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Jan 18, 2012, 02:36 ET SECU Teams With the North Carolina Department of Revenue and Office of State Personnel to Enhance and Promote Tax Debt Payment Program

As North Carolina Governor Beverly Perdue announces a new Individual Income Tax Debt Relief Program, State Employees' Credit Union (SECU) is teaming...


Dec 22, 2011, 02:19 ET SECU Prepares Once Again to Help Members Save Money at Tax Time!

State Employees' Credit Union (SECU) is gearing up to help members save millions of dollars through various tax preparation services, including the...


Dec 09, 2011, 10:11 ET Deployed N.C. National Guard and Reservists to Receive SECU Holiday Packages!

On Saturday, December 3rd, State Employees' Credit Union (SECU) completed its 2nd Annual "SECU Supports the Troops" campaign to provide 5,000 holiday ...


Oct 28, 2011, 06:20 ET SECU Recommends Members 'Occupy Baskin-Robbins' on November 5th!

In a move that reinforces the not-for-profit cooperative's "difference," North Carolina State Employees' Credit Union is recommending an unusual...


Oct 24, 2011, 10:27 ET Consumer-Friendly Overdraft Protection Saves SECU Members Millions of Dollars

Known for implementing measures to help keep money in members' pockets, North Carolina State Employees' Credit Union (SECU) is committed to...


Oct 17, 2011, 05:56 ET SECU Publishes Mortgage Foreclosure Rates - Significantly Lower Than National Averages

North Carolina State Employees' Credit Union (SECU), a statewide mortgage lender with a presence in all 100 North Carolina counties, continues to...


Oct 14, 2011, 05:38 ET SECU Activists "Occupy Greensboro!"

Nearly 1,100 State Employees' Credit Union (SECU) Advisory Board members traveled to Greensboro, North Carolina on Tuesday, October 11th to attend...


Oct 13, 2011, 12:39 ET State Employees' Credit Union Signs on in Support of the Pew Safe Checking in the Electronic Age Project

North Carolina State Employees' Credit Union (SECU) has joined other consumer advocates in support of the full and fair disclosure of checking...


Sep 27, 2011, 02:22 ET A "Sure to Make You Cry" Video Highlights Reasons for North Carolina SECU's ESGR Freedom Award Win!

A video featuring several SECU staff members and volunteers likely played a major role in the Credit Union's recent National ESGR Freedom Award win....


Sep 26, 2011, 05:04 ET SECU Members Commit $1 Million for Hospice House on the Crystal Coast

SECU Foundation, funded solely by State Employees' Credit Union (SECU) members, recently announced a commitment of $1 million to the Crystal Coast...


Sep 20, 2011, 10:19 ET SECU Partners with N.C. State Board of Elections to Promote Citizens Awareness Month

State Employees' Credit Union (SECU) has teamed with the North Carolina State Board of Elections (NCSBE) to promote Citizens Awareness Month, a...


Sep 15, 2011, 01:22 ET SECU Members Provide Additional Funding for Comprehensive Educational Film Series about North Carolina!

SECU Foundation is pleased to announce that State Employees' Credit Union (SECU) members have provided an additional $125,000 in funding to the...


Sep 09, 2011, 04:20 ET 2nd Annual SECU Supports the Troops Holiday Campaign Begins September 15th!

State Employees' Credit Union (SECU) is gearing up for its 2nd Annual SECU Supports the Troops holiday campaign, which begins Thursday, September...


Aug 22, 2011, 11:50 ET North Carolina's Team-SECU Takes Top Spot at NYIB Conference for "Students Reached Through Financial Education"

North Carolina's State Employees' Credit Union (SECU) branch and operations staff took their financial education message to 994 classrooms across the ...


Jul 15, 2011, 10:51 ET From $1,000 to $100 Million---One Member at a Time!

Credit Union Investment Services (CUIS), a service organization of North Carolina State Employees' Credit Union (SECU), is pleased to announce that...


Jun 30, 2011, 04:38 ET 2011 Survey of State Employees' Credit Union Members Reveals Continued High Marks!

A 2011 CUNA Research survey of State Employees' Credit Union (SECU) members has revealed continued high marks for the cooperative in primary...


May 24, 2011, 01:11 ET State Employees' Credit Union Voluntarily Removes Garnishment as a Collection Option

The Board of Directors of State Employees' Credit Union (SECU) has approved eliminating the use of wage garnishment as a collection tool with SECU...


May 17, 2011, 05:32 ET State Employees' Credit Union Named Finalist for 2011 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award!

Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a Department of Defense (DoD) agency, announced State Employees' Credit Union (SECU) is a finalist...


May 13, 2011, 12:14 ET National SPEC Director Visits SECU to Tout Benefits of Partnership for North Carolinians!

Michael Beebe, Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Director of Stakeholder Partnerships, Education and Communication (SPEC) paid a congratulatory visit...


Apr 26, 2011, 02:54 ET SECU Tax Preparation Services Helps Almost 53,000 Members Receive More Than $82 Million in Refunds!

State Employees' Credit Union (SECU) just completed its fourth year of assisting members with tax preparation services, and 2011 saw remarkable...


Apr 18, 2011, 01:28 ET SECU's 100,000th Bluebird House Finds Home at NC Governor's Mansion!

Nearly nine years ago, State Employees' Credit Union (SECU) partnered with Warrenton, North Carolina resident Frank Newell and other volunteers from...


Apr 11, 2011, 10:28 ET SECU Tellers Help Members "Make the Switch" to a Credit Union Checking Account!

Thanks to an initiative by its teller staff in all 236 statewide branch locations, State Employees' Credit Union (SECU) is helping members "make the...


Mar 18, 2011, 10:25 ET SECU's Estate Planning Essentials Program Launches with New Loan Feature!

State Employees' Credit Union (SECU) recently piloted a successful Estate Planning Essentials Program to volunteers and has now launched the program...


Mar 11, 2011, 11:04 ET State Employees' Credit Union Honored with ESGR's Pro Patria Award

During a ceremony this past weekend in Greensboro, NC, the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) presented State Employees' Credit Union...


Mar 01, 2011, 01:53 ET SECU Board of Directors Makes Additional Lending Changes to Benefit Members!

State Employees' Credit Union (SECU) is pleased to announce another positive change for its members. Effective immediately, SECU will absorb the cost ...