Smart Money Matters

Fall 2019 Edition

Fall 2019 Edition

Our latest issue of Smart Money Matters has money-saving tips, offers, and news on how Travis is making lives better for members and our communities.


Let’s Talk About Financial Wellness

Let’s Talk About Financial Wellness

10/8/2019

Travis Credit Union is expanding its reach in the communities it serves to promote financial wellness. See how!

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Conveniently Send & Receive Money Soon Using the TCU Mobile App and Zelle

Conveniently Send & Receive Money Soon Using the TCU Mobile App and Zelle

10/8/2019

Use Zelle through Travis Online Banking or mobile app to send, receive, or request money. Here’s how!

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It’s Not Too Late to Plan and Save for the Holidays

It’s Not Too Late to Plan and Save for the Holidays

10/8/2019

Set aside money to use for the holidays in a TCU Target Savings account – it’s great for saving towards a specific goal.

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Take Advantage of Low Interest Rates – Refinance Your Home Loan with Travis

Take Advantage of Low Interest Rates – Refinance Your Home Loan with Travis

10/8/2019

Today’s low-interest rates can reduce your monthly mortgage payment and help you gain financial freedom to do more!

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You're Invited to our 69th Annual Meeting

You're Invited to our 69th Annual Meeting

10/8/2019

The Annual Meeting returns to our Corporate Office at One Travis Way in Vacaville on Thursday, April 23, 2020. Read about the upcoming meeting and election.

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Save Money on Your Phone Bill with Sprint and Travis

Save Money on Your Phone Bill with Sprint and Travis

10/8/2019

In partnership with Sprint, Travis Credit Union is offering you $100 for activating a qualified new line with Sprint. Get the details on how!

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Achieve Your Financial Goals with Free Seminars by TCU Instructors

Achieve Your Financial Goals with Free Seminars by TCU Instructors

10/8/2019

Financial education enables people to develop and achieve goals that improve their lives. These seminars cover a range of useful topics – sign up today for one near you!

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2019 Past Articles

Congratulations MKD Scholarship Recipients

7/8/2019

This past June, twenty local high school seniors each received a $2,000 Mary Keith Duff Memorial Scholarship.

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Must-Have Auto Safety Innovations

7/8/2019

Americans keep their new cars an average of six years, but safety features can change a lot in that short time.

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Travis named the Air Force's Best Credit Union

7/8/2019

Each year, the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force recognizes an on-base financial institution that provided exceptional service to the Air Force community.

Full Article >

How Much Down Payment Do You Need to Buy a Home?

7/8/2019

A down payment on a house is the money a buyer has saved to help fund the purchase of a home.

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Free Financial Education Seminars

7/8/2019

We help improve your financial life – one seminar at a time.

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Save Money with Green Home Upgrades

7/8/2019

Any home that’s lived in and loved enough will reach the point where it needs a little help from its owners.

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Sprint Will Pay You to Save Money

7/8/2019

Calling all TCU Members, Sprint has a $100 Cash Reward for You!

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Annual Meeting Election Results

7/8/2019

Members of Travis Credit Union came to our Corporate Office in Vacaville for our Annual Meeting on April 25, 2019

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Cash Bonus Offer

4/2/2019

For a limited time, we’re offering a cash bonus offer for credit card balance transfers.

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Annual Meeting Notice

4/1/2019

The annual meeting of the members of Travis Credit Union will take place on Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 5 p.m. at the corporate offices at One Travis Way, Vacaville, CA.

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Free Shred Events in April 2019

4/1/2019

To help protect your confidential information from thieves, Travis Credit Union is hosting a series of free on-site shredding and electronic waste events in April.

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Be Aware of ATM Skimmers

1/2/2019

We are committed to protecting your data from identity thieves and we remain proactive and vigilant against such fraud.

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2019 College Scholarships

1/2/2019

Hey, High School Seniors! Apply Today for our $2,000 College Scholarship!

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Children and Wealth

1/2/2019

Important Lessons Start Early in Life

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Real Estate News – Winter 2019

1/2/2019

Energy-efficient home improvement projects raise homeowner’s pride

Full Article >

Start off the New Year with BALANCE

1/2/2019

Free and confidential financial counseling

Full Article >

A Powerful Force for Change

1/2/2019

Introducing the Travis Credit Union Foundation: financial education, financial literacy and financial advocacy.

