Vacation With Valley Federal Credit Union

June has arrived and the children are out from school, plus the nice toasty weather in the Rio Grande Valley brings one thing to mind - vacation time! While most have already planned their summer getaway, others are still thinking about where to go and how much to spend. Valley Federal Credit Union offers services... read more

Take Out a Loan with Us for Your Boating Hobby

When summer arrives, so does one of the most popular past times for countless Americans – boating. Although not as popular in the Valley as other parts of the nation, many still participate in boating at South Padre Island and Port Isabel. Boating can be an exciting but expensive hobby. This is why Valley Federal... read more

6 Tips on Purchasing a New or Used Vehicle

Choosing the right car can sometimes be an overwhelming task. Deciding on the size, model and year can take weeks of decision-making time. After deciding on the perfect car or truck, you’ll then need to consider how to pay for it. Many Valley citizens typically take out a loan with their financial institution in order... read more

Take Valley Federal Credit Union with You to College

Many students across America will be fresh out of high school this spring. Many of them are looking forward to a carefree summer, while others will be making the transition into college. With college also comes the issue of having to pay for it. The smartest option is to apply for scholarships, and then there’s... read more

Help Mom with Her Finances this Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is just around the corner (May 8th) and we know you’re already conjuring up ideas on what to give her as a gift. She more than likely won’t object to flowers, jewelry or an all-day pass to her favorite spa, but here’s a thought: Why not help her open up a savings account... read more

Start Your Journey on Saving with an IRA or Roth IRA with VFCU

Who wants to be a millionaire? It almost seems like a trick question. The truth of the matter is, all of us do. For many Americans, having a million dollars in the bank seems unattainable or unrealistic. It seems to be only for a world of people born into money and celebrities. Yet, the secret... read more

Home Equities and Financial Advice for Buying a New House

If there’s one thing synonymous with spring (besides warm weather and moving time forward), it’s tax season. Yes, we all love receiving those W2 forms in the mail, especially when we’re getting something back. While some of us already have things in mind, most are looking toward vacations, maybe catching up on bills or buying... read more

Simplify Your Finances with Valley Federal Credit Union!

You’ve finally made the leap and left that big bank behind for Valley Federal Credit Union. You’ve already begun reaping the benefits of having wonderful customer service and a free checking account. Now that you’re a part of an institution that cares about its clients, you’re wondering how to best simplify your finances. We at... read more

Five Reasons to Choose a Credit Union Over a Bank

In recent years, countless Americans have lost faith in the financial system due to scandals, rising fees and corruption. The banking system has primarily been in the spotlight for these very reasons. As a result, Americans are actively seeking an alternative for their financial needs. Credit unions have seen a substantial growth in membership thanks... read more

Five Factors That Harm Your Credit Score

Credit is one of the most important components in the world of finance. High credit scores help people receive loans for major purchases such as homes or cars. They also let your financial institution see that you’re responsible with your finances and that you’ll be able to repay a loan in a responsible manner. Good... read more