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2014

74th Annual Membership Meeting Held

The 74th Valley Isle Community Federal Credit Union’s Annual Membership Meeting was held on April 6, 2014. Three hundred and two Members enjoyed the ono Chinese buffet in Maui Beach Hotel’s Rainbow room.

Sixth Annual Lahaina Luncheon!

We are excited to announce the Sixth Annual Valley Isle Community FCU Lahaina Luncheon. It’s a great opportunity for all of you to come together, to hear reports on the state of the credit union, make comments, suggestions, and to ask questions about services and policy.

Privacy Notice

Valley Isle Community Federal Credit Union, (VICFCU), your member-owned financial institution, is committed to providing you with competitive products and services to meet your financial needs and help you reach your goals. We are equally committed to protecting the privacy of our members. Under federal law, we are required to give you this annual privacy notice.

Valley Isle Community FCU Announcements

Valley Isle Credit Union is proud to announce our newest team members and employee promotions.

Helping Maui Residents through VITA

Valley Isle Community FCU is proud to announce our 6th consecutive year in support of the (VITA) Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program.

Get Clicking

Home-banking just got better for Valley Isle Community Credit Cardholders! Now you can have secure, online access to your Valley Isle Community Credit Card from home or work, anytime you want.

Credit Unions Best Source of Free Checking: Bankrate.

A recent survey conducted by Bankrate.com showed that Credit Unions are the best source for Free Checking. The survey which took place earlier this year questioned top banks and Credit Union about their checking account offerings.

Have You Heard About Regulation D?

If you’ve been a member of a credit union or a bank customer for any length of time, you have probably heard the term ‘REG D” Some of you may have even been contacted by someone from the staff here at VICFCU explaining that you have exceeded the “REG D” limit. So what exactly is REG D and how does this federal regulation affect you?

Annual Meeting 2014
Save the Date: April 6, 2014

As a member/owner, your views are important to us. So please accept our invitation to come together and celebrate our strength by attending our annual meeting.

Credit Card Conversion

We’re excited to tell you about the latest news coming in March 2014 — Your VICFCU Visa Credit Card is getting a complete makeover.

Got Credit? We Have a Loan for You!

If you need a loan, your timing is perfect. Interest rates are at historically low levels. That means if you need to replace the carpeting you installed during the Clinton administration, get a new roof over your head before winter winds rearrange it, or take the plunge to add another bathroom, we have a home improvement loan for you.

Personal Loan Special

Valley Isle Community Federal Credit Union is now offering personal loans up to $5,000.00 with APR* as low as 4.50% with Automatic Payments!

VICFCU in the Community

The Valley Isle Community FCU could not be more thankful for our wonderful members and amazing staff!

Tips from IRS This Tax Season

Be sure to protect yourself against ID theft and other scams during tax filing season. Scammers attempt to use the name or logo of the IRS to obtain your personal information. To keep your information safe, follow these simple guidelines.

2013

Fifth Annual Lahaina Luncheon a Success!

On August 17, 2013, nearly 75 of our members enjoyed a delicious lunch from No Kai Oi at our 5th annual Lahaina luncheon

Important Notice to Members

Valley Isle Community Federal Credit Union takes your privacy seriously. For your protection, we will not give out balances, account numbers, or any information regarding your account over the phone.

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VICFCU in the Community

We would like to thank you for making the 2013 School Supply Drive a success! During the summer months, Valley Isle Community Federal Credit Union held a School Supply Drive for the Keiki of Maui.

VICFCU Staff Promotions

As VICFCU continues to grow, we feel very fortunate to have experienced, knowledgeable and dedicated staff to promote to positions with increased duties and responsibilities, which supports VICFCU’s growth.

Personal Loan Special

Valley Isle Community Federal Credit Union is now offering personal loans up to $5,000.00 with APR* as low as 4.50% with Automatic Payments!

