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Advantage Federal Credit Union Gives Back $4000 to Students

Advantage Federal Credit Union in partnership with Rochester General Hospital, has donated back $2500 to the RGH Youth Apprentice Program (YAP) through the RGH Debit Card Program.

 

In addition to the $2500 donated back to the program, Advantage Federal Credit Union gave a $1500 college scholarship to one of the graduating high school seniors in the program.

RGH Youth Apprenticeship Program

RGH Youth Apprenticeship Program

 

Advantage Federal Credit Union has a full service branch at Rochester General Hospital for the convenience of all employees and visitors. Make sure you get your RGH Debit Card today because every time you use your card, Advantage will donate a portion of their profits to RGH’s Youth Apprenticeship Program!

 

Advantage Federal Credit Union was established in 1931 as the Teacher’s Credit Union serving the Rochester City School District. In addition to Rochester Regional Health, Advantage continues to serve major Rochester employers including, the Rochester City School District, the University of Rochester, RIT, and Highland Hospital along with over 70 other employee groups.

 

Advantage also serves individuals and their family members who live, work, worship, volunteer or go to school in the City of Rochester.

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General Security Tip

Advantage Federal Credit Union has an important security tip – we will NEVER contact you to ask you for your account number or other personal information by email, phone, or text message.

It is important that you never respond to phone calls, text messages, or emails that ask you to provide, validate, or update any account information.

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Why You Should Get Preapproved for a Car Loan

Why You Should Get Preapproved for a Car Loan

When shopping for a new car, many people overlook one important step: getting preapproved for an auto loan. It’s a simple process that can make car-buying go more smoothly and save you money.

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Construction outside RGH Branch beginning 4/10/2017

Beginning Monday, April 10th, there will be construction outside of our Rochester General Hospital Branch.

If you visit this branch, please use valet parking or park in the garage.  Whichever parking option you choose, it will be validated by us, so there will be no charge. Please keep your ticket and bring it to the branch.

Please continue to visit this branch.  This is a minor disruption with parking and will not impact branch service or hours.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

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How to be a movie buff on a budget

Posted by CU Insight on February 23,2017 by Wendy Bignon

The Academy Awards are this Sunday and for anyone who’s a movie buff, the Oscars are a time for taking in the glamour of Hollywood’s most notable talents. For those on a tight budget, it can be difficult to catch all the latest films when they’re released. As we all know, a trip to the movie theater can cost you an arm and a leg. Here are a few helpful tips for supporting a love for movies while balancing a tricky budget.

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Savings 101: What Is a Share Certificate?

With so many financial products available, choosing which type of account to open can be just as stressful as deciding where to open one. For consumers looking for earnings on their savings, one of the options that credit unions offer is share certificates. Here’s a brief overview of how they work and some of their advantages and disadvantages.

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Using Equity Loans to Winterize Your Home

There are all sorts of ways to guard your home from the winter elements. Some are cheap and may even fall in the do-it-yourself category, like adding weather stripping and caulking.

Other endeavors, such as swapping out single-pane windows for energy-efficient double panes, or replacing a furnace, are beyond the skill set of most homeowners — and often beyond the balances in many savings accounts as well.

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