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In addition, Travis Credit Union will match up to $4M for donations made to the Travis Credit Union Foundation.

Vacaville, CA – Out of an abundance of caution, Travis Credit Union is canceling all in-person events (financial education seminars, shredding, etc.) through mid-April as a preventative measure to help limit exposure to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

3/18/2020 Update:

Travis Credit Union will continue to offer free Volunteer Income Tax Assistance through the end of April. In an effort to protect our volunteers and our clients, both Travis Credit Union VITA sites will be drop-off locations only.

Paperwork will be accepted at the Dixon Branch located at 1470 Ary Lane on Tuesdays only, from 10am to 3pm.

Paperwork will be accepted at the Vacaville Branch located at 11 Cernon Street on Saturdays only, from 9am to 2pm.

For information on other VITA sites, call 2-1-1.

Vacaville, CA – Travis Credit Union (TCU) is proud to announce its continued partnership with the IRS and United Way of the Bay Area to provide the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program to Solano County! VITA focuses on our underserved communities, helping them take advantage of credits such as the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and the Child Tax Credit (CTC). Many community members don’t realize these tax credits may make them eligible for a refund, representing money going back to the community members in need of such funds.

2020 Financial Education Forum, hosted by Travis Credit Union

Vacaville, CA – On January 17, 2020, Travis Credit Union (TCU) held the 14th annual Financial Education Forum at Diablo Valley College in Pleasant Hill, California. The forum provided youth who have experienced financial barriers to post-secondary education with information on financial aid. TCU hosted the event in partnership with the Contra Costa County Office of Education, California Student Aid Commission, and Diablo Valley College. This year, nearly 250 foster and homeless students from nine local high schools in Contra Costa County attended.

It’s a Rewarding Way to Give Back to the Community

VACAVILLE, CA – Your help is needed! Travis Credit Union is partnering with United Way Bay Area once again for the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program called “Earn It! Keep It! Save It!” We are in search of volunteers who can donate their time as tax preparers at the TCU branches in Vacaville (Cernon Street) and Dixon.

Vacaville, CA – What could have been another lazy summer day in 2019 was instead a life-changing moment in time for a 12 year-old Napa teen, named Cooper. Cooper’s mom, Teri, had found an event on Facebook that she thought might be interesting - a free financial education workshop for youth was scheduled nearby. Cooper, his 15 year-old brother and a friend spent that afternoon at a Mad City Money seminar, hosted by Travis Credit Union.

VACAVILLE, CA – Travis Credit Union in partnership with Data-Safe, invites local individuals and small businesses to take the first step in identity protection: If you don’t need it, dispose of it … responsibly.

VACAVILLE, CA – For the fifth time in twenty years Travis Credit Union has won the "Air Force Distinguished Credit Union Award." The national award is presented annually by the U. S. Department of the Air Force to the on-base credit union that has gone above and beyond its duty to provide financial service and financial education to Air Force members. Only one credit union is selected throughout the entire Air Force to receive this award.

VACAVILLE, CA – Travis Credit Union in partnership with Data-Safe, invites local individuals and small businesses to take the first step in identity protection: If you don’t need it, dispose of it…responsibly.

MERCED, CA – “A lack of basic financial knowledge contributes to the uphill battle many youth face when entering adulthood,” says Barry Nelson, President and CEO of Travis Credit Union. “Through our ‘Awesome Cause’ of financial education, financial literacy, and financial advocacy, we strive to be a part of the solution for our members and the communities we serve.”
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Contact: Damian Alarcon
Director of Corporate Relations
Travis Credit Union
Phone: (707) 469-4985

Headquartered in Vacaville, California, Travis Credit Union is a not-for-profit cooperative financial institution serving those who live or work in Solano, Yolo, Sacramento, Placer, San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Napa, Contra Costa, Alameda, Sonoma, Colusa, and Merced counties. Currently, Travis Credit Union is the twelfth largest credit union in California, with 225,000 members and more than $4.7 billion in assets. As a Community Development Financial Institution, we use our collective resources to support those we serve, to become self-sufficient and to prosper, including those in our community with limited access to safe and secure financial services. As one of the premier financial institutions in Solano, Contra Costa, Yolo, and Merced Counties, Travis Credit Union’s strength lies in its faithful commitment to its members, its solid, secure history, and its long-standing track record of dedicated service.