Payday Loans...Not as Good as You Think

"Cash Advance", "Check Advance", and "Post-Dated Check Loans" all characteristically fall under "Payday Loans". Inviting as it might seem to receive a close to seamless chunk of money with no credit or bad credit, we wish to strongly urge you to avoid these open doors to high speed cash in hand.

Nerd Wallet's Gen Y Credit Union Contest

Read our commencement speech, written as part of our submission to NerdWallet's Gen Y Credit Union Contest. #GenYCreditUnion

73rd Annual Membership Meeting Held

The 73rd Valley Isle Community Federal Credit Union’s Annual Membership Meeting was held on April 7, 2013.

Fifth Annual Lahaina Luncheon!

We are excited to announce the Fifth Annual Valley Isle Community FCU Lahaina Luncheon.

Privacy Notice

Valley Isle Community Federal Credit Union, (VICFCU), your member-owned financial institution, is committed to providing you with competitive products and services to meet your financial needs and help you reach your goals. We are equally committed to protecting the privacy of our members. Under federal law, we are required to give you this annual privacy notice.

New Faces At The Credit Union

Valley Isle Community Federal Credit Union added three new Member Service Representative’s to its staff. Joseph Mendoza, Keoni Mawae, and Kris Reymundo recently joined VICFCU. Be sure to stop by and say hi to our new MSRs and welcome them to our credit union ohana!

Mahalo Nala!

While we’re just poking fun about the date when Nala began his career at HC&S FCU on this ancient scroll, it truly has been a long tenure for a special person.

Verification of Members' Accounts by Supervisory Committee

The Supervisory Committee of the Valley Isle Community Federal Credit Union conducts periodic examinations of your accounts and such an examination is now being done.

Helping Maui Residents through VITA

During these hard economic times, many taxpayers benefited from free help with their tax returns.

New Product Promotion a Success!

Last quarter, Valley Isle CFCU wanted to grow and have some fun doing it! And you helped!

Mobile Money — Easy, Fast, Secure

Mobile Money is a secure, convenient way to access your credit union accounts anytime, anywhere using your mobile device.

Protect Yourself Agaist Identity Theft

If you have ever had your wallet go missing, you know the< sense of stomach-turning panic that ensues. But there’s an even more insidious danger to your well-being: Identity theft.

2013 Annual Meeting. Save The Date: April 7

The entire credit union benefits when members participate, which is why we’re inviting each and every member to attend this year’s annual meeting.

VICFCU Keiki Club — Little Savers become Big Savers

At Valley Isle Community FCU, we think our kids are pretty special! That’s why we have created our kids club just for our members age 10 and under.

A Note of Appriciation

We can’t close the book on another successful year without giving credit where it’s due: to you our member/owner. Thank you for choosing the credit union as your financial institution!

Tips From IRS This Tax Season

Be sure to protect yourself against ID theft and other scams during tax filing season. Scammers attempt to use the name or logo of the IRS to obtain your personal information.

VICFCU In The Community

In conjunction with Mayor Arakawa proclaiming October 18th International Credit Union Day in the County of Maui, Valley Isle Community FCU teamed up with other credit unions on Maui, and converged on the new Keopuolani playground.

We've Got The Key To Your New Ride

Whether you are just starting to browse auto dealer sites and the classifieds or are out there kicking the tires, we have the key to your new ride.

2012

2012 Annual Meeting

Valley Isle Community FCU's 72nd annual meeting is just around the corner,and we hope you can join us.

VICFCU In the Community

Valley Isle Community FCU participated in the Four Seasons Day of Hope Fun Run and the Keopuolani Clean Up to help make a difference in our community!

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Just in time for the holidays...

The Favorite Recipes of Valley Isle Community Federal Credit Union Cook Book is finally here! Priced at $15.00, all net proceeds from the sales of the cook book will be used to help feed the hungry. Please stop by one of our three branches to pick up a cook book.

Why Throw Away Your Money? Save with Sprint!

