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Recreate LLCU Security Questions on May 21st, 2015

May 18, 2015

Re-Creation of Your Security Questions As LLCU continues our commitment to provide the most effective and secure operating environment for your home banking services, it is necessary for…

Game On! Auto Loan Promotion

March 31, 2015

Game On! Auto Loan Promotion

It's Game On! when you get an auto loan with Land of Lincoln Credit Union’s auto loan promotion. In April, get an auto loan and you could win (1)…

LLCU Does Good By Giving Back in a Big Way

February 9, 2015

Decatur, Illinois, February 09, 2015 – Land of Lincoln Credit Union (LLCU) has recently donated over $5,800 to 15 organizations across Central Illinois through its Do Good Checking…

Homeward Bound Pet Shelter Receives Major Donation from LLCU

January 14, 2015

Homeward Bound Pet Shelter Receives Major Donation from LLCU

Decatur, Illinois, January 14, 2015 – Local pet shelter, Homeward Bound, will have a more prosperous year thanks to a nearly $6,000 donation from Land of Lincoln Credit…

Patricia Kramer Named Land of Lincoln Credit Union Mortgage Loan Officer in Vandalia

January 12, 2015

Vandalia, Illinois, January 12, 2015 – Land of Lincoln Credit Union (LLCU) has recently hired Patricia Kramer as Mortgage Loan Officer in Vandalia, Illinois. Kramer comes to LLCU…

Doing Your Taxes for 2014 Is Easy with LLCU!

December 31, 2014

Visit Our Oakland Branch to Have Your Taxes Prepared! Land of Lincoln has two great ways to help you get through tax season this year! In Decatur, Gary…

Land of Lincoln Credit Union Welcomes Sangamo Chapter Credit Union Membership

December 8, 2014

Decatur, Illinois, December 8, 2014 – Land of Lincoln Credit Union (LLCU) has merged with the former Sangamo Chapter Credit Union to offer products and services to all…

TruStage Health Insurance Products

November 24, 2014

Simplify Your Search As a credit union member, find affordable health insurance with the TruStage Health Insurance Program. Get covered today! As a credit union member, you have…

LLCU’s Annual Turkey Promotion 2014!

October 31, 2014

LLCU’s Annual Turkey Promotion 2014!

Land of Lincoln has an auto loan offer in November that you'll be thankful for! When you get an auto loan or refinance your current loan between November…

LLCU Offers Community Shred Day

October 16, 2014

Decatur, Illinois, October 16, 2013 – Land of Lincoln Credit Union is hosting a community shred day on Saturday, October 18th from 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM at…

Shred Day 2014

October 10, 2014

Join us on Saturday, October 18, 2014 for LLCU’s annual Shred Day! Gather up all of your old financial statements, bills, receipts, pay stubs, and anything that contains…

100 MILLION MEMBERSHIPS REACHED AT CREDIT UNIONS NATIONWIDE

October 7, 2014

100 MILLION MEMBERSHIPS REACHED AT CREDIT UNIONS NATIONWIDE

100 MILLION MEMBERSHIPS REACHED AT CREDIT UNIONS NATIONWIDE 2.85 million joined this summer; fastest growth since 2000 Decatur, IL -- Credit unions have reached and surpassed 100 million…

Possible Text/Smishing Scam - Please Read!

October 6, 2014

Please be aware that LLCU member may be targeted in a texting/phone scam.  Fraudsters may be calling you, claiming to be from Land of Lincoln and that there…

Pumpkin Smash Bash Promotion in October!

September 30, 2014

Pumpkin Smash Bash Promotion in October!

Get an auto loan from Land of Lincoln Credit Union in October, and you could receive up to a 1% discount off your loan rate! Also, be sure…

Teens and Money: Preparing for Futures Expenses

August 22, 2014

You may feel emotionally ready to move out on your own, but are you financially prepared? Living independently means much more than not having to be home by…

Best Things to Buy in August

August 8, 2014

1. CarsAugust is a traditional month when next year's models are rolled out, and the rush to sell last year's inventory heats up.  For instance, General Motors promoted…

7 Ways To Crave Less Sugar

June 25, 2014

If someone was to award a single food item with the title of ‘Fastest Way To Pack On The Pounds', hands down the winner would be refined sugar.…

Vegan Habits Everyone Should Adopt (Without Giving Up Meat)

June 11, 2014

Vegan Tips for Carnivores?For meat-lovers, “vegan” may be a dirty five-letter-word – but we all have to admit that those following a vegan diet tend to have a…

