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IN THIS ISSUE
HOLIDAY CLOSINGS

Labor Day
Saturday, September 2nd
Keep a Close Eye on Your Account
 
You can help prevent identity theft by checking your account activity and balances daily 24/7 with ViaConnect and ViaMobile app.
  • eAlerts— sign up to receive email or text alerts about account activity.
  • eStatements— delivered to your inbox not your mailbox, so only you can access it.
  • Real Time History— view account balances, transaction history and cleared checks as they hit your account.
  • Quick Balance— view account balances before logging in when using ViaMobile.
Register for ViaConnect to take control of your account. Once registered, download the ViaMobile app.
 
SavvyMoney
 
SavvyMoney is an anonymous self-help online tool that gives a fast, focused snapshot of your current situation and suggests where you can make improvements. To achieve this, you must simply input your income, debts and monthly expenses. Next, you'll receive an easy to understand financial analysis including: debt to income ratios, debt payment ratios, and budget analysis.

This service is completely anonymous, but you are given the option to either register with your email and password or to save your Revisit ID number to retrieve your information if anything changes in the future.

Get started on building a budget now with SavvyMoney.
 
Research the Value of a Vehicle
 
ViaCU has partnered with NADA Guides to allow you to research the value of your used car, truck or SUV.  Determine a vehicle's value then log into ViaConnect to apply for an auto loan for your next ride.
 
Teacher Grants Available
 
Via Credit Union is once again providing K-12 educators with funding to provide innovative learning opportunities for their students.  Over the years, ViaCU has funded 68 projects totaling over $29,000 to area teachers.

Projects that may qualify for funding should make creative use of common teaching aids, approach the curriculum from an imaginative angle, or tie non-traditional concepts together for the purpose of illustrating commonalities. Grant amounts between $100 and $500 will be awarded.  Some examples of past projects include: creating video diaries using video cameras, building solar car for a class race and instruments for music class. View complete Teacher Grant Guidelines.

Interested teachers may complete the online applicationApplication deadline is Saturday, September 30th.

2016-2017 Grant Winner: Lori McDivitt, Oak Hill Junior High, purchased items for her science class to complete a solar ovens project.
 
Extra Cash to Make a Splash!
 
Via Credit Union allows you to skip one payment on a closed-end ViaCU loan once every 12 months.*  Use the extra cash to make a splash this summer: a vacation, a special purchase or maybe just a little summertime peace of mind.
 
If you are interested in skipping next month's loan payment, please complete the ViaSkip Payment form.


*ViaSkip Payment is subject to approval.
 
Travel Notification
 
ViaCU wants your next trip to be as hassle free as possible. To help prevent interrupted service of ViaCU Credit or Debit Card, please notify us prior to your departure.  Without notification of travel, your card may be block when transactions outside your normal spending habits are identified.  Please remember, VISA® and Mastercard® are not accepted in select ‘high risk’ countries, which is another reason it is important to notify us of any travel.  

View countries ViaVISA® Credit Cards is NOT accepted.

View countries MasterCard® Debit Cards is NOT accepted.

 
To notify ViaCU of travel, please call 765.674.6631 or send a secure message through ViaConnect.
 
VISA Online Improvements Coming Soon
 
VISA Online will soon become Access Point which is a new and improved website to access your ViaVisa® credit card information!  A new link will be available on ViaCU’s website once the improvements are completed. 

ViaVISA® cardholders will be required to register by creating a new username and password before accessing the site.  A follow up letter and email will be sent to cardholders with more information once the new site is available. 
 
2017 Scholarship Winners
 
Each year ViaCU offers six $1,000 scholarships to members who are High School Seniors and have a cumulative High School GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
 
Congratulations to the 2017 Via Credit Union Scholarship recipients!
Earl B. Whitecotton Memorial Scholarship
Abigail Eltzroth—Marion High School
Richard Kibbey Scholarship
Stacia Tyson—Marion High School
Clair Stafford Memorial Scholarship
Darice Upchurch—Marion High School
General Scholarship
Hayden Trent—Mississinewa High School
John M. Clevinger Memorial Scholarship
Madison Jones—Mississinewa High School
General Scholarship
Claire Smith—Homeward Education Home School
 
Loan Payment Options
 
For your convenience, ViaCU offers quick and secure ways for you to make your loan payment(s).
 

There are many other options available to make your loan payment as well:
  • Set up your Direct Deposit to pay on your loan each payday.
  • Set up recurring ACH Debits from another financial institution.
  • Visit a Shared Branch location.
  • Call ViaVoice to make payment from your ViaCU account.
  • Use another financial institution's online bill pay service.
  • Mail your payment to: Via Credit Union, 4505 S. Adams St., Marion, IN 46953
1 Funds must be available when payment is submitted and cannot be edited or cancelled once submitted. Payment will be posted within one to three business days after the process date. Effective May 23, 2017, ViaCU will no longer accept loan payments via debit/credit cards online. Please call us at 765.674.6631 with any questions.
 
Celebrating Via Credit Union Anniversaries from January to June 2017
 
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