New Branch in Longwood Medical Area

After much anticipation, the new HUECU branch in the Longwood Medical Area (LMA) has opened its doors at 435 Brookline Avenue in Boston (at the corner of Joslin Place). The new street-level location is replacing the previous branch located inside the T. H. Chan Harvard School of Public Health, which was closed during the COVID […]

Understanding Federal Student Loans with Expert Betsy Mayotte

After almost three years of the unknown, federal student loan borrowers learned their fate recently when President Biden made a final decision to erase $10,000 to $20,000 for borrowers who matched certain criteria. This past September’s ruling left many perplexed and filled with additional questions. To bring clarity and help borrowers sift through the unknown, […]

HUECU Donates to Mount Auburn Hospital’s New Emergency Department

HUECU is here for Mount Auburn Hospital as a supporter of their “Here for You” campaign to transform the way patients receive emergency care. The HUECU Board unanimously approved HUECU’s $100,000 donation pledge. Mount Auburn Hospital’s new rapid care initiation process will provide patients with comfortable and private settings to receive personalized compassionate care. The […]

HUECU’s Personal Finance Summit Recap

With the hardships of the last few years and soaring inflation, many are feeling the pressure of day-to-day life, and one of the biggest stressors is finances. To help combat rising financial stress, Harvard University Employees Credit Union (HUECU) hosted its Thrive Personal Finance Summit on June 14-15, focusing on both mental and financial wellbeing. […]

Coming Soon: New Branch in Longwood

HUECU is excited to announce that we have a new home in the Longwood Medical Area! The new HUECU branch will be located at 435 Brookline Avenue, Boston. Operating hours will be Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. This is a street level storefront in the heart of the medical area and […]

HUECU Introduces Volunteer Program

HUECU recently launched its Volunteer Initiative Program (VIP) which allows Credit Union employees to use work time to participate in volunteering events in the community. The first volunteer event occurred on April 20 at Food for Free in Somerville, where the volunteers packed close to 400 boxes of fresh food that were distributed to families […]

Introducing New Digital Features

At HUECU, we’re always looking for new and innovative ways to enhance our members’ experiences, and feedback from members is often what drives these initiatives. This year, we’ve made a number of technical improvements based on input from you! New Online Mortgage Application: In April, we introduced a new mortgage application platform that makes finding […]

Summer CD Special

Avoid the volatility out there and focus on guaranteed savings with these limited-time CD specials from HUECU: 11-month certificate at 2.00% APY* 15-month certificate at 2.25% APY* Not sure if a CD is right for you? If you’re looking for a dependable return on your money, but don’t need to tap into it for a […]

HUECU Runs the B.A.A. 10k to Support Brigham and Women’s Hospital

The B.A.A. 10K was held yesterday for the first time in person since 2019, drawing more than 5,000 competitors from 45 states and 81 countries to raise money for Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH). The HUECU team had a great time despite some high temps! The race started and finished on Charles Street, and runners […]

HUECU Employees Step Up for a Great Cause

More than 50 Harvard University Employees Credit Union (HUECU) employees volunteered for more than 900-thousand steps among the group, for the Brigham, and The Gillian Reny Stepping Strong Center for Trauma Innovation. The Stepping Strong Center overall exceeded its 500M steps goal and has secured a $100,000 donation from HUECU. “The participation and generosity of […]

HUECU Middle School Essay Winners Receive State Award

On Friday, May 20, two Harvard University Employees Credit Union (HUECU) sponsored students were honored at the 2022 Cooperative Credit Union Association, Inc. (CCUA) Massachusetts Students Essay Contest Awards Ceremony at the Holiday Inn and Suites in Marlborough. The two students had previously won HUECU’s essay contest before having their submissions elevated to the state-level […]

60 Pairs of Shoes “New” Again for Children in Need

A team of 13 Harvard University Employees Credit Union (HUECU) employees volunteered at Cradles for Crayons in Newton on Friday May 20, sorting and cleaning more than 60 pairs of shoes to donate to children in need. According to the Center for Progress, Massachusetts children rank third among all 50 states for inequality. The COVID-19 […]

Looking for an Escape?