Full Article >

Need Help Preparing and Filing Your Own Taxes?

1/2/2019

Free tax return service for anyone in the community with an income of $55,000 or less in 2018.

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Members Save on TurboTax, the Tax Software That Has You Covered

1/2/2019

As a Travis Credit Union member you can save up to $15 on TurboTax this tax season.

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In the Community – Winter 2019

1/2/2019

Here are some highlights of the fun we were able to participate over the past few months.

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Reasons to Refinance Your Auto Loan

1/2/2019

Refinancing your auto loan means you are re-doing the loan with different terms – rate, length of loan, or monthly payment.

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Peace of Mind for Your Auto Loan Starts with GAP

1/2/2019

Your car’s value will likely never be as much as the day you drove it off the lot, and in fact, its value will diminish over time.

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Has Your Email or Home Address Changed?

1/2/2019

Keeping your contact information current helps ensure you receive Travis correspondence.

Full Article >

Are You Turning 70-1/2 This Year?

1/2/2019

Will you be at least age 70-1/2 by Dec. 31, 2019?

Full Article >

2018 Past Articles

Focused on Your Financial Future

10/8/2018

Message from the CEO

Full Article >

68th Annual Meeting Notice

10/8/2018

Elections will be held Thursday, April 25, 2019, for the Board of Directors and the Supervisory Committee.

Full Article >

Support Local Charities at the Solano Turkey Trot on Nov. 22

10/8/2018

Travis Credit Union is a presenting sponsor of the Solano Turkey Trot’s Kid’s Race on Nov. 22, 2018.

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In the Community – Fall 2018

10/8/2018

Here are some highlights of the fun we were able to participate over the past few months.

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Holiday Donations Help Our Communities

10/8/2018

Since 2006, Travis Credit Union has collected food and donations to directly help people in the communities we serve.

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Real Estate News – Fall 2018

10/8/2018

Turn to Travis Credit Union for this 30-year home loan that comes with a low rate locked in for the first 15 years followed by a 15-year Adjustable Rate Mortgage (ARM)!

Full Article >

Elder Financial Abuse

10/8/2018

Know the signs and protect your savings.

Full Article >

Have a 401(k) Plan at a Former Employer? Travis Financial Services

10/8/2018

Here are some options for getting the most out of multiple retirement accounts.

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Find Financial Success

10/8/2018

Receive confidential budget and debt counseling.

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International Credit Union Day 2018

10/8/2018

The credit union industry celebrates the positive impact credit unions have had worldwide!

Full Article >

Top 10 Car Buying Tips

10/8/2018

Buying a new car today remains no small task, even for experienced drivers looking for their next set of wheels.

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Guaranteed Asset Protection for Vehicle Loans

10/8/2018

Get peace of mind with loan protection.

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Coming Soon! New TCU Branch in Pleasant Hill!

10/8/2018

Travis Credit Union members in Pleasant Hill will have a new location to visit at Crescent Plaza.

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Annual Meeting Results

7/5/2018

Our 67th Annual Meeting was held on Thursday, April 26, 2018.

Full Article >

2018 Scholarship Recipients

7/5/2018

Introducing the 2018 Mary Keith Duff Memorial Scholarship Recipients

Full Article >

In the Community – Summer 2018

7/5/2018

Here are some of the events our employees participated in over the past few months.

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How to work with a Financial Advisor

7/5/2018

Your financial advisor is your partner in working toward a sound financial future.

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Home prices are on the rise

7/5/2018

If you are looking for a new home, chances are you’re not finding many homes on the market.

Full Article >

Turn the heat down on your finances

7/5/2018

Receive confidential budget and debt counseling

Full Article >

Traveling this summer?

7/5/2018

Make sure your debit and credit cards are ready, too.

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Member-Valued Protection – Don't get burned

7/5/2018

Member-Valued Protection Insurance could be the sunscreen that could protect you.

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We never stop improving for you

4/2/2018

Message from the CEO

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Don't let a low down payment hold you down

4/2/2018

Lenders can offer an FHA mortgage at interest rates much lower than rates offered for conventional loans.

