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Summertime Treat!
Ice Cream Cone

Treat your friends and family to the benefits
of credit union membership! Then treat
yourself to something sweet from LVECU.

Refer an educational co-worker or family
member to LVECU and you’ll both receive a

$5 Gift Card
to Rita’s™ Italian Ice or Ice Cream World™!*

LVECU Members are treated to:

• Free Checking • Free Homebanking
• Free Bill Pay • Free Coin Counting
• Free Direct Deposit or Payroll Deduction
• 55,000 Nationwide Surcharge-Free
ATMs with Allpoint**
Including: Target®, Dunkin’ Donuts®,
Wawa®, Sunoco®, A-Plus®, Hess®, 7-Eleven®,
Walgreens® CVS® & more!
Click here for printable referral forms.
Hurry Offer Ends July 31, 2013!
*Eligibility requirements apply. Current members can complete the referral form and give to an eligible educational co-worker or family member. When the new member brings in the referral form and joins LVECU, you’ll both receive either a $5 Rita’s™ or Ice Cream World™ Gift Card. Referring member will choose the Gift Card and the current member will receive the same Gift Card through the mail. Must be new member/new social security number, second accounts not eligible. LVECU employees, board members and volunteers not eligible to receive G.C. **Look for the Allpoint logo to ensure your transaction will be surcharge-free. Not every retail location has an Allpoint surcharge-free ATM inside.  

Read to Succeed Summer Reading ProgramRead to Succeed Summer Reading Program

Watch your mail for details about our “Read to Succeed” Summer Reading Program.
You could receive a $5 or $10 gift card to Barnes & Noble® Book Store!

Open to school-age LVECU members (ages 5-17).

National Credit Union Youth Week

National Credit Union Youth WeekThis year’s National Credit Union Youth Week was celebrated in April with the theme “Savings Sleuth – ‘Stache Your Cash at the Credit Union”. We had more than 250 youth members who deposited a total of over $44,000. Kirby members received double Kirby Credits and all were able to complete activity pages to receive a free gift. Giveaways at each office included Stick-on Mustaches and Mustache Lollipops.

We also gave away 3 ‘Grand Prizes’. Congratulations to: Brooklyn Henne who won a Gift Pack including a Blues Clues DVD Set, I Spy Game, Clue, Jr. Game and a Magnifying Glass; Dylan Weber who won a Gift Pack including a Clue Board Game, Spy Gear and a Fingerprint Kit, and Jena Fowler who won a Gift Pack which included over $40 in Gift Cards!

Keep Credit Intact: Dispute Credit Report Errors

An error on your credit report can cost you more than just the time it’ll take to correct it. That error also could result in a lower credit score, which could mean you’ll pay higher interest rates on loans or be denied outright. Getting slapped with an undeserved high-interest rate happens to about 5% of consumers who have credit report errors, according to New York

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Member Benefits

Dorney Park

Discount Dorney Park tickets are available at both offices, or may be purchased online with promo code: LVECU2013.

  • Regular – $36.00 (Anyone 48" or taller in shoes – Regular Gate Price $49.99)
  • Jr/Sr – $27.00 (Anyone age 3 or older, under 48" tall in shoes or anyone age 62 or older – Regular Jr/Sr Price $29.99)


Camelbeach Print-at-Home Program – Order tickets online to receive a $2.00 discount off the “General Waterpark” admission price only (48" – age 64).


Movie Tickets

Discount movie tickets for Carmike and AMC are available at both offices. Not valid on special engagements or some 3D movies, some restrictions apply.

  • Carmike – $7.50
  • AMC – $6.50

For a complete list of member benefits, click here.


Shred DayShred Day

Our Annual Shred Day was held on Saturday, June 1st from 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. We collected 5.25 tons of paper to recycle for our members. Start your pile of unwanted paperwork now and check the newsletter in early 2014 for the next Annual Shred Day!

Enterprise Sells CarsEnterprise Sells Cars

Our annual Enterprise Car Sale was held at the main office on May 31st and June 1st. Members who took a test drive received a $20 gas card, and members who purchased during the 2 day event got to play “pinko” to win a prize! If you’re in the market for a quality pre-owned car or truck, talk to a MSR and experience the easy one-stop shopping that only Enterprise and LVECU can provide!

Don’t Tax my Credit Union!

Credit unions promote the economic well being of their members, especially those of modest means, through a system that is member-owned, volunteer-directed and not-for-profit.

The credit union mission has always been to ensure secure financial choices at lower costs for their members. That’s why credit unions offer financial products that provide better returns on savings, reduced rates on loans and lower or no fees on services.

Unfortunately, the big banks and some in Congress want to raise taxes and impose new fees on 96 million credit union members who represent 40% of all Americans, yet represent only 6% of the assets in financial institutions. And, they want to do this despite the fact that credit unions are not-for-profit and meeting their core mission every day.

That’s wrong! It will imperil the credit union movement that so many have come to depend on for real financial choice.

Don’t let Congress raise taxes on 96 million credit union members. Don’t let Congress eliminate real financial choice. Don’t let Congress destroy our credit unions.

To see how you can help, click here.

Who Goes First? For Couples, Retirement Is All About TimingWho Goes First? For Couples, Retirement Is All About Timing

Most of us assume we’ll retire at some point. The important question is when, and the answer can be different for everyone—even spouses.

Sure, some couples plan to retire together, but other times it makes more sense to stagger retirement dates. Having one spouse work longer often can help maximize retirement income or preserve health insurance. Other times retirement has less to do with finances and more to do with personal satisfaction. One spouse may be tired of the daily grind while the other still has career goals to accomplish.

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