Smart Money Matters

Your Voice Matters

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

Full Your Voice Matters Article >
Paying Debt with Credit

Paying Debt with Credit

1/10/2018

Are you ready to get out of credit card debt?

Full Paying Debt with Credit Article >
Get your Money Management into Shape

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 Get your Money Management into Shape Article >
Are you turning 70½ this year?

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.

Full Are you turning 70½ this year? Article >
Come Home With Travis

Come Home With Travis

1/10/2018

With a little down, you could be house bound.

Full Come Home With Travis Article >
Apply for our College Scholarships

Apply for our College Scholarships

1/10/2018

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

Full Apply for our College Scholarships Article >
Don’t be the Phish at the end of the pole

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 Don’t be the Phish at the end of the pole Article >
How will you spend your rewards?

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 How will you spend your rewards? Article >
Uncomfortable preparing and filing your own taxes?

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 Uncomfortable preparing and filing your own taxes? Article >
Refinance your auto loan with Travis and save

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.

Full Refinance your auto loan with Travis and save Article >
5 Ways to Stay Financially Fit in 2018

5 Ways to Stay Financially Fit in 2018

1/10/2018

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

Full 5 Ways to Stay Financially Fit in 2018 Article >
Visit us at The Veranda shopping center

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.

Full Visit us at The Veranda shopping center Article >
In The Community – Winter 2018

In The Community – Winter 2018

1/10/2018

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

Full In The Community – Winter 2018 Article >

2017 Past Articles

We make conversations count

10/11/2017

Message from the CEO

Full Article >

Equifax security breach

10/11/2017

Protect your personal information

Full Article >

When it comes to saving money, little things add up, but big things add up more!

10/11/2017

Earlier this year, we came across an alarming savings statistic.

Full Article >

Mechanical Breakdown Insurance (MBI)

10/11/2017

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

Full Article >

Real Estate News – Fall 2017

10/11/2017

The season for home renovation is in full swing

Full Article >

Make the move to homeowner with 100% home loan financing!

10/11/2017

Are you tired of your rent increasing each year?

Full Article >

In the Community – Fall 2017

10/11/2017

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

Full Article >

Conversations that add up to emotional and financial well-being!

10/11/2017

For many, finances fall into the proverbial list of taboo topics.

Full Article >

Conversations that can prevent elder fraud

10/11/2017

Too often, older adults become targets of financial fraud.

Full Article >

Our Wealth Management Center is now open

10/11/2017

– an exclusive benefit for Travis Credit Union members

Full Article >

Introducing the Financial Education Hub

10/11/2017

Helping our members and our communities become more financially fit.

Full Article >

Download our mobile app today

10/11/2017

Stay in touch with your accounts with our new Mobile App!

Full Article >

Resolve to better manage your money with MyInsight

10/11/2017

Travis Credit Union members who want to better manage their personal finances already have a powerful tool at their disposal – MyInsight!

Full Article >

Introducing ... MyTravis Rewards

10/11/2017

It’s new! New rewards. New perks.

Full Article >

Veranda Branch is coming soon

10/11/2017

Travis Credit Union members in Contra Costa County will have a new location.

Full Article >

Make your home more efficient and save money

10/11/2017

Does your home need a new air conditioning unit? Do you need new appliances? Is it time to add solar panels to take advantage of our fabulous California sun?

Full Article >

We'll beat your auto loan rate by 0.50% APR

10/11/2017

Love your car but hate your payments? Travis Credit Union puts you in the driver’s seat when it comes to your auto loan.

Full Article >

We're celebrating you on Oct. 19

10/11/2017

This year, credit unions around the world will celebrate International Credit Union Day on Oct. 19, 2017, reminding our members that “Dreams Thrive Here.”

Full Article >

67th Annual Meeting Election Notice

10/10/2017

Elections will be held Thursday, April 26, 2018, for the Board of Directors and the Supervisory Committee at Travis Credit Union.

Full Article >


Annual Meeting Results

7/1/2017

Our 66th Annual Meeting was held on Thursday, April 27, 2017, in the Lt. General John F. Gonge Community Room

Full Article >

Protect yourself from text scams

7/1/2017

The rise in text phishing scams is from criminals with access to your cell number by purchasing phone lists.

Full Article >

Congratulations to our 2017 scholarship winners

7/1/2017

Twenty-one high school students heading to college this fall are doing so with $1,500 scholarships from Travis Credit Union.

