Member Education

OTIS FCU to Sponsor Free Ski Afternoon at Spruce Mountain Sunday, February 25th

Join us at Spruce Mountain Ski Area on Sunday, February 25th from noon to 4 pm–bring your gear and we’ll cover the rest!

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OTIS FCU to Host a Soup Day for Ending Hunger on Friday, March 2nd

On Friday, March 2 from 11 am – 2 pm, OTIS will host a Soup Day for Ending Hunger! Various soups, beverages, and desserts will be available for purchase by donation. Bring your family and friends and help us to support this worthy cause! 

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Your $1.50 Donation Will Help Us to End Hunger in Maine!

One of the causes that is nearest and dearest to our hearts here at OTIS is eradicating hunger in Maine, and you can help! For every $1.50 that you donate, OTIS FCU will donate a pantry item to the United Way of the Tri-Valley Area’s Pantry Project and $0.50 to the Maine’s Credit… Continue Reading

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Free Small Business Advising for Jay Area Businesses Available on Last Thursday of the Month at Jay Town Office

A great opportunity for small businesses in the Jay area! Representatives are in the Jay Town Office on the last Thursday of the month. Please contact them to set up an appointment.

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OTIS Employees Given the Opportunity to Volunteer at the 49th Annual Special Olympics Winter Games

OTIS employees had the opportunity yesterday to go and help out Franklin County Special Olympics volunteers at the 49th Annual Special Olympics Winter Games at Sugarloaf! It was a beautiful day and a wonderful time was had by all. Here are a few photos from the snowmobile rides station and from the… Continue Reading

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Stop by OTIS to Get Your Special Olympics Maine 2018 Winter Games Raffle Tickets Today!

Stop by OTIS today to get your Special Olympics Maine 2018 Winter Games Raffle tickets! Tickets cost $1 each. With every $5 worth of tickets purchased, you’ll receive one free entry to the $250 Bonus Raffle sponsored by the Jay AMVETS Special Olympics Committee. There are some great prizes this… Continue Reading

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OTIS FCU Hosting Pantry Project Shelves to Collect Food and Toiletries for Local Food Pantries

Did you know that almost 14 percent of Maine families are not getting enough to eat every day, and that approximately 20 percent of Maine’s children are going to bed hungry every night? You can make a real difference by contributing to the United Way of the Tri-Valley Area’s Pantry… Continue Reading

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Professional portrait of former OTIS CEO/President, Roland Poirier

Congratulations and Best Wishes, Roland Poirier!

Our President and CEO Roland Poirier retired Friday, December 29, after 31 years of service in the position. During his time at the helm, Roland oversaw the evolution of OTIS into a full-service financial center serving nearly 11,000 members and employing 27 people from Jay and the surrounding communities. His… Continue Reading

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13th Consecutive Win for Borrowers and Savers at OTIS FCU!

For Immediate Release January 2, 2018   13th Consecutive Win for Borrowers and Savers at OTIS FCU   JAY, Maine –  OTIS Federal Credit Union is excited to announce that we have posted an 8% Bonus Dividend and Interest Refund this year! Over the past thirteen years, OTIS FCU has… Continue Reading

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Professional photo of young woman Kim Turner, CEO/President of OTIS Federal Credit Union

OTIS Federal Credit Union Announces New CEO

OTIS Federal Credit Union is pleased to announce the appointment of Kim Turner as the new President/CEO, effective January 1, 2018. OTIS FCU serves more than 10,839 members and holds over $161 million in assets, employing 27 people from the local communities. Turner’s appointment follows current President/CEO Roland Poirier’s retirement… Continue Reading

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Updated Information on the Equifax Security Breach

OTIS Federal Credit Union wants to help our members navigate the Equifax breach.  Though this breach was not related in any way to our credit union, our commitment is to helping our members.  We have compiled a summary of important information for our members, as well as links and resources… Continue Reading

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Same-Day ACH Debit Processing to Take Effect September 15, 2017

On September 15, the Federal Reserve will start processing same-day ACH (Automated Clearing House) debits. This means that a member can make a payment to a merchant by ACH (debit card transaction) or via a check that is converted to ACH and, depending on the time of day that it is… Continue Reading

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Seven Principles of a Cooperative

As financial cooperatives, credit unions operate under a different set of rules than big banks. So what exactly is a cooperative? Here are 7 principles of cooperatives, as explained by the National Credit Union Foundation (NCUF) that make them stand out: Voluntary and open membership. Credit unions open their doors to people… Continue Reading

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Credit Score Breakdown

Credit Score Breakdown You’ve likely heard about credit scores before (thanks to all those commercials with terrible jingles), but what do you actually know about them? How long have they been around? And what’s the deal with checking them? A credit score is a number (usually between 350 and 800)… Continue Reading

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Keep an Eye on Your Account!

What can you do to help prevent unauthorized transactions from happening on your account? The number one thing is to keep your account information, including your Debit and Credit Card, in your possession at all times. Along with that is to closely monitor activity on your account. Make sure to… Continue Reading

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