A QUARTERLY NEWSLETTER FOR ACCLAIM FEDERAL CREDIT UNION MEMBERS

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FOURTH QUARTER
FALL 2018

The Financial Bridge Linking our Members to their Goals

As you’ve noticed, we’ve given our website a face lift!  We have incorporated a new color scheme and layout to help simplify navigation. We’ve included larger, easier-to-read text and a responsive design to give you a better member experience.

We’ve also added a testimonial slider featuring feedback from our fantastic members! Check out some of the great things other Acclaim members have said about your credit union.  Don’t forget to submit your own two cents in our “Member Review” section!

In addition, Acclaim will soon be upgrading our Online Banking.  It will have a new look and will be easier to access the features and tools you love to use. If you aren’t currently using our Online Banking system, you may enroll anytime at www.AcclaimFCU.org

Your Acclaim Credit Card Mobile
App is being enhanced

Look for these exciting upcoming changes:

  • Touch Login is updated to include Apple® Face ID and Android® Fingerprint and has been enhanced for a better user experience
  • One-time Override feature will allow the user to manually override a declined transaction based on card control settings
  • Enhanced Location Controls functionality
  • Block International has been updated to allow for a User-defined Country of Residence and the ability to add other countries to be allowed
  • Additional cards are easier to see, which reminds the user that there are other cards they can swipe to manage. The ability to add a card has also been added here by swiping to that card screen.
  • Enhanced transaction receipts
  • Provide users with the ability to rate the card control application
  • Ability to invite another user to use the application
  • Language, content and labels have been changed to provide users with more clarity
  • Reduced usage of section-based tips, reducing clutter on the screen for a cleaner look
  • In Alert Preferences, “Preferred Transactions” alerts will now be called “Selected Transactions” alerts
Are you a little short on dough this year?

Are you stressed about how you’re going to pay for the additional costs of the holidays?  Rightfully so! Many people don’t budget accordingly throughout the year to set aside those extra funds often needed for the holiday season.  Whether you are traveling to see family, buying a special gift for yourself or someone else, or just want to throw the best holiday bash ever, we’re here to help! Our Holiday Loan offers you a rate 3% lower APR* than your original qualifying rate. This special rate is available only for a limited time. Subject to credit approval. Call or visit our website to apply!

*Annual Percentage Rate

 

Holiday Skip-a-Pay is back

The holidays will be here before you know it and I bet you could think of several ways to spend your cash other than bills! Acclaim FCU’s Skip-a-Pay for Charity allows you to skip your December payment for installment and revolving loans and your January 4, 2019 MasterCard payment. 

What’s even better than skipping your payment is half of your Skip-a-Pay Application fee of $25 goes to your choice of one(1) of the following three(3) charities: 

  • American Cancer Society
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

Learn more about this promotion here.  Restrictions apply.

Click here for your Skip-a-Pay form!

FOOD, FUN, FELLOWSHIP & A SPECIAL LOAN PROMOTION

International Credit Union Day is celebrated on the third Thursday of every October and 2018 marks the 70th anniversary! The theme this year is Find your Platinum Lining. International Credit Union Day is about celebrating the global movement of credit unions and reflecting on the lives and communities that have been improved by the unique principals and actions of the credit union movement.  

Acclaim celebrates by hosting a special day at the credit union full of food, fun, and fellowship.  We invite you to join us at our branch located at 1823 Banking Street, Greensboro, NC on Thursday, October 18, 2018 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.  We will also be offering a special loan promotion for auto and personal loans only available during the week of October 15 – October 19.  View our web page for more loan promotion information.

Get member pricing all year round

Introducing Acclaim Federal Credit Union’s car buying service, powered by TRUECar!  With this fantastic service, you get guaranteed savings on new cars or you can view dealer-guaranteed prices on used cars before even visiting a dealer.  All at no cost and no obligation!  We work with prescreened dealers to ensure a better car buying experience with a hassle-free deal.  A Certified Dealer gives you an upfront, discounted price that includes all fees, accessory costs and incentives. This is your TruePrice, the price you’ll pay at the dealership. Through this service, we offer powerful research tools with access to unlimited Price and Market reports.  Plus, you can compare features, see pictures, read reviews, and check your trade-in value. This is car buying the easy way!  Start your search today.

Earn Cash Back with Love to Shop

Love to Shop is a fun and easy way for Acclaim members to earn cash back when you shop online at over 1,500 of your favorite stores.  Every time you earn $15 or more in cash back from your purchases, you’ll receive a check with the cash back you earned!

Shop using your credit union credit card and save even more money with the great low rates!

To learn more about Love to Shop or to register for free, visit LoveMyCreditUnion.org.

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