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Banking with a higher purpose

January 20th, 2014 marked an exciting day for credit unions across Ontario.

Together, 35 institutions across the province have launched the Ontario Credit Union Awareness campaign in an effort to spread the word on the benefits of belonging to a credit union. Better rates, better advice, and better service are just a few. Built on the principles of cooperative banking, the Credit Unions of Ontario believe in banking with a higher purpose—profits that are returned to members and the communities they live in.

Check out the Credit Unions of Ontario website at www.cooperativebanking.ca and discover the powerful difference.

You can also view one of the campaign commercials by clicking here.

Helping you Save

Have you heard? We’ve recently decreased our personal account package fees by 25%. This means that starting in February you can get our Real Value Basic package for $6.50/month or our Real Value Unlimited package for $11.50/month.

In addition, if you arrange to have your payroll deposited into your MCU account you can get our Real Value Basic package FREE for 3 months. Now that’s saving!

You go Bro!

Momentum’s own VP of Finance and Administration, Brian Martin, has become an official “Mo Bro” for the month of November. Along with thousands of people around the world, he is participating in Movember 2013 which means he will be growing a grand moustache over the course of the month while raising funds to combat prostate and testicular cancer.

Keep an eye on our blog for an updated photo of his progress in the coming weeks. If you are interested in donating to his cause, please click here to visit his personal donation page


Oakville United Way

On October 8th one of our staff members, Beth Marjanovich (right), attended the United Way’s Workplace Volunteer Networking Event in Oakville.

Funding for United Way Oakville comes primarily from their Workplace campaigns which support positive community initiatives like creating opportunities for children and youth, supporting people from poverty to possibility, and helping build healthy communities.

A big thank you goes to Beth for supporting such a great cause!

Squirrel it Away and watch it grow!

Momentum wants to help you save! Whether you’re stashing your cash for that long awaited vacation, a new car, or even for the upcoming Christmas season, we want to help you get there with a savings plan designed specific to your needs.

If you choose to open up a new pre-authorized transfer plan for any amount, you will automatically be entered into a monthly draw for $50. Set up your transfer from your payroll, pension, government deposits, or even another account and watch it grow!

Already have a lump sum you want to put away for a rainy day? No problem—we are also offering a 3 year special rate GIC and don’t forget you can always take advantage of our registered products that can be claimed on your income tax.

Call or visit a branch today to start saving!

Supporting Hamilton Food Share

Momentum Credit Union is currently supporting Hamilton Food Share’s initiative for hunger relief in the community by selling wristbands for $2. Until September 30th, you can purchase your orange wristband at the King St and Mohawk Rd E branches to help raise awareness and support this great cause.

For every $1 donated, Hamilton Food Share raises $5 worth of food so your $2 contribution goes a long way!

For more information on Hamilton Food Share and how you can help reduce hunger in our community, visit http://www.hamiltonfoodshare.org/.