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Come Home to Travis

4/2/2018

Are you ready to own a home … again? Cut your own grass, grow a garden?

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The Lankford's Came Home to Travis

4/2/2018

The Lankford’s quickly realized that they underestimated the power of a dream and a local advocate.

Full Article >

Crave 2 Save winners announced

4/2/2018

Announcing the winners of our Crave 2 Save campaign.

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Celebrate Spring Green

4/2/2018

To save the trees, sign up to get “Smart Money Matters” delivered digitally to your email address.

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Life Beyond Mortgage

4/2/2018

Give yourself the power to make life-changing decisions.

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In Our Community – Spring 2018

4/2/2018

Here are some of the events our employees participated in over the past few months.

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Saving for that Rainy Day

4/2/2018

12 ways to potentially save money throughout the year.

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Five More Ways to Save

4/2/2018

Saving Money for a Rainy Day

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Spending Your Rainy Day Savings on Travel?

4/2/2018

Some tips to keep your savings safe while getting out and about.

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Seven Steps to Getting a Car Loan with Bad Credit

4/2/2018

Poor credit doesn’t mean you can’t buy a car and it doesn’t automatically mean you can’t get a car loan with terms that don’t break your monthly budget.

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Mechanical Breakdown Insurance

4/2/2018

Protect yourself from the high cost of mechanical breakdowns on your new or used vehicle.

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Sprinkles ... of shred

4/2/2018

Travis Credit Union is hosting a free on-site shredding event at our Clayton Branch.

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We are People Helping People

4/2/2018

Results from our recent Holiday Children’s Miracle Network Stocking Campaign and our Food Barrel Donations

Full Article >

Budget and Debt Counseling, Confidentially

4/2/2018

A free service available to our members

Full Article >

Mad about Mad City Money

4/2/2018

Teen Financial Boot Camp Creates Life-Long Lessons

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Your Voice Matters

1/10/2018

The 67th Annual Meeting
Thursday, April 26, 2018 at 5 p.m.
The General John F. Gonge Community Room, Vacaville

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Real Estate News – Winter 2018

1/10/2018

Start off the New Year with a new home.

Full Article >

Come Home With Travis

1/10/2018

With a little down, you could be house bound.

Full Article >

Apply for our College Scholarships

1/10/2018

Travis Credit Union is awarding $2,000 college scholarships to 20 graduating high school seniors!

Full Article >

Don’t be the Phish at the end of the pole

1/10/2018

Thieves tempt their targets into giving up confidential information, including Social Security Numbers, credit card numbers and personal identification numbers.

Full Article >

How will you spend your rewards?

1/10/2018

Have you signed up for MyTravis Rewards for your Travis Credit Union Platinum Visa® credit card yet?

Full Article >

Paying Debt with Credit

1/10/2018

Are you ready to get out of credit card debt?

Full Article >

Refinance your auto loan with Travis and save

1/10/2018

Refinance your auto loan from another banking institution and defer your payment for 90 days.

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5 Ways to Stay Financially Fit in 2018

1/10/2018

Make a resolution you can keep this year. Start saving with Travis.

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Hunger in Our Community is Year Round

1/10/2018

Each year Travis Credit Union partners with the Food Banks of Contra Costa and Solano counties.

Full Article >

Receive confidential budget and debt counseling

1/10/2018

A free service available to our members

Full Article >

Get your Money Management into Shape

1/10/2018

A new year means it’s time to get your money in shape and working hard for you.

Full Article >

Uncomfortable preparing and filing your own taxes?

1/10/2018

Take advantage of a free tax return service for anyone in the community with an income of $54,000 or less in 2017.

Full Article >

TCU Members save up to $15 on TurboTax

1/10/2018

April 15 is just around the corner.

Full Article >

Visit us at The Veranda shopping center

1/10/2018

Travis Credit Union members in Contra Costa County have a new location to visit us.

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In The Community – Winter 2018

1/10/2018

Travis Credit Union is dedicated to making a difference in the communities we serve.

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Are you turning 70½ this year?

1/10/2018

It’s not unheard of to round down your age, sometimes by decades, but this time it is important to know your exact age.

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