Coastal FCU Says e-Statements Can HelpSave The Earth

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RALEIGH, N.C. - (04/14/06) – Coastal FCU is promoting itselectronic statement service in conjunction with this year’sEarth Day as a way to cut down on paper use and be moreenvironmentally friendly. The credit union is encouraging its154,000 members to simultaneously help preserve precious naturalresources, fight identity theft and save money by opting to receivetheir account statements electronically. Every year, Coastal issuesmore than one million paper statements, each consuming severalpages. By making the switch to e-Statements, members can help savean estimated 42 tons of paper, or 1200 trees annually,they’ve estimated. Almost 23,000 members already usee-Statements on a monthly basis. Current members can make theswitch online by visiting Coastal’s website, and new memberscan sign up for the service when they join the creditunion.

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