TwinStar News

  • tips to improve your credit history

    We naturally spend a lot of time tracking things we enjoy the most, like our favorite ball team stats, or how many likes we got on our latest Facebook post. However, when it comes to monitoring our credit rating, avoidance is often the game plan.

  • Save to Win 2015 Winner

    Shawn Hinchen of Aberdeen was the big winner of the second annual Save To Win Grand Prize. The Hinchen’s make regular deposits to their Save To Win account and the savings habit paid off in a big way for them.

  • TwinStar Named Best Credit Union In Best Of South Sound Poll

    TwinStar Credit Union would like to thank all our members who voted in The Olympian’s Best Of South Sound contest. TwinStar was named the best credit union and we are flattered by the recognition.

  • Couple reviewing their financials with guidance from an expert
    If you’ve ever traveled to a new location without a map (or without your trusted mapping app on your mobile phone) you know how confusing reaching your destination can be. Becoming financially self-sufficient also requires an accurate “map,” and the discipline to attentively follow it safely to your destination.
  • Headshots for Jeff, Racardo and Chris.
    Meet the newest members of our TwinStar team: Jeff, Racardo and Chris.
  • New IRA Rollover Rule

    Effective Jan. 1, 2015, the IRS will allow an IRA (Individual Retirement Account) owner to make only one IRA rollover in any 12-month period, regardless of the number of IRAs owned. Before, an IRA owner was permitted one rollover per 12-month period for each IRA.

  • Screenshot of the visa special offers website

    Save more when you use your TwinStar Visa card with deals from participating merchants. Go to and look for deals from your favorite brands. Just click through and select your offer to claim your promo code.

  • Students wearing costumes purchased with a Classroom Cash grant

    TwinStar’s annual Classroom Cash program completed another successful award cycle by recognizing 187 elementary school teachers from Tacoma to Portland with awards of $160 each. Classroom Cash proceeds are used for an array of purposes in and out of classrooms.

  • EMV illustration

    TwinStar Credit Union is now shipping EMV chip enabled Visa® Platinum credit cards to TwinStar members. If your Visa® Platinum credit card has an expiration date in November 2014 or after, you will receive one of the new cards. The card carrier that is included with your mailing provides more details. More information on EMV cards can be found here.

  • Dollar Dog Photo Contest winners

    The Dollar Dog Vacation contest ended August 23rd. TwinStar members took photos of Dollar Dog on their summer adventures and then submitted the photos and a short story about their summer vacation. Congratulations to the winners:

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