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Feb
10

First Time Home Buyers

It is time to own your first home!  UFCU is here to help.

Come learn how to buy your very first home. UFCU is offering advice and information on how to qualify for a loan, what to expect from your REALTOR®, the benefits and pitfalls of purchasing a foreclosure, and the meaning behind all the mortgage terminology and costs.

Learn how to stop renting and enjoy all the financial and personal benefits of owning your piece of Austin.

Equal Housing Lender. 8303 N MoPac Expy, Austin, TX 78759. NMLS #441215

Parking map for the UFCU Plaza Event Center.
DATE:
TIME:
LOCATION:
February 10, 2016
6:00 PM
UFCU Plaza Event Center
8303 N MoPac Expy, Bldg C 1st Floor
Austin, TX 78759
Map
Mar
09

Cybersecurity Awareness

We live in a world that is more connected than ever before. The Internet touches almost all aspects of our daily life, whether we realize it or not. In this educational seminar, we’ll discuss cybersecurity best practices on what you can do to protect yourself, family or business. Our goal is to raise awareness about cybersecurity and provide simple tips to be safer online.

Parking map for the UFCU Plaza Event Center.
DATE:
TIME:
LOCATION:
March 09, 2016
6:00 PM
UFCU Plaza Event Center
8303 N MoPac Expy, Bldg C 1st Floor
Austin, TX 78759
Map
Mar
10

Wheels 101

Getting ready to go out and buy a new or used car? Thinking about refinancing your current car? Join us for an educational and exciting discussion about what to expect and how to best prepare yourself for the car buying experience. Learn the important principles of car buying, refinancing, and the following:

  • "Dealer Levers" and how to spot them
  • Properly structuring your rate and term
  • Managing debt to improve your credit and financial future
  • Acting as a cash buyer
  • Believing in "Second Chances"

Parking map for the UFCU Plaza Event Center.

DATE:
TIME:
DURATION:
LOCATION:
March 10, 2016
6:00 PM
1.5 hours
UFCU Plaza Event Center
8303 N MoPac Expy, Bldg C 1st Floor
Austin, TX 78759
Map
Mar
12

Shred Day

Criminals need very little information to steal identities and garbage cans offer an abundance of information from paperwork. Bring up to two file boxes of paper per household for free, confidential shredding. Commercial high-volume shredders, courtesy of Iron Mountain, will be on-site to shred your records.

Chris Miller, UFCU's Sr. Manager of Asset Protection, will also be available to answer any questions and/or concerns about ID theft and other fraud issues. Mark your calendars now!*

* Weather permitting

DATE:
TIME:
DURATION:
LOCATION:
March 12, 2016
10:00 AM
10 AM - 12 PM or until truck is full
N Guadalupe Financial Center
4611 Guadalupe St
Austin, TX 78751-2908
Map
Mar
16

Financial Planning Basics

What are some of the basics of financial planning? A few of the topics discussed in this seminar are:

  • How to construct a budget and the importance of establishing an emergency fund
  • Credit fundamentals
  • Basic investment concepts, including risk tolerance and the difference between pre-tax, after-tax, and tax-deferred investments
  • Basic estate planning concepts

Non-deposit investment products and services are offered through CUSO Financial Services, L.P. ("CFS"), a registered broker-dealer (Member FINRA/SIPC) and SEC Registered Investment Advisor. Products offered through CFS: are not NCUA/NCUSIF or otherwise federally insured, are not guarantees or obligations of the credit union, and may involve investment risk including possible loss of principal. Investment Representatives are registered through CFS. UFCU has contracted with CFS to make non-deposit investment products and services available to credit union members. For specific tax advice please consult a qualified tax professional.

DATE:
TIME:
DURATION:
LOCATION:
March 16, 2016
6:00 PM
1 Hour
Lakeline Financial Center
13860 N Hwy 183
Austin, TX 78750
Map
Apr
05

First Time Home Buyers

It is time to own your first home!  UFCU is here to help.

Come learn how to buy your very first home. UFCU is offering advice and information on how to qualify for a loan, what to expect from your REALTOR®, the benefits and pitfalls of purchasing a foreclosure, and the meaning behind all the mortgage terminology and costs.

