HSSCU Scholarship Recipients 2023

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Congratulations to the 2023 HSSCU Scholarship recipients ! Those selected will be receiving their share of €50,000 towards their third level education. Once again, we received a high volume of applications. The decision process was not an easy one due to the high quality of applications submitted to the judging panel. However, following much discussion…

Junior Savers Week

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Junior Savers Week runs from the 25th September – 1st October. We are encouraging children nationwide to start saving with their credit union! This week highlights the importance of saving for the future.   Research Shows That how we behave around money as adults is learned early on from our parents. Implementing good money habits for…

Online Password Reset Changes

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A new simplified process for members to reset their online services account password is being implemented by our IT providers.   A step by step guide to this new process can be viewed here: HSSCU Online Password Reset Guide This change removes the need for a ‘memorable word’ from the process of resetting an password….

Student Accommodation Scams

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College is an exciting time for students, however, it is also an opportunistic time for fraudsters. They might look to trick students out of their money. Many cases have been reported to FraudSMART where deposits have been handed over for properties that don’t exist. The property has been rented to multiple tenants already. There has…

Social Impact Report 2022

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We are pleased to announce the publication of our first Social Impact Report this aims to showcase our impact on the community we serve, and the positive difference we are making to our members’ lives.   You can access the report here: HSSCU Social Impact Report 2022    Our Social Impact Since the establishment of…

Back To School Costs

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  The Irish League of Credit Unions has today published the results of its annual School Costs survey, tracking the costs and impacts of children returning to school.  723 parents (out of a sample size of 2,510) from across Ireland responded to the survey, which was conducted by i-Reach Insights during June.   ILCU Back…

Savings Cap Removed

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We are pleased to announce the removal of the Savings Cap. HSSCU members can now save up to a maximum of €100,000 across all of their accounts. This means that the maximum an individual can hold in savings within HSSCU is a total of €100,000.00.   Monthly Savings In addition, the monthly restrictions on the…

Text Scam Alert

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Scam alert – Beware of scammers pretending to be a relative asking for help    Beware of text or WhatsApp messages appearing to be from a relative, in most cases a son or daughter, asking for help because they lost or broke their phone. It is likely to be a scam. The messages often begin…

Member Prize Draw Update

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We are pleased to announce that an additional €10,000 in prizes has been added to the HSSCU Member Prize Draw. This starts with our May Member Prize Draw winners announcement. There will be 20 additional winners each month, each will win €500.   Every month now there will be a total of 31 winners sharing a…

Number One in 2023 RepTrak Study

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Credit Unions Ranked as Number One in 2023 RepTrak® Study   Credit Unions have been ranked as number one among the top one hundred most highly regarded organisations in Ireland, in the Ireland RepTrak® 2023 annual study. The Ireland RepTrak® 2023 annual study is based on a survey of more than 5,500 members of the…