Scams to be Aware of in 2020

Scam Alert: “Compromised Account”

We have received reports of fraudsters posing as CFCU representatives and calling, texting, or emailing members about their account(s) being compromised. The fraudsters are asking the member to provide their personal information, including member number, personal identification number (PIN), online banking username, and password to verify activity on their account.  You should never disclose confidential…

Scams to be Aware of in 2020

Scams to be Aware of

Every year, CFCU members, as well as members of other credit unions and banks, fall victim to fraudulent activities that can cost thousands of dollars. CFCU takes active measures to protect your accounts from intrusion, but it is important for you to take steps to keep your accounts, devices, and funds secure. Common Scams “Microsoft”…

Staying Secure Online

Staying Secure Online

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month and we’ve put together a quick list of tips to help keep you safe online. Use a strong, unique password with a mix of uppercase and lowercase letters, numbers, and symbols. Do not reuse the same password for different websites. Reusing the same password across the web can make all…

Do More with Online Banking

Do More with Online Banking

Manage your finances with ease using the latest new features we’ve added to CFCU Online Banking! What’s New Search Your Transaction History Need to find a specific purchase or figure out how much money you spent at taco trucks last month? Now you can search your transaction history by date, keyword and amount within Online…

New Year's Money Resolutions

What Are Your $ Resolutions for 2018?

A New Year and a Fresh Start! A New Year means a new chance to set and reach your goals and resolutions, right? Make 2018 a success with a few of our top financial tips. Start a Rainy Day Fund Did you know that the majority of Americans don’t have enough money in their savings…

Black Friday Shopping in 2017

5 Things: Black Friday Shopping

We’re just a few days away from Black Friday, a day where eager shoppers line up, sometimes even camp out, hours ahead of time in an attempt to save money on their Christmas purchases. Many retailers open shop on Thursday evening and feature many of the hottest electronics, DVDs, video games and more on sale.…

Student Loan Debt

5 Things: Avoiding Unnecessary Student Loan Debt

In 2014, 7 out of every 10 college students graduated with student loan debt. What’s worse is they had accrued on average more than $33,000 in debt. As this rises, so do delinquent payments. According to a newly released report by the New York Federal Reserve, more than 11% of student loans are 90 days…

Protecting Your Identity

5 Things: Protecting Your Identity

You’ve heard about the danger of identity theft and the importance of protecting your social security number, banking information and other personal information. But you may not be aware of how easy it is for thieves to obtain this information. According to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), identity theft was the top consumer complaint in…

Budgeting for the Holidays

5 Things: Budgeting for the Holidays

With the holiday season just around the corner, putting money back is key to avoiding the stress. While budgeting for the holidays is a year around chore, creating a budget and saving today will prepare you for the holiday season. Here are five simple steps you can take to save money for the holidays. 1.…

New Year's Resolutions List

Our Top 3 New Year’s Money Resolutions

It’s a New Year, a clean slate. It’s the time of year when we evaluate where we’ve been in life and the direction we want to take for a successful future. It’s the time to make lists and compile resolutions. We resolve to improve our minds and our bodies, but sometimes forget about our financial…