Archive Links

Consumer Archive
CU System Archive
Market Archive
Products Archive
Washington Archive

News Now

CU System
Massachusetts CU offers home-heating loans
ACUSHNET, Mass. (8/7/08)--Acushnet FCU is offering its members a new home-heating loan program to offset the cost of heating bills this winter. Members can borrow up to $3,000. The loans are repaid over 11 months at a 4% interest rate (SouthCoast Today Aug. 6). The credit union already has started to receive applications for the program. Fall River Municipal Employees CU, Fall River, Mass., offered a similar program last year. The credit union is deciding whether or not to offer it again this year, Lisa Reid, consumer lending manager, told SouthCoast Today. Oil heating bills are expected to exceed $3,000 next year, according to a Donahue Institute report, the newspaper said. As of July 31, home heating oil cost $4.30 a gallon in Massachusetts.
Other Resources

RSS print
News Now LiveWire
Falling #gas prices: Pros, cons for U.S. economy #NewsNow #Market http://t.co/XWwwERwe7e
7 hours ago
Members of Interstate FCU have voted to merge with Credit Union of Southern California https://t.co/yYeSWEG4GH
10 hours ago
.@InfinityFCU has named Liz Hayes as president/CEO. Hayes was formerly EVP and chief administrative offficer at @Affinity_Plus
10 hours ago
.@wpcu battles Speedway in round 3 of Dayton Brand Madness via @DBJnews http://t.co/EbQL5f9be8
11 hours ago
New at #NewsNow: Fed regulators approve new #QRM rule. http://t.co/Bdz5q43xjZ
12 hours ago