Personal Finances

Lutheran Federal Credit Union announces new CEO

The board of directors of the Lutheran Federal Credit Union (LFCU) is delighted to announce the appointment of Rev. Ken Krueger as its new CEO, effective November 14, 2016. Ken is filling the vacancy left when founding CEO Tom Buuck informed the Board of Directors earlier this year he would be unable to continue to… Read more »

Lutheran Federal Credit is for ALL Lutherans

Consider becoming a member of the Lutheran Federal Credit Union! Who can join?  If You answer Yes to one of these questions you are in! I am a member of a congregation of The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod I am a Rostered Church Worker within The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod I am employee or volunteer of one… Read more »

Lutheran Federal Credit Union Ready to Serve

This week, we received the following leadership letter from our friends at the Lutheran Federal Credit Union. They are ready to serve your family, church, and business. Open and Ready to Serve all Levels of LCMS TO OUR DISTRICT LEADERS: After a soft opening in 2015, Lutheran Federal Credit Union opened to all eligible members… Read more »

Lutheran Federal Credit Union

Over 15 years in the making, the Lutheran Federal Credit Union (LFCU) is the result of extensive research, planning, and feasibility studies conducted in all 50 states. The result is a credit union delivering daily transactional banking services to the LCMS community.   Launched in 2016, the LFCU offers a wide variety of deposit and… Read more »

Tax Season & Saver’s Credit

If you’re saving for retirement, get credit for it! The Saver’s Credit is designed to provide additional federal income tax incentives for qualifying individuals with low or moderate incomes. The purpose of the credit is to encourage retirement savings. Read more about this credit on the Concordia Plan Services blog. 

Free ID Protection Services for CHP Members

Concordia Health Plan (CHP) members and their covered dependents now have free identity protection services through Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota (BCBSMN) and Experian. Experian will provide the following identity protection services on behalf of BCBSMN. Upon enrollment, you will be eligible for services that include: Credit monitoring – Monitors activity that may affect credit Fraud… Read more »

Financial Peace University

Learn & Earn Here’s an offer to learn about money management and earn some extra cash. The Ministerial Excellence Fund is expanding to include LCMS teachers, administrators, DCEs and all commissioned church workers as eligible for grants. The first initiative, starting immediately and extending through 2016, is to support any individuals or couples to attend Dave’s Ramsey’s Financial Peace University (FPU)…. Read more »