Please consider nominating a TCU member who has been an invaluable asset to the community in which he/she lives as our Volunteer of the Year. The intent of this recognition is to highlight a person who has gone above and beyond to serve others and exemplifies the credit union philosophy of “People helping People”. The nomination… Continue Reading “Volunteer of the Year” Nominations Now Being Accepted
2018 Jacques Sachs Scholarship Attention graduating high school seniors who plan to continue their education at a 2 or 4 year college – applications are now available at all 6 TCU offices or may be printed here. Complete applications must be submitted by 5pm on Friday, March 9, 2018 to the Sunshine St. TelComm CU location attention:… Continue Reading Scholarship Applications Due March 9
Every year we all have a “holiday hangover” from traveling and spending, and almost everyone in January feels the need to get a better handle on her finances in the upcoming year. Here are a few suggestions to consider: Set up a Christmas Club account today at TelComm CU and feel jolly when funds are… Continue Reading Tips to Save Money in 2018 – Make it Fun & Automatic!
As we have all heard in the news over the past several days, credit reporting agency Equifax was apparently hacked earlier in the summer of this year. Many members are understandably concerned about what they can do to protect their personal confidential information from fraud. Our staff has been involved in numerous webinars, discussions and… Continue Reading Best Practices for Members Concerned about Equifax Hack
This information is from the FDIC Consumer News, Summer 2017 Bank Customer Dealing with Scam The FDIC often hears from bank customers who believe they may be the victims of financial fraud or theft, and our staff members provide information on where and how to report suspicious activity. To help further, FDIC Consumer… Continue Reading Top 10 Fraud Scams to be Aware of – Protect Yourself!
Every so often you may get a random phone call from someone claiming to need your personal information to prevent fraud on your account or somehow ‘help’ you solve a problem you did not know you had. Be skeptical! Ask questions and make SURE it is a legitimate person/company you are familiar with and have… Continue Reading Keep Your Personal Info Safe – Beware of Fraudsters!
Building a Credit Score From Scratch Young adults starting out on their own often bump into a cold fact of financial life: Having no credit history can limit your options just as much as having bad credit does. Lenders, rental offices and insurance companies use your financial track record to judge how likely you are… Continue Reading Building a Credit Score From Scratch
As you are enjoying a little time off with family and friends, be sure to take a minute to get your financial “ducks in a row” and make shopping NEXT year a breeze! Drop by any TCU branch and open a Christmas Club account today. Just get started with any amount! Even as little as… Continue Reading Start 2017 with a Christmas Club Account – It’s EASY!