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Be Financially Prepared for College

Tue, Aug 06, 2019 @ 10:03 AM / by Alyssa Guillory posted in Texas Extra Credit Education Loan, student loans, TX, Unity One Credit Union

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The start of a new school year is right around the corner, which also means it’s that time of the year when you have to open your wallet as wide as you can to pay for tuition and fees, room and board, books, meal plans and what feels like an endless list of other college-related items!

Of course we understand that college is expensive and not everyone is able to pay for it out of their pocket, which is why we offer the Texas Extra Credit Education Loan to our members!  This private student loan option provides an array of first-class features and benefits, including:

  • Low Fixed and Variable interest rates*
  • 25% interest rate reduction just for graduating*
  • 25% interest rate reduction when you sign up for Auto Debit payments*
  • Choice of three repayment options and two repayment terms*
  • No origination or disbursement fees
  • Cosigner release option*

So, if you find yourself needing additional money to help cover your college costs, and all financial aid has been exhausted, be sure to check out the Texas Extra Credit Education Loan!  

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* All rates and benefits are dependent on qualified applicants meeting certain requirements and conditions. For complete details about Texas Extra Credit including program specifics, eligibility requirements, repayment examples, repayment options and benefits, or to apply, click the link above.

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Unity One CU informs: Free Water Safety Classes at the Northpark YMCA

Wed, Jun 22, 2016 @ 09:00 AM / by Alyssa Guillory posted in TX, north fort worth, Northpark YMCA

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shutterstock_295791938-web.jpgDrowning can happen nearly anywhere with standing water. But, as a parent or caregiver, you can't keep you kids sidelined. You need to equip your children with the tools they need to be confident in and around water so they don't lose out on the health benefits of exercise, the opportunities to bond with family and friends and the sense of accomplishment when they learn new skills.

Teaching children how to be safe around water is not a luxury; it is a necessity. The YMCA's Safety Around Water program can help you make sure they learn essential water safety skills, which can open up a world of possibilities for them. 

SAFETY AROUND WATER LESSONS:

Location: Monterra Village (8301 Monterra Blvd., Fort Worth, TX)
When: July 11 - August 4, Tuesday/Thursday
Session 1: 3:45 - 4:15 p.m.
Session 2: 4:15 - 4:45 p.m.

These water safety lessons are free. Please show up 15 minutes before each session. Sessions are limited to the first 18 kids between the ages of 3-13. There will be two sessions per location.

For more information, contact Jacquelyn Kotar at jkotar@ymcafw.org or 817-249-0500.

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Unity One CU informs: Free Family Yoga at the Northpark YMCA

Fri, Jun 10, 2016 @ 02:09 PM / by Alyssa Guillory posted in TX, Northpark YMCA

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shutterstock_217781227_1.jpgCome join the Northpark YMCA on their pool deck for an early morning yoga session. Those in attendance will also receive early access to the pool. Bring the entire family for exercise and swimming!

When: Friday, June 24

Time:

  • Yoga: 9:00 - 9:50 a.m.
  • Open swim: 10:00 - 10:45 a.m. 

Where: Northpark YMCA
              9100 N. Tarrant Parkway
              Fort Worth, TX 76244

For more information, please contact the Northpark YMCA at 817-993-1333.

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Unity One CU informs: Shred Day at Keller

Tue, May 31, 2016 @ 09:46 AM / by Alyssa Guillory posted in TX, Unity One Credit Union, north fort worth, shred day, keller

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Shred your documents for free at Unity One Credit Union's Keller branch on Saturday, June 11!

Plus, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Alliance will be on-site providing information about car seat safety. 

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Please read carefully:
  1. PAPER ONLY. Please only bring paper items to be shredded. Remove all other objects. Other objects could injure handlers, volunteers and the shred truck. No binders, glass, books, knives, cassettes, DVDs--and the list could go on.
  2. BE COURTEOUS. Be courteous of others, and restrict the amount that you bring to be shredded to a few boxes. 
  3. BE PREPARED. Be prepared to take your boxes or containers home with you.
  4. NO COMMERCIAL SHREDDING. We cannot accept commercial or business shredding, as a courtesy to other visitors. Only one truck will be onsite.

