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  • Are You Making These Four Common Mistakes When Filing Taxes? (January 1, 2018)

    While the IRS says that anyone with knowledge of high school mathematics (and an afternoon to kill) can do their own taxes, the hurdles to filling out a tax form are many. Let’s take a look at some of the most common pitfalls that people make while preparing their own tax returns and how you can avoid falling in to them.

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  • Entertainment Book (November 13, 2017)

    Equitable FCU is always looking for ways to save our members money. Now YOU can save money on everyday purchases while helping us raise money for a great cause! We are selling 2018 Entertainment Books to raise money for local organizations. Stop by our office to get an Entertainment Book today at a discount and help a great cause! 

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  • American Income Life (November 8, 2017)

    We are proud to announce that all members of Equitable Federal Credit Union now have new benefits at NO COST TO YOU. These benefits are jointly sponsored with American Income Life Insurance Company, a company servicing working families for more than 60 years.

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  • Things You Should Know About Dealer Auto Financing (November 8, 2017)

    So, you’re buying a car.  You’ve made it past the tedious comparison shopping, you’ve finished the detail-oriented research and you’ve even endured the haggling with the salesperson.

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  • Ten Things You Can Do To Improve Your Credit Score (November 1, 2017)

    Did you know that only 10 percent of Americans know their credit score?

    Those are the findings of a survey commissioned by TrueCredit.com, a web subsidiary of the credit bureau, TransUnion. “It is shocking how little Americans know about their credit,” said John Danaher, president of TrueCredit.com. “Good credit is a cornerstone of your financial profile, enabling you to finance major purchases, such as a home, education, or car.” Then, he added…

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  • Same Day ACH (September 29, 2017)

    Same Day Direct Payments, Direct Debits or Electronic Checks. What you need to know. 

  • Equifax Data Breach (September 23, 2017)

    EQUIFAX DATA BREACH UPDATE

    Steps to take after Equifax Breach

    On September 7th, Equifax annouced a data brach taht has potentially impacted personal information of approximately 143 million consumers in the United States, possibly including Equitable FCU members. The incident was limited to Equifax and was in no way related to Equitable FCU , however Equitable FCU does report member personal information and credit history to two of the three credit bureaus including Equifax and TransUnion. 

  • 3rd Annual Food Drive (September 22, 2017)

    In honor of International Credit Union Day,(October 19, 2017)  we are hosting our third annual food drive to benefit the Akron Canton Regional Food Bank. If you would like to donate your non-perishable food items, please stop by our Akron branch.

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  • National Preparedness Month (September 5, 2017)

    With News around the globe about the disasters going on everywhere around us, it makes you think... what if that was me? It can happen to you and and it can happen to your family. Now is the time to get prepared. September is National Preparedness Month and we have plenty of information to get you well on your way to being as prepared as you can be if a disaster strikes. Follow us on Facebook, email and our website for weekly updates and educational information. We are here to help you get started. Go to www.ready.gov, for more information and details on being prepared. 

  • Annual Shred Day (April 29, 2017)

    Join us Saturday April 29rd, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM, for a FREE Shred Day. This event will be held in the parking lot of our main location at 1889 Brittain Road, Akron, OH 44310. Help prevent identity theft and shred old documents.

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  • Take a break this summer! (April 19, 2017)

    Take a break this summer and have a little extra cash in your pocket by taking advantage of EQFCU's Skip-A-Pay program. Eligible members can elect to skip their June or July loan payment(s) and use that extra money for a trip, a bill, or whatever you need to make your summer more enjoyable. 

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  • Share What You CAN (October 18, 2016)

    In honor of International Credit Union Day, we are hosting our second annual food drive to benefit the Akron Canton Regional Food Bank. If you would like to donate your non-perishable food items, please stop by our Akron branch.

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  • New MasterCard Debit Card (July 28, 2016)

    During the following months, we will be converting all of our Visa Debit Cards to MasterCard. All current cardholders will be receiving their new card in the mail. These new cards will contain an EMV chip for added security. Along with this security feature, your MasterCard Debit Card allows you to access a larger network of ATMs.

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  • New MasterCard Credit Card (May 4, 2016)

    During the next 2 months we will be converting all of our Visa Credit Cards to MasterCard. All current cardholders will be receiving their new card in the mail. These new cards will contain an EMV chip for added security. Along with this security feature, your MasterCard Credit Card allows you to access a larger network of ATMs.

