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Possibilites

Great Possibilities!01/29/2015

Find out how a Home Equity Credit Line can make you fall in love with your house again!

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Enjoy Free Checking & More!01/13/2015

Open a new qualifying CEFCU Checking account by June 30 to qualify for a $50 Gift Card. Get all the details or stop by a Member Center for more information.

Pay 2, Get 25 Bucks!

Pay 2, Get 25 Bucks!01/13/2015

Get $25 when you sign up for CEFCU Bill Pay and pay your first two bills. See all the details or stop by a Member Center for more information.

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Refer A Friend, Pocket $10!01/03/2015

If you are a CEFCU member in good standing, and you refer a friend between now and June 30, you could receive $10.
Get all the details
on how to pocket the money.

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Budget Friendly07/01/2014

CEFCU helps you get the car you want with the loan payment you can afford. Apply online, stop by any Member Center, or contact Phone-A-Loan for loan preapproval.

Big Plans

Planning Something Big?07/03/2012

For a limited time, get a great rate on a CEFCU Personal Loan to pay for your big plans or needs this summer. Contact Phone-A-Loan today!

Finance Your First Home With CEFCU!

Finance Your First Home With CEFCU!01/29/2010

Find out why CEFCU is the best choice for your first Home Loan. For a limited time, CEFCU will pay select third-party closing fees on Home Loans for first-time home buyers. Be sure to request a First-Time Home Buyer Kit for tips, tools, and information.

Discount Tickets04/01/2015

Get buy one, get one tickets for the Central Illinois Auto Show at Peoria-area Member Centers.

Free CEFCU MasterPass03/31/2015

Make convenient, security payments online with CEFCU MasterPass, the free digital wallet from MasterCard® and CEFCU.

With MasterPass, you'll safely store your CEFCU MasterCard Credit Card and Debit MasterCard information (along with any other payment methods you choose). Then, checkout online at participating merchants with just a few easy clicks. Read the FAQ or get started with CEFCU MasterPass.

New Member Center03/31/2015

The Downtown Member Center is open in the new location at 221 Fulton St., Peoria. Business hours will remain 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (CT) Monday to Friday.

Teen Photo Contest03/27/2015

Is there something you like to do that’s free? If so, take a photo and enter it in the What I like to do for Free photo contest, and you could win $100 and more!

The contest deadline is June 1, after which up to 12 finalists' photos will be posted online for voting. Visit the C-Note section of Googolplex for all the information.

Gym Membership03/27/2015

Check out these BBB tips for choosing a gym membership.

First Stop Before You Shop!03/25/2015

For a limited time, open a new CEFCU MasterCard® Credit Card and qualify to receive a $50 CEFCU Gift Card or 5,000 Bonus Points. Get all the details today!

New Bill Pay Fraud Protection03/19/2015

CEFCU Bill Pay has a new system to help protect you from fraud. The system may present you with a list of questions to verify you are the correct user before a payment is scheduled.

Guides to Independence03/17/2015

Checked out Guides to Independence lately? It has a new look, interactive tutorials, and great resources for teens and young adults.

eStatement Contest03/07/2015

Now through July 31 when you sign up for eStatements, you’ll automatically be entered for a chance to win a $250 gift card!

2015 Money Smart Kid Essay Contest03/07/2015

In support of Money Smart Week® 2015 Illinois, Peoria – taking place April 18-25 – the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and its partner organizations are presenting the Money Smart Kid Essay Contest (PDF, 250KB), sponsored by CEFCU. Students in grades 5-8 (in Peoria, Tazewell, and Woodford counties in Illinois) are encouraged to answer the Money Smart Question below with an essay of not more than 500 words. A winner will be announced during Money Smart Week and that student will be named this year’s Money Smart Kid. The winner will be awarded a $2,000 scholarship sponsored by CEFCU.

2015 Money Smart Kid Essay Question:
What is the biggest obstacle to saving your money? What technological and/or banking solutions might help you and your friends begin to save?

