News and Events

  • Now Accepting Helping Hands Donations!

    November 28, 2018

    Tags: Community Involvement
    Helping Hands
    Please join us in helping to fill our “HANDS” box with winter clothing items for the less fortunate youth in our community. Needed items are warm mittens, hats, scarves, socks, boots and jackets. Items can be new or slightly worn (clean) and must be delivered to either Embark Credit Union office by January 15, 2019. Recipients of donated items are: Great Falls Public Schools, Rescue Mission, Mercy Home and other organizations that serve children in need. Thank you for your support! This project…
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  • Shape Up Your Finances

    November 14, 2018

    Tags: Budgeting
    Improve your financial fitness and manage your wealth. Get your finances in shape by taking these steps: Bulk up your emergency fund. Having a back-up fund may prevent you from having to tap or max out credit cards if your refrigerator dies or your car needs major repairs.  Improve your credit score. Having a clean credit history is more important than ever. First, obtain your free credit reports from annualcreditreport.com, review them, and dispute any errors. Next, work to improve your score:…
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  • 3 Tips to Protect Your Identity Online

    October 25, 2018

    Tags: Fraud & Identity Theft
    3 Tips to Protect Your Identity Online by Spencer Carver Can you believe it’s already been one year since the Equifax data breach?  The final number of affected American consumers reached nearly 148 million adults!  In a nutshell, that is a “massive” breach.  The overall impact hit both consumers and small business owners. Even though steps have been taken to resolve and restore those affected, this does not change the fact that private consumer data is still out there.  Here are three tips to…
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  • Join Us In Making A Difference!

    October 16, 2018

    Tags: Community Involvement
      We're soaring to new heights to make a difference in our community.   Join Us in Making a Difference.   Open a New Account with Checking and a Debit Card*, and we’ll donate $50 to a local “Charity of your Choice”.***Open a Loan** and we’ll donate $100 to a local “Charity of your Choice”.*** Together, We Can Make a Difference.   Here are the organizations receiving the donations for the month of October. MT Regional Group of Blinded Vets Association Boys & Girls Club Center for…
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  • Bill Pay System Maintenance

    October 9, 2018

    Embark's Bill Pay functions will be down beginning 9:00 p.m., Saturday, October 20, 2018 through 3:00 a.m. MST, Sunday, October 21, 2018 for scheduled maintenance. We apologize for the inconvenience. 
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  • Let's STOP Identity Theft and Fraud In It's Tracks

    October 3, 2018

    Tags: Fraud & Identity Theft
    Fraud and Identity Theft continues to rise, and each year, fraudsters and identity thieves find new ways to obtain or compromise your valuable account information and take your money. So, consider these tips to STOP fraud and identity theft in it’s tracks.   S – Secure all important documents and passwords, and when the time comes, Shred your outdated documents. T – Think before you click on that link, give someone your personal information or send them your hard-earned dollars.  Ask yourself,…
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  • Rebate Can Beat a Low-Rate Auto Loan

    September 21, 2018

    Tags: Auto, Budgeting
    Shopping for a new car? If you're in the market and have decided to purchase rather than lease, you'll find several financing options, including dealers are offering low-rate loans or cash-back rebates. While it's nice to have choices, they can be downright confusing and expensive. Those low rates auto dealers offer you could also include "hidden costs": Dealers' low-rate loans and rebates almost always are available only on slower-selling models. These cars may have lower resale values. Dealers'…
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  • Ways to Save in College

    August 21, 2018

    Tags: Budgeting
    Going off to college is an exciting time! Your world is about to open wide, providing you with new opportunities to expand your mind, meet new people, and begin the groundwork for your career (or figure it out). One very important skill you’ll need is learning how to save while living on your own. The easy first step is finding out what you don’t need to buy. • A printer. They take up too much space, and the cost of ink and paper can add up. Check with your college to see if they have a printer…
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  • 8 Ways to Save on Back-to-School Shopping

    August 14, 2018

    Tags: Budgeting
    According to the National Retail Federation, the average American household spends $688 on Back-To-School shopping -- 64% of it is spent on clothing and electronics. Here are 10 ways to save this fall and throughout the year. 1. Create a checklist of items and stick to it.  Before you begin shopping, empty your kids’ backpacks to see what was left over from the previous year. Mark them off your checklist and then buy only the items still remaining. 2. Comparison shop online before going into stores. …
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  • Check Your Free Credit Reports Throughout the Year

    July 26, 2018

    Tags: Credit
    It's important to check your credit report at least once annually to monitor for signs of identity theft or fraud, as well as check for any errors.  The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) requires each of the nationwide credit reporting companies — Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion — to provide you with a free copy of your credit report, at your request, once every 12 months. But don't order the reports directly from the companies. They are providing free credit reports only through annualcreditreport.com,…
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