2017 Newsletter V3
On a beautiful, sunny afternoon this past June, over 300 members of the Credit Union gathered at Look Park to celebrate our historic milestone of 50 years. With the expert assistance of Tanya Costigan Events, UMassFive was able to successfully provide a day full of food and fun that members and staff in attendance won't soon forget.
We are very excited to welcome two wonderful new organizations to our list of SEGs here at UMassFive.
UMassFive would like to extend a warm welcome to our new UMass Men's Basketball Head Coach: Matt McCall.
Did you know that thousands of youth across Massachusetts go to sleep each night without a bed to call their own? An initiative called "A Bed for Every Child" established by the Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless is working to help decrease that number and increase student success by helping youth to get a good night's sleep. In collaboration with the Pioneer Valley Chapter of Credit Unions, UMassFive members and staff recently participated in a drive to collect funds for this program... Read More
Here at UMassFive we take your security very seriously. That is why we do everything we can to stay informed and up to date on the latest technology that keeps your accounts safe. Thieves have realized too, that with all of our technological advances in security, accessing your accounts is becoming increasingly difficult. This change has resulted in the rise of online scam artists - thieves that interact directly with their victims, and convince them to willingly transfer money. Whether under the pretense of romance, or a friend in their hour of need, here are some red flags to look out for and ways to protect yourself. Read More
It's a vicious cycle: Money is one of the greatest causes of stress, prolonged stress can lead to serious health issues, and health issues often result in yet more financial struggles.1 The clear connection between health and wealth is why it's so important to develop and maintain lifelong plans to manage both. Read More