Refinance with NorthStar!

If you have a loan with another financial institution, call the credit union today to see if we can help save you money by refinancing. We have all the products and services like the big banks, but our interest rates and fees are much lower… ultimately saving our members their hard earned money.  Call a… Read more »

Apr 1, 2011

Car Shopping?

Get a new car, just in time for spring!  Our rates are great, starting at just 2.99% APR* for new or pre-owned autos, which means you get a low payment you can afford! Are the rising gas prices getting you down?  Allegis can help you with those too!  Get up to a $100 gas card… Read more »

Apr 1, 2011

Hire Your Home!

Home Equity loans, despite their name, are not limited to expenses related to your home, but can be used for life’s larger expenses. Are you looking to remodel or renovate your house? Pay for a family member’s education? Take a well-deserved vacation? Planning a large purchase? No matter what it is, we have the Home… Read more »

Apr 1, 2011

Spring Clean Your Finances!

Think of the term “Spring Cleaning”. We all probably think of cleaning and organizing the house or the car, right?  We are putting a new spin on the term “Spring Cleaning”.  It is time to clean and organize your finances!  Organize by choosing the credit union for all your financial needs – we offer checking… Read more »

Apr 1, 2011

Win an iPad!

Here’s your chance… Every time you logon to “It’s Me 247” Mobile Banking during April and May you are entered for a chance to win one of two iPads.  Get the details at

Apr 1, 2011

Stay connected with It’s Me 247 Mobile Web Banking

Keep connected to your finances in the most convenient way – in the palm of your hand with Mobile Web Banking through It’s Me 247.  This option allows you to perform practically all the same tasks as our standard It’s Me 247 Online Banking, but formatted to fit the smaller screen of your mobile device. This… Read more »

Apr 1, 2011

The Durbin Amendment

What is an Interchange Fee?  It is the price merchants pay to use debit and credit card networks.  Every time you use your card a percentage of the purchase is paid to the network and the financial institution.  Financial institutions use these funds to pay for providing the service –the cards, the operations supporting the… Read more »

Mar 31, 2011

Postage Rate Change Coming in April

As you may have heard, the U.S. Postal Service is raising postage rates again this year, effective April 17.  So be prepared for a change in your postage costs on your April statements! According to their website ( this will be an annual occurrence from now on. Hint: This would be a perfect time to… Read more »

Mar 31, 2011

CU*BASE Release 11.0 Coming

CU*BASE Release 11.0 has been scheduled for Sunday, April 17, 2011, for online clients. Our partners will receive this Sunday, May 8 and self processors will receive this release on May 9 & 10. Open the Release Summary Revised Open the Training Schedule Memo to Security Officers: Menu Changes Memo to Self-Processors: File Changes… Read more »

Mar 30, 2011

April Deadlines in the Year-End Guide

With Tax Day just around the corner, your year-end tax-related duties are almost done! Refer to your copy of the Year-End Processing Guide for details. Online Credit Unions: Between April 15 and April 20 – verify and make last-minute modifications to contribution (5498) data in the IRA and HSA Balance files, in preparation for the… Read more »

Mar 28, 2011