Community Corner

We’re Here to Help!

If you have been directly impacted by the ongoing Federal Government shutdown and need assistance we’re here for you. Since each member’s situation is unique we will work with you one on one to find a solution that best fits your financial situation.

We also have certified financial counselors on staff that can work with you on a budget to keep you on track during the shutdown and when you are back to work.

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2019 Fuel Economy Guide

When buying a new or used vehicle, most consumers don’t think about fuel economy and the benefits of using a more fuel-efficient vehicles but it is an important factor when choosing a vehicle. The Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Energy developed the fuel economy website where you can get great information such as fuel economy date, make comparisons,

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New Security Feature: Text Alerts for Suspicious Debit Card Activity

Hawaii FCU is always looking for ways to better protect its members, and 2019 is shaping up to be our most secure yet with the addition of FREE debit card fraud alerts. Here’s how it works: If our 24/7 fraud system detects a suspicious transaction, you’ll receive a text message that identifies “HAWAII FCU” as the sender and includes the transaction amount and merchant. 

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Goal Setting for the New Year

The new year symbolizes a fresh, clean start. Make the most of this new
beginning by setting goals with a lasting impact on your financial
health.

Get on budget

If the ins and outs of your cash flow evade you, budgeting is an
important first goal. Working with a budget helps you live within your
means while providing the necessary control to make other financial
goals possible.

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Why Payday Loans Don’t Make Financial Sense

Life happens. The washing machine dies in the middle of a load, or you
discover that your last visit to urgent care wasn’t covered by
insurance. It’s not always possible to pay for these surprise expenses
on the spot. This is when payday loans may become tempting.

Here’s what you need to know about payday loans and why they shouldn’t be part of your financial strategy.

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