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International Credit Union Day & The Cooperative Principles

International Credit Union Day & The Cooperative Principles

Posted On: October 18, 2021 by CSE Federal Credit Union in: CSE, CSE News, General

 

On Thursday, October 21, 2021, Credit Union’s around the world will be celebrating International Credit Union Day! This is an exciting day for us, and we’re so excited to share it with you!

 

So, what is International Credit Union Day anyway?

International Credit Union Day, commonly known as “ICU Day”, is an event where credit unions across the nation and world raise awareness and celebrate what makes our credit unions...

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Tags: Cooperative Principles, Credit Union Difference, Credit Unions, CSE, CSE FCU, CSE Federal Credit Union, CSE News, CU Difference, ICU DAY, International Credit Union Day

Holiday Shopping with a Holiday Loan

Holiday Shopping with a Holiday Loan

Posted On: October 1, 2021 by CSE Federal Credit Union in: Budgeting, CSE, CSE News, General, Lending, Personal Loan

 

The holiday season may still be a few weeks away – but your holiday shopping should start now. With another year full of potential shipping delays, product & staffing shortages, and other unfavorable issues, starting your holidays shopping early this year may be a good idea.

We hope that you’ve been able to save throughout the year for the holiday shopping season with a Christmas Club savings account!  However, if you’re not financially prepared...

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Tags: Budgeting, Christmas, Christmas Club, Christmas Loan, Credit Union, CSE, CSE FCU, CSE Federal Credit Union, CSE Loans, CSE News

CYBER SECURITY

CYBER SECURITY

Posted On: August 24, 2021 by CSE Federal Credit Union in: CSE, Fraud Tips, General

 

In today’s world, we access the internet in a variety of ways every day, from logging in to social media the moment our eyes open, to ‘Googling’ anything and everything throughout the day. But, have you ever stopped and asked yourself if you’ve taken proper precautions? Are you using the internet wisely, or do you open yourself up to security risks when you’re online?

The importance of proper cybersecurity is vital. Scammers and fraudsters...

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Tags: CSE, CSE FCU, CSE Federal Credit Union, Cyber Security

Christmas in July

Christmas in July

Posted On: July 25, 2021 by CSE Federal Credit Union in: Budgeting, CSE, Education, General

 

It’s July, and while Santa may have his toes in the sand, you can bet he’s already planning for the busy season, as should you! We know, it’s crazy to think about Christmas already; I mean we really just started enjoying Summer – but we suggest thinking about it now, to help prevent any stress, crisis, or lack of funds when Summer fades and then, suddenly, it’s holiday time.

Continue reading to learn 5 things you can do to tidy up your...

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Tags: Christmas in July, CSE, CSE FCU, CSE Federal Credit Union, Holiday Loan, Holiday Loans, Saving

Common CSE FAQs

Common CSE FAQs

Posted On: July 21, 2021 by CSE Federal Credit Union in: CSE, CSE News, Education, General

 

Get the most out of your CSE membership by knowing the answers to our top frequently asked questions, and a few important FYI’s all in one place. If you’re ever looking for other answers to your questions, check out our full FAQ list on our website. If you can’t find answers to your questions in this blog or throughout our FAQs we’re always happy to assist you with those questions, simply give us a call!

 

What is CSE’s Routing...

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Tags: COMMON QUESTIONS, CSE, CSE FCU, CSE Federal Credit Union, CSE News, FAQ, FAQs, FREQUENT QUESTIONS

Why does credit score matter?

Why does credit score matter?

Posted On: July 14, 2021 by CSE Federal Credit Union in: Budgeting, Credit Cards, CSE, Education, General, Lending

 

Credit score isn’t one of those topics you bring up during dinner, but maybe it should be. Many people don’t realize how important credit actually is and the impact your credit score makes in the grand scheme of your finances. Think of your credit score like a report card, your financial report card - one that will follow you through your entire life. You are the one in control of your credit, so make sure you are doing the best things possible to improve your score...

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Tags: Credit, Credit Score, CSE, CSE FCU, CSE Federal Credit Union, CSE Loans, CSE News

Forbes Names CSE Federal Credit Union Best Credit Union in Ohio

Forbes Names CSE Federal Credit Union Best Credit Union in Ohio for Second Consecutive Year

Posted On: July 2, 2021 by CSE Federal Credit Union in: CSE, CSE News, General

CSE Federal Credit Union was recently named the #1 Credit Union in Ohio by Forbes for the second consecutive year, and one of the top overall credit unions in the United States. Our ranking was derived from a series of independent surveys by Statista, a leading global provider of market and consumer data. You can read all about how the survey was lead, here.

Forbes and Statista worked together on a list of Best Banks and Credit Unions to provide consumers with information on...

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Tags: Best Credit Union, Best Credit Union Ohio, Credit Unions, CSE, CSE FCU, CSE Federal Credit Union, CSE News, Forbes

Mid-Year Financial Check Up

Mid-Year Financial Check Up

Posted On: June 21, 2021 by CSE Federal Credit Union in: Budgeting, CSE, Education

 

You spend your time on social media, watching Netflix, scrolling TikTok, and a number of other relaxing, yet frivolous things. Those are all great, however, we want to remind you that you need to save some time to actively managing your finances. Generally, we are more likely to keep tabs on our physical and mental health but studies have shown your finances can make a huge impact on your stress levels which eventually impacts your health. Digging into those financial matters...

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Tags: Budget, Budgeting, CSE, CSE FCU, CSE Federal Credit Union, Finances, Financial Check Up, Financial Education, Financial Goals, Making Money Last

Building & Repairing Credit Score

Building & Repairing Credit Score

Posted On: May 19, 2021 by CSE Federal Credit Union in: Budgeting, CSE, CSE News, Education, General, Lending

 

A credit score is a number that is used by financial institutions and/or credit card companies to determine the level of risk for a person when issuing a loan or credit card. A person’s credit score may influence the limit of credit available to them, as well as the term, length, and interest rate of a loan.

One of the first items that you (or a potential creditor) will see when looking at a credit report is your credit score: a number between 350 to 850. Generally,...

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Tags: Building Credit, Credit Score, CSE, CