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529 Plans: The Ultimate College Savings Solution

Published: May 21, 2024

Starting a 529 plan early maximizes the growth potential through compounding. But beyond that, the plans have become increasingly versatile. They're no longer just for four-year colleges.

Simplified Guide to College Savings Options

Published: March 12, 2024

When planning to save for college, whether for yourself or someone else, it's helpful to understand the different ways to set aside money. Each option has its own set of benefits and drawbacks, and the best choice depends on your specific needs and goals.

Navigating Retirement: Essential Planning Resources

Published: March 8, 2024

Navigating the path to a secure and comfortable retirement requires careful planning and informed decision-making. With the myriad financial considerations and options available, starting can feel overwhelming. However, many federal government resources are at your disposal, offering valuable guidance and tools to simplify this process.

Ten Ways to Prepare for Retirement

Published: October 12, 2023

Financial security in retirement doesn't just happen. It takes planning and commitment and, yes, money. The Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) offers these ten tips to help you boost your retirement savings.

3 Things to Know About New IRS Rules for 529 Savings Plans

Published: September 12, 2023

The 529 Savings Plan has always been a great tax-advantaged college savings vehicle, but the new IRS rules regarding 529 savings plans have added even more benefits that go beyond college and might even help you with retirement!

Financially Navigating Life's Transitions

Published: August 7, 2023

Explore effective financial strategies to navigate life transitions successfully, ensuring a strong financial foundation and peace of mind during times of change.

This material is for general information only and is not intended to provide specific advice or recommendations for any individual. There is no assurance that the views or strategies discussed are suitable for all investors or will yield positive outcomes. Investing involves risks including possible loss of principal. Any economic forecasts set forth may not develop as predicted and are subject to change.

Members' Voice Testimonials

This credit union is the best, I love the customer service and you can't beat the interest rates. I'm happy to be a member of this great credit union.

The branch manager introduced herself and was extremely helpful. She stated that if there is anything we ever need to please let her know. Very positive experience!

Greta was absolutely amazing - as always. She makes me and my parents feel valued and supported. We are forever grateful. [The Credit Union] has been hugely supportive over many years. And we feel known and cared for.

Long as I have been with the credit union, I haven't had any problems. I also like the protection on my account.

My overall experience at the credit union was exceptional. The staff was hospitable offering water, my service was timely and professional and the office was well lit and clean.

As a member for more than 40 years, i have always had great service from the USSFCU and know that they stand behind their great reputation.

A top rate Credit Union, [I'm] privileged to be part of! Thank you for all you do for our family! USSFCU Credit Union was able to resolve our financial situation - vehicle, personal loans, customer service/recommendations, within 6 months. We belonged to another credit union for over 20 years, with results not even close to comparison. We switched ...

Your people and products are amazing. The recent [online banking] overhaul is phenomenal. [I've] been electronic banking since Tele action phone banking - paying bills with my push button landline decades ago. USSFCU is light years ahead of everyone else in terms of ease of use and client experience!

I have been a member for more than 30 years. I no longer reside in the DC area but continue to bank with USSFCU because of the ease and the customer service.

I have been a member for over 50 years, and I have always gotten good service with loans, when I had to have service at a branch, and when I needed to have money sent to me from my savings account. The personnel have always been friendly and treated me with respect.

I especially appreciate being able to quickly speak with someone (not a robot) and that person has always been knowledgeable and helpful.

Excellent customer service streamlined and transparent process. The representatives are efficient, knowledgeable, and understanding of the type of loans offered by Credit Union.

The USSFCU behaves as a credit union ought to behave. The staff works with and for the members, not for a corporate board. Interest rates for a car loan, a home improvement loan, and a mortgage are low and terms are transparent.

Staff are courteous and friendly to work with. Very knowledgeable about services and products offered or available. Excellent follow-up with customers.

I have appreciated USSFCU services for many years since I left my work on Capitol Hill. I have appreciated the occasional webinars on purchasing a home or retirement planning.

I have been a member since 2006, and have always appreciated the customer service response to any concern or query. In addition, as I have traveled extensively, USSFCU has provided support and access.

I've had a credit union account for decades, even though I no longer work on Capitol Hill. I now have two accounts. I've been able to do all of our banking remotely, by app or by phone.

I have been a USSFCU member for almost 20 years. There is nowhere else I want my money to be. I always receive excellent service.

I deeply appreciate the stellar service, the proficiency, the professionalism, and the kindness. I am truly honored and grateful to bank with a financial institution that treats customers like family.

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