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Mortgage Refi Sweepstakes!

You could win a $1,000 Visa® Gift Card just by refinancing your mortgage to LLCU!*

You could save HUNDREDS of dollars by refinancing your mortgage loan! COMMON REASONS PEOPLE REFINANCE:

  • To get a lower rate
  • To pay off a mortgage faster
  • To consolidate debt
  • To change to a more beneficial mortgage type
  • To eliminate mortgage insurance
  • After a divorce

PLUS!

From now until September 30th, 2019, if you refinance your mortgage to LLCU from another financial institution, you’ll be entered into a sweepstakes for a$1,000 Visa Gift Card!*

*All refinanced first mortgage loans from August 15th – September 30th, 2019 will qualify for sweepstakes drawing to be held Tuesday, October 1st, 2019. Applies to refinanced first mortgages from another financial institution to Land of Lincoln Credit Union, closed during aforementioned time period. The loan holder’s name will be entered into the sweepstakes drawing. The $1,000 Visa Gift Card awarded will be reported to the IRS. Land of Lincoln Credit Union does not offer tax advice. All loans must be current and accounts must be in good standing to receive the Sweepstakes prize. Loan is subject to underwriting guidelines. This offer may be modified or withdrawn any time without notice, and cannot be combined with any other LLCU offers. For full details and a full copy of the Sweepstakes Contest Rules, visit llcu.org.


PAYS for A's

LLCU wants to show kids how important it is to work hard in school and get GOOD GRADES!

So, WE’RE PAYING FOR A’s!

Here's how to participate:

  • Open an LLCU Youth Savings Account with just $5.
  • Bring in your Quarterly report card and we’ll deposit $1 into your youth savings account for every “A” earned.
  • Withdrawal the funds or KEEP SAVING - UP TO YOU!

Must be eligible for membership. Report card presented must be official print out of school child is attending. Quarterly report cards only. Promotion valid from September 3rd , 2019 - June 26th , 2020. Kirby Kangaroo Club ® Account is for children aged 3 -12 years and Claim Your Youth® Teen Account is for children aged 13 -17 years. Check out the benefits of each account and membership requirements at llcu.org.


Member Appreciation Week

Land of Lincoln Credit Union will be celebrating our Members during LLCU Member Appreciation Week from Monday, August 12th - Friday, August 16th. Join us at any of our branches and receive goodies all week long! Check out our fun schedule below!

FREE LUNCH will be served at the following branches on the following dates:

  • Monday, August 12th - Lunch offered at MOUND & OAKLAND Branches in Decatur
  • Tuesday, August 13th - Lunch offered at PANA Branch
  • Wednesday, August 14th - Lunch offered at MATTOON & BLOOMINGTON Branches
  • Thursday, August 15th - Lunch offered at EFFINGHAM & VANDALIA Branches
  • Friday, August 16th - Lunch offered at PROSPERITY PLACE (Decatur) & SPRINGFIELD Branches

THE FOLLOWING GOODIES WILL BE AVAILABLE TO OUR MEMBERS ON THESE DAYS:

MONDAY – “OUR MEMBERS ARE SMART COOKIES”

  • Free Cookies all day long in every branch.

TUESDAY – “OUR MEMBERS ARE ALL THAT AND A BAG OF CHIPS”

  • Join us from 11:30a.m. – 1:30p.m. and receive a free bag of chips!

WEDNESDAY – “WE LIKE OUR MEMBERS A LATTE”

  • Free lattes and cappuccinos from 9:00a.m. – 10:30a.m.

THURSDAY – “OUR MEMBERS MAKE US POP WITH APPRECIATION”

  • Free popcorn all day long!

FRIDAY – “HERE’S THE SCOOP, OUR MEMBERS ROCK”

  • Free ice cream from 1-3p.m.

Capital One® Data Breach

On July 29th Capital One® announced they experienced a data breach. This breach affects over 100 million of their customers. If you believe your information is in danger because of this, please visit this article from our Financial Education Partner, BALANCE™, on what steps you should take next.

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TIRED OF YOUR BANK? SWITCHING YOUR CHECKING ACCOUNT IS EASY with CLICKSWITCH!

Have you wanted to switch your checking account to a new financial institution but didn't want the hassle of moving all your information. Well - switching just got a whole lot easier.

CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS!

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GOT SUMMER HOME IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS?...FINANCE WITH A HELOC!

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Do you have Summer Home Improvement projects that you'd like to do but need financing? For a limited time only, LLCU is offering a 1.90% APR Home Equity Line of Credit. It is an introductory rate for first 6 months, rate will be converted to a fixed rate for the remainder of the loan term.

Finance any project you have, using the equity in your own home! There's money in your home!

Call 844.222.7788 or click our CHAT NOW button to talk to someone now!


TIRED OF PAYING HIGH INTEREST ON YOUR CREDIT CARD?

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For a limited time only, LLCU is offering great incentives to transfer your credit card balance to one of our LLCU VISA credit cards, as low as 1.9% APR. CLICK HERE for details and restrictions!


I ♥ LLCU WINDOW STICKER CONTEST

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Win weekly prizes by showing off a "I♥LLCU" sticker in your car window. CLICK HERE for contest rules and details!

Check our homepage every Friday afternoon to see the winning plate number!


LLCU ANNOUNCES SEVERAL NEW APPOINTMENTS TO TEAM

May 28th, 2019

Land of Lincoln Credit Union (LLCU) is pleased to announce several exciting personnel changes at LLCU. Corey Conroy has been promoted to Senior Vice President-Chief Retail Officer. Conroy most recently held the position of AVP of Retail Sales at LLCU. She has over 12 years of business development and sales experience, including her time at LLCU as the Business Development Manager and then AVP of Retail Sales. In her new role, she will oversee the retail sales operations of all LLCU branches throughout the 26-county central Illinois service area. Conroy holds a Bachelor of Arts Sociology Degree from Millikin University.

Chris Smith has been named Senior Vice President-Chief Compliance Officer at LLCU. Before joining Land of Lincoln Credit Union, Smith was the Vice President of Internal Audit, Loan Review, and Compliance Officer at SCB Bancorp, Inc. in Decatur, IL. Smith has over 10 years of experience in the financial industry having served in various other capacities both at a local CPA firm and at Security Bank in Springfield, IL. He is a graduate of Millikin University and Robert Morris University.

LLCU is expanding the services they provide to central Illinois businesses in the financial services arena with the hiring of two new Business Development Managers in May. Justin Roley and Jennifer Wheat have both been designated this title and will be responsible for reaching out to central Illinois business owners and managers to provide financial services, products, and benefits tailored to the specific needs of each business. Roley is rejoining LLCU after a brief hiatus. He has been with LLCU for a total of 4.5 years where he previously served as the Effingham Branch Manager. Wheat was promoted to this position after serving for 2.5 years as the Oakland Avenue Decatur Branch Manager. Prior to her tenure at LLCU, she was a Branch Manager for Regions Bank and ONE MAIN. Wheat will work out of the Oakland Avenue, Decatur Branch.


LLCU RECEIVES 5-STAR RATING BY BAUERFINANCIAL

Land of Lincoln Credit Union (LLCU) has earned a 5-Star Rating from BauerFinancial, “The Nation’s Premier Bank and Credit Union Rating Firm”. This 5-Star Rating verifies with consumers that Land of Lincoln Credit Union has superior financial strength, reliability and trustworthiness.

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Each financial institution (banks and credit unions) must file a quarterly Call Report with government regulators. BauerFinancial performs its own, independent analysis on the data supplied and supplements that with historical and other data to assign comprehensive star ratings to each financial institution. Since 1983, BauerFinancial has used the same strict barometer to rate all banks and all credit unions and makes those ratings available to all people—for free—on its web site.

Visit bauerfinancial.com for more information or to inquire about the ratings of other financial institutions.


MATTOON BRANCH MANAGER AWARDED AMBASSADOR OF THE YEAR

Heidi Schlabach, the branch manager of our Mattoon, IL locaiton was awarded the "AMBASSADOR OF THE YEAR" Award by the Mattoon Chamber of Commerce at the Annual Awards Dinner on Saturday, February 2nd. She was recognized by her peer Chamber Ambassadors for having an outstanding level of volunteer service to the Chamber. She is a strong advocate for small businesses in the greater Mattoon area.

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Photo: Heidi Schlabach with Ambassador Award