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Your Credit Union participates in the CO-OP Shared Branch Network, which now offers Vcom units (self service branch kiosks) at thousands of 7-Eleven® stores across the country. You can access your SCE FCU account and perform many of the same transactions you would with a teller – anytime day or night... for FREE!Read More
IRWINDALE, Calif. (July 21, 2014) – SCE Federal Credit Union, a not-for-profit and certified Community Development Financial Institution, re-opened its Boyle Heights branch in the historic City Hall building on July 19 with a ribbon cutting ceremony. The city refurbished the building due to extensive damage from a 5.5-magnitude earthquake in 2008 centered in nearby Chino Hills...
IRWINDALE, Calif. (July 14, 2014) – SCE Federal Credit Union (SCE FCU) recently became a sponsor of “Tu Mundo Hoy!,” a daily one-hour, Spanish-language TV show that takes an in-depth look at health and financial issues facing the Hispanic community. The show provides a weekly forum on Los Angeles TV station KJLA (Channel 57) for SCE FCU financial gurus to provide insights and advice...Read More
Center for Financial Empowerment Teaches Boyle Heights Youth Smart Money Habits Through Reality SeminarJun 27, 2014 | News & Press
IRWINDALE, Calif. (June 27, 2014) – More than 100 young adults from the Boyle Heights, Calif. area put their personal finance skills to the test during the Center for Financial Empowerment’s “Mad City Money” event – a financial reality seminar for teenagers. SCE Federal Credit Union founded the non-profit, the Center for Financial Empowerment, and hosted the event at its new Boyle Heights branch on June 21...Read More
Our new branch officially opened for business this past Monday, June 23rd! Our old Boyle Heights branch was forced to close due to a 5.5 magnitude earthquake in the greater Los Angeles area on July 29th, 2008. It’s been a long road, but the City of Boyle Heights has completely refurbished the old City Hall building and welcomed us back...Read More
Our very own George Poitou, COO of SCE FCU and CFE Board Member, along with Abby Ulm, Manager of the Center for Financial Empowerment, were quoted in a recent article by Credit Union times. The article highlights our dedication to educate underserved youth and families in the principles of personal finance...Read More
SCE Federal Credit Union Foundation’s New Name Translates to More Financial Education in Southern California & Southern NevadaSep 18, 2013 | News & Press
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IRWINDALE, Calif. (September 18, 2013) – SCE Federal Credit Union Foundation, a non-profit financial institution dedicated to educating communities in Los Angeles and Las Vegas about personal finance, today announced its new name – Center for Financial Empowerment (CFE)...Read More
LAS VEGAS, Nev. (August 7, 2013) – The Center for Financial Empowerment, formerly SCE Federal Credit Union Foundation, has awarded $2,000 in scholarship money to three recent high school graduates from Las Vegas. This is the first year the Center has invited applicants from Nevada to participate in the scholarship program, which was established in 2010...Read More
IRWINDALE, Calif. (August 7, 2013) – The Center for Financial Empowerment, formerly SCE Federal Credit Union Foundation, has awarded a total of $14,000 to 19 college-bound young adults in the greater Los Angeles area. Established in 2010, the Center’s scholarship program has contributed $55,000 overall to help local students reach their academic goals...Read More