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USC Credit Union is a not-for-profit cooperative founded to fuel members’ financial dreams and enhance the quality of life in the communities we serve. Our mission is to provide affordable products and services, financial guidance, and the resources to support our communities’ economic well-being and generational wealth building.
Not for profit. For people.
We’re proud to be a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), one of just 350 CDFI-certified credit unions in the nation. We’re also the only Los Angeles-based credit union with a Juntos Avanzamos designation for our commitment to serving and empowering Latino consumers.
Not for profit. For people.
We’re working to expand economic opportunity in our neighboring communities. How? By making it easy for local residents to find affordable financial products and services. By providing free financial resources and workshops, we’re committed to building financial equity in the communities we serve.
Don’t Sweat the Scams this Summer
Amidst all the sunshine and fun summer brings, scammers will try to rain on our parade. Stay ahead and shield your accounts with these 5 common summer scams to look out for!
The Top 4 Best Ways to Pay for College – How to Fill the Funding Gap
Let’s face it – no one is accepted to college and thinks, “I can’t wait to pay my tuition bill!” College is a big investment, which is why it’s important to know your options, plan ahead, and choose wisely when paying for it. Remember: filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is the first step to securing any financial aid! Follow the “free, cheap, gap” method to responsibly pay for college, and set yourself for a strong financial future down the road.
Home Loan Advice
How much down payment is normally required to buy a home?For many people, buying a home is one of the most significant financial decisions they will make in their lifetime. One of the key considerations in this process is the down payment, which is the amount of cash that a buyer pays upfront toward the purchase price. While the amount of the down payment required can vary depending on several factors, it is an essential component of the home-buying process.
Why Do Credit Unions Have Better Rates?
There’s a reason more than 130 million people belong to a credit union. Individuals choose credit unions over traditional banks for higher dividend rates, minimal account fees, and lower interest rates on loan products. But how can a small army of 5,000+ federally insured credit unions offer these benefits and a host of other financial benefits to everyday consumers?
Understanding Financial Aid Award Letters
You’ve received your college acceptance letters – congratulations! If you’ve been accepted to multiple schools, one of the biggest determining factors for your final choice may be the out of pocket cost for each option. Along with your acceptance letters, you should receive an award letter outlining the financial aid for which you are eligible at each college. Here are some important definitions you should know.
What is the difference between a credit union and a bank?
When it comes to managing your finances, you have several options available to you, including banks and credit unions. While both offer similar financial products and services, there are some key differences between the two that can affect your decision about which one to choose.
5 Pinch-Proof Tips to Prevent Scams & Fraud
Don't let scams and fraud catch you off guard this St. Patrick's Day. Protect your identity and money with these 5 pinch-proof tips!
Free Auto Buying eBook
This eBook will give you everything you need to know before buying a car. Learn how to be a savvy car shopper so you don’t get taken for a ride. We’ll arm you with knowledge of financing, interest rates, terms, and more. Be prepared, so you can drive off the lot with confidence.
Home Loan Advice
‘Pre-qualified’ and ‘pre-approved’ for a loan – what’s the difference?
As a home buyer, knowing the difference between being pre-qualified and pre-approved is an important step in the mortgage process. Making your decision on which one to choose starts with understanding the definition of each of those terms.
Protecting What You Value
If the unexpected happens, you don’t want to be compounded by financial worry. With Debt Protection, you may cancel your loan balance or payments in the event of involuntary unemployment, disability, or death.
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