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    PAGE 2: Get no payments for 90 days and up to $300 when you refinance your non-PECU auto loan with us!

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    “Capture My Heart” Mobile Deposit Promotion $100 Winner!


    We held the “Capture My Heart” promotion from February 7-14 to help celebrate Valentine’s Day and create member awareness for our mobile deposit service. Members making mobile deposits during that time period were asked to draw a heart on the items they were depositing through their mobile device. Marie N. Taylor (pictured left with PECU 42nd Street Branch Manager Marcos Gomez) won the random drawing for a $100 gift card! What about you? Are you making PECU deposits with your smartphone camera or mobile device? The process makes your deposits simple and fast. It also saves you time and gas. If you have questions about making a mobile deposit, or just want a friendly PECU employee to help guide you through your first mobile deposit, please call us at 512-474-1955 (or toll free 800-772-1955 outside Central Texas) and ask for a PECU Financial Services representative.



    Use it at the beach, at work, at home, at the store, and at a million places more. Our secure mobile app is a virtual branch you can carry in your pocket. Check balances, pay bills, transfer money, find ATMs, make camera phone deposits, and more—from the palm of your hand! On the right side of this article, use your smartphone to scan the code for the Apple or Android version of the free PECU mobile app. You can also download them from the Apple Store, Google Play Store and our website.

    Take PECU Wherever You Go With Our Mobile App




  • • no payments for 90 days • lower monthly payments

    Loan Amount Incentive $10,000 - $19,999 $100 $20,000 - $29,999 $150 $30,000 - $39,999 $200 $40,000 - $49,999 $250

    $50,000+ $300 800-772-1955

    non-peCU aUto loan & Get Up to $300!

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    You deserve a better auto loan with a lower monthly payment. PECU can help you make that hap- pen! We’ll also give you no pay- ments for 90 days, plus up to $300. What would you do with that extra money? Take a vacation? Do something special for your family? Pay off some debt? The possibili- ties are endless! Refinance your non-PECU car loan at PECU. We’ll give you a great rate and pay your title transfer fee. Apply online at any time, or stop by your favorite PECU branch. Now is a great time to refinance at PECU!

    All loans subject to credit approval. $10,000 minimum loan amount. Autos & trucks model year 2012 and newer are eligible. Up to $300 deposited in share account. Standard underwriting guidelines apply. Vehicles currently financed at PECU are not eligible.

    • Up to $300 Cash InCentIVe

    Rates as low as 1.89% APR*

    *Rates, terms & conditions subject to change. Contact PECU to verify your promotional rate.

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    It’s always a good time to compare your insurance rates. PECU offers a wide range of savings through TruStage on many insurance types including auto, life, home insurance, long-term care and AD&D. TruStage is the brand for the insurance products made available through the CMFG Life Insurance Company. CMFG Life has worked with credit unions for 75+ years. Many PECU members report they saved money with TruStage. Click the TruStage logo from our homepage. Get free quotes.

    Switch to a PECU MasterCard and save Every dollar counts. Keep more of them. Some competing credit card rates are at 21.99% APR or higher. PECU’s lowest APR is just 7.99%. Plus, PECU MasterCards have no annual fee, no cash advance fee, and no balance transfer fee. Click, call or come by to apply for a PECU MasterCard today.

    • no payments for 90 days • lower monthly payments


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    • Up to $300 Cash InCentIVe

    Here’s your new branch, Beaumont! We’re all moved in to our new branch in Beaumont! The beautiful new PECU branch is located just south of our old location. The new address is 4215 Eastex Freeway. Come by and see us! Try out our new ATM. Our new building is next to the new Kinsel auto group location. Christina Karl is the PECU branch manager. Have questions or need directions? Please call Christina at 409-892-3171. Don’t forget about our special free kids and teen account promotion. Stop by and get a free account for your child and/ or grandchild. Thank you very much for helping us grow!