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  • Preparing To Buy Your First Home (April 13, 2016)

    A decade ago, economic experts were bemoaning the emergence of a “boomerang generation.” Young people had left for college with bright eyes and exciting dreams of rewarding and fulfilling careers. Then, in 2000, the economy collapsed. These ambitious, well-educated folk found themselves with tons of debt and little opportunity. Many of them swallowed their pride and moved back home with Mom and Dad.

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  • 10 Myths About Credit Unions (January 11, 2016)

    Credit unions have continued to gain in popularity in the past decade as people switch from big banks. Still, there are many misconceptions out there about credit unions which have made some people wary of joining one. Below you’ll find 10 of the most common credit union myths and answers debunking those claims.

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  • Save On TurboTax and Get Your Biggest Refund! (January 8, 2016)

    The smarter way to your biggest refund - TurboTax

    Equitable Federal Credit Union has teamed with the Love My Credit Union Rewards TurboTax program to offer our members savings of up to $15 on TurboTax federal products.   This year, file your taxes the smarter way, and get your biggest possible refund – guaranteed.

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  • 6 Questions Your Auto Dealer Hopes You Canít Answer (November 3, 2015)

    Navigating automobile financing can be one of the biggest financial headaches you’ll encounter. But, unless you want to walk everywhere, it’s something you’ll have to deal with. The biggest hurdle is figuring out the angles and understanding the entities that stand to profit from the transaction. Let’s go through some of the more challenging parts of automotive financing by addressing some of the questions about automobile financing your dealer hopes you won’t ask.

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  • Get Out of Debt! (September 21, 2015)

    Getting into debt is easy. Getting out of it is not, but it can be done.

    For most of us in the 21st century, debt is a way of life. In fact, it’s becoming increasingly easy to rack up debts in more than one form. Most people now have an overdraft feature, at least one credit card, and a number of loans. Here are four things to remember on the journey towards a debt-free life...

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  • New CD Special (July 28, 2015)

    It's time to make your money work for you! For a limited time we are offering a special certificate of deposit rates for all new money.

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Specials
  • Entertainment Book (November 13, 2017)

    Equitable FCU is always looking for ways to save our members money. Now YOU can save money on everyday purchases while helping us raise money for a great cause! We are selling 2018 Entertainment Books to raise money for local organizations. Stop by our office to get an Entertainment Book today at a discount and help a great cause! 

    Read more...

  • 3rd Annual Food Drive (September 22, 2017)

    In honor of International Credit Union Day,(October 19, 2017)  we are hosting our third annual food drive to benefit the Akron Canton Regional Food Bank. If you would like to donate your non-perishable food items, please stop by our Akron branch.

    Learn more...

  • National Preparedness Month (September 5, 2017)

    With News around the globe about the disasters going on everywhere around us, it makes you think... what if that was me? It can happen to you and and it can happen to your family. Now is the time to get prepared. September is National Preparedness Month and we have plenty of information to get you well on your way to being as prepared as you can be if a disaster strikes. Follow us on Facebook, email and our website for weekly updates and educational information. We are here to help you get started. Go to www.ready.gov, for more information and details on being prepared. 

  • Take a break this summer! (April 19, 2017)

    Take a break this summer and have a little extra cash in your pocket by taking advantage of EQFCU's Skip-A-Pay program. Eligible members can elect to skip their June or July loan payment(s) and use that extra money for a trip, a bill, or whatever you need to make your summer more enjoyable. 

    Learn more...

  • Share What You CAN (October 18, 2016)

    In honor of International Credit Union Day, we are hosting our second annual food drive to benefit the Akron Canton Regional Food Bank. If you would like to donate your non-perishable food items, please stop by our Akron branch.

    Learn more...

  • Save On TurboTax and Get Your Biggest Refund! (January 8, 2016)

    The smarter way to your biggest refund - TurboTax

    Equitable Federal Credit Union has teamed with the Love My Credit Union Rewards TurboTax program to offer our members savings of up to $15 on TurboTax federal products.   This year, file your taxes the smarter way, and get your biggest possible refund – guaranteed.

    Read more...

  • New CD Special (July 28, 2015)

    It's time to make your money work for you! For a limited time we are offering a special certificate of deposit rates for all new money.

    Read More...

 
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