financial Wellness

No matter how enthusiastic you are, trying to formally teach finance to kids is a tall order. Hold their attention by keeping money lessons relevant, age-appropriate and a bit playful. Here are some ideas!

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