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Be on the Alert for Fraudulent Text Messages Claiming to be From the N.C.U.A.

The National Credit Union Administration (NCUA our governing body) has received consumer calls about suspicious text messages claiming to come from their agency (NCUA). The messages read: “National Credit Union Administration Alert for (recipient’s phone number). Contact 844-234-5445.” Other fraudulent phone numbers to be alert for are 855-340-1398 and 844-906-0773. These texts are not communications… Read full post »

GET YOUR BLUE ON for Child Abuse Awareness

National Blue Sunday – Sunday, April 24th Blue Sunday is a national child abuse prevention initiative whose mission is to inspire others to create their own child abuse prevention efforts. If everyone did a little we would see BIG results for children. Join churches and faith communities across the nation as they take the time in… Read full post »

The Human Advantage

When we say: discover the human advantage, we are talking about the fact that members get a real live human when they call, not some automated phone loop that requires both mega patience and a degree in technology to master. You will also see the human side of your credit union when you come into your favorite branch and… Read full post »

ATM Skimmer Scammers… they are back

Thieves using ATM skimmers are back. Actually, they didn’t really ever leave. But they are back more aggressively than they have recently been. It’s been reported that over the last few months there has been a dramatic increase in the number of ATM skimmer cases in the Northwest.  Below is a link to an article, provided by one of… Read full post »

Traveling? Call us before you go.

Because there is SO much fraud in the credit/debit card world, we have security in place designed to protect members from misuse of their cards.  We, therefore, suggest that members call us prior to traveling out of state/country (before departing).  This lets us know that unexpected card transactions are, indeed, expected and not a case… Read full post »

Are You Using An Old Browser?

Internet Explorer and Online Banking Microsoft has stopped providing support, including security updates, for Windows XP and XP-compatible Internet Explorer versions up to, and including, version 8.  In the past couple weeks, several online security vulnerabilities have been discovered that could compromise XP computers using these outdated browsers. For your security, and in keeping with… Read full post »

Teaching Kids To Save — Tip #1

Here is the an interesting tip for parents who want to teach kids to save money. Make saving money visible in your home. Place a savings jar and/or piggy bank in every room in the house. And, place a savings jar and/or piggy bank next to every television you have in your home. Give saving equal or greater visibility to… Read full post »

Learn – Credit Union Member Questions … Answered by NCUA

See the National Credit Union Administration’s link for credit union members.  It covers many topics of interest… Browse it and discover the answer to many questions.  Some, you may not have thought of yet. http://www.mycreditunion.gov