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Happy New Year from MCCU!
MCCU branches will be closed in observance of the following holidays:

  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - Monday, January 21

  • Presidents' Day - Monday, February 18
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Car Buying Made Easy with Autoland
As a MCCU member, you have access to great auto loan rates and a better car buying experience! With Autoland, your personal consultant can save you time and the hassle of spending hours at the Dealership, and get you a fair price on a new or pre-owned car you'll love.

Autoland will:

  • Ensure you get any manufacturer incentives you'd get at the Dealer
  • Coordinate your MCCU auto loan
  • Get a great value for your trade-in
  • Deliver your new car to the credit union!

Make car buying easy!
Start your car search online or call 800.234.6999 today to work with a personal consultant!

Autoland auto buying service not available in all states. Autoland provides car brokering services in the following states: Arizona, California, Nevada, Oregon, Washington and Idaho. Additionally, Autoland has affiliate partners that provide car brokering services in the following states: Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Massachusetts, North Carolina, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, South Carolina and Tennessee.

Invest in Yourself with an IRA at MCCU!

If you don't already have some kind of retirement account, now is the time to start one. IRAs come with a multitude of benefits, including tax breaks (always check with your tax advisor).

At MCCU, we want to help you save for retirement. That's why we offer Traditional, Roth and SEP IRAs - plus, you can open a basic IRA Savings account, or earn more with a Share Certificate! The earlier you start saving for retirement, the better!

If you do have an IRA, remember you have until April 15, 2019 to make any 2018 contributions.

Invest in yourself this year, and let us help you!

Prevent Debit Card Fraud

Tampering with a credit/debit card reader takes just a few minutes and can be done with an inexpensive device that’s easily available for purchase at online retailers.

There are lots of other ways your information can be skimmed, too.
Thankfully, there are steps you can take to prevent and recognize debit card fraud before it happens. Read on for all you need to know about debit card fraud.

Ways your card can be compromised

1. It’s physically lifted from your wallet.
2. A restaurant or bar server skims it while it’s in their possession.
3. A terminal you use is compromised.
4. An online breach puts your information on the black market.
5. Your computer has been hacked.

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Do You Need an Estate Plan or Living Trust?

The majority of Americans have no plan in place to preserve, manage, and transfer their wealth upon death or incapacity. In California, if you die owning more than $150,000 in assets, whether you have a will or not, your estate could be subject to the costs and delays of probate.

With an Estate Plan you can:

  • Avoid the pitfalls of using joint ownership as a way to transfer property
  • Empower the right person to make decisions for you if there is a medical emergency
  • Avoid probate and federal estate taxes
  • Provide for minor children
  • Distribute your estate according to your wishes

Matadors Community Credit Union (MCCU) employees donated toys for kids age 4-18 for the holidays, in conjunction with the Child & Family Guidance Center (CFGC) in Northridge, CA. MCCU has been a long-time supporter of the CFGC.

CFGC provides comprehensive mental health services and outreach programs to 10,000 children and young adults each year that have significant emotional problems requiring comprehensive mental health interventions. A majority of the children are from low-income or underserved populations.

The goal of the toy drive was to provide each of the children that they work with, as well as any siblings in the family, with a gift for the holidays.

Visit CFGC online to learn more.