Join the 800,000 credit union members nationwide that are already saving over $53 million on their wireless plans! Valley Isle Community FCU is pleased to bring our members these major savings through the Sprint Credit Union Member Discount Plan.

Tax Time Again!

Good news for procrastinators! Because of the weekend, there are two extra days to file taxes in 2012. You must submit your 2011 tax forms electronically or have them postmarked by Tuesday, April 17, 2012.

Stay Safe While Shopping Online This Year

Cybercriminals are always looking for victims, but even more during the holiday season. Don't become a victim. Your credit union wants you to be able to safely shop online this holiday season.

Mahalo VICFCU Members!

As 2011 comes to an end, your credit union wants to "Thank You" for your membership and for using your credit union to meet your financial needs!

Valley Isle Community FCU Helping Maui Residents through VITA

For our sixth consecutive year, Valley Isle Community FCU partnered with the Aloha United Way to provide Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) to the residents of Maui.

VIC FCU Supports Our Community Hospital

Join Valley Isle Community FCU during the entire month of April, while we support the Maui Memorial Medical Center Foundation.

Say Hello to the Sprint Credit Union Member Discount

If you're looking to save with a #1 wireless company, then it might be time to say hello to the Sprint Credit Union Member Discount from Invest in America!

What Is Reg D?

If you've been a member of a credit union or a bank customer for any length of time, you have probably heard the term 'REG D". Some of you may have even been contacted by someone from the staff here at VICFCU explaining that you have exceeded the "REG D" limit. So what exactly is REG D and how does this federal regulation affect you?

The 4 M's to Teach Your Kids to Save

Teaching your kids how to save for the future is one of the most valuable giᴀs you can give them. ἀey'll not only learn the lessons a regular discipline can provide, but also benefit from the funds that accumulate.

2011

71st Annual Membership Meeting Held

The 71st Valley Isle Community Federal Credit Union's Annual Membership Meeting was held on April 3, 2011.

Debit Card Fraud!

You may recall that several months ago, we told you about a heavy volume of debit card fraud occurring outside the United States.

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Third Annual Lahaina Luncheon!

We are excited to announce the third annual Valley Isle Community FCU Lahaina Luncheon. It's a great opportunity for all of you to come together, to hear reports on the state of the credit union, make comment

Bigger and Better! Valley Isle Community FCU Expands to Wailuku

Great news!! The board of directors of both the Kulia Ohana FCU and the Valley Isle Community FCU unanimously agreed to merge the KOFCU into VICFCU.

Privacy Notice

Valley Isle Community Federal Credit Union, (VICFCU), your member-owned financial institution, is committed to providing you with competitive products and services to meet your financial needs and help you reach your goals. We are equally committed to protecting the privacy of our members. Under federal law, we are required to give you this annual privacy notice.

Free Bill Pay

Save time and worry with our Free* online Bill Pay service. No more checks, no more stamps, no more trips to the post office. Come in and set it up today!

*If you perform at least one online bill payment, your monthly fee will be waived for that month. If no online bill payments are made, you will be charged the normal $2.99 fee per month.

Valley Isle CFCU in the Community!

The Christmas Dreams Program and Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program were a success.

Verification of Members' Accounts by Supervisory Committee

Please check your VICFCU statement as of 3/31/11. If the fguresDO NOT AGREE with your records, please report the differences immediately to the Supervisory Committee.

Hot Water, Cool Rates!

Did you know that water heating costs account for the majority of the average residential electricity bill (in a non-air conditioned home), but most homes don't have a solar heating system installed.

Win a Free VICFCU T-Shirt

Back by popular demand. Just correctly answer questions to be entered into a drawing to win a cool Valley Isle Community FCU T-shirt!

You and Your Credit Score

If you're out of school, you probably thought report cards could be left behind along with your gym shoes and locker combination. Not so, at least with respect to your use of credit.

Come One, Come All: It's VICFCU's 71st Annual Meeting

Calling all members: It's time for Valley Isle Community FCU's annual meeting and your chance to be in the know. You can review the credit union's progress and achievements over the past year and learn the results of the Board of Directors' election.

