Newsroom

Welcome to the newsroom

There's a lot going on at Hughes. You'll find all the latest press releases, our monthly and quarterly newsletters, annual report and updates on what's new for members. Read on to get all your news and updates.

 What's New at Hughes?
 News Releases
 Your Financial Answer
 Hughes Financial Teen Scene
 Howie Javelina's All Stars Club
 Bear Essential News for Kids - Kids Make Cents
 Hughes's Annual Report


What's new at Hughes?

When we launch a new program, promotion, technology or any other news our members will want to know about, we'll post it here. Scroll down to read what's new at Hughes today! 

enjoy New online banking features

The upgrade to our new Online Banking service on February 24, 2015 provides a better banking experience with improvements to the features you use now and new features you're sure to enjoy. Learn more about the upgrade, our security and browser requirements. For more information regarding Online Banking enhancements and to view the video click here.

Online Banking is convenient, easy and secure with more powerful features than ever before. If you haven't signed up for Online Banking, Bill Pay or Mobile Banking, we encourage you to do so today! 

6th annual tweet for college scholarship
TweetForCollege

Tweet an essay in 140 characters or less: How can a credit union help plan for a ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE (or any other future event)?

Win one of four (4) $250 awards or one (1) $1,000 award when you tweet your response! Include @ElementsofMoney in your tweet. Applications via Twitter will be accepted beginning Wednesday, January 14, 2015.

Visit our Kids & Teens page for more information.

DEADLINE: Applications via Twitter will be accepted beginning Wednesday, January 14, 2015. There will be one winner every two weeks, ending Tuesday, March 10, 2015. An overall winner will be announced Monday, March 16, 2015. Certain restrictions apply.

Hughes 10th annual scholarship program! (Deadline March 14, 2015)

Hughes is awarding four (4) scholarships to high school seniors who are members of Hughes. Scholarships will be awarded to those students who have shown scholastic excellence, participated in community service and are interested in advancing their education. Winners will receive $2,500, $2,000, $1,000 or $500.

To qualify, you must be a high school senior entering a college, university or trade school in the fall of 2015 upon graduation. Visit HughesFCU.org/Scholarship for more information or click here to apply!

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Members can sign up for TurboTax online by clicking here. TurboTax brings you Total Assurance Protection so you can feel 100% confident about your taxes:

  • Maximum refund guaranteed

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  • FREE downloadable Audit Support Center

  • Save on TurboTax products

$25 cash back for returning TurboTax Deluxe CD/download customers

Turbo Tax Deluxe customers can receive a $25 rebate if they purchased TurboTax Deluxe CD/download to file their 2013 tax return and had to upgrade to TurboTax Premier or Home & Business to file their 2014 return. Customers can receive more information and apply for the $25 rebate at TurboTax.Intuit.com/25Back. Offer good through April 20, 2015.

Hughes Federal Credit Union does not guarantee or endorse vendors and makes its services available to members to use at their discretion.

Deposit Rates Increase

Deposit rates increase for High/Ultimate/Premium Yield (Money Market) and Term Share account (CD) rates!
See Savings rates and Term Share rates for complete details!

Play it Smart at Hughes! Win $5,000 Grand Prize and $1,000 monthly drawings!

2014 Play it Smart amount

$48,200 awarded annually; $144,600 overall!

Exciting news! Hughes has extended our Play It Smart promotion through 2015! Did you know that in the past three years, Hughes has awarded a $48,200 to its members each year? That’s a grand total of $144,600 through this campaign! During our year-long member appreciation celebration, we’re giving you even more reasons to choose Hughes—chances to win $5,000, $1,000, $500 and $100 in our Play it Smart promotion. The sooner you apply, the more monthly drawings you are entered in and the more opportunity you have to WIN!

Click for details and official rules.

Trustage health insurance program with gohealth available for members 

Hughes Federal Credit Union is pleased to offer the TruStage Health Insurance
Program through GoHealth for members needing health insurance.

With GoHealth members can: 

• Shop for health plans based on budget, location, and needs
• View and compare health plans online side-by-side
• Consult with licensed insurance agents nationwide
• Access the same plans available through healthcare.gov as well as additional plan options
• Apply for tax credits and if eligible, use them to lower the cost of coverage
• Find out if they are eligible to purchase a major medical health plan outside of open enrollment

Go to TruStage  to sign up online or call to speak to a licensed representative toll-free at 1-888-416-2166. 

go mobile!  download apps for your tablet or smartphone

Before using the app for the first time:

  • Login to Online Banking
  • Click on the Self Service tab.
  • Under Preferences, click on Sign Up/Manage My Mobile Money and follow the instructions.
  • You'll receive a link for the mobile app.

View videos and learn more about Mobile Banking >

Search for Hughes Federal Credit Union in the Apple Store® or Google Play

Visit the App Store  Visit the Play Store 

Instant issue
Get your debit card & PIN instantly!

Instant Issue UA Debit

Get your Visa® Debit card and PIN instantly through Instant Issue. Hughes Federal Credit Union is one of the few financial institutions to offer this service. Instant issue cards allow members to open a Checking account or replace a lost/stolen/damaged debit card immediately. Your card is ready to use at the ATM, restaurants, stores and businesses! You can even select your own PIN with Instant Issue. No waiting for traditional cards to arrive in the mail. Instant issue is available at any branch location, excluding our Voyager branch. Take advantage of Saturday hours at select branches. Get your Visa® Debit card today!

*Certain restrictions apply. Instant issue is not available for Visa® Credit cards. There may be a $10 fee for lost/stolen/damaged cards. See our product & service fees for more information.

Registered Member Shoppers

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News releases

2015

January 2, 2015
Hughes to award $6000 in scholarship funds

2014

November 20, 2014
Ultimate Arizona Wildcat Basketball Fan

October 17, 2014
Hughes to Sponsor Arizona Take Charge Cats

October 15, 2014
Hughes Named a top Financial Resource for Teens

October 2, 2014
Hughes Selected as 10 Best Finance Resources for Teens

September 4, 2014
Hughes Receives ServiStar Member Service Award

August 18, 214
Ultimate Arizona Wildcat Football Fan

April 15, 2014
Hughes Members Hear About Strong Growth at 62nd Annual Meeting

April 14, 2014
Hughes Federal Credit Union Awards $6,000 in Scholarships to Local High School Students

March 25, 2014
Coach Sean Miller Commercials Win National Awards

January 2, 2014
Hughes Seeking Students To Win $6,000 In Scholarship Funds

2013

November 26, 2013
The Ultimate Arizona Wildcat Basketball Fan

October 22, 2013
Hughes As Seen in ESPN - Arizona Basketball Coach Sean Miller meshes past and present

August 29, 2013
The Ultimate Arizona Wildcat Football Fan

April 29, 2013
Hughes Awards $6,000 in Scholarships

2012

Aug. 2, 2012
Hughes Kicks Off With New UA Football Debit Card

April 23, 2012
HUGHES REPORTS STRONG GROWTH IN 2011 DESPITE ECONOMY

April 23, 2012
HUGHES AWARDS SCHOLARSHIPS TO LOCAL HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS

April 9, 2012
FINANCIAL FITNESS FAIR OFFERS VALUABLE TIPS FOR ALMOST EVERYONE

March 13, 2012
U OF A VISA® DEBIT CARD DESIGNS WIN NATIONAL AWARD

Jan. 3, 2012
HUGHES SEEKING STUDENTS TO WIN $6,000 IN SCHOLARSHIP FUNDS


Hughes's monthly newsletters

Your Financial Answer

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Hughes Financial Teen Scene

READ CURRENT EDITION › READ PAST EDITIONS ›

Howie Javelina's All Stars Club

READ CURRENT EDITION › READ PAST EDITIONS ›

Bear Essential News for Kids - Kids Make Cents

READ CURRENT EDITION › READ PAST EDITIONS ›

Hughes's Annual Report

Each year we release an annual report to all our members informing them of Hughes's financial standings, meeting dates, new technology, new promotions and more. It's available all year round for your viewing.
READ THIS YEAR'S EDITION ›

 


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