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Did You Know…
Did You Know

Did You Know…

…that Oak Trust Credit Union is a not-for-profit? Yeah, seems funny that an institution aimed at making money is an NFP, but… it’s a critical difference in approach between credit unions and banks. While the goal is to make money, Oak Trust wants to make money for its members—not profits for disconnected shareholders. …why Oak…

Oak Trust Credit Union: Not Your Grandpa’s Bank
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Oak Trust Credit Union: Not Your Grandpa’s Bank

Of course, nothing against Grandpa, but…times have changed a bit since he had to fire up the Oldsmobile and head to the bank to deposit his paycheck and withdraw some cash to take Grandma out to the Howard Johnson’s. TBH, who wants to have to go anywhere when you could be spending your time on…

At Oak Trust Credit Union, You’re a Member Not a Customer
Oak Trust

At Oak Trust Credit Union, You’re a Member Not a Customer

Tired of being a means to someone else’s end? Unlike banks, when you are a member of Oak Trust Credit Union, our success benefits you—not anonymous shareholders. Decisions are made with your best interest in mind. We have to make you happy because we belong to you! There are no generic profiles of “customers” at…

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The Scurrying Squirrel—News You Can Use

Sage Advice from Ms. Squirrel Dear Ms. Squirrel: My bank treats me like an account number. I keep hearing that credit unions offer superior service, better rates, and lower fees. I think it’s time to make a change, but change can be scary. Am I nuts to move all of my acorns out of the…

Banking

Banking with Humanity

Here’s a picture of Matt. Matt doesn’t have much going for him – he’s bland, short-nailed, and practically always wears pants. Not as interesting as a squirrel. But Matt’s been handling credit union accounts for years, and you know what? He’s perfect. A lot of squirrels will overlook the value of a good human when…

Benefits for Everyone!
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Benefits for Everyone!

When you’re Head Squirrel, you’ve got so many responsibilities that the stress can cause your whiskers to fall out. Providing benefits to your employed squirrels can be a huge headache and expense, but not when it comes to choosing a credit union. Offering your employees membership in Oak Trust Credit Union is a no-cost benefit….

At Oak Trust Credit Union, You’re a Member Not a Customer
Oak Trust

At Oak Trust Credit Union, You’re a Member Not a Customer

Tired of being a means to someone else’s end? Unlike banks, when you are a member of Oak Trust Credit Union, our success benefits you—not anonymous shareholders. Decisions are made with your best interest in mind. We have to make you happy because we belong to you! There are no generic profiles of “customers” at…

Gas prices rising; squirrels say: we don’t drive cars
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Gas prices rising; squirrels say: we don’t drive cars

Gas prices have been rising steadily throughout 2015, culminating in record highs reaching $100 a barrel. Squirrels are not concerned, however. Surveys show that 85% of squirrels have never even considered driving a car. “I don’t drive cars. I’ve never driven a car, and don’t plan on driving one any time soon,” said prominent politician…

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The Scurrying Squirrel—News You Can Use

Sage Advice from Ms. Squirrel Dear Ms. Squirrel: My bank treats me like an account number. I keep hearing that credit unions offer superior service, better rates, and lower fees. I think it’s time to make a change, but change can be scary. Am I nuts to move all of my acorns out of the…

Elvis Squirrely found alive at laundromat in Amsterdam
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Elvis Squirrely found alive at laundromat in Amsterdam

The long-thought-dead Elvis Squirrely has been found in a laundromat in Amsterdam. An interview with the music legend revealed he has been playing jazz in clubs under the alias “Oscar Squirrelson”. “I’ve always liked Jazz,” he said, “but everyone wanted me to be the ‘King of Nut and Roll’. Faking my death was the only…

Squirrels granted land ownership
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Squirrels granted land ownership

Squirrels have legally been granted the right to own land. “It’s been a long time coming,” said a spokesperson for NUTS (National Unified Trust for Squirrels). “We’ve been lobbying for this since I was a little squirrel.” However, not everyone is pleased with the recent development. “They’re pests!” said one human homeowner. “I mean they…

Hollywood

Tim Squirrelton renounces surrealism in favor of opera

The world-renowned surrealist director Tim Squirrelton has announced that he plans to stop making surreal films and instead wants to write and direct an opera. “It will be about my personal struggles with catnip addiction, but will steer clear of the surrealistic style people know me for,” he said in an interview.

Hollywood

Desperate House Squirrels picked up for second season

Following low ratings from critics but high ratings from viewers, the reality TV show “Desperate House Squirrels” will have a second season. Filming will begin summer 2016. “I’m very happy,” said lead actress Squirrlie. “I’m just… happy. Like, I don’t know, are there other words for happy? I’m just happy I get more money.”

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