Insights for October 2015

October 2015
Volume 13 Issue 10
Archived Issues
Insights is a monthly newsletter for members of
Delta Community Credit Union.
Mobile Banking Updates: Touch ID, Apple Watch App
The latest version of Delta Community's Mobile Banking app, now available in the Apple app store, includes updates which support Touch ID and an app for the Apple Watch.

Delta Community is among the first credit unions to offer a mobile banking app for the Apple Watch, which provides quick, convenient account access.

Touch ID functionality allows members to access the Mobile Banking app using fingerprint sensor for authentication.
Touch ID and an Apple Watch app are now available within the latest version of Delta Community's Mobile Banking app
The updated Mobile Banking app requires Apple IOS 8 or higher and is available on iPhone 5S or newer phones. Visit the New Features page on our website, under Mobile Banking, to learn more about the new Apple Watch app and Touch ID.

October Blog Provides Five Fraud Prevention Tips
Everyone is vulnerable to identity theft, but according to the Financial Times, college students are five times more likely to be victimized than others.

This group is easy prey for identity thieves because they live in close quarters, are active on social media sites, and, like many younger adults, do not take the necessary precautions to protect their personal and financial information.
Read our blog to learn more about how all members can better protect their identities and their bank accounts from fraud.
Looking for a Car Loan?
During the month of October, Delta Community will offer loan rates for well-qualified borrowers starting as low as 1.69% APR for new cars and 1.99% APR for used cars.*

In addition to low rates, a Delta Community Car Loan offers:
  • Easy online application process
  • No application fee
  • No pre-payment penalties
Visit for loan calculators, rate comparisons and additional information about the benefits of a car loan with Delta Community.

*Rates subject to change. Annual Percentage Rate (APR) will be based on creditworthiness, term of loan and age of vehicle.
Delta Community Receives Crystal Performance Award
Delta Community is ranked among the top-performing credit unions in the nation, according to Raddon Financial Group. Raddon, a leading provider of financial industry research and trends data, announced the winners of its 2015 Crystal Performance Award, based on in-depth analysis of financial performance metrics, in late September.

This award reflects Delta Community's commitment to its financial health and, ultimately, returning value to its membership.

The top three percent of the more than 500 credit unions that participate in Raddon's industry benchmarking service are selected for the Crystal Performance Award.
CEO Hank Halter Speaks at Georgia Tech
Delta Community CEO Hank Halter addressing students, professors and others at a Georgia Tech leadership event
Delta Community CEO Hank Halter was the featured speaker at an IMPACT series lecture at Georgia Tech on Sept. 2.

More than 100 students attended the event, sponsored by Georgia Tech's Institute for Leadership at the Scheller College of Business, as Hank discussed his five key leadership strategies, illustrating Delta Community in his examples.

Hank appeared at Georgia Tech as a member of Delta Community's Speakers Bureau, which provides our community access to many of the Credit Union's experienced professionals. Bureau speakers are available to address metro Atlanta companies, organizations and other groups on a wide array of topics.

Learn more about the Speakers Bureau.
Delta Community on 11 Alive's Atlanta & Company
Delta Community was again featured on WXIA 11 Alive's Atlanta & Company live morning show. The appearance is part of the "Companies that Care" program, which provides local businesses the opportunity to talk about their investments in the communities they serve. The segment aired on Sept. 17 and focused on the Credit Union's financial literacy and education programs.
Philanthropic Fund Grant Awards Continue in September
Delta Community's Philanthropic Fund grants continued in the month of September, with the following organizations:
  • Rainbow House received a $3,000 grant for their Emergency Shelter and Connection Child Advocacy and Assessment Center. These funds will help to provide temporary shelter for abused, abandoned or neglected children who have been removed from their homes, as well as a child-friendly environment for child abuse victims.
  • Communities in Schools of Henry County, an organization that empowers students to stay in school and achieve in life, was granted $2,500 for their Life 101 program. This program is designed to help 8th graders be better prepared for real world financial issues and decision making.
Delta Community presenting checks to Communities in Schools of Henry County (left) and Rainbow House
In 2015, Delta Community will invest a total of $75,000 in organizations which support the financial and physical well-being of individuals and families within the communities it is privileged to serve.

Visit our website to learn more about the Philanthropic Fund and our other community involvement efforts.
Delta Community Among Atlanta's Best Places to Work
Last month, Delta Community was selected as a finalist in the 2015 Best Places to Work survey, conducted by the Atlanta Business Chronicle.

There were four metro Atlanta Best Places to Work competing categories, based on the employee size of the companies. Delta Community competed in the extra-large company category (more than 500 employees) and was named among just five finalists honored during a ceremony held at the Georgia Aquarium.
As one of Atlanta’s best places to work, Delta Community and its employees provide members with honest value, trusted advice, superior service and a commitment to community involvement. 

Financial Status
as of August 31, 2015 
Assets: $4.8B
Deposits: $4.2B
Loans: $3.5B
Members: 326,210

Holiday Closings
Mon., Oct. 12 
Columbus Day
(Delta Air Lines General Offices and TOC branches open)

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