Understanding your credit card interest
ILCU survey on credit card spending finds consumers still lack understanding of how credit card interest is calculated A national survey carried out by the Irish League of Credit Unions (ILCU) into the spending habits of credit card users has revealed that there has been no improvement in consumer awareness of interest rates or spending … Continue reading Understanding your credit card interest
Cultivate for fertiliser price rises
Cultivate credit union loans available for working capital as fertiliser prices rise With soaring input prices across the agricultural sector, particularly in relation to fertiliser, farmers will need access to increased levels of working capital this Spring. Farmers across Cork are facing into a period of price inflation and increased uncertainty. Cultivate, which provides farm … Continue reading Cultivate for fertiliser price rises
Storm Barra: Branch Closures
Due to Storm Barra and in the interest of keeping our staff and members safe, all of our branches will be closed tomorrow, Tuesday 7th December. Please take take extra care due to severe and potentially damaging winds. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. For the latest updates, please check our social media … Continue reading Storm Barra: Branch Closures
Customer Experience winners for SEVENTH Consecutive Year
Credit unions have topped the national CXi Ireland Customer Experience league table for an incredible, unprecedented seventh consecutive year. Irish credit unions are the first organisation worldwide to win this award seven times in a row. Speaking after the announcement, ILCU Head of Communications, Paul Bailey said: “Credit unions keep topping the CXi poll every year for one … Continue reading Customer Experience winners for SEVENTH Consecutive Year
Bank closures highlight the importance of credit unions
Following Bank of Ireland’s closure of 88 branches across the country, the Irish League of Credit Unions (ILCU) has reaffirmed the commitment of credit unions to remain open in local communities across the island of Ireland. Credit unions have been at the heart of Irish towns and villages for over 60 years and put their … Continue reading Bank closures highlight the importance of credit unions
Virtual AGM for 2021
Due to the restrictions in place to contain the pandemic and to ensure that we are able to adhere to public health restrictions, credit unions will be hosting AGMs online again this year. Mallow Credit Union will hold a virtual AGM for 2021 via Zoom on Wednesday, 22nd December at 6pm HOW DO YOU ATTEND? … Continue reading Virtual AGM for 2021
Spike in Fraudulent Messages
Mallow Credit Union is advising all its members to exercise heightened vigilance in protecting their personal banking details as cyber attacks and cybercrimes have increased since the start of the pandemic. Your personal credit union account is protected by your security credentials that should only be known to you and not contained within any external … Continue reading Spike in Fraudulent Messages
How Much Should you Spend on a Second-Hand Car?
Saving money means making good choices on the two main expenses in your life: your car and your home. It doesn’t matter if you never splurge on anything else – If you pay more than you should for either of these, you might find yourself strapped for cash in other places. So how much should you … Continue reading How Much Should you Spend on a Second-Hand Car?