Full Article >

Real Estate News - Summer 2017

7/1/2017

Why are so many members turning to Travis for their home loan needs?

Full Article >

Members are turning to Travis for a complete loan experience

7/1/2017

At Travis Credit Union, we offer a complete mortgage experience.

Full Article >

In the Community - Summer 2017

7/1/2017

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

Full Article >

How to save money when you live paycheck to paycheck

7/1/2017

Are you living paycheck to paycheck? If so, you’re not alone.

Full Article >

Branch Transformations

7/1/2017

We are renovating to better serve you!

Full Article >

Crave 2 Save for a better tomorrow

7/1/2017

47% of Americans at every income level don’t have $400 in savings!

Full Article >

Tech savvy ways to save on school supplies

7/1/2017

This is a busy and expensive time of year for Travis Credit Union parents.

Full Article >

The best way to start saving for your child’s college education

7/1/2017

When you consider the rising cost of a college education, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed.

Full Article >

Coming Soon: An update to our Mobile App

7/1/2017

Members who use our Mobile App can expect an update to occur sometime this summer.

Full Article >

Summer Home Loan Refinance Offer

7/1/2017

Now’s a great time to turn to Travis and take advantage of our Summer Home loan Refinance promotion!

Full Article >


Before you say, “Bon Voyage”

4/3/2017

The following travel tips can help you enjoy your trip and keep your cards safe:

Full Article >

The best way to teach your kids about managing money

4/3/2017

While hindsight is 20/20, if parents could go back in time, many would say we spoiled our kids too much.

Full Article >

How millennials’ incomes may impact boomers’ retirements

4/3/2017

You’ve probably heard the term “millennial” bounced around quite a bit lately. What exactly is a millennial?

Full Article >

Real Estate News - Spring 2017

4/3/2017

Experts anticipate an influx of either new buyers purchasing existing homes or 160,000 new homes being built per year up to 2024.

Full Article >

How much equity do you have?

4/3/2017

Home value comparison by county

Full Article >

In the Community - Spring 2017

4/3/2017

Travis Credit Union is dedicated to making a difference in the communities we serve thorough an investment of financial resources and human involvement.

Full Article >

The skyrocketing cost of eating out

4/3/2017

According to recent studies, more and more people are eating out. Quartz.com reports that for the first time in recorded history, Americans are spending more at bars and restaurants ($54.857 billion) than they are on groceries ($52.502 billion).

Full Article >

Protect yourself from dangerous new car technology

4/3/2017

Why buy a new car? It used to be for reasons like – expensive upkeep on an older car, needing a larger vehicle to accommodate a growing family.

Full Article >

Food with a flair from the comfort of your home

4/3/2017

Member Spotlight

ERICA SERFACE
CHEF/OWNER OF ERICA MARIE’S CATERING

Full Article >

Bobby Bradley turned to Travis for a better Home Loan

4/3/2017

Travis Credit Union has been doing better Home Loans for over 30 years. What makes our loans better?

Full Article >

Beware of phony IRS calls

4/3/2017

In the midst of tax season, be on the lookout for fake IRS phone scams targeting unwitting taxpayers like yourself.

Full Article >

Elderly forced to choose between food and medication

4/3/2017

For many people, there’s nothing sweeter than reflecting on fond memories of visits to Grandma and Grandpa’s house.

Full Article >

Creating value for you is what motivates us

1/1/2017

Travis Credit Union representatives love to share their stories about how they help members such as yourself save money.

Full Article >

You’re Invited to our 66th Annual Meeting

1/1/2017

Save the date – April 27, 2017

Full Article >

It's HELOC season for Travis members

1/1/2017

Now that the holidays are over, it’s time to consolidate those high-interest credit cards and do some home improvement projects.

Full Article >

Thinking about going solar?

1/1/2017

The big question is, “Should you lease or should you buy solar?”

Full Article >

Are you turning 70-½ this year?

1/1/2017

It’s probably been a while since you counted your half birthday, but this one is important according to the IRS.

Full Article >

Apply today for our College Scholarships

1/1/2017

Travis Credit Union is offering $1,500 College Scholarships to 20 graduating high school seniors, and we want you to be one of them.

Full Article >

Members are going mobile – and for good reasons

1/1/2017

It’s simple, secure and convenient

Full Article >

In the Community - Winter 2017

1/1/2017

Travis Credit Union is intensely focused on making a difference in the communities we serve through our unique emphasis on financial education, financial literacy and financial advocacy.

