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Ways to Identify a Scam Call

Ways to Identify a Scam Call

Posted On: September 21, 2021 by CSE Federal Credit Union in: CSE News, Fraud Tips

 

When it comes to unknown numbers calling your home or mobile device, most of us just let it go to voicemail to see if it’s a legitimate call or a possible scam call. We want to remind you of the best practices to keep you, and your financial and/or personal information safe.

If something seems too good to be true, it may be. Recognizing the following red flags may help you avoid falling victim to fraud or a scam:

They prey on urgency or fear and you are...
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Tags: Credit Card, CSE, CSE FCU, CSE Federal Credit Union, CSE News, Debit & Credit Cards, Debit Cards, Education, Fraud Protection, Fraud Protection Service

Upgrading your Wheels before Winter

Upgrading your Wheels before Winter

Posted On: September 15, 2021 by CSE Federal Credit Union in: Budgeting, Education, General

 

Believe it or not, Winter weather isn’t far off. While the changing of seasons is routine, many don’t consider routine car repairs, maintenance, or complete vehicle upgrades until the snow is already settled. Now is a great time to do a once-over on your current vehicle to see what maintenance it may need to get you through another Winter. Or, if push comes to shove, to realize you may need to trade in the old clunker...

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Tags: Car Repairs, CSE, CSE FCU, CSE Federal Credit Union, Winter

Understanding the 2021 Child Tax Credit

Understanding the 2021 Child Tax Credit

Posted On: September 10, 2021 by CSE Federal Credit Union in: Budgeting, Education, General

 

Taxes and deductions can be complicated, especially when tax credit eligibility constantly changes. For families with children, understanding what child tax credit assistance is available and how it will be distributed provides helpful insight on how best to optimize personal finances.

Recent changes to the Child Tax Credit expand its reach to help more families for the 2021 tax year. Advance payments, based on 2020 returns, began rolling out in July 2021 and will continue...

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Tags: Child Tax Credit, Credit Unions, CSE, CSE FCU, CSE Federal Credit Union, CSE News, Education, Finances, Money, Taxes

Preparing Your Home for Winter

Preparing Your Home for Winter

Posted On: September 1, 2021 by CSE Federal Credit Union in: Debit & Credit Cards, Education, Mortgages, Personal Loan

 

It might seem a little early to be talking about Winter, but when it comes to preparing your home for the cold season, it’s best to consider those updates now. Being able to prep and update your home while it’s still nice out will make the job a lot easier, not to mention it won’t send chills up your spine. Plus, you’ll have a little more time to prepare financially for any of those updates before the cold weather hits.

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Tags: Credit Card, CSE, CSE FCU, CSE Federal Credit Union, HELOC, Home Equity, Home Repairs, Visa Credit Card, Winter

Preparing Your Home for Winter

Preparing Your Home for Winter

Posted On: September 1, 2021 by CSE Federal Credit Union in: Debit & Credit Cards, Education, Mortgages, Personal Loan

 

It might seem a little early to be talking about Winter, but when it comes to preparing your home for the cold season, it’s best to consider those updates now. Being able to prep and update your home while it’s still nice out will make the job a lot easier, not to mention it won’t send chills up your spine. Plus, you’ll have a little more time to prepare financially for any of those updates before the cold weather hits.

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Tags: Credit Card, CSE, CSE FCU, CSE Federal Credit Union, HELOC, Home Equity, Home Repairs, Visa Credit Card, Winter

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