Keopuolani Clean Up

In conjunction with International Credit Union Day, Valley Isle Community FCU teamed up with other credit unions on Maui, and converged on the new Keopuolani playground.

Your Shares are Safe & Your Credit Union is Solid!

We are proud to say that VICFCU, through responsible lending practices and prudent spending, stands secure and is in no way, shape or form dependent on government assistance.

Win a Free VICFCU T-Shirt

Back by popular demand. Just correctly answer questions to be entered into a drawing to win a cool Valley Isle Community FCU T-shirt!

Mahalo!

As we say goodbye to 2010, it's an ideal time to remember to express our appreciation to you, our valued member-owner, for your loyalty and support during these tumultuous economic times.

2010

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance

Every year, we see members who cannot afford to pay for tax preparation. For the 4th year in a row, your Valley Isle CFCU helped do something about it.

Keiki ID

The Valley Isle Community FCU is dedicated to safety in our community. This past summer, VICFCU teamed up with other credit unions on Maui and the Maui Fire Department to provide free Keiki IDs at Queen Kaahumanu Shopping Center.

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Announcing Mobile Money

Secure, convenient, anytime access to your accounts.
Mobile Money is a secure, convenient way to access your bank accounts anytime, anywhere, using your mobile device.

Tranblocker

What is it and why are debit card purchases originated from a foreign country blocked?
Tranblocker is a web-based tool that most banks and credit unions utilize to block potential fraud in real time.

Loan Modification Scams — 6 Things You Should Know

It's a growing problem across the country: Homeowners facing foreclosure are losing their money — and their homes — to loan modification scams. Information is your best defense. If you see the signs of a scam and know the facts, you can protect yourself.

70TH Annual Membership Meeting Held

Our annual meeting was held on March 21st. 269 members attended, ejoyed the ono Chinese buffet and elected officers.

Free Bill Pay

Save time and worry with our Free online Bill Pay service. No more checks, stamps or trips to the post office.

Privacy Notice

Valley Isle Community Federal Credit Union, (VICFCU), your member owned financial institution, is committed to providing you with competitive products and services to meet your financial needs and help you reach your goals. We are equally committed to protecting the privacy of our members.

Second Annual Lahaina Luncheon!

We are excited to announce the second annual Valley Isle Community FCU Lahaina Luncheon to be held on Saturday, August 28, 2010. Mark your calendars and join us for a delicious lunch, fellowship and prizes.

Lahaina VICFCU's Grand Opening!

On Saturday, March 6, 2010 we celebrated the Grand Opening of our new Lahaina Branch location!

Christmas Dreams Program a Success Again!

Hunger never takes a holiday. Thank you so much to all of you who generously contributed to our holiday food drive.

Don't Get Suckered by Ponzi Promises

Despite the high-profile case in which Bernard Madoff bilked a spectacular $50 billion from investors, don't expect the curtain to close anytime soon on Ponzi schemes.

We're on the 'Book!

Check us out on Facebook! Get the latest updates, events and other great information online, instantly!

CU at VICFCU's 70th Annual Meeting!

Join your fellow members at VICFCU's Annual Meeting. It's your chance to visit with the staff and board, provide feedback and find out what's on tap for the upcoming year.

New Lahaina Location!

We are moving to a new location in early 2010 to better serve the west side!

VICFCU In the Community — Day of Hope

Valley Isle Community FCU participated in the Four Seasons Day of Hope Fun Run on November 7, 2009. Through your generous donations we raised nearly $1,500!

VICFCU In the Community — Keopuolani Clean Up

In conjunction with International Credit Union Day, Valley Isle Community FCU teamed up with other credit unions on Maui, and converged on the new Keopuolani playground.

Thank You For Being a a Credit Union Member

A Big Mahalo! We hope that when you stop by the credit union to make a deposit or to apply for a loan you'll always hear a "thank you" from the staff member working with you.

