News and Events

  • Employment Opportunities

    January 28, 2019

    Embark Credit Union is looking for an exceptional person to add to our team. If you love working with people and making a difference in peoples’ lives, this could be the opportunity for you.  We have an immediate opening for a part-time teller to assist our members with cash and other transactions.  Qualifications include excellent customer service and communication skills.  A high school diploma or equivalent is required.   This position is 25-35 hours per week, Monday-Friday with some Saturday…
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  • 3 Financial Tips to Jump Start the New Year

    January 9, 2019

    Tags: Budgeting
    Did you overspend during the holiday season? Are you feeling the “blue’s” of the new year? Or the “holiday hangover” effect from not only too much egg nog but from spending beyond your means? Don’t worry—most American’s have likely overspent and there is always opportunity to change. The new year can mean a new start and that is the most important step—to start, wherever you are, to change the behaviors so you can create a more financially sound version of YOU. Here are three tips to help you move…
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  • 83rd Annual Meeting / Board of Director positions

    December 28, 2018

    83rd Annual Membership MeetingTuesday, April 16, 2019 Interested candidates for Board of Director positions must complete the attached application.  Applications can be dropped off at either Embark location, Attn:  Deb Evans or mailed to:Embark Credit UnionAttn:  Deb EvansPO Box 2649Great Falls, MT  59403All applications must be received by 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, January 8, 2019.
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  • Teach Kids How to Save, Spend, and Share

    December 25, 2018

    Tags: Budgeting, Education
    It’s possible that your kids received money for Christmas—for some, maybe a lot of it. If you’re struggling with how much to let your children “spend,” consider doing this: Set up three small boxes in your child's bedroom or buy a small three-drawered container. Label one drawer or box for saving, one for spending, and one for sharing. As children receive money, set up a system so that a certain percentage automatically goes into each section. Then, for example, a child will have a set amount of…
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  • Be Safe Shopping Online

    December 11, 2018

    Tags: Fraud & Identity Theft
    Cyber Monday may be over, but that doesn’t mean you should be any less careful when shopping online. Before you buy that "must have" item on your holiday list, make sure to do everything you can to avoid becoming a victim of cybercrime: 1.  Secure mobile devices and computers. Keep the operating system and application software updated/patched on all of your computers and mobile devices. Also be sure to check that any antivirus/antispyware software installed is running and receiving automatic updates.…
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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.    Embark has donated $13,950 to local non-profits. Here are the organizations who received donations for the months of October, November and December. MT Regional Group of Blinded Vets Association Boys & Girls Club Center for Mental Health Centerville Schools LEAP Program Children’s Receiving Home Benefis Foundation Dandelion Foundation Disabled American Vets Great Falls Animal Shelter Humane Society of Cascade…
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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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