Member News



4/30/2019 1:59:46 PM

Most parents understand that they should teach their kids about money. Knowing where to start, on the other hand, is another story. Fortunately, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) recently released a guide to help families raise money-smart kids. In it, the CFPB discusses practical ways to build and measure financial capability in children.



4/29/2019 10:32:11 AM

In March, all CUMoney cardholders were mailed notifications announcing enhancements to their prepaid accounts and the approaching receipt of new cards. New cards were mailed in April with activation instructions and information including:



2/1/2019 9:13:09 AM
Over the next several weeks we will be redesigning our Harahan branch to create a more personal banking experience. 

1/29/2019 2:08:06 PM
System Maintenance scheduled for mobile app on Sunday February 3rd.


1/23/2019 11:06:19 AM

The New Orleans Pelicans and ASI Federal Credit Union (ASI FCU) announced today their partnership set to begin for the remaining 2018-2019 season and beyond. As the "Official and Exclusive Credit Union of the New Orleans Pelicans”, ASI Federal Credit Union (ASI FCU) is aligning with the franchise in efforts to increase financial education and services to the community.

 



1/9/2019 3:56:32 PM
Save up to $15 on TurboTax! ASI members save up to $15 on TurboTax!

1/2/2019 4:36:00 PM
The Holidays are finally over! No more surprise dinners out or presents to buy. But you may be left with a hefty balance on your Card – how did that happen?

11/29/2018 8:57:38 AM

Meet Lori, a longtime ASI member and owner of a 34 year old Creative Dance and Music Studio. We set down to talk with her about her process and challenges of building her very own Studio and how the credit union has helped her with such a daunting business venture.



8/22/2018 4:49:16 PM

What’s your savings goal? Some people want to stash cash for a home, while others need to save for their kids’ college. Not sure yet? There’s no time like the present to figure out long-term financial priorities for you and your family.



8/9/2018 4:21:39 PM

Ah, College. You will always hear it’s the best time of your life. But often, students are strapped for cash and time, with many juggling school and work. College is starting soon so here are some tips to help undergrads save money and resources to find the best savings! 


Posted by ASI Team | Tell a friend
Categories: Notice to Members

7/3/2018 3:06:27 PM
Watch out for Phishing Activity
Posted by ASI Team | Tell a friend
Categories: Notice to Members

4/30/2018 4:12:27 PM

Our goal is to ensure your business banking experience is efficient and enjoyable. Therefore, we would like to inform you that effective May 11, 2018, all financial institutions, including ASI FCU, will be subject to new rules under the Bank Secrecy Act. The new rule requires financial institutions document the identification and obtain verification of information about beneficial owners of legal entity customers.



Posted by ASI Team
Categories: Notice to Members

11/2/2017 11:00:13 AM
Important updates to ASI debit and credit card disclosures are available. 
Posted by ASI Team
Categories: Notice to Members

6/29/2017 2:56:19 PM
Visa is changing guidelines and will no longer allow loan debt payments with credit cards.
Posted by ASI Team
Categories: Notice to Members

6/21/2017 12:45:33 PM

We often hear about the need to have a good credit score. It’s one of those priorities we all know we should have, but sometimes take at face value without really thinking about the reasoning behind it. Many people don’t think about the consequences of not having a good credit score. If you’ve ever wondered why your credit score is important, or even how to view it, let ASI help get you on the right path to understanding your credit.


Posted by ASI Team
Categories: Notice to Members

5/10/2017 4:35:30 PM

Throughout the month of April, Credit Unions across the country recognized Youth Savings Month. Developed by Credit Union National Association (CUNA) and sponsored by GreenPath, this "celebration of savings” encourages parents to talk to their children about their financial futures, and get them focused on building wealth at an early age.



Posted by ASI Team
Categories: Notice to Members

3/21/2017 12:11:37 PM
Here are six steps to take to make sure your switch from the big bank to a local credit union goes as smooth as possible.
Posted by ASI Team
Categories: Notice to Members

1/11/2017 4:10:46 PM
Sign up for a 12-hour workshop is designed to arm potential home buyers with the knowledge needed to purchase a home.
Posted by ASI Team
Categories: Notice to Members

9/30/2016 10:49:18 AM
Is a credit union old-fashioned? With the growing need for institutions to provide great customer/member services while keeping up with technology, ASIFCU is definitely not your parents' bank. We are a financial institution working for the well-being of its members while treating them with respect, safeguarding their investments, and making financial products and services more affordable for the entire community.
Posted by ASI Team
Categories: Notice to Members

9/30/2016 10:49:18 AM
Is a credit union old-fashioned? With the growing need for institutions to provide great customer/member services while keeping up with technology, ASIFCU is definitely not your parents' bank. We are a financial institution working for the well-being of its members while treating them with respect, safeguarding their investments, and making financial products and services more affordable for the entire community.
Posted by ASI Team
Categories: Notice to Members

9/30/2016 10:36:41 AM
If you are looking for better fraud protection for your Visa credit or debit cards, look no further! Enroll today in Visa Purchase Alerts and set notifications to help guard your accounts against fraud. Signing up is easy, and best of all, it's FREE!
Posted by ASI Team
Categories: Notice to Members

9/13/2016 10:24:48 AM
Whether you have years to budget and save for your student's academic future or if you find yourself faced with sudden, unforeseen cash need, the best time to plan for college is today. There are always options at ASI Federal Credit Union.
Posted by ASI Team
Categories: Notice to Members

8/3/2016 11:11:03 AM
Payday loan institutions market their services to people with less-than-perfect credit, giving them easy access to funds. The unfortunate reality is that many people who enter into a payday loan contract become trapped in an unending cycle of debt. Instead of helping their financial situation, these loans often make the situation worse.
Posted by ASI Team
Categories: Notice to Members

7/3/2016 9:42:59 AM
There are no secrets or complex strategies to building good credit. The following are a few guidelines that can help people improve their credit rating
Posted by ASI Team
Categories: Notice to Members

5/18/2016 5:00:03 PM

Everyone deserves to take a holiday every once in a while, and a vacation is certainly a justifiable expense. If paying for your vacation becomes a stressful ordeal, it will be hard to relax, and enjoy your time away from the daily grind. Use the advice below to help you plan, pay for, and save money on your next vacation.


Posted by ASI Team
Categories: Notice to Members

5/3/2016 10:34:33 AM
The ASI Federal Credit Union (ASI FCU) Board of Directors is pleased to announce the selection of Sonya Jarvis as the credit union's new President/Chief Executive Officer.
Posted by ASI Team
Categories: Notice to Members

4/27/2016 4:09:53 PM

Taking out loans is a common option that many people rely on both banks and non-banking institutions for, but in New Orleans, credit unions have been gaining popularity for personal loans and business loans. Share Pledge Loans, or SP Loans, is one service ASIFCU members rely on.


Posted by ASI Team
Categories: Notice to Members

4/12/2016 11:51:31 AM
Learning to save money takes practice. For many of today's youth, the weakest link lies in learning the basics. ASI is here to help get your child off to the right start financially.
Posted by ASI Team
Categories: Notice to Members

3/21/2016 2:55:46 PM
The Internet has drastically changed the way we do things. We use it to share memories, reach out to old friends, and expand our horizons. But the Internet has also revolutionized the way we manage our money. In today's digital world, online banking makes a lot of sense. It's convenient, secure, and can actually save you money in the long-run.
Posted by ASI Team
Categories: Newsletter  |  Notice to Members

2/25/2016 10:16:25 AM
You may think your bad credit will ruin your chances at obtaining a good auto loan rate, but that may not be true. You can snag an auto loan rate that's much better than you'd expect, even if you have bad credit. How? Let's take a look!
Posted by ASI Team
Categories: Notice to Members

1/6/2016 8:18:17 AM

When we're asked why our members join ASI Credit Union, there's so many reasons that come to mind. ASI Credit Union is tailored to serve each of our members' individual needs, so no matter why you want to be a part of our community, you'll soon feel right at home. Here are nine reasons that southwest Louisiana is choosing ASI Credit Union.


Posted by ASI Team
Categories: Notice to Members

9/25/2015 3:32:11 PM
"The opportunity to make lives better for creatives and small cultural businesses fits perfectly into ASI Federal Credit Union's mission and vision of strengthening the financial health of these borrowers," stated ASI President and CEO Mignhon Tourné. "Our greatest work centers on collaborative community development through partnerships and we are delighted to have the opportunity to work with these partners and the Louisiana Cultural Economy Foundation. Together, we will contribute to a stronger cultural economy and financially enhance the unique artistic, cultural and creative assets within the greater New Orleans area and Acadiana."
Posted by ASI Team
Categories: Notice to Members

8/31/2015 2:23:20 PM
Credit union entrenched deeper roots in community development after Katrina.
Interview with ASI President & CEO Mignhon Tourne
By Daniel Young, SNL Financial

Posted by ASI Team
Categories: Notice to Members

8/11/2015 4:24:02 PM
ASI FCU Receives Awards at 2015 Louisiana Credit Union League Annual Meeting and Convention. 
Posted by ASI Team
Categories: Notice to Members

5/21/2015 1:01:15 PM
ASI Recognized by Times Picayune as "Top Workplace"
Posted by ASI Team
Categories: Notice to Members

4/13/2015 10:03:55 AM
ASI is excited to introduce the CU Money Everyday Spend Card, a reloadable prepaid debit card that combines safety, flexibility and an inexpensive payment method all in one convenient card!

Posted by ASI Team
Categories: Notice to Members

5/30/2014 12:00:23 PM
With hurricane season quickly approaching, as a free service to our members, we wanted to provide you with some hurricane preparation instructions to aid you in your personal storm preparations. Know that immediately before, during or after hurricane power outages or inclement weather, a variety of other factors may make it impossible for ASI to open some or all of its branch locations.  Just because you cannot visit us in person does not mean that you cannot access your account.

ASI offers three FREE ways you may access your account during a hurricane
-by using ASI free 24-hour account access by phone
-by using ASI free 24-hour account access by internet
-by visiting a shared service branch in ASI branched network 

Posted by ASI Team
Categories: Notice to Members

4/1/2013 12:00:00 AM
Effective June 1, 2013, ASI is no longer allowing the use of a debit card at any car rental facility. You may use an ASI credit card or apply for one by calling 800.749.6193 and get 1% cash back if you qualify.
Posted by ASI Team
Categories: Notice to Members
   
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