Resources & Education

This Education Center is comprised of links to websites that you may find helpful with credit union-related issues. The following sites will provide you with a wealth of information on every subject from buying a vehicle to selling your home. There is also a link to the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) Home Page. NCUA is an agency of the Federal Government that ensures all federally insured credit unions are operating within the regulations set by NCUA.

 TruStage Insurance Agency

TruStage www.trustage.com  insurance, investment products and programs are made available by the companies of CUNA Mutual Group.  They're only available to credit union members.  That means you could get discounted rates, financial planning products and services that other financial institutions simply don't make available.

   
National Credit Union Administration (NCUA)

National Credit Union Administration

This is the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) Consumer information website. NCUA regulates and insures most credit unions in the United States.

   
Federal Reserve Personal Financial Education

Federal Reserve Personal Financial Education

The Federal Reserve offers a vast assortment of information for consumers and students to explore. Topics include credit reports, interest rates, economics, consumer protection against identity theft and scams, and many more. This is definitely worth the time to study.

   
NACHA's Electronic Payment Info Website

NACHA Electronic Payment Resource

NACHA has launched a new website to educate consumers about the benefits of electronic payments.  The website www.electronicpayments.org has information on Direct Deposit and Direct Payment.  It also defines check conversions and discusses how these differ from other types of electronic payments.

   
View your VISA credit card account online!

Credit Card Account Information

HEALTHCARE 1st Federal Credit Union members can check their credit card balances, payment history and available credit online at eZCardInfo.com.

   
   

Vehicle Values and Research

N.A.D.A.

N.A.D.A.

Resource for auto retail professionals. Provides industry trends, education and training, and career information.

   
CarFax.com

Carfax.com

Carfax Company Overview-- Carfax started with a vision - to create a one-stop source of vehicle history information for buyers and sellers of used cars. Working closely with the Missouri Automobile Dealer's Association (MADA), Carfax offered the first Carfax Vehicle History Report to the dealer market in 1986.  These first reports were developed with a database of 10,000 vehicle records. By the end of 1993, the Carfax database contained title information from nearly all 50 states and we were ready to begin offering the the service nationally.

   
Edmunds.com - where smart car buyers start

Edmund's Auto

Edmunds car buying guide lists new car prices, used car prices, car comparisons, car buying advice, car ratings, car values, auto leasing.

 

   

Local Links

Western Maryland Health System

Cumberland, Maryland

Allegany County, Maryland

Garrett County, Maryland

Mineral County, West Virginia