Heartbleed Bug Update
Members be advised that TTCU does not use the software that was impacted by the Heartbleed Bug. Our website, Virtual Branch and your accounts are safe to use.
Other websites on the Internet have been impacted and we want your personal information to be secure. The links below are helpful resources on this topic. We encourage you to take steps to protect yourself during this vulnerability.
2014-2015 All Oklahoma PTA Scholarships
TTCU The Credit Union is proud to support the All Oklahoma PTA Scholarship Fund. Applications for the 2014-2015 Scholarship Program are now being accepted. Applications must be postmarked by May 10th, 2014.
The minimum amount awarded is $2,500, but may be more depending on the number of applicants for this year's scholarships. Here are additional details:
- Limited to seniors graduating from any Oklahoma high school
- No restrictions on field of study / any major
- Must attend an Oklahoma university, college or vo-tech center
- Must be a member of local high school PTA or PTSA; if neither, the applicant can join the All Oklahoma PTA
- Scholarships are sent directly to the recipient’s school after enrollment is verified
- Applicants receiving more than $10,000 in other combined scholarships/grants (for the academic year) are not eligible to apply
For more information and the application, visit the All Oklahoma PTA web page. Winners will be notified by May 31st, 2014.
TTCU Annual Report 2013
TTCU's Annual Report was released at the Annual Meeting held Thursday, March 27, 2014. Executives updated members on the status of TTCU over the past year. TTCU is honored to serve our members' financial needs and look forward to another successful year in 2014.
Upgrade for Money Manager
Members will notice a new and improved look for Money Manager in Virtual Branch. The upgrade doesn't stop with a face lift though - these enhancements will also make adding all your accounts, even non-TTCU accounts, faster and easier.
See all your transactions from all your accounts in one place, sorted by categories, so that you can track your spending habits and meet your financial goals. You can also set alerts to tag potential suspicious activity to keep your accounts secure. TTCU uses robust security with 256-bit encryption, offering 24/7 protection. With all your accounts in one place, you'll have a more complete financial story.
Debit and Credit Cards Compromises
Notice to Members: Please be aware that Target has announced a data breach involving its customers’ debit and credit card information. The breach occurred at U.S. Target stores between November 27 and December 15, 2013.
If you used your debit or credit card at a Target store during this time, your account information may have been compromised. TTCU is closely monitoring the situation directly with Visa.
What should members do at this time?
If you shopped at Target during the breach period, please monitor your accounts closely. If you see unusual or suspicious activity on your account, please contact TTCU immediately.
Target is updating consumers via their website. For even more information, FoolProof created a page for TTCU members all about credit card hacks and the scams that come with them.
Our new Miami Branch opened for business in November 2013. We appreciate all of the members of the Miami community who came out to help us celebrate at the grand opening. Our Miami branch is located at 303 Goodrich Blvd. It is a full-service branch offering deposit and loan services as well as safe deposit boxes, drive-thru lanes and an ATM on site.
The new Sapulpa branch opened and celebrated their grand opening in October 2013. The community support was amazing. Our new facility, located at 100 S. Mission, is a full-service branch offering deposit and loan services as well as safe deposit boxes, four drive-thru lanes and an ATM on site.
Due to a merger with NEO Federal Credit Union, our Claremore Branch moved to a new location in 2013. The previous address was on Medical Pkwy and the branch now resides at 1800 S. Hwy 66, Claremore, OK 74019.
TTCU's new location in Claremore is between Braum's and Chili's on Hwy 66.
Be Prepared for Oklahoma Storms
TTCU wants your family to feel safe and secure when bad weather moves in. We're now offering Storm Shelter Loans with rates as low as 1.99% APR*. Special financing for up to 60 months will make this major investment more affordable.
Keeping your family safe is always a smart decision. Call (918) 749-8828 or come by one of our 15 TTCU locations to learn more about this great opportunity. You can also submit a loan application online.
* Rates effective as of June 4, 2013. Rates subject to change; Rate and terms dependent on credit score. Maximum loan amount of $7,500. With approved credit. APR = Annual Percentage Rate.
Tell Congress... "Don't Tax My Credit Union"
Did you know a tax on credit unions is just another tax on 96 million Americans? You can take action today to help protect TTCU The Credit Union.
"Don't Tax My Credit Union" is a national campaign to ensuring Congress doesn’t raise taxes on 96 million credit union members nationwide. They want to preserves financial choice for American consumers.
Join us today by telling Congress not to tax your local credit union. Visit www.donttaxmycreditunion.org to get more information and to email your congressman. You can also call 877-642-4223.
Tulsa in Top Ten for Consumer Banking
Tulsa was recognized as one of the top ten cities for consumer banking by NerdWallet. In NerdWallet's blog post, they compared the 100 most populated cities in the US and used 6 different factors to judge them.
Credit unions and banks in Tulsa, #4 on the list, were highlighted for paying much higher interest rates and having high diversity of financial institutions.
TTCU Celebrates 100,000 Members
TTCU is now actively serving over 100,000 members and we couldn't be more proud of this important milestone in our history. To celebrate this momentous occasion, TTCU hosted 100,000th Member Celebrations at all branch locations. Prizes, giveaway items and a good times were had by all.
Thanks to all our members for helping us reach this grand achievement - being 100,000 Members Strong.
Recognition for TTCU's FoolProof for High Schools
In a 2013 article, NerdWallet recognized FoolProof for High Schools as one of the best financial education resources for high school students in America. NerdWallet and TTCU understand the importance of financial literacy for everyone, but especially teenagers.
We couldn't agree more with NerdWallet - "you’re never too young to understand basic financial concepts".
TTCU's Mobile Apps
Are you using TTCU's iPhone and Android apps? They're available to TTCU members currently enrolled in Virtual Branch. Members must first accept the Mobile Branch terms and conditions by logging in to Virtual Branch and choosing "Mobile Setup" located under "More Options."
Usernames, passwords and security prompts are the same as those used for Virtual Branch.
Just search for "TTCU" in the App Store or Google Play, install, and start banking on the go today! Click here to visit our Mobile Branch page for more information about our mobile options.
Important IRA Notice
IRA distributions are subject to federal income tax withholding at flat rate of 10% unless you elect not to have withholding apply, or elect to have an additional amount withheld.
If you do not want to change your election, no action is required and your election will remain in effect until changed by you. Please contact Member Service if you would like to make changes at 918-749-8828 or 800-234-8828.
Have You Used a Shared Branch Location?
TTCU membership is even more convenient with our participation in CO-OP Shared Branching. You now have more locations to perform many of your financial transactions. CO-OP Shared Branching offers TTCU members the ability to complete transactions at service centers and even branches of other participating credit unions.
Some of the most common transactions members complete at shared locations include:
| • Deposits
| • Withdrawals
| • Loan Payments
|| • Transfers between accounts
| • Money orders
|| • Statement printouts
CO-OP Shared Branching has over 75 locations in Oklahoma to serve you. Click here for more details.
TTCU Receives an "Excellent" Financial Strength Rating
Weiss Ratings, the nation's leading independent provider of ratings and analyses of financial services companies, mutual funds and stocks, recently gave TTCU a financial strength rating of "A" or "Excellent".
The rating recognizes TTCU as an outstanding credit union offering excellent financial stability for its members, vendors and employees. Fewer than two percent of the nation's credit unions meet Weiss Ratings' criteria for exceptional financial strength, making this distinction truly one of which to be proud.