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General Manager's Blog

Should you Build or Buy your Dream House?

A man’s home is his castle, that old adage is one I am sure that most of us may have heard before. Indeed, your house should be your refuge, the place you relax, unwind and just be you. It is important then that the house you own is the house you want because for most […]

The JTA Co-op Credit Union vs Other Institutions What’s the Difference? Your General Manager explains

I was having a conversation with a colleague of mine recently and I was trying to explain to him the difference between credit unions and other financial organizations. My colleague said to me that he doesn’t see the difference between credit unions and banks or even among credit unions. That made me wonder, is this […]

Is That Auto Loan Right for you?

On my way to work a few days ago I was caught in a bit of traffic and was stuck there for over half an hour. As I sat there trying not to worry about how late I am going to be and how many things were waiting for me at work I began to […]

Congratulations to all our 2021 Tertiary Scholarship Winners

We at the JTA Co-op Credit Union recently completed this year’s selection of our Tertiary Scholarship winners. My heart swelled with pride as I reviewed the outstanding applications that came to us. Having gone through the process of reviewing the applications and selecting our winners, I became poignantly aware of the fact that some of […]

The JTA Credit Union wins award for its 2020 performance

Your Credit Union has done it again! We were awarded and recognized for our outstanding work during the year 2020. Despite the unexpected realities of Covid-19, your Credit Union managed to cop the 2 nd place award for Credit Union of the year in the large Credit Union Category. In addition, the JTA Credit Union […]

Are You Covered?

Procrastination is often called the thief of time, and when I was young, I sometimes heard older people say delay means danger. Phrases such as these were designed to impress upon us the urgency of doing all that we need to as soon as possible without wasting precious time. Although we know that wasted time […]

Time to say Goodbye…to 2020

It is almost time to say good-bye to yet another year. Without a doubt 2020 has been a very surprising year for us and many persons cannot wait to see the back of these 366 days. In 2020 the whole world faced a global pandemic that has claimed the lives of tens of thousands. Your […]

Hailing Our Nation’s teachers as true heroes and heroines

People love heroes, we all like to have someone we can look up, a seemingly larger than life figure who embodies the strength, courage and fortitude needed to accomplish great things. Each year we in Jamaica celebrate the lives, and legacies of our national heroes, these seven outstanding individuals have paved the way for us […]

Tertiary Scholarship 2020

I wish to express heartfelt congratulations to our twelve members who were awarded scholarships and grants in the Credit Union’s annual tertiary scholarships and grants programme. This year’s winners are attending various teacher training institutions across the island and all hope to advance their education so that they can in turn better serve the nation’s […]

JTA Co-op Credit Union has something for everyone

In late 2019 the world heard about CoVid-19 for the first time. Maybe some persons thought it would be a novel disease, one that would flare up and die down just as quickly as it came. But today, nearly a year after it was first identified, the virus is not only still with us, but […]


We are a member owned financial organization that serves teachers and other workers in the education sector who are members of the Jamaica Teachers’ Association. Since our establishment we have worked hard to ensure that our members are able to ‘BE THEIR BEST’.

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