NORTH POLE AT THE
Bring your little elves to the Credit Union on
Saturday, December 7th for our annual North Pole at the Credit
Union! From 9 am until noon, we will have cookies, hot cocoa,
make-and-take crafts and of course… Santa! Avoid the long lines at
the mall and get a FREE picture of your little ones with Santa (and
you’re welcome to take your own too of course!) PLUS, when kids
bring in money to deposit into their accounts on that day, they will
receive a fun-filled goodie bag! If your child or grandchild is not
a member yet– they can join that day for FREE– plus they will also
receive a goodie bag.
HOLIDAY LOANS ARE
While the Holiday season is full of cheer and good
times, it can also be very expensive! If you’re running a little low
on extra cash this Holiday season, consider a Holiday Loan from the
Credit Union. This seasonal loan has a great, low rate of just 8.99%
APR and you may borrow up to $1,200 for 12 months. You may apply in
person, over the phone, or
Please note the
following dates for our upcoming Holiday hours:
December 24th- CLOSED
December 25th- CLOSED
December 31st- Closing at 2 pm
January 1st- CLOSED
After 28 years of dedicated service to the Credit Union, Irene will
be retiring at the end of the year. All members are welcome to join
us as we wish her well and show our appreciation for the many years
she has devoted to the Credit Union and her members! All members are
welcome to join us at her retirement party on Friday, December 13th
at the Quad City Botanical Center from 2 to 7 pm. While all of us at
the Credit Union will miss seeing Irene everyday (as will
many of our members!), we are happy and excited that she will have
more time to spend with her family and friends.
up your 2014 calendars at the office now! If you can't make it in,
just give us a call and we would be happy to mail one out to you.
We will once again be a drop off location for Toys
for Tots. If you have a new, unwrapped toy you would like to donate
please drop it off anytime at the Credit Union. We are also
collecting cash donations.
"LIKE US" AND YOU
Love us? We hope so! Then why not
"like" us on
Facebook! It will keep you up to date on all the Credit
Union happenings and promotions PLUS we do frequent drawings for
gift cards and tickets to local events and attractions!
As an added incentive we will be
holding a FUN new contest...
when we reach 300 "likes" we'll be
giving away a $25 VISA gift card DONE, at 400 we'll be giving away a $50
VISA gift card, and when we hit 500- we'll be giving away an iPod
nano! Want to be entered to win? Simply "like" us on Facebook. If
you already do, you're automatically entered to win.
IN THE NEWS!
We like to think we're pretty
good at what we do, but now we have PROOF! Check out your Credit
Union in the news--- here in the
and yet again on
Credit Unions Online!
BANKING CHANGES AND UPDATES
Real time online banking is here!
What does this mean to you? Simply put, your balances, transfers and
payments that you see online now appear in "real time"- meaning
there is no lag time. The balance you see will be your accurate
balance in your account, and as soon as you transfer the money or
make a payment- it will be done. No more waiting for transfers to
To access the new Online Banking
system you will need to essentially re-enroll in the service. While
there may be some initial work for you to do in the beginning, we
feel this switch will be a huge benefit to you.
To enroll, simply click on the
"enroll now" link on
Online Banking. Please refer to
this guide if you need any help
going through the enrollment process. And as always, if you have any
questions or concerns regarding enrollment, just give us a call,
send an email or stop by. We will be happy to assist you!
Learn more about
Instructions for downloading the
mobile app for Android and Blackberry devices.
For the mobile app for the iPhone,
simply search for GECU mobile in the app store.
USE YOUR ATM MORE...
We are always here to give MORE
back to you, our members. Remember, GECU members are allowed up to
10 FREE ATM transactions per month at foreign ATMs before incurring
a 75 cent fee. And as always, transactions at our ATMs (at the
Credit Union, in MidAmerican, and Bituminous) are FREE and
UNLIMITED! We are also a part of the Privileged Status Network of
ATMs, so members may visit select ATMs without incurring a surcharge
fee. View the
Quad Cities Area list or
locate a Privileged Status ATM in your area.