These last two years, members’ travel habits have changed a lot. One noticeable trend has been an increase in the purchasing of vacation homes. If you’re looking for your own special “get away” place, HUECU can help! We offer financing for vacation homes anywhere in New England, with the great rates, flexible terms, exceptional service […]

HUECU Volunteers Clean up the Charles for Earth Day

Harvard University Employees Credit Union (HUECU) employees joined 50 volunteers at the 23rd Annual Earth Day Charles River Cleanup hosted by the Charles River Conservancy. The volunteers picked up trash and spruced up stretches of the riverbank along Memorial Drive. “The Charles River is vitally important to Cambridge, Boston and the communities it touches along […]

HUECU Volunteers at Food for Free

HUECU was proud to send a team of employees to volunteer at Food for Free in Somerville, MA on Wednesday, April 20th. The HUECU team packed close to 400 boxes of fresh food that were distributed throughout Cambridge, Somerville and Greater Boston. For 41 years, Food for Free has provided local families in need access […]

2022 College Scholarship Winners

HUECU is pleased to announce this year’s recipients of the college scholarship program! Ten high school seniors were recently awarded $1,000 scholarships from the Credit Union. The winners, nine from Massachusetts and one from Virginia, were selected by a volunteer Scholarship Review Committee comprised of HUECU members. The Committee reviewed applications from more than ninety […]

Join HUECU’s Team for BWH’s Stepping Strong Challenge!

HUECU is once again participating in a month-long steps challenge—and we hope you will join us! As part of a community-wide effort to support trauma survivors, HUECU will join 50+ companies to take 500 million steps together from May 1-31. When the community’s total number of steps reaches that goal, our sponsors will make a […]

Novedades en nuestra sucursal del Área Médica de Longwood

La sucursal del HUECU en la Escuela de Salud Pública de Harvard (HSPH) lleva cerrada desde marzo de 2020 debido a la pandemia de Covid-19. Siempre hemos tenido la intención de reabrir esa oficina y nos estábamos preparando para hacerlo en un futuro próximo, sin embargo, lamentamos anunciar que no será posible. HUECU ha recibido recientemente una notificación [...]

HUECU celebra su reunión anual y la elección de sus directores

El miércoles 30 de marzo de 2022, Harvard University Employees Credit Union celebró su 82ª reunión anual en el Harvard Faculty Club. En la reunión, los miembros que asistieron escucharon a los funcionarios y directores de la Cooperativa de Crédito sobre el desempeño de HUECU en 2021. Los oradores fueron el presidente George White, el presidente y director general Craig Leonard, la vicepresidenta senior y directora financiera Katie [...]

Récord de participación en el Foro de Compra de Vivienda de Thrive

HUECU organizó su Foro anual de compra de viviendas Thrive la primera semana de marzo como evento virtual. El evento de tres días atrajo a más de 500 participantes de varios estados. Se trata de una cifra récord para el evento de educación de los miembros, que se celebró tanto en inglés como en español. "Proporcionar educación financiera a nuestras comunidades es lo que HUECU [...]

Disfrute de descuentos a través de la nueva asociación HSA

The Credit Union has partnered with Harvard Student Agencies (HSA) to provide a new benefit to HUECU members: members will receive exclusive discounts from HSA businesses. This includes 20% off HSA tutoring in-person or remotely; 20% off The Academies, which offers exploratory courses and programs for high school students; 15% off HSA Cleaners and Dorm […]

HUECU selecciona las mejores presentaciones del concurso de ensayos de los estudiantes

En colaboración con la Asociación de Cooperativas de Crédito (CCUA), HUECU se complace en anunciar los tres ganadores del Concurso de Ensayos de Estudiantes de Secundaria de 2022. En sus presentaciones, los estudiantes respondieron a una pregunta que les pedía que compartieran detalles de cómo la reciente pandemia ha impactado sus vidas. Compartieron detalles sobre cómo asistir a la escuela [...]

Nuevo programa de reciclaje de baterías

HUECU ha lanzado un nuevo programa de reciclaje de pilas. Si alguna vez no ha estado seguro de cómo deshacerse correctamente de sus baterías (o incluso de su viejo smartphone y otros dispositivos), no está solo. Ahora, tanto los miembros como la comunidad en general pueden dejar sus viejas baterías y pequeños aparatos electrónicos (como smartphones y iPods) [...]

HUECU organiza la 11ª sesión de invierno anual para estudiantes

HUECU organizó su undécima sesión anual de invierno este mes de enero con cuatro sesiones para los estudiantes de Harvard, que duraron dos días. Las grabaciones de las cuatro sesiones se pueden encontrar en el canal de YouTube de HUECU. En la primera sesión, Jake Northrup de Experience Your Wealth y Jane Mepham de Elgon Financial Advisors hablaron sobre el ahorro para la jubilación. "Ambos ponentes ofrecieron una clara [...]

Organizaciones locales reciben más de 100.000 dólares de HUECU

Muchos residentes locales disfrutaron de una temporada navideña más alegre gracias a las donaciones adicionales de 100.000 dólares a organizaciones comunitarias realizadas este diciembre por Harvard University Employees Credit Union. Los 100.000 dólares adicionales en contribuciones benéficas fueron aprobados por la junta directiva de HUECU basándose en los buenos resultados financieros de la Cooperativa en 2021. HUECU se enorgullece de añadir una [...]