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  • Mortgage Services

    Making Home Ownership Happen

    When Bartosz and Kamila S came to Galveston from Poland more than 10 years ago, a friend took them to UFCU. Since then, they’ve partnered with UFCU to purchase their first car and their first home. New to the country as well as the ins and outs of home-buying, UFCU helped them make it happen.

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  • Auto Loans

    Big Savings and Great Service

    Lameka M was very excited to have directly benefitted from the Wheels 101 seminar. She saved $12,000 when she bought her new car and got an unbeatable interest rate. For her, it was an amazing experience.

     

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  • Member Service

    Building a Better Planet

    Consulate W is a proud participant in the first cohort of UFCU Scholars at UT. A world traveler and a budding sustainability champion, she is doing great things.

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  • Member Service

    Designing the Perfect Financial Fit

    When Miranda B landed her first job at age 15, she turned to UFCU for her first checking account. College and career took her hundreds of miles away. But eventually, Miranda made her way back to Austin and turned to a UFCU Small Business Loan to launch her apparel business here.

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  • Auto Loans

    From Archeologist to Storyist

    Emily C began her UFCU journey in 1976 with a modest loan for a used VW bug that would put her on the road from Austin to Dallas to help with a family emergency. Since then, she’s traveled great distances, as not only an archeologist, but also as a journalist, playwright, screenwriter and magazine editor. She uses the term “storyist” to cover the range of her published work.

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  • Member Service

    Exploring the Wonders of Central Texas

    Christopher and Leslie moved to Austin after Hurricane Katrina in 2005, and have been in Austin ever since. Christopher is an environmental scientist specializing in Central Texas cave species. He and his partner Leslie love to explore the outdoors, Central Texas cave preserves, and the Austin music scene. You might even catch Christopher playing live music with his British power pop band, The New Way.

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  • Convenience

    Education, Connection, and Community

    Nora C joined UFCU when she was an employee and student at the University of Texas at Austin™ in 1968. Still a Member 50 years later, Nora is an educator on the Austin Community College Board of Trustees and a founder of Las Comadres Para Las Americas. She describes herself as curious person who loves to learn, and does as much as she can to improve connections across our communities.

     

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  • Mortgage Services

    Respect and Security — Every Time

    Both veterans of the US Air Force, Joseph and Kamille were among our first Members to close on a UFCU VA home loan. With help from Mortgage Loan Officer Armando G, they’ve settled into a great house and now spend as much time as possible outdoors and unplugged, target shooting, hiking, or kayaking on the river as a family.

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  • Member Service

    Contributing, with Gratitude and Grace

    Katherine S founded the Technical Communications program at Austin Community College® (ACC), which is still going strong today. She’s a teacher, an administrator, a published author, a world traveler, and a UFCU Member. We’re proud of Katherine’s contributions to our local community and the world over.

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  • Member Service

    Caring About Community

    Apollo B is a new dad who works in the banking industry. His team of UFCU representatives has helped him improve his credit and get his first auto loan, credit card, and home loan. He’s on his way to financial success.

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