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Financial Security


Helping you keep your money secure is important to us at PSECU. That’s why we’re excited to introduce the new lock/unlock feature in digital banking that gives you more control over your debit and credit cards. You now have the capability to “lock” your card if it’s missing, which prohibits transactions from occurring on your […]

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HOW TO BE A HELPER

September 27, 2017

When tragedy strikes, there’s a well-known Mr. Rogers quote that reminds us all to “Look for the helpers.” During catastrophic events or natural disasters, this quote encourages us all to find the positive things others are doing that inspire each of us to be helpers, too. If you’re wondering how you can be a helper, […]

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News outlets seem to highlight a new data compromise every week. Hackers and scammers are continually gaining access to files containing sensitive personal information, such as Social Security numbers. So what can you do to deter identity theft if you are alerted your personal information may have been compromised? Place a fraud alert on your credit […]

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There are several scams that fraudsters use to try and make money illegally. College students are often vulnerable to certain scams based on their situation and perceived understanding of finances. Listed below are popular scams targeting this demographic and ways to avoid becoming a victim. Federal Student Tax Scam Scammers will call students heading back […]

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What does financial freedom mean for you? For many people, it means making their money work for them so they have resources available on hand when they need them. Whether you live alone or have a family, a money management plan ensures you stay on track financially and use your resources to their fullest. A […]

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Are you feeling disenchanted with the high fees your bank is charging? Or perhaps you’re looking for a new way to make your money work harder for you while still giving you easy access to your funds. The answer to your banking questions is closer than you think. Credit unions, like PSECU, offer numerous advantages […]

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You may know the five components of a credit score and how important having good credit is for things such as buying a car, getting a cell phone plan, or getting approved for your own apartment. You may also know that the government allows you to get a free credit report once a year from […]

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Criminals will use creative ways to get your personal and financial data. One technique they use is called “skimming.” Thieves use hidden electronics to steal the information stored on your card and record your PIN number to access all that hard-earned cash in your account. Some skimmers install a phony card reader or keypad. Others […]

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If a stranger approached you on the street, what would you tell them about yourself? Would you rattle off your full name, date of birth, and phone number? Hand them your phone and let them scroll through all your photos? Give them your home address and then tell them when you won’t be home? Unfortunately, […]

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