Full Article >

We've got you covered

1/1/2017

Travis Credit Union offers overdraft coverage to provide you with peace-of-mind knowing that your personal checks are covered, even when your checking account has insufficient funds due to unforeseen circumstances.

Full Article >

Make Your Finances Bloom in 2017

1/1/2017

It’s hard to believe that in a few short months, everything under the sun-kissed sky will be in full bloom again.

Full Article >

The joy of saving and waiting

1/1/2017

Think about how happy you feel when you’re looking forward to something.

Full Article >

What keeps you awake at night?

1/1/2017

Rest assured, your savings are safe with us

Full Article >

Privacy Notice

1/1/2017

Federal law requires us to tell you how we collect, share and protect your personal information.

Full Article >

How to protect yourself from hackers

1/1/2017

Have you ever wondered why anyone would want to hack into your email account?

Full Article >

Using credit to get out of debt

1/1/2017

That headline sounds counterintuitive, but it can actually be a good strategy for anyone who is serious about paying off unwanted debt.

Full Article >

Need to update your contact information?

1/1/2017

As trusted stewards of your financial accounts, it’s imperative that we stay connected with up-to-date contact information.

Full Article >

You may be eligible for VITA’s free tax preparation services

1/1/2017

Travis Credit Union sponsors a free tax return service for anyone in the community with an income of less than $54,000 in 2016. Membership at TCU is not required to participate.

Full Article >

Where did all that money go?

1/1/2017

Have you ever experienced having plenty of cushion in your budget and still find yourself falling short at the end of the month?

Full Article >

TurboTax Sweepstakes

1/1/2017

Travis Credit Union has teamed up with TurboTax® to save you up to $15 on TurboTax federal products, and a chance to win $25,000!

Full Article >

Access to good financial advice

1/1/2017

Got questions about finances? You probably don’t have a shortage of advice givers in your circle of friends and family.

Full Article >

2016 Past Articles

We're here for you through it all

10/3/2016

Pat and I want to thank you for your patience, loyalty and trust in Travis Credit Union in 2016. We know there are areas in which we can improve, and our management and staff are committed toward those goals.

Full Article >

66th Annual Meeting Notice

10/3/2016

Elections will be held Thursday, April 27, 2017, for the Board of Directors and the Supervisory Committee at Travis Credit Union.

Full Article >

Introducing MYINSIGHT

10/3/2016

We’re excited to announce the recent debut of MYINSIGHT, an intuitive online money management tool that empowers you to take control of your personal finances and simplify your life.

Full Article >

Try MYINSIGHT and you could win a gift card

10/3/2016

From now through Nov. 1, 2016, every member who uses MYINSIGHT will be entered into a drawing to win one of 10 $50 Amazon gift cards.

Full Article >

Mechanical Breakdown Insurance MBI

10/3/2016

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

Full Article >

We are celebrating You on October 20

10/3/2016

Credit union members around the world will celebrate International Credit Union Day on October 20, 2016.

Full Article >

In The Community

10/3/2016

Travis Credit Union employees actively support the people and communities we serve through an investment of financial resources and human capital.

Full Article >

You should consider Homeownership

10/3/2016

If you are renting and you feel like the walls are closing in on you, you might be right.

Full Article >

Congressman Mike Thompson visits Travis Credit Union

10/3/2016

Congressman Mike Thompson of California’s 5th District visited with Travis Credit Union officials on Aug. 9 at the credit union’s Corporate office in Vacaville.

Full Article >

Worried about being priced out of the housing market?

10/3/2016

Are you worried about the time it’ll take to save enough money for a down payment to buy your own home?

Full Article >

Make energy-efficient home improvements

10/3/2016

Is it time to upgrade your home’s heating to make it more energy-efficient and to save you money?

Full Article >

Protect your online accounts during the holidays

10/3/2016

Here are a few tips to think about online safety and security during the holidays.

Full Article >

Free financial counseling just for Travis Members

10/3/2016

BALANCE is a free and anonymous service is offered only to TCU members.

Full Article >

New chip-embedded debit cards in 2017

10/3/2016

Our new debit cards will have a new look, new technology.

Full Article >

New address? New email? No problem!

10/3/2016

Have you changed your email or mailing address recently?

