Donation to American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Our local community is really working hard to bring awareness and compassion to those suffering. Join the walk for awareness on October 23rd. More information at: OutoftheDarknessWalkRead More
Landlords: Squeezed between missed rent and bills?
For a clickable PDF with active links, click here: 2021.07.09 cfpb_landlords_rental_assistance_help For a clickable PDF with active links, click here: 2021.07.09 cfpb_landlords_rental_assistance_helpRead More
Pitfalls and Perks of the Zero-Interest Credit Card Offers
Zero percent interest credit card offers are constantly being dropped in our mail boxes and email accounts. But they are not always the best way to assist you with your finances. People may think…Read More
Green Valley Sahuarita Chamber of Commerce Podcast
Randy Graf from the Green Valley Sahuarita Chamber of Commerce talks about his time in the area and gives us an inside look into developing the GVS Chamber into an information resource and support…Read More
Automated Fraud Alerts Are Here
Accelerated. Automated. Your Best Defense Against Fraud. At American Southwest Credit Union, we’re serious about protecting you from fraudulent activity on your accounts. That’s why we’ve strengthened our defenses with a new, automated system…Read More
PPP Loan Application Assistance March12th, March 13th & March 16th
LIVE at American Southwest Credit Union Dates: Friday March 12th, and Saturday March 13th @ SIERRA VISTA BRANCH Date: Tuesday March 16th @ GREEN VALLEY/SAHUARITA BRANCH *Friday March 12th Session Start times: 4PM and…Read More
Can Refinancing Your Car Help Your Overall Financial Health?
When someone is looking into refinancing a car, there is always a financial reason behind the decision. They are usually looking for lower monthly payments to improve monthly cash flow, reduce interest rates to…Read More
How Can a Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC) Help You?
With more people working from home, families are struggling to find ways of upgrading their home offices or converting a garage or an unfinished basement into a useable space to get their work done.…Read More
$10,000 Donation to Chiricahua Community Health
ASCU proudly supports the communities where we serve. During this pandemic, we wanted to assist with health related issues revolving around COVID-19. Our donation will go to directly assist for testing, and distribution of…Read More
$5,000 Donation to the Chaplain’s Tithes and Offerings Fund
This donation goes out the the Army Chaplain's Tithes and Offerings Fund, which provides food and clothing to those in our immediate area who are in need this holiday season. Thanks for all you…Read More
$5,000 Donation Check Presentation for Salvation Army
It's the annual Red Kettle Kick Off and we are proud to be the first to put money into the kettle! Watch the live presentation on the Salvation Army page!Read More
Did you know you can pre-qualify for an auto loan?
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ASCU 2020 Annual Meeting
2020 Annual Meeting Information Date: September 19, 2020 View Livestream Video of Annual Meeting: https://youtu.be/jl6K1PkLH8c BOARD REPORTS Chairman's Report During CY2019, ASCU continued to operate in a fiscally sound and conservative manner. In spite…Read More
Audio Blog: Relationships and Money
Episode 002 Relationships and Money Relationships: Building Growth & Stability w/ your Partner Through Financial Health & Communication Explore the importance of financial health in relationships for dating couples, newly engaged or already long-term…Read More
Video Blog: Does a Credit Score Really Matter?
How much does a poor credit score really cost you. Meet three people who ended up paying different prices for items based only on their credit scores. [video poster="https://ascu.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/poor-creditb.jpg" width="1920" height="1080" mp4="https://ascu.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/Cost-of-Poor-CreditFinished-1.mp4" autoplay="true"][/video]Read More
Audio Blog: Getting the Best Deal on Your Next Auto
Episode 003 Financing Your Auto Find your best financing deal for your next auto. Listen in for strategies to reduce your stress about car buying and give you some negotiating power. Ready to check…Read More
Newlyweds: Don’t Let Financial Stress Take The Cake
There are so many things to think about when you are in a serious relationship and thinking about marriage or moving in together. No one would rate finances as the most exciting thing to…Read More
Social Media Influencers: Laws to combat deceptive ads
If you're a social media influencer and accept material or monetary goods with the brand you are representing, you have a responsibility to tell your readers of this connection. The Federal Trade Commission is…Read More
How Can You Get The Most Out Of Your Investment In Your Home?
I want to increase the value of my home this summer. What can I do? Regular home maintenance is essential to protecting your largest investment. Before you worry about luxury amenities like a swimming…Read More
Choosing An Equity Loan In A Rising Rates Environment
Q: I'd like to take out a loan against my home's equity, but I've heard that interest rates are expected to climb soon. What are the differences between a home equity line of credit…Read More
Plan For The Payoff When You Plan Your Student Loans
Planning ahead for college is not just a matter of getting good grades and accumulating a list of extracurricular activities and awards. It’s also a process of understanding how to pay for tuition and…Read More
20 Ways To Celebrate Father’s Day — Without Breaking The Bank!
We all want to show our dads that we care on Father’s Day. Many people panic and run straight for the ties. But unless your father is a necktie aficionado and you can land…Read More
4 Home Improvement Projects With High Long-Term Return
When you’re making improvements to your home, you’re not just making your life better in the short term. You’re also making an investment in your future. Ideally, the increase in the value of your…Read More
Counting Back Change: Make your brain a cash register
Counting back change scares a lot of people. Just remember that the total price of the sale + the change you give your customer, should always equal the amount of cash they gave you…Read More
Thoughtful Living: One writer’s key to a happier life
I remember my mom asking me several years ago why I liked a minimalist lifestyle. She loves to surround herself with beautiful antiques and glassware, beautifully crafted baskets, interesting knickknacks, and wonderful quilts that…Read More
Social Media Calendar Tips for the Small Business Owner
As a small business owner, I know it is overwhelming to do everything. Advertising and marketing, accounting, product development, selling, taxes, payroll,employee training and HR issues, customer service, shop clean-up and maintenance, computer repairs…Read More
Grandparent Scams – Slow Down, Stay Calm, and Ask Questions to Avoid Being a Victim
“Grandma? Is that you?” “What’s the matter, honey?” “Grandma, you gotta help me! They’re going to arrest me if I don’t pay the fine – and I lost my wallet! I don’t have a…Read More