WCCU Launches Newly Designed Website

Monday, July 26, 2021

Westerly Community Credit Union (WCCU) is happy to announce they have launched a newly designed website- www.westerlyccu.com. The new website focuses on being a go-to resource and providing solutions for consumers financial needs, in a clear, easy to use format.  

The site features clear, large dropdown menus and bright, clean banners that make it easy for consumers to find the information they need.  There are quick solutions provided for different financial life events right on the home page, as well as easy to find product and rate details. Visitors now have access to over 20 financial calculators to help with Loans, Credit & Debt, Retirement, Business, and Savings & Budgets In just a few steps you can see the potential savings by refinancing your home or car, see how much you can borrow before you go house hunting, and compare your current loan rates to those offered at WCCU with the Click-Compare-Save calculator.

For over 12 years, WCCU has been focused on providing financial education to local schools and now has expanded its Financial Education to be available to all ages via this new website.

For WCCU’s Youth Financial Education, children under age 10 can learn financial education through the Money Mammals© program with free education themed games, videos, and printable resources. Teens and Tweens can learn financial education skills through Adolescent$, with articles, videos, and tips to manage money for those with an allowance or a new summer job.  Parents and teachers also have access to articles and additional resources at no charge.  

WCCU’s new Financial Education Center is available for all ages through a partnership with Everfi, www.everfi.com.  You can search for information based on specific topics like ‘Just Starting Out’, ‘Loans and Lending’, or ‘Small Business Essentials’ or create a customized playlist based on your specific needs.  There are over 50 financial education modules to choose from with quick 3–5-minute videos designed to help provide the information you need to make your decisions easier. 

“Our goal is to have a website that is informative, educational, and a great resource for financial solutions,” said Meg Sisco, Chief Marketing Officer/SVP of Retail Experience of Westerly Community Credit Union. “We are very proud of the results and feel it truly represents our WCCU Cares initiative of caring for our members, their financial needs, and our community.” 

Westerly Community Credit Union has branch locations in Wakefield, Richmond and Westerly. Membership is open to all who reside or work in Rhode Island & New London County, CT and open a $5 deposit account.  To become a member, or to learn more about Westerly Community Credit Union, please visit their website at www.westerlyccu.com.

About Westerly Community Credit Union:

The WCCU initiative, #WCCUCares, emphasizes their focus on caring about their members, their members’ financial success, and their community. Established in 1948, Westerly Community Credit Union is a local, full–service financial institution that currently serves over 19,700 members with lending and deposit products through their convenient locations in Wakefield, Richmond, Westerly, as well as online via www.westerlyccu.com. Recent WCCU awards include Westerly Sun’s Readers’ Choice Best Bank Award (2017-18-19 and top 3 in 2020), Southern RI Chamber Choice Award (2021), Best Employer (2018), and “Spreadin’ the Love” (2019 & 2020) community service awards as well as PBN Best Places to Work (2018, 2019 and 2021).