Blaw Knox Credit Union Newsletter             Jan-Mar. 2024



Blaw Knox Credit Unions Annual Meeting will be held Tuesday, January 23, 2024, at the Credit Union office located at 215 South 17th Street, Mattoon, IL promptly at 4:30pm. If you plan to attend, please RSVP to the Credit Union office or to any Director by January 19th. Social distancing and masks may be required.


Be prepared for Christmas 2024 by opening your Christmas Club at BKCU! The Christmas Club is paying 1.00%. All deposits must remain in the account until November 1, 2024, at which time the balance of the account will be moved to your share account. The last day to open a Christmas Club for 2024 is January 31st, so open yours today! Remember, the sooner you open your account the sooner you can start saving!


Congratulations to our International Credit Union Day drawing winners! Emma Keefer won the $50 share deposit. Don Kaufman and Terese Goldstein each won a $25 share deposit.   We’re glad so many members stopped by to visit on that special day! Remember, our members are our credit union!


Was Santa extra giving this year? Are you starting to receive those high interest bills in the mail? Always remember to check your options at BKCU. There are several loans available where interest rates might be lower than what you’re paying. We will work hard to accommodate your needs.

Accounts at Blaw Knox Credit Union are NCUA insured up to $250,000

Dividends- on December 31st we paid 0.40 on all share accounts

Remember that we offer and provide:

  • Competitive loan rates
  • E-statements                                  
  • Debit cards
  • Extended warranties
  • Real-time online banking & mobile banking
  • Free Notary Public service for members


 Our 2024 privacy policy is posted on our website, for your review.


Did you know that, as a consumer, you are entitled to one free credit report annually from each of the three main credit reporting agencies-Experian, Equifax and TransUnion? Just visit to request your free reports. You can also receive your free credit score by visiting


Remember to have your income tax refunds direct deposited into your share account at BKCU for quick and easy access!


BKCU will be closed the following days:

January 15th - Martin Luther King Jr. Day

February 19th   -   Presidents’ Day

March 29th - Good Friday


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