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Credit or Debit?

Benefits of Running Debit as Credit If you’ve ever made an in-store purchase with a card, you’ve probably been asked the question, “Are you using debit or credit?” With your debit card in hand, you may think your only option is to simply enter your PIN. The credit option is reserved for credit cards, right? […]

Brewer FCU Helps FREE the Z

On Tuesday, November 16th, Brewer FCU helped FREE the Z and Penquis collect turkeys to provide Thanksgiving dinner to area residents in need.   Staff from Brewer FCU spent the late afternoon and evening collecting donations, loading the truck, and thanking donors.  FREE the Z had their largest first day ever collecting more than 1,000 turkeys.  […]

Record Breaking Support to Maine Make A Wish Foundation

Wayne’s Wiffle for A Cause raised more money this year than in any of the past 13 years.   Wayne was able to meet with Kate at Make-A-Wish Maine and gave her a check for $18,700, bringing the total to $144,700.  Brewer FCU is proud to be a sponsor of this event each year.  Congrats to […]

Ice Cream Brings Members Out to Support Ending Hunger

Spencer’s Ice Cream of Bradley visited both of our branch on June 25th for Member Appreciation Day.  We saw smiling faces enjoying some fantastic ice cream and supporting our Ending Hunger Campaign.  Money raised from our Ending Hunger Campaigns stays in our communities by supporting local food cupboards.

Tax Refund Tips

Eight Smart Things to Do with Your Tax Refund Tax season is right around the corner, and it may be helpful to have a plan for the funds you expect to receive from the IRS. You may be tempted to spend the cash right away and treat yourself, but there are so many great things […]

Spring Projects

It’s time to start those Spring projects with help from Brewer FCU. Loan amount up to $10,000 Fixed rate of 7.99% APR* Loan terms up to 60 months Let’s get started, Apply Now online.       *APR = Annual Percentage Rate. Loan is subject to underwriting, credit qualifications, and approval.  Other restrictions may apply.  […]

2020 Ending Hunger Initiative A Success

Despite spending most of 2020 in a pandemic, Maine Credit Unions, including Brewer FCU, were able to raise $969,775 towards the fight to end hunger in Maine.    Because of the wonderful Brewer FCU members and their support, $7,400 of this will go directly to food cupboards in our region. Since 1990, Maine Credit Unions […]

Brewer FCU Members Help Make Christmas Bright

More than 50 local children had a brighter holiday thanks to the generosity of Brewer Federal Credit Union’s members.   In 2020, Brewer FCU once again partnered with the Smile for a Child program and purchased Christmas presents for disadvantaged youth in our region.    

Disc Golf Tournament Raises Money for Local Food Cupboards

This year’s Whitmore Contracting Disc Golf Tournament at D.R. Disc Golf raised more than $3,000 towards the Brewer FCU’s Ending Hunger Campaign. The money raised will go directly to food cupboards in our local area working hard to help our neighbors and friends.  On Saturday, September 24th, with bright skies and foliage at near peak, 21 teams […]