2009

Happy Credit Union Day 2009

Join us Oct. 15 to celebrate International Credit Union Day with this year's theme "Your Money, Your Choice, Your Credit Union."

Now Get Your Credit Union Auto Financing Right at the Dealership!

VICFCU can approve your new or used auto loan while you are at the dealership, and without visiting your credit union branch.

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The Pink CD!

The Valley Isle Community FCU, in conjunction with the Maui Memorial Medical Center and other credit unions on Maui, will be doing our part to raise awareness about breast cancer. During October, VICU will be selling the Pink CD at a discounted price.

Credit Card Accountability, Responsibility and Disclosure Act of 2009

The U.S. Congress passed The Credit Card Accountability, Responsibility and Disclosure Act of 2009 effective August 20, 2009. The Valley Isle Community FCU has made the necessary changes to comply with this Act.

Win a Free VICFCU T-Shirt!

Back by popular demand. Just correctly answer questions to be entered into a drawing to win a cool Valley Isle Community FCU T-shirt!

Welcome Greg

Greg A Pick recently joint our credit union family as our new controller. Please be sure to help us welcome the newest member of our team.

69th Annual Membership Meeting Held

The 69th Valley Isle Community Federal Credit Union’s Annual Membership Meeting was held on March 29, 2009. Two hundred fifty-three members enjoyed the Ono Chinese buffet in Maui Beach Hotel’s Rainbow room.

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance a Rousing Success

Valley Isle Community FCU partnered with the Aloha United Way to provide volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) to the residents of Maui.

Privacy Disclosure

Valley Isle Community Federal Credit Union, (VICFCU), your member owned financial institution, is committed to providing you with competitive products and services to meet your financial needs and help you reach your goals. We are equally committed to protecting the privacy of our members.

First Annual Lahaina Luncheon

After a successful merger with Lahaina FCU, we are excited to announce the first annual Valley Isle Community FCU Lahaina Luncheon.It's a great opportunity for all of you to come together, to hear reports on the state of the credit union, make comments, suggestions, and to ask questions about service sand policy.

Christmas Dreams Program a Success Again

Hunger never takes a holiday. Thank you so much to all of you who generously contributed to our holiday food drive. Together, we collected nearly 300 pounds of food, that will stay right hereon Maui. Ending hunger is not a dream. It’s a possibility thanks to your kindness.

New Scam Hits Members

Fraudsters take advantage of innocent people every day through mail, phone and internet scams. And now another twist — text message scams.

Convenient and Safe Night Deposits

Don't leave deposits sitting in your car or take the chance of misplacing them. Make deposits after hours or on the weekends through our convenient night depository.

It's Possible With a Low-Rate Mortgage or HELOC from VICFCU

Whether you want to buy a new home or refinance your current mortgage, we make the process a breeze.

Already own a home? With our very competitive 3.99% APR*, now is a great time to apply for a Home Equity Line of Credit at VICFCU.

To get started today or to learn more, give us a call at 877-3232.

*APR = Annual Percentage Rate. Rates and terms subject to change

It's the Event of the Year

Our 2009 Annual Meeting is Sunday, March 29 at 11:30 am at the Maui Beach Hotel. Tickets for the members only meeting are just $9.00. Don't miss this opportunity to hear reports on the state of the credit union, to ask questions and come together with other members of the credit union.

Don't Get Hooked by a Phishing Attack

If you have Internet access or a cell phone, you may be under attack — a phishing attack, that is. This high-tech scam involves three components...

VICFCU in the Community

Valley Isle Community FCU, along with other credit unions on Maui, teamed up with ShredEx to put on two free document shredding events for the public.

Vacations: Save Before You Set Sail

Your mind wanders to crisp-blue skies and romantic sunsets, salty ocean breezes, and sand between your toes. Then your telephone rings and you snap back to reality. There are no blue skies or ocean breezes, just your computer monitor staring you down. Do you need a vacation?