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Read Beware of Fake Fraud Alert Texts

Beware of Fake Fraud Alert Texts

The rise in popularity of digital payments also unfortunately means an increase in digital payment fraud. There have been reports recently of individuals receiving texts that appear to be from their credit union investigating potential fraud. However, these are fraudsters trying to appear to be legitimate to steal information or fast cash from the member.
Read Start Teaching Children Good Money Habits Now

Start Teaching Children Good Money Habits Now

April is financial literacy month! It is a great time to teach children and young adults how to handle their finances to know the importance of savings and how to be responsible with money. Here are some easy tips on how to get started.
Read Tips for saving money on your car loan

Tips for saving money on your car loan

If you are considering buying a car, check out these tips to get the best financing possible and save money overall!
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Credit score 101

Your credit score is very important, especially when it comes to getting a mortgage or purchasing a car. Your credit scores help lenders determine whether you can repay a loan based on your past financial performance. A higher score can qualify you for better interest rates, higher credit limits, and more types of credit than you would with a lower score. Your credit score is determined by many aspects. Check out below the five major areas effecting your credit score and the different ways your can improve your credit score!
Read Don't fall for phishing bait

Don't fall for phishing bait

Phishing texts are unfortunately, a common tactic hackers are using to compromise member login credentials and takeover and steal information. It is important to know how to indicate a phishing text and what to do if you receive a phishing text. Protect yourself and your information by reading over our phishing tips and staying vigilant!
Read Financially Fit in 2022

Financially Fit in 2022

A new year calls for new resolutions. Exercising more is usually a popular resolution, but did you know you should also be financially fit too?  Strengthen your finances in 2022 with our budgeting and savings tips.
Read Shop Safe This Holiday Season

Shop Safe This Holiday Season

The holidays usually bring an increase in shopping – buying gifts, extra food, or a night out with friends and family. Read these tips before you pay to keep your accounts safe this holiday season.
Read Social Media Quizzes: Harmless Fun or Potential Information for Hackers?

Social Media Quizzes: Harmless Fun or Potential Information for Hackers?

Social media is a great place to reconnect with old friends, watch funny videos, and even learn new skills but you need to be careful and aware of potential scams and frauds, too.
Read Saving With New Skills

Saving With New Skills

Learn more - download the handout! Dig even deeper with this great article!
Read Should I choose a lender before or after I find my dream home?

Should I choose a lender before or after I find my dream home?

Choose a lender and get preapproved for a loan before you pick your new home – it will make a huge difference. It can be a real downer if you spend tons of time browsing through dozens of listings,