Full Article >

Our Local Impact Sets Us Apart

6/29/2016

On our Testimonial page at www.traviscu.org you’ll notice recent notes from members about how Travis Credit Union has helped them.

Full Article >

Results of our 65th Annual Meeting

6/28/2016

Our 65th Annual Meeting was held on Thursday, April 28, 2016, in the Community Room at our corporate headquarters in Vacaville.

Full Article >

Congratulations to our 2016 Scholarship Winners

6/27/2016

Twenty one high school students headed to college this fall are doing so with $1,500 scholarships from Travis Credit Union.

Full Article >

At Travis, We Mean Business ...

6/26/2016

Today’s business owners are not only concerned with how to run their business in the current economic environment but how and when to position their business for sale in the coming years.

Full Article >

Skip Your Car Payments

6/25/2016

Refi your Auto Loan to Travis and get 100 bucks + No Payments for 90 Days!

Full Article >

In The Community - June 2016

6/24/2016

Travis Credit Union employees actively support the people and communities we serve. Here are some of the events our employees participated in over the past few months.

Full Article >

Travis has tools for Homebuyers

6/23/2016

When you select Travis Credit Union you will work with a local team of Real Estate experts who will take care of you every step of the way.

Full Article >

From finding a home to financing it, we’ve got you covered.

6/22/2016

We’ve made it easier for you when preparing to buy a new home!

Full Article >

Need a Home Refi? We have it covered!

6/21/2016

If it is time to consider refinancing your home loan, Travis Credit Union can help.

Full Article >

Energy-efficient Homes Save Money - Go Green Today

6/20/2016

Are you looking for ways to save money on your utility bills?

Full Article >

Enjoy Higher Limits on Mobile Deposit

6/19/2016

Travis Credit Union members who use the Mobile Deposit feature on our Mobile App can now enjoy higher deposit limits.

Full Article >

Six Ways To Protect Your PC

6/18/2016

Owning a personal computer today comes with challenges such as learning new programs and operating systems.

Full Article >

We Provide Value in More Ways Than You Think

3/25/2016

Spring 2016 Message from the CEO

Full Article >

From Finding a Home to Financing It, We’ve Got You Covered

3/22/2016

We’ve made it easier for you when preparing to buy a new home!

Full Article >

Homebuyers get Help with Higher-Value Properties

3/21/2016

These super-sized home loans are gaining favor as the best ways for homebuyers to purchase higher-value properties.

Full Article >

Mad City Money - Teen Financial Boot Camp

3/20/2016

Teach Your Teen Personal Finance Skills

Full Article >

Attend our Energy Expo in Vacaville on Saturday, May 7

3/19/2016

Interested in learning more about solar energy and other ways to make your home more energy efficient?

Full Article >

Find Your Route to Retirement

3/18/2016

Across the country, most Americans are not prepared for their retirement.

Full Article >

Schedule a free consultation with TFS

3/17/2016

We encourage you to meet with a Travis Financial Services (TFS) representative for a free consultation.

Full Article >

In the Community - Spring 2016

3/16/2016

Travis Credit Union employees actively support the people and communities we serve through an investment of financial resources and human capital.

Full Article >

Mechanical Breakdown Insurance (MBI)

3/15/2016

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

Full Article >

TCU and Northbay Healthcare Fund Scholarships

3/14/2016

Travis Credit Union partners with Northbay Healthcare in funding scholarships for Touro University California Nursing Students.

Full Article >

Need Help Understanding Your Credit Report?

3/13/2016

Travis members receive free financial counseling, including credit report reviews.

Full Article >

Have you changed your email address?

3/12/2016

If you’ve changed your email address recently, please let us know!

Full Article >

Our $1,500 scholarship winners will be announced by May 25, 2016

3/11/2016

We’ll notify the twenty winners of our $1,500 scholarships before or on May 25, 2016.

Full Article >

Tips to Protect Your Personal Information While Online

3/10/2016

Threats such as identity theft and phishing could wreak havoc on your personal finances.

Full Article >

Free Seminars - Spring 2016

3/9/2016

Visit our new Seminar Calendar to RSVP online for our free financial seminars.

Full Article >

Past Issues – Smart Money Matters

Past issues of Smart Money Matters are available as PDF downloads. A wealth of useful information in every issue – from details about all of the benefits of your TCU membership and fun financial information for kids to IRAs and planning for college expenses ... Smart Money Matters makes you smarter.