Insider Tricks to Sell Your Home on a Tight Timeline

June 11, 2014

Selling your home can be stressful under normal circumstances. But add a deadline to the mix, and your blood pressure spikes just thinking about it.Perhaps the clock’s ticking…

Land of Lincoln Credit Union Welcomes United Methodist Ministries to Membership

May 2, 2014

Decatur, Illinois, May 1, 2014 – Land of Lincoln Credit Union (LLCU) has merged with the former United Methodist Ministries Credit Union (UMMCU) to offer products and services…

Home Maintenance Tips for Spring

April 9, 2014

Home Maintenance Tips for Spring

After an exceptionally long, dark winter, spring's bright sun and warm winds are, well, a breath of fresh air. The only downside? All that sunshine spotlights your leaf-filled…

Spring Clean Your Fitness Routine

April 9, 2014

Spring Clean Your Fitness Routine

Are you in need of a fitness makeover? Following the same routine day after day can get boring — and getting bored can easily zap your motivation. This…

LLCU Members Save $1 Million

April 9, 2014

Decatur, Illinois, April 9, 2014 – Land of Lincoln Credit Union (LLCU) has saved members over $1 million in loan interest since 2013. Recently, a member saved over…

LLCU Offers Free workshops for Macon County Money Smart Week

April 3, 2014

LLCU Offers Free workshops for Macon County Money Smart Week

Land of Lincoln Credit Union is pleased to offer several FREE workshops to our members during the upcoming Money Smart Week, April 5 - 12, 2014.Saturday, April 5…

Win a Trip to Vegas to Drive a NASCAR!

April 1, 2014

Win a Trip to Vegas to Drive a NASCAR!

At LLCU, we know that Life’s Fast, so We’re Fast! And in April, you can Win Fast! Get an auto loan from LLCU and you’ll be entered to…

13 Tips for a Financially Healthy Family

March 27, 2014

13 Tips for a Financially Healthy Family

1. Track spending to know where your money goes. Identify expenses that can be reduced or eliminated - and take immediate action. 2. Expect and prepare for emergencies.…

Lowering Pet Costs

March 12, 2014

Lowering Pet Costs

If you have a pet, you are probably well aware that the dough shelled out for four-legged family members can rival the money spent on two-legged members. Luckily,…

15 Activities That Burn 100 Calories

March 12, 2014

15 Activities That Burn 100 Calories

Although the number of calories you will burn during exercise depends on your weight and the intensity of your activity, there are a number of activities that will…

Advantages of Online Banking

February 25, 2014

Advantages of Online Banking

There’s nothing wrong with being old school. If you’ve got a paper and pencil system that makes your personal finances hum like a well-oiled machine, then by all…

De-cluttering Secrets

February 11, 2014

De-cluttering Secrets

A well-occupied wall. Short on kitchen cabinets? Get things out in the open. One trick is to display everyday dishes on shelves against a well-marked chalkboard wall. The…

Natural Cold Prevention Strategies

February 11, 2014

Natural Cold Prevention Strategies

SLEEP How it helps: Sleep regulates the release of the hormone cortisol, which stimulates cells that boost the immune system. And a well-tuned immune system is crucial for…

Fast Auto Loans. Fifteen Minute Answers.

February 6, 2014

Fast Auto Loans. Fifteen Minute Answers.

At Land of Lincoln Credit Union, we can get you approved on your auto loan in about fifteen minutes. Other places take days, even weeks to get back…

LAND OF LINCOLN CREDIT UNION HELPS MACON RESOURCES GET NEW PLAYGROUND EQUIPMENT

February 5, 2014

LAND OF LINCOLN CREDIT UNION HELPS MACON RESOURCES GET NEW PLAYGROUND EQUIPMENT

Decatur, Illinois, February 5, 2014 – Land of Lincoln Credit Union (LLCU) gave back in a big way by donating over $10,000 to Central Illinois non-profit organizations. Money…

Land of Lincoln Credit Union Employees Donate Over 2,500 Community Hours

January 15, 2014

Land of Lincoln Credit Union Employees Donate Over 2,500 Community Hours

Decatur, Illinois, January 14, 2014 – Land of Lincoln Credit Union (LLCU) employees have made a big impact by donating over 2,500 hours of service to 125 Central…

Winter Home Projects

January 15, 2014

Winter Home Projects

When it's cold and wet outside, it can be tempting to curl up in front of the fireplace with a good book and a cup of cocoa. But…

Target Phishing Emails

January 3, 2014

As we continue to monitor the recent Target compromise, we have learned of recent phishing emails related to the Target breach. The emails look like they are from…