Scholarship Scheme Winners 2020

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We’re delighted to announce the winners of our 2020 Scholarship Scheme, where we help our local student members fund their Third Level Education. This year once again sees a wide variety of courses, with everything from Medicine and General Nursing to Enterprise Computing. Below you’ll find a list of our winners.   Don’t forget, if…

School Savings Scheme continues

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This year has been difficult for us all, not least our young members who are working hard at school each day. The MFCU School Savings Scheme was established over 20 years ago, and sees us collect money from our young savers every week. In return, our local schools receive a grant of €1,000 each from…

Back To School Saving Ideas

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Back to school saving tips Planning back to school expenses can be stressful for a lot of us. If you’re a student entering third level education or a parent of a student returning to school, these saving tips are ultimate life savers. Buy Local and Prep in Advance This one can be an obvious one,…

School Quiz 2020

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2020 sees the return of our Annual School Quiz. This year’s quiz once again is tackled by our local 5th and 6th class students, as they test their general knowledge against the brightest students in our common bond. Each school can submit 2 teams, with 4 players on each team.   There are 2 stages…

National School Quiz Trophy

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This Saturday, four teams representing Member First Credit Union will head to Johnstown House in Enfield, Co. Meath to battle it out for the National Credit Union School Quiz trophy. Our four teams have come through our local rounds, seeing off stiff competition from over 40 teams in total. Our winning teams from St. Cronan’s…

Third Level Education Funding

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Are you a first-time student going into Third Level Education for the first time? We know transitioning to college life is hard anyway, but the added financial pressure can be stressful for new students. With this in mind, here’s 5 ways to fund your Third Level Education. Grants Student grants are a great way to…

Student Members Save €300,000

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School Savers from 35 of our local schools have collectively saved a grand total of €301,221.56 this year! This is a phenomenal achievement for our young members, who are learning the value of saving their money each week.   As part of our School Savings Scheme, each school is presented with a cheque for €1,000 as…

School Savings Scheme Cheque Presentations

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  Each year we say thanks to our School Savers by rewarding their school with a €1000 donation. Our School Savings Scheme is a great way for local students to get a head start on their savings, and to appreciate the value of saving their money for future possibilities.   We travelled to each of…

MFCU launch of Digital Education Initiative

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Member First Credit Union, in partnership with UnPlug, have launched a new digital education initiative with Minister for Mental Health, Jim Daly at Dáil Éireann on the 7th of February 2018. The initiative will be delivered to local primary schools across North Dublin.   The initiative is designed to raise awareness of the impact that…