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Financial Empowerment

Lives are improved when people have the knowledge and tools to make wise financial decisions. We're here to help with financial tips and tools along the way.
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Financial Empowerment

Understanding Credit Reports & Scores

You may think credit reports and scores don’t matter if you never want to borrow money, but you may not know that many people and businesses use these reports and scores.

Learn About Credit Scores

Dealing With Debt

When you owe someone money, you’re liable for paying the debt back and most of the time in the form of scheduled payments. Often you use money from your future income to make those payments.

How to Deal with Debt

Saving For The Unexpected, Emergencies & Goal

A powerful process for thinking through short and long-term financial futures and finding ways to turn dreams into reality.

Savings Plan Tool

Managing Your Income

Whether your income is regular and scheduled, or irregular and unpredictable, we can help you get a handle on the influx of funds that come into your household.

How to Manage Your Income

Community Involvement

Blog Posts

Protecting Yourself from Jugging

Jugging, a term heard more and more on the news, is a new trend in financial theft, and unfortunately is gaining prevalence in the Greater Houston Area.

So what is jugging?
Jugging is the term used to describe suspects who sit in the parking lots of financial institutions, watching as customers go in and out. Juggers choose their victims based on who they believe has just withdrawn cash, and then they look for an opportunity to burglarize them, following them to their next destination. If a customer leaves the bank and does not leave their money unattended in their vehicle most Juggers will go back to the bank to target another banking customer, however, some will confront the customer in an attempt to rob them by taking the money by force.

Protecting Yourself
Being aware of your surroundings is a simple way to protect yourself from jugging. Make note of vehicles backed into parking spaces with a clear view of the front door, ATM or drive-thru, or vehicles changing parking spaces. Conceal your money before leaving and never openly carry deposit bags, envelopes or coin boxes – be discreet. Never leave your valuables in your car, this is a welcome sign for thieves. Finally, if you feel like you’re being followed, call 911.


Texas Gourmet Market League City

On Saturday, December 18, Associated Credit Union of Texas will host the monthly Texas Gourmet Market at our League City Branch on the corner of 96 & Walker. The family-friendly, open-air Market is a celebration of food, family and community. Shop for stocking stuffers and take photos with Santa!
Learn More about the Texas Gourmet Market