Learn how to stop renting and enjoy all the financial and personal benefits of owning your piece of Austin.

Equal Housing Lender. 8303 N MoPac Expy, Austin, TX 78759. NMLS #441215

Parking map for the UFCU Plaza Event Center.
DATE:
TIME:
LOCATION:
April 05, 2016
6:30 PM
UFCU Plaza Event Center
8303 N MoPac Expy, Bldg C 1st Floor
Austin, TX 78759
Map
Apr
19

Insuring Your Automobile

Having the correct auto insurance coverage can save you time and money. Topics discussed will be:

  • Auto insurance policies and the different types of coverage's available liability limits
  • The real definition of full coverage
  • Why minimum coverage is not a wise purchase
Parking map for the UFCU Plaza Event Center.
DATE:
TIME:
LOCATION:
April 19, 2016
6:00 PM
UFCU Plaza Event Center
8303 N MoPac Expy, Bldg C 1st Floor
Austin, TX 78759
Map
Apr
19

Teacher Retirement System 101

As an educator, it is important to you to help your students understand the choices that are available to them. At UFCU, we feel the same way about our members. Please join us to learn more about your choices and opportunities when considering retirement from TRS.

Topics include:

  • TRS Retirement Rules
  • TRS Standard Annuity Calculation
  • Partial Lump Sum Option (PLSO)
  • Government Pension Offset (GPO)
  • Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP)

Non-deposit investment products and services are offered through CUSO Financial Services, L.P. ("CFS"), a registered broker-dealer (Member FINRA/SIPC) and SEC Registered Investment Advisor. Products offered through CFS: are not NCUA/NCUSIF or otherwise federally insured, are not guarantees or obligations of the credit union, and may involve investment risk including possible loss of principal. Investment Representatives are registered through CFS. UFCU has contracted with CFS to make non-deposit investment products and services available to credit union members.

DATE:
TIME:
LOCATION:
April 19, 2016
6:30 PM
University Financial Center
2244 Guadalupe St
Austin, TX 78705-5217
Map
Apr
27

Estate Planning 101 (Basic Topics)

Many people believe that estate planning is only for the wealthy. Nothing could be further from the truth. This educational workshop will help you, and your family, learn basic techniques to become better prepared for life’s unexpected events. The workshop will cover wills, trusts, powers of attorney, medical directives, gifting and other important estate planning tools. We hope you join us to learn more about this vital topic, one that is relevant to us all.

Non-deposit investment products and services are offered through CUSO Financial Services, L.P. ("CFS"), a registered broker-dealer (Member FINRA/SIPC) and SEC Registered Investment Advisor. Products offered through CFS: are not NCUA/NCUSIF or otherwise federally insured, are not guarantees or obligations of the credit union, and may involve investment risk including possible loss of principal. Investment Representatives are registered through CFS. UFCU has contracted with CFS to make non-deposit investment products and services available to credit union members.

DATE:
TIME:
LOCATION:
April 27, 2016
6:00 PM
N Guadalupe Financial Center
4611 Guadalupe St
Austin, TX 78751-2908
Map
May
19

Teacher Retirement System 101

As an educator, it is important to you to help your students understand the choices that are available to them. At UFCU, we feel the same way about our members. Please join us to learn more about your choices and opportunities when considering retirement from TRS.

Topics include:

  • TRS Retirement Rules
  • TRS Standard Annuity Calculation
  • Partial Lump Sum Option (PLSO)
  • Government Pension Offset (GPO)
  • Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP)

Non-deposit investment products and services are offered through CUSO Financial Services, L.P. ("CFS"), a registered broker-dealer (Member FINRA/SIPC) and SEC Registered Investment Advisor. Products offered through CFS: are not NCUA/NCUSIF or otherwise federally insured, are not guarantees or obligations of the credit union, and may involve investment risk including possible loss of principal. Investment Representatives are registered through CFS. UFCU has contracted with CFS to make non-deposit investment products and services available to credit union members.

DATE:
TIME:
LOCATION:
May 19, 2016
5:30 PM
Open Gates Conference Center
2419 Sealy Ave
Galveston, TX 77550
Map