    You may be able to save on your insurance

    April is National CU Youth Month. Get a free kids or teen account! April is National Credit Union Youth Month. To celebrate, PECU is offering a FREE kids or teen account for your child or grandchild all during April! The PECU Zoo Crew is for kids 12 and under. Club Bling is our teen account for those 13-18 years old. Both accounts earn interest and have no monthly fee and no minimum balance. It normally takes just a $10 deposit to open either type of account. During April, PECU will put the first $10 in new Zoo Crew and Club Bling accounts! The accounts need to be opened by a parent or grandparent that is already a PECU member. New PECU Zoo Crew kids account members get a free animal prize bag and a free pass to the Austin Zoo. New Club Bling members all get a savings account. Parents and teens can then decide if they want to add more features such as a co-signed checking account, debit card and credit card. PECU also has free Apple and Android mobile apps.

    Free really means free when you choose PECU Free Checking. There are no fees, no minimum balance requirements, no service charges, no usage requirements, and no required tie-ins to other products. In addition, you get a free debit card, free e-Bill Pay and nearly 350 free Central Texas ATMs. If your big bank checking account is full of fees, switch to PECU Free!

    Save with PECU Free Checking

  • MAIN OFFICE 306 East 10th Street P.O. Box 2205 Austin, Texas 78768-2205 Phone: 512-474-1955 Fax: 512-474-2731 E-mail: Lobby Hours: Monday thru Friday 9 am - 5 pm Drive-Up Hours: Monday thru Friday 7 am - 6 pm Saturday 9 am - 1 pm CENTRAL OFFICE 1200 West 42nd Street Austin, Texas 78756 Lobby Hours: Monday thru Friday 9 am - 6 pm Saturday 9 am - 1 pm Drive-Up Hours: Monday thru Friday 7 am - 6 pm Saturday 9 am - 1 pm

    WALNUT CREEK OFFICE 8013 Centre Park Drive Austin, Texas 78754 Lobby Hours: Monday thru Friday 9 am - 6 pm Drive-Up Hours: Monday thru Friday 7 am - 6 pm Saturday 9 am - 1 pm OAK HILL OFFICE 5838 Highway 290 West Austin, Texas 78735 Drive-Up Facility Only Drive-Up Hours: Monday thru Friday 7 am - 6 pm Saturday 9 am - 1 pm ROUND ROCK OFFICE 15800 RM 620 North (Near intersection of 620 N & Cornerwood) Austin, Texas 78717 Lobby Hours: Monday thru Friday 9 am - 6 pm Saturday 9 am - 1 pm Drive-Up Hours: Monday thru Friday 7 am - 6 pm Saturday 9 am - 1 pm

    BEAUMONT OFFICE 4215 Eastex Freeway Beaumont, Texas 77706 Phone: 409-892-3171 Fax: 409-892-7763 Lobby Hours: Monday thru Thursday 9 am - 5 pm Friday 9 am - 6 pm Drive-up Hours: Monday thru Friday 8 am - 6 pm


    Hilton Head Island, South Carolina Hilton Head Island, or simply Hilton Head is a popular vacation destination located in the state of South Carolina. The island is named after Captain William Hilton, who in 1663 identified a headland near the entrance to Port Royal Sound, which he named after himself. The Town of Hilton Head Island incorporated as a municipality in 1983. Hilton Head is known for Atlantic Ocean beaches and golf courses. The Harbour Town Lighthouse and Museum marks the southwest tip. The Coastal Discovery Museum features heritage buildings, trees and themed gardens. Between the island and mainland, the Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge salt marsh hosts deer, alligators and birds. When visiting the Hilton Head and Savannah area, you can do your PECU business at Savannah Schools FCU, Georgia Heritage FCU, and Geovista CU. It’s called shared branching. Just show your ID and know your PECU account number. In fact, there are 5,000+ worldwide shared branches where you can do your PECU transactions just like you are at your favorite PECU branch. Click the top left corner of the homepage of the PECU website to search and choose exact shared branch locations.



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    Upon request, members are entitled to review or receive a copy of the following credit union documents: Balance Sheet & Income Statement; summary of the most recent audit; written Board policy regarding access to the articles of incorporation, bylaws, rules, guidelines and Board policies; Internal Revenue Service Form 990. If you have questions, please contact PECU Financial Services at 512-474- 1955 in Centra