Posts By: Debi Bennett

Wildfire Relief Program

With wildfires raging through Oregon, many PCFCU members have been affected. To help, we have a few relief options available to our members. Emergency Skip-a-Payments: During this time we are considering all PCFCU loans for emergency skip payments. We’re also waiving the normal $35 skip fee. Submit our regular skip form or contact us at… Read full post »

Webinar – Regaining Financial Confidence During COVID-19

Finances are being impacted by COVID-19 and our team is here to help you regain financial confidence during this pandemic. Learn how to build a better budget, increase your savings, and how to protect yourself in the future. Date: Tuesday, June 30, 2020 Time: 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm PST Online webinar hosted by: BALANCE… Read full post »

Teaching Kids And Teens Smart Money Habits

  Think back to how you formed your financial habits. Did you learn everything you needed in school? From your parents? If you could go back and talk to your younger self, what financial pitfalls would you tell yourself to avoid? If you have children of your own, you may be wondering how and when… Read full post »

Fraud Alerts

Federal Trade Commission Reports Rise in Fraud Schemes Related to Small Businesses and to Grandparents and more. The Federal Bureau of Consumer Protection has recently issued two alerts: Small Business Alert — If you own a small business or work for one, you’ve seen the headlines about financial relief that may be available to some… Read full post »

Don’t Be Fooled by this Apple ID Locked e-mail

Interestingly enough this email sent to Apple phone users stating the Apple ID is locked and needs to be unlocked by clicking on a link and giving information … is kind of silly. If the Apple ID is locked, how are we able to use an apple devise to click on a link? This (below)… Read full post »

Emergency Skip-A-Payment

The COVID-19 coronavirus is not only threatening our health but our economics as well. If you find yourself with reduced hours or laid off, give us a call and lets see what we can do to help. If you feel unable to make loan payments, complete a Skip-a-Payment Application, submit to us either via email… Read full post »

Capital One Breach

Some members may be affected by the Capital One breach.  For information about this breach, here is a link to their website. If you have questions about any PCFCU products, give us a call. To learn more about the Capital One breach, click here.

Scam Alert — DON’T be my Valentine!

Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum has a warning for people looking for love online. If an online love interest asks you for money, it’s probably a scam. Every year, the Oregon Department of Justice receives heartbreaking reports about “romance scammers” – especially around Valentine’s Day – who create fake profiles and eventually convince people to send… Read full post »

Is it Real? OR an IRS Phishing Call?

Calls From the IRS: Do They Happen? Shared from a Tax Act blog By Valerie Rind “Hello, Mr. Brown? This is Maria Santos from the IRS,” barked the authoritative voice on the phone. “It’s important that I speak with you about your 2018 income tax return right now. I need some personal information from you.”… Read full post »

Upcoming BALANCE Webinars

Upcoming BALANCE webinars cover some great topics. Such as: NOVEMBER — BREEZING THROUGH THE HOLIDAYS: It may be called “the most wonderful time of the year” but December can also be filled with unwanted debt with holiday spending. Learn budgeting strategies and tactics to avoid that year-end credit card crunch and sidestep debt traps in… Read full post »