Online Tax Filing01/15/2015

File online with TurboTax® and receive a discount when you use the special link.

Bill Pay Enhancement12/12/2014

An enhancement, which allows you to view images of paper check payments sent through CEFCU Bill Pay, is scheduled to be available next week. When the check has cleared the payee’s financial institution, just click the link in your Bill Pay history, and you can view a check image free of charge.

Charitable Contributions10/24/2014

Help lower your tax bill with charitable contributions to qualified organizations. Visit the IRS website for complete details on charitable contributions.

Membership does have privileges

Members can enjoy special values from a variety of companies.

Special Membership Offer

Join Sam’s Club or renew your membership and receive up to a $25 gift card.

Superior Water

CEFCU members can receive $50 off the purchase of new equipment and a free in-home water analysis. Just use the approval code provided by Superior Water Services.

Other Discounts

Visit these websites to learn how you can save.

Vehicle Discounts

Save with the following rebates:

For more information, visit the Love My Credit Union Rewards site.

Homebuyer Privileges

CEFCU members can enjoy special savings through Homebuyer Privileges.
Register online using Lender Participation Code 42QB and Homebuyer Privileges ID A0329eCEFCU.

  • Allied
  • Art.com
  • Avis
  • Barnes & Noble
  • Bed Bath & Beyond
  • Blinds.com
  • Clubfurniture.com
  • GE Store
  • Lowe's
  • 1-800-Flowers
  • Penske Truck Rental
  • PetSmart
  • Protect America, Inc.
  • Replacements, Ltd.
  • Rugs Done Right
  • Sears Commercial
  • Uboxes
  • The Warranty Group

For more information on member discounts, contact CEFCU.
To take advantage of the discounts available, join CEFCU today.

Upcoming Educational & Community Events

CEFCU sponsors events to help our member/owners & the communities where they live and work. In addition, CEFCU employees generously give their time, talents, and financial support to numerous non-profit agencies and community projects.

To view current events, please make a selection.

If you would like to request support from CEFCU for your group, organization, or event, please complete the CEFCU Contribution Request Form and mail it to CEFCU Community Relations or deliver it to your Member Center. Your request will be evaluated based on the information you provide.

Malicious Tagging03/27/2015

Scammers are using Facebook tags to spread malware.

Watch Scams03/27/2015

Even before the Apple Watch goes on sale, the scams have started.

Car Wrapping Con03/27/2015

Fake emails are offering people money to wrap a car with a company logo.

Phone Scams03/10/2015

Peoria police are reporting a variety of phone scams. They include government grant scams and sweepstakes scams.

Cruise Scams03/10/2015

Before you sign up for a cruise, check out the facts and tips from the BBB.

Winter Scams03/10/2015

The cold weather isn’t over, and neither are winter scams. Protect yourself with tips from the BBB.

Imposter Scams03/10/2015

Don’t get fooled by these 10 imposter scams.

IRS Phishing03/09/2015

Expect an increase in phishing attempts this tax season. Know what to look for and what to do if you receive email from the IRS.

Business Email Compromise03/09/2015

Scammers are using a sophisticated wire payment scam to trick companies into directing transactions to fraudulent accounts.

Cell Phone Ransomware03/09/2015

Using official names and logos, scammers are locking cell phones until you pay.

Facebook Scams03/09/2015

Check out five popular Facebook scams and find out how to avoid being a victim.

Ameren Scam03/04/2015

Scammers are going to Illinois homes and businesses claiming there are electrical problems.

Sweepstakes Scams02/25/2015

A Peoria resident has reported a sweepstakes scam to police. Protect yourself from bogus lotteries and sweepstakes.

Card Deactivation11/10/2014

CEFCU members have reported receiving phone calls stating their MasterCard has been blocked. These calls are not from CEFCU. Do not follow the directions in these messages, instead follow the directions provided by the BBB.

If you receive a call asking you for your card number, expiration date, Social Security number, or any other response, end the call. Contact CEFCU immediately if you did respond to the call.