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Renting is In—Tips for Finding Your First Investment Property

August 23, 2017

IRAs, 401(k)s, share certificates—these are all great ways to grow your wealth. Another option many people are looking to is real estate. Since the recession, homeownership continues to decline, meaning people are renting more. If this trend continues, investing in an income property now could be very lucrative. But before you start buying up homes, here […]

Get to Know Us: One on One with Jean Hopstetter

July 31, 2017

From the movie she can watch on repeat to the unique super power she’d love to have, Jean Hopstetter, Member One’s Chief Operations Officer, sits down with us to talk about what brought her to Member One, her greatest piece of advice, and an interesting tidbit that you wouldn’t find on her résumé. How long […]

Member One Sponsors City Market Saturdays in Downtown Roanoke

May 30, 2017

Helping our members with their financial health is our passion, but a close second is community involvement. That’s why we’re the title sponsor again of Member One’s City Market Saturdays from May 13 to September 30, 2017. This free, family-friendly event features produce and treats from local farmers, handmade crafts, art, and more every Saturday […]

Get to Know Us! One on One with Ashley Vaught.

April 25, 2017

If you’ve ever been to our Main, Christiansburg, or Fairlawn branch, chances are you’ve seen Ashley Vaught. She has served our members in various branches throughout southwest Virginia and volunteers in our community with nonprofits like the Community Youth Program. This busy woman was kind enough to take a moment to give us a little […]

Get to Know Us! One on One with Paul Economy.

February 21, 2017

Financial education is the bee’s knees, but we like to give our readers an opportunity to get to know the people behind the scenes here at Member One. Paul Economy, Chief Retail Officer, has a big anniversary coming up, so we thought it appropriate to put him on the hot seat this month. Where are […]

Don’t Become a Statistic—Easy Tips for Online Security

October 24, 2016

October is National Cyber Security Month, and boy is the issue ever prevalent. Because we use computers and mobile devices in almost every facet of our lives, it’s crucial to ensure we’re being wise as we continue to live life digitally. Check out these suggestions for protecting yourself against these attacks. Create strong passwords. Make […]

Member One’s Denim Day Benefits Lynchburg Humane Society

April 6, 2016

Each year, Member One Federal Credit Union employees are invited to participate in its quarterly “Denim Days for Charities.” Local organizations are chosen by Member One to receive monetary proceeds in exchange for employees having the privilege of wearing jeans on the specified Denim Day each quarter. The minimum amount employees must pay to wear […]

Member One wins multiple advertising awards

March 25, 2016

Member One Federal Credit Union received four ADDY awards in the 2015-2016 Western Virginia American Advertising Awards. In addition to the top award, the prestigious Howard Packett Award for Creative Excellence, for its It Takes Local to Know Local campaign, Member One received Best of Show – Broadcast for the same campaign. Silver ADDY awards […]

Hershberger Branch Grand Opening

February 24, 2016

The Grand Opening of the Hershberger Retail Center took place on February 17. We are grateful to those who attended the ceremony, including Ray Ferris, with Roanoke City Council, who cut the ribbon. Located at 1611 Hershberger Road in Roanoke, the office moved from the old Brookside location on Williamson Road. Angie Austin, market manager […]