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Save for Your Child’s Education

Open a Coverdell Education Savings Account College can be expensive, and planning for your child’s education early is a smart financial move. Coverdell Education Savings Accounts (ESAs) are a great way to save for future education costs while enjoying tax benefits. Here at Trailhead Credit Union, we understand the importance of education savings, and we’re happy to offer Coverdell ESAs … Read On »

How to Pivot Your Finances During Inflation

Is the skyrocketing cost of everything from food to fuel making you stress? Don’t panic – pivot! Inflation erodes the value of money over time, which means your purchasing power is reduced. You see the effects of inflation when you buy groceries for your family, gas up your car, or buy a big-box item like a new washer and dryer. … Read On »

Our Website has a New Look

Trailheadcu.org is newly updated with a refreshed look and clean, easy-to-navigate content. The site has updated technology, a refreshed design, and improved navigation to ensure that users can easily find what they are looking for. The fresh new look you see on our website will also be expanding to other areas of Trailhead. Digital banking (our mobile app and online … Read On »

4 Strategies for Building an Emergency Fund

Life happens. Pipes burst, cars get rear-ended, or unexpected medical bills appear. An emergency fund can help keep you on track financially, even when life takes an unexpected turn. In practice, saving money—no matter what you’re saving for—can be challenging. A recent NerdWallet survey found that although 9 in 10 Americans have a regular saving habit, 45% of Americans could … Read On »

Important Notice: Beware of phishing calls/texts

Trailhead has been alerted that some members have received phishing texts and phone calls requesting sensitive banking information. We want to emphasize that Trailhead Credit Union will never contact you to ask for your personal or banking information via text message, email, or phone call. Your security is our top priority, and we are committed to ensuring the safety of … Read On »

5 Year-End Tax Tips for 2023

As we say goodbye to another year, we say hello to the most critical financial season: tax time. Whether you’re a seasoned pro or shudder at the mere mention of taxes, getting a solid head start on year-end tax preparation can help you minimize your tax bill and maximize a potential return. For most things related to taxes, any changes made … Read On »

Unlock Your Dream Home with a Free Appraisal!*

Dreaming of that perfect home or considering an investment property? Look no further! We’re here to make your dreams a reality. At Trailhead Credit Union, we not only offer competitive rates and fees, but we’re also excited to announce a limited-time offer: free mortgage appraisals with all home purchases! About Our Mortgage Products At Trailhead, we take pride in offering … Read On »

High Five with Kasasa!

Our Kasasa accounts are paying 5%! 5% APY* on balances up to $15,000 with Kasasa Cash checking. 5% cash back on debit card purchases* with Kasasa Cash Back checking. 5% APY* on balances up to $15,000 with Kasasa Saver. It’s like you get paid to bank here. We offer Kasasa accounts because we understand the importance of community banking. When … Read On »

Pay with your mobile device

Add your Trailhead debit and credit cards to Apple Pay, Google Pay, or Samsung Pay. Mobile wallets are the new way to pay. They’re secure, convenient, and easy to use. With a mobile wallet, you can securely store a digital version of your Trailhead debit and credit card on your compatible smartphone, tablet, or wearable device. Then make payments with … Read On »

Prepare for a Season of Giving With These 3 Fall Budgeting Tips

The leaves are changing, the pumpkin spice lattes are flowing, and the Halloween movie marathons are in full swing. With summer behind and the major winter holidays around the corner, fall is the perfect moment to take a breath, sit down with your finances, and give your budget a once over. Why Budget This Fall? Budgeting is essential to do … Read On »