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LOans

Loans

H&E offers several types of loans:
  • Consumer Loans
  • Real Estate Loans
  • New automobile Loans
  • Used automobile Loans
  • Holiday Loans
  • Loan Policies


Insured Savings and Certificates

H & E Telephone FCU is federally regulated by the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA), an agency of the federal government. The National Credit Unio Share Insurance Fund (NCUSIF), which is managed by NCUA, backs the savings of credit union members up to $250,000 per account. Members have peace of mind knowing that their money is backed by the full faith and credit of the US Government.

The NCUSIF is widely recognized as the best managed of all federal deposit insurance funds, better than the programs that insure banks or savings and loans.

H & E requires a $25 minimum to maintain a savings account. Interest is paid on all balances above $50. H & E attempts to pay rates above average rates at banks, and rates are examined and may be changed quarterly. Interest is compounded daily and credited quarterly to accounts on January 1, April 1, July 1 and October 1.

Certificates of Deposit (CDs) are issued in a minimum of $1000. H & E offers 6 month and 12 month CDs with interest compounding daily and posting quarterly. Our 2 year and 3 year CDs pay simple interest posted at maturity.



Checking Accounts

Why pay a bank to maintain your checking account when it’s FREE at H & E??

H & E Checking accounts feature:

  • No monthly service fees
  • No per-check charge
  • No minimum balance
  • Interest on balances over $100
  • Free overdraft transfers from savings
  • Direct deposit
  • Monthly statements
  • 24 hour access through ATM cards and H & E ARS telephone system
  • Customized checks with free monograms, accents, and type style

Contact us for more info.



IRA Accounts

Planning for retirement is very important. An individual retirement account could give you peace of mind as well as an excellent tax-deferred return on investment. All or part of your deposits may be tax deductible. Rollovers are accepted from qualified plans. If you have IRA accounts at various financial institutions, you can combine them into one higher paying investment at H&E for easier management. We also accept qualifying retirement payouts on a permanent or temporary basis.

H&E IRAs do not have time limitations; they are run as “super” savings accounts and always pay the highest rate of interest of any H&E accounts. This means you receive our best interest rate, yet maintain the ability to take withdrawals or roll over monies whenever it makes sense for your finances (subject to federal regulations).

H&E currently offers Traditional IRAs, Roth IRAs, and Coverdell Education Savings Account IRAs.

  • Traditional IRA
    You must have earned income to make contributions to a Traditional or Roth IRA. Traditional IRA contributions are fully tax deductible if you are not an active participant in an employer retirement plan. Otherwise, phaseout rules apply. Investments grow on a tax-deferred basis. Earnings are taxed on withdrawal.

    The contribution limit is $5000.00 adjusted annually for inflation in $500 increments.  The annual limits apply to Traditional and Roth IRA's.  The curent annual limit is $5500.00 if you are under 50.  If you are over 50, you may contribute $6500.

    Traditional IRAs may be funded until you reach the age of 70 ½ , after which you must begin withdrawals. Required minimus Distributions are based on life expectancy and the balance of the IRA on Dec. 31 of theprior year. You may begin from the IRA without penalty after you reach the age of 59 ½ . Distributions prior to that age are subject to a 10% early withdrawal penalty by the IRS with certain exceptions.
  • Roth IRA
    As long as you have earned income, you can establish and contribute to a Roth IRA, even after age 70 ½ . While contributions are not tax deductible, contributions and earnings can be withdrawn tax free, and unlike tradition IRAs, you are not required to begin taking required minimum distributions after reaching age 70 ½. You can convert your Traditional IRA to a Roth IRA to enjoy later tax free withdrawals, but the amount you convert is subject to income tax now. Also, individuals with incomes above $117,000 and couples with incomes over $184,000 have contributions gradually phrased out.

  • Coverdell Education Savings Accounts
    ESAs allow you to put money away for higher education expenses, earning interest tax free. While there is no tax deduction for amounts contributed to an ESA, earnings grow tax free. As in Roth IRAs, contribution amounts are phased out for individuals earning over $95,000 and couples earning over $190,000 No contributions are allowed to the account after the beneficiary reaches the age of 18.

  • Catch-Up Contributions
    Individuals who have reached age 50 by the end of the year can make additional "catch-up" contributions of $1000  per year. For taxable year 2006 and theafter, the catch-up amount increases to $1000 per year.

For further information, brochures, or rates, please call.

 



Visa Debit/ATM Card

Visa card logo -- Visa cards are the world's most widely used form of 'plastic' payment!!H&E's VISA CHECK CARD gives you convenient access to your account from virtually anywhere!  It does all that an ATM card does and more.  For ATM withdrawals, use any ATM machine displaying the Plus or Accel logo.  You can also use the VISA Check Card to make purchases whereever VISA is accepted.  You can pay for gasoline, groceries, apparel, dinner, mail orders, or phone purchases. 

When purchasing up to $1000 of merchandise, you can pay with "electronic" money instead of carrying large sums of cash.  No more "I forgot my checkbook!"  All transactions are immediately debited from your checking account, which is reflected in your monthly statement.

Use your H&E Debit Card to:

  • Make withdrawals of up to $500 in cash per day from an ATM machine
  • Purchase up to $1000 of merchandise per day from any participating merchant
  • Make inquiries on Checking or Savings

Convenience, security, and ease of use.  Just remember that the amount is automatically deducted from you H&E checking account.

Travel

Please let us know when you're traveling abroad so we won't be surprised when you use your cards outside the US. If we don't know you're traveling, we will  deny purchases you make outside the US to protect your card, and you'll have to call us to authorize them.

Please make sure your address/phone information is current.  Our fraud department will contact you directly if suspicious activity occurs on  your account.  

Lost or Stolen Debit / ATM Cards

**If you have lost your VISA DEBIT / ATM Card, notify the credit union at once by calling: 201-845-6876.

**If the credit union is closed, notify VISA directly by calling: 800-554-8969.

Also call the credit union on the next business day to reorder a new card number.



Direct Deposit

Sign up for DIRECT DEPOSIT today and you won't have to worry about your check being lost, stolen, or late!  Most employers offer direct electronic deposit of all or part of your paycheck.  You can also have most pension or brokerage checks electronically deposited.

Social Security encourages electronic deposit and makes it easy to start.  Just call Social Security's toll-free number weekdays from 9am to 7pm — 1-800-772-1213.  Have your social security number handy along with a personal check or statement.  If you do not have checking, you will need to call the credit union for our routing number.



 

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