Posts Categorized: Member Education

Summer Travel Expense Saving Tips

Summer is the peak season for vacations and travel. Schools are on break, and many families take the opportunity to go on trips, explore new destinations, and spend quality time together. It’s a time for relaxation, adventure, and creating lasting memories. Here are some tips to help you save on your summer travel expenses: Be… Read full post »

Attorney General Rosenblum Warns of Another Scam — About Best Buy’s Geek Squad

Scammers Are Impersonating Best Buy’s Geek Squad; Here’s What You Need to Know Don’t fall for these phony Geek Squad invoices and customer service numbers. Consumers and small business owners are being targeted by a scam that involves fraudulent invoices and customer service numbers posing as Best Buy’s Geek Squad. Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum is urging Oregonians to be on the… Read full post »

Don’t Fall For This REFUND Scam

Passing on MORE Information from Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum Did you receive a text or email offering you a REFUND? Don’t fall for it. It’s a scam! For years, scammers have been pretending to be someone you trust, while trying to trick you into sending them money. But as more people learn the scammers’… Read full post »

Holiday Skip-a-Payments

Holiday Skips November, December and January are Holiday SKIP months. Of course, we have a two skips per year limit. The PCFCU Skip Most PCFCU loans qualify for our skip program; your loan needs to be current. We allow skips on qualifying loan payments. Complete a Skip Application for each PCFCU loan you want to… Read full post »

Watch Out for Scams This Tax Season

With the federal tax filing deadline approaching, Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum is warning Oregonians to be on the lookout for scams and other fraud related to taxes and tax filing. “During tax season, identity theft cases increase as scammers use stolen information to file fake tax returns and steal people’s refunds,” Rosenblum said. “Oregonians should… Read full post »

Free Webinars — March 14 and 23 — Understanding Credit

This month’s Free Seminar UNDERSTANDING CREDIT. Credit: Many want it but how do you get it? This session covers all aspects of becoming an educated credit consumer, including how lenders evaluate for credit approval, factors that impact credit qualification, how credit scoring works, and ways money management today impacts credit standing tomorrow. Enjoy the power… Read full post »

Scholarship Awards

We have four scholarship awards available to our membership. Each is a $2500, one-time award: Our scholarships are for all students planning to attend some form of college, university or trade school, both under graduate and/or graduate students. Application: PCFCU Scholarship Application Please print, complete and return your application to: Pacific Cascade Scholarships, Pacific Cascade… Read full post »

Stop These Scams COLD in Their Tracks

Part One of Two Information for this story comes from our friends at Balance Because of their omnipresence in our society, you’ve probably read about financial scams over the years. It’s important to keep in mind, though, that criminals put a lot of effort into developing fresh ways to defraud victims. New devious tricks pop… Read full post »