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ABOUT UNITY ONE CREDIT UNION

Established in 1927, Unity One Credit Union is the oldest credit union in Texas. A member-driven and not-for-profit cooperative, Unity One CU served the employees and families of the BNSF Railway for 70 years. However, after transferring its corporate headquarters to Fort Worth in 1998, the credit union expanded its field of membership to include other non-railroad companies, organizations and individuals. 

Today, anyone who lives, works, worships or attends school in Fort Worth, Blue Mound, Saginaw, Haslet, Keller, Colleyville, Bedford, North Richland Hills, Southlake, St. Paul, MN and Kansas City, KS may apply for membership. Unity One CU has seven branches to serve over 30,000 members nationwide. For more information about Unity One Credit Union, visit www.unityone.org. Think outside the bank.™ www.unityone.org

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Unity One CU informs: Students receive hands-on dose of reality

Tue, Mar 08, 2016 @ 12:12 PM / by Alyssa Guillory posted in Fort Worth, TX, Unity One Credit Union, Dollars to $ense, Central High School

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IMG_0718.jpgFort Worth, Texas— Approximately 120 students at Central High School in Keller, TX, received a hands-on dose of reality as they participated in Unity One Credit Union’s Dollars to $ense event last Friday, March 4. The interactive financial simulation was designed to engage high school students through a hands-on saving, spending and budgeting activity based on career and lifestyle decisions. 

Attending students were given an envelope containing their profession, starting salary and an overview of the program. They were required to stay within their given budget while paying for basics such as housing, utilities, transportation, clothing and food. Students learned quickly that temptations like eating out and purchasing the most expensive car were easy ways to get in financial trouble. 

When asked what they learned while participating, Monica Diaz, student at Central High School, said “I realized all the expenses that I take for granted because my mom pays for them. I will be more cautious when I go out with friends and try not to go over on my data so that I do not cost my parents any extra money.” 

IMG_0734.jpg“This activity is one of our most requested presentations, because it condenses a whole semester’s worth of financial education into a two hour event. Students gain valuable insight without facing harmful, real-life financial destruction. Teaching the idea of budgeting to students is a matter of life or debt, and we take it very seriously, ” said Alyssa Guillory, director of community and public relations at Unity One Credit Union. 

Gary Williams, President and CEO, closed the event with a special Q&A session. Students were invited to ask Williams about his career and financial insights that led to his professional success. 

Teachers and non-profits in the Fort Worth area may request to host a free Dollars to $ense event by visiting Unity One’s website at www.unityone.org.

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About Unity One Credit Union

Established in 1927, Unity One Credit Union is the oldest credit union in Texas. A member-driven and not-for-profit cooperative, Unity One CU served the employees and families of the BNSF Railway for 70 years. However, after transferring its corporate headquarters to Fort Worth in 1998, the credit union expanded its field of membership to include other non-railroad companies, organizations and individuals. 

Today, anyone who lives, works, worships or attends school in Fort Worth, Blue Mound, Saginaw, Haslet, Keller, Colleyville, Bedford, North Richland Hills, Southlake, St. Paul, MN and Kansas City, KS may apply for membership. Unity One CU has seven branches to serve over 30,000 members nationwide. For more information about Unity One Credit Union, visit www.unityone.org. Think outside the bank.™
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Unity One CU informs: Shred Day at North Tarrant

Fri, Mar 04, 2016 @ 02:42 PM / by Alyssa Guillory posted in TX, Unity One Credit Union, north fort worth, shred day

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Shred your documents for free at Unity One Credit Union's North Tarrant branch on Saturday, March 19!

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Please read carefully:
  1. PAPER ONLY. Please only bring paper items to be shredded. Remove all other objects. Other objects could injure handlers, volunteers and the shred truck. No binders, glass, books, knives, cassettes, DVDs--and the list could go on.
  2. BE COURTEOUS. Be courteous of others, and restrict the amount that you bring to be shredded to a few boxes. 
  3. BE PREPARED. Be prepared to take your boxes or containers home with you.
  4. NO COMMERCIAL SHREDDING. We cannot accept commercial or business shredding, as a courtesy to other visitors. Only one truck will be onsite.

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ABOUT UNITY ONE CREDIT UNION

Established in 1927, Unity One Credit Union is the oldest credit union in Texas. A member-driven and not-for-profit cooperative, Unity One CU served the employees and families of the BNSF Railway for 70 years. However, after transferring its corporate headquarters to Fort Worth in 1998, the credit union expanded its field of membership to include other non-railroad companies, organizations and individuals. 

Today, anyone who lives, works, worships or attends school in Fort Worth, Blue Mound, Saginaw, Haslet, Keller, Colleyville, Bedford, North Richland Hills, Southlake, St. Paul, MN and Kansas City, KS may apply for membership. Unity One CU has seven branches to serve over 30,000 members nationwide. For more information about Unity One Credit Union, visit www.unityone.org. Think outside the bank.™ www.unityone.org

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Unity One CU informs: Sweet new CD rates!

Wed, Feb 10, 2016 @ 09:19 AM / by Alyssa Guillory posted in certificate of deposit, TX, Unity One Credit Union

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Blog_-_February_CD.jpgUnity One members have a lot to love this Valentine's Day. 

Join Unity One at one of our branch locations this Friday, February 12, to celebrate our higher CD rates. Each branch has a different, fun activity planned just for our members!

Celebrations include:

  • The North Tarrant branch will be spicing up people's day with "nacho" average CD rates. They will be pouring "liquid gold" from 11 a.m. until they run out of tortilla chips.
  • Surprise your valentine with a "love"ly night-in compliments of our Keller branch. Enter to win a prize package* featuring: two movie tickets to the Movie House & Eatery, two romantic movies (The Notebook and He's Just Not That Into You), two coffee mugs, a book of poetry, candy and chocolate. 
  • Plus, many other "sweetheart" treats (like candy, cupcakes and ice cream) and giveaways* (like gas gift cards) at all of our other branches!

*Prize drawings to occur on February 29, 2016. No purchase necessary to enter. 


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ABOUT UNITY ONE CREDIT UNION

Established in 1927, Unity One Credit Union is the oldest credit union in Texas. A member-driven and not-for-profit cooperative, Unity One CU served the employees and families of the BNSF Railway for 70 years. However, after transferring its corporate headquarters to Fort Worth in 1998, the credit union expanded its field of membership to include other non-railroad companies, organizations and individuals. 

Today, anyone who lives, works, worships or attends school in Fort Worth, Blue Mound, Saginaw, Haslet, Keller, Colleyville, Bedford, North Richland Hills, Southlake, St. Paul, MN and Kansas City, KS may apply for membership. Unity One CU has seven branches to serve over 30,000 members nationwide. For more information about Unity One Credit Union, visit www.unityone.org. Think outside the bank.™ www.unityone.org

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Unity One CU informs: Colleague of the Year

Mon, Dec 21, 2015 @ 04:46 PM / by Alyssa Guillory posted in TX, Unity One Credit Union, colleague of the year

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Congratulations to Unity One's Colleague of the Year, Shonna Butler! Shonna works in the Indirect Lending department as an underwriter. 

Unity_One_Indirect_Team-Shonna.jpgShonna's coworkers greatly appreciate her willingness to help wherever needed and her reliability. Here are a few comments from other Unity One staff: 

Shonna should be recognized as Colleague of the Year for her willingness to help wherever needed. In her day-to-day duties as Indirect Underwriter and Support, Shonna deals with our indirect dealers on a daily basis, and we often hear from them "how wonderful Shonna is" and how much our dealer partners enjoy working with her. She also serves as back-up in our plastic card department without hesitation. I'm proud to have Shonna in BOTH areas and know that he is doing the right thing and giving it her 100%. 


 This has been the year of Shonna. She has been everywhere, which means that she has taken on many responsibilities inside and outside of her "on-paper" department. She has come to the rescue many times.


 Shonna is very reliable. She never calls in. I can trust that she will help in any way possible. 


 Shonna has a quite presence but a presence nevertheless. Her diverse knowledge of credit union operations is impressive and improves how we serve our members. 

Unity One is proud to have Shonna on our team. Congratulations on being recognized by your peers as the 2015 Colleague of the Year!  

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About Unity One Credit Union

Established in 1927, Unity One Credit Union is the oldest credit union in Texas. A member-driven and not-for-profit cooperative, Unity One CU served the employees and families of the BNSF Railway for 70 years. However, after transferring its corporate headquarters to Fort Worth in 1998, the credit union expanded its field of membership to include other non-railroad companies, organizations and individuals. 

Today, anyone who lives, works, worships or attends school in Fort Worth, Blue Mound, Saginaw, Haslet, Keller, Colleyville, Bedford, North Richland Hills, Southlake, St. Paul, MN and Kansas City, KS may apply for membership. Unity One CU has eight branches to serve over 30,000 members nationwide. For more information about Unity One Credit Union, visit www.unityone.org. Think outside the bank.™

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Unity One CU Informs: Teen Advisory Board - Application deadline extended!

Fri, Nov 06, 2015 @ 08:30 AM / by Alyssa Guillory posted in Fort Worth, TX, teen advisory board

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Unity One Credit Union is currently seeking high school students to serve on its Teen Advisory Board.

This year's program, Build Your Own Credit Union, will give participants the opportunity to learn about the different aspects of credit unions such as: products, services, lending, credit, marketing and public relations. 

The application deadline has been extended until November 20, 2015.

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About Unity One Credit Union

Established in 1927, Unity One Credit Union is the oldest credit union in Texas. A member-driven and not-for-profit cooperative, Unity One CU served the employees and families of the BNSF Railway for 70 years. However, after transferring its corporate headquarters to Fort Worth in 1998, the credit union expanded its field of membership to include other non-railroad companies, organizations and individuals. 

Today, anyone who lives, works, worships or attends school in Fort Worth, Blue Mound, Saginaw, Haslet, Keller, Colleyville, Bedford, North Richland Hills, Southlake, St. Paul, MN and Kansas City, KS may apply for membership. Unity One CU has eight branches to serve over 30,000 members nationwide. For more information about Unity One Credit Union, visit www.unityone.org. Think outside the bank.™

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Unity One CU Informs: Ft. Worth Chapter of Credit Unions raises over $3000

Wed, Nov 04, 2015 @ 08:30 AM / by Alyssa Guillory posted in Fort Worth, TX, Unity One Credit Union

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All around the Cornerstone region, credit union chapters were busy taking advantage of the buzz surrounding International Credit Union Day and celebrating not only credit unions, but their political action committees through a variety of fundraising events with their communities.

The Fort Worth Chapter of Credit Unions sponsored a golf tournament on Oct. 27, and raised more than $3,000 in mulligan sales. This is in addition to approximately $900 previously raised at their Oct. 15, ICU Day, chili cook-off and bake sale. 

The wrap-up of the chili cook-off shows the chapter raised $885 via the $1 chili votes for 13 competing batches of chili, as well as a small cake auction. Also, the chapter raised $345 for school parties for Webb and Rosen Elementary Schools in the Fort Worth area.

Blind judges for the chili cook-off were LaShaunte Kykes, Fort Worth City CU; Greg Roberson, Cornerstone Credit Union League; Mark Johnson, NuSource Financial; and Mike Kohl, CUNA Mutual Group. The Blind Judges Choice Award went to Sescili Ramirez from Fort Worth City Credit Union. Winners of the People’s Choice Awards went to:

  • 1st Place: Brian Bassett, “Smoke N’ Embers” chili (Basset's wife works at Allied FCU)
  • 2nd Place: Ben Merritt, “Ring of Fire” chili (Merritt's father is Allied FCU's CEO Jim Merritt)
  • 3rd Place: Sandra Williams, “Gotta Love Chili” (works at Unity One CU)

 

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