5 Free Things To Do In Lansing In February



It's the shortest month of the year, but there is a lot to do! Check out these fun and free events to make the most of your February in the Lansing area.

Credit Union Employees Raise $170,267 for Five Charity Partners



Giving back to our community is something we all take pride in here at the Credit Union. One of the many ways we gave back in 2017 is through our yearlong charity campaign, during which we raised funds and volunteered for five local charities: Many HandsCapital Area Humane SocietyThe Firecracker FoundationStiggy’s Dogs, and Capital Area United Way. Throughout the past year, employees raised $170,267 for these charity partners, respectively donating $34,053 to each organization. So how did employees raise all of that money? Here are a few of the ways we fundraised and volunteered our time to support five charities.

5 Free Things To Do In Lansing In August



Summer is almost over but there’s still a lot to do! Take advantage of the final warm Michigan days in the Lansing area with these free, family-fun events.

5 Free Things To Do In Lansing In June



Hello, SUMMER! There are many fun things to do this month in Lansing to take advantage of the longer days and warm weather, and you won’t even have to pay a penny.

Fun Things to Do in Lansing in February



February may be the shortest month of the year, but there’s a lot going on in Lansing this month! Make the most out of the next 28 days by attending these local events.

Fun Things to Do in Lansing in January



Happy New Year! Start 2017 with these fun and exciting events happening right here in Lansing.

Welcoming Two Branches in Oakland County



On Tuesday, November 29, 2016, the Credit Union celebrated two grand openings to ceremoniously introduce our new branches located in Clarkston, Michigan, and Ortonville, Michigan. We were able to welcome these two additional locations as a result of a merger with former Clarkston Brandon Community Credit Union (CBCCU).

How to Handle Holiday Shopping: From Black Friday to Giving Tuesday



Are you ready for the busiest shopping time of the year? Thanksgiving weekend kicks off holiday shopping season and we want to make sure you’re prepared to shop smart. Take a look at the upcoming weekend day-by-day to help make your shopping adventures stress-free.

Throwback Thursday: Celebrating 79 Years



Did you know MSUFCU was originally founded in November 1937 by a group of MSU professors seeking a safe alternative to banking in an effort to help campus employees after the Great Depression? In fact, during the first few years, the Credit Union was operated from a desk drawer in the Administrative Building on MSU’s campus!

Fun Things to Do in Lansing in November



Welcome to the holiday season! Take a look at all of the fun and festive events happening around Lansing this month to see how you can start celebrating the season of giving.

Fun Things to Do in Lansing in October



Fall is in full swing and Lansing is packed with tons of events this month! Check out all of these fall festivities that are fun for the whole family.

Fun Things to Do in Lansing in September



Sad to see summer weather fade? Soak up the last few warm days by enjoying these activities that are fun for every age.

Giving Back to Small Talk



As a Credit Union employee, I love that my employer makes giving back to the community a priority. From January 2016 through June 2016, Credit Union employees focused our fundraising efforts to support Small Talk Children’s Assessment Center (Small Talk). During this six-month campaign, our Charity Committee set a goal to raise $75,000 to help Small Talk positively impact children in our community.

Fun Things to Do in Lansing in August



As the warm season comes to an end, enjoy the end of summer at these fun local events!

20 Free Things You Can Still Do This Summer in Michigan



As August quickly approaches, we try to prepare ourselves for the last days of summer. Before the summer fades, weekends become filled with football, and Halloween decorations begin lining store aisles, here are 20 things you can still do to make the most of the warm, sunny days, as well as the rainy ones.

Give. Advocate. Volunteer. Live United.



The United Way campaign at the Credit Union kicked off last week on July 1. I am especially excited for this year’s campaign because not only will I be able to help give back to our community with my fellow co-workers, but this will be my first time being a part of the Credit Union’s United Way committee!

Fun Things to Do in Lansing in July



As the summer heats up, look for something cool to do. Take a look at these upcoming events so you can keep having fun in the sun!

Fun Things to Do in Lansing in June



Hello, SUMMER! Longer days. Warmer temperatures. There’s so much to do in Lansing this season. From festivals and races to live performance series, these local events will help you make the most of it!

Fun Things to Do in Lansing in May



Spring into summer with the Lansing community. Check out these exciting activities that get you outside in May.

Fun Things to Do in Lansing in April



As it starts to warm up, the Lansing area comes alive with activities for all ages. Here are some of the things happening this month.

Fun Things to Do in Lansing in March



It's March, which means spring is right around the corner, even for Michigan! Check out these great events around Lansing this month.

Fun Things to Do in Lansing in February



Winter in Michigan can be just as fun as summer! Check out these events happening throughout the month: from owls and bugs to boating safety and the Women’s Expo, there’s something for everyone.

Fun Things to Do in Lansing in January



Happy New Year! Don’t miss out on these fun activities in Lansing this month. Some of them might even line up with your New Year's resolutions...

Behind the Scenes in the Call Center



At the Credit Union, we answer all member calls at our headquarters. Over 40,000 calls every month go through the Call Center. This week, let's take a look behind the scenes to see what goes on when you call in! (Plus, I dove into the Credit Union archive to find some cool old photos.)

It's Time for the MSUFCU Giving Tree!



The Giving Tree displays are up in the branches! Anyone can now go to a branch and pick up a gift tag to help a child in need. This year, we have partnered with Spartan Village Apartments and Child and Family Charities. Through the generosity of our members and employees, almost 200 children in the greater Lansing area will receive holiday gifts. These children might not receive any holiday gifts if not for the Giving Trees.

Fun Things to Do in Lansing in December



Need a family activity this month? There are many holiday celebrations in the community in December.

We're Thankful We Can Give Back: United Way



Thanksgiving is a great time to reflect on the things in our lives we are thankful for! This year, I am thankful I work at an organization that cares so much about the local community.

Fun Things to Do in Lansing in November



The holidays have begun! November is a great month for spending time with your family and there are plenty of activities for every age in this month. From sports to music to exploring different cultures, there’s always something happening in Lansing.

Happy International Credit Union Day!



Today is International Credit Union Day! There are almost 60,000 credit unions in 105 countries. That’s 217 million members worldwide taking advantage of the credit union difference at over 57,000 credit unions. Credit unions are recognized as a force for positive economic and social change and have provided significant value in both developed and emerging nations.

King-Sized Halloween on a Fun-Sized Budget



Halloween is right around the corner! Have you been thinking about costumes and candy? The National Retail Federation (NRF) estimates that over 157 million Americans will take part in Halloween this year and will spend $6.9 billion dollars. That’s an average cost of $74.34 per person. At MSUFCU, we believe you can do Halloween a lot cheaper than $75 a person! Below are some ways we are saving this season.

Become an MSUFCU Intern



Did you know MSUFCU has internships? Not just in accounting, either! There are many opportunities for different majors.

Fun Things to Do in Lansing in October



Kids have been back to school for a month, college students have settled into the fall semester, and fall is in full swing. Check out these fun fall harvest and Halloween activities for every age this month in Lansing.