Missionary Minded

Are You a SMART International Banking Customer?

If we’ve learned anything at ECCU by serving missionaries, it’s that they really appreciate good banking services. Consider this story... [read more]

Category: Missionary Minded

Does Your Account Fuel Ministry?

Ever wonder what your money is doing when you aren’t using it? Sure, it’s sitting in your savings account earning interest. At ECCU, our members’ deposits also help fuel ministry. But what does that look like? [read more]

Category: Missionary Minded

How to Manage Cash when Traveling Internationally

Because I work at ECCU, I get the privilege of not only serving missionaries through banking, but using some of the best practices I’ve learned for my own short-term missions trips. I went on a short-term mission trip to Hungary in 1998. The first day of our... [read more]

Category: Missionary Minded

Celebrating God’s Faithfulness Together

Songs have a way of communicating magnificent realities with a minimum of words. Such is the case with one of my favorite hymns—Great Is Thy Faithfulness. Notice how this brief line captures the spirit of the gospel: Strength for today and bright hope for tomorrow. These few words also capture the reality of what God did in and through ECCU... [read more]

Category: News

When Are My Taxes Due If I Live Abroad?

This simple question would seem to have a simple answer, but like most things having to do with the IRS, it’s not as straightforward... [read more]

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Banking Auto-magically

Few things are more stressful than being in the dark about your finances. Once you miss a payment or become overdrawn, it can snowball from there. With all you do in the field, things like making a... [read more]

Category: Missionary Minded