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Cardinal Assistance Loan Programs

Cardinal Assistance Loan Programs We’re Here for YOU The health and safety of Cardinal Credit Union members and employees is our top priority. Our philosophy remains unchanged: to protect your assets, provide access to your money, and secure your financial future. People helping people has been our principal tenet for more than 67 years. One of which our Credit Union was founded on, and one of which we still honor, today. We are a reliable, strong, and fiercely independent financial cooperative. When you bank with us, your money is safe. This includes the backing of the U.S. Government through the…

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Message from our CEO – We’re Here for YOU

Dear Members, at Cardinal, the safety and well-being of our members and employees is always our top priority and we recognize the important role we play in making sure you have access to the financial resources and services you need. As a reminder, we have implemented a temporary drive-through only service, which began on Monday, March 16 through April 3, 2020, at our Mentor, Willoughby, and Ashtabula locations. The Austintown Branch lobby will have changes beginning on Monday, March 23rd as follows: Limiting the lobby to one member at a time. Added online scheduling to the Cardinalcu.com website to make an appointment for Austintown. The…

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Cardinal Responds to Coronavirus Outbreak

As a financial cooperative that puts people first: the health and safety of Cardinal Credit Union members and staff is our top priority. As we continue to monitor the impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in our region, please be assured that we are taking preventative measures in our branches to mitigate the spread of illness and ensure seamless access to your finances. These include: Hand sanitizers and Lysol distributed to all branch employees. Washing hands frequently. Disinfecting staff work areas twice a day, as well as frequently touched objects or surfaces (door knobs, teller counter stations, ATM screens, drive-through canister) to…

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Thank you for joining us at our 67th Annual Meeting

Thank you for joining us this morning at our 67th Annual Meeting held at The American Croatian Lodge in Eastlake. We sincerely appreciate Buyers Products, Component Repair Technologies, Ohio Broach, Willoughby-Eastlake Schools, Lake Catholic, our business partners, members, staff, and Board of Directors for their patronage.

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How much money you could have in retirement savings and Social Security on a $50,000 salary

If you’re like most Americans, you don’t know how much money you will need to retire comfortably. Sadly, 56% of Americans say they aren’t sure how much they’ll need in savings to make it through retirement, according to Northwestern Mutual’s 2019 Planning & Progress Study. And it’s not a surprise as to why. Experts recommend saving 10% to 15% of your income for retirement. And if you have a traditional job, you already pay 6.2% of your salary in Social Security taxes. But it can be hard to decipher how much money that will give you later on. In this case, there are…

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Presidents’ Day

There is no school on Monday for students all across the country. Many companies are closed, too. Almost everyone gets some time off as the nation celebrates Presidents’ Day. The holiday honors two of our greatest Presidents, George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. Every year, the third Monday of February is set aside by the federal government to honor these men and their contributions to the nation. The celebration officially started in 1880, when Washington’s Birthday (February 22) became an official holiday in Washington, D.C. It became a national holiday in 1885. In 1971, Congress officially moved the holiday to the…

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Richmond Branch Update

Century Federal Credit Union has purchased the Richmond Heights building, and their branch will open soon.   In spirit of people helping people, we are keeping the Richmond ATM active for both Cardinal and Century Federal members, allowing surcharge-free withdrawals.   In the future, Century Federal will be installing a new ATM which will remain surcharge-free for Cardinal members.   Stay tuned: Cardinal’s new branch will be announced soon.   Thank you for your support and understanding.

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OHIO RV SUPERSHOW

OHIO RV SUPERSHOW LARGEST INDOOR RV SHOW IN THE COUNTRY January 8-12 at the I-X Center The Ohio RV Supershow, presented by Progressive, will showcase 800 of the newest RVs all under one roof including Tent Campers, Travel Trailers, Fifth Wheels, Toy Haulers and Motorhomes. The event is packed with any and all RVs to fit any sized family, couples or single camping needs. The top RV Dealers in Northeast Ohio will offer the best deals of the year! Come to Cardinal to finance your RV!

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Reduce Your Expenses

Reduce Your Expenses Excerpts from Living within Your Means, available in the Savings & Debt section of your NEW Financial Fitness program. Expenses on utilities make up a big part of household budgets. Here are some ways to cut back on utility expenses to free up money for other things. Bundle your services for cable TV, Internet, and phone. Combining these services allows you the convenience of one bill and a lower combined rate. Bundling can save as much as several hundred dollars per year. Negotiate to keep teaser rates. Utility companies offer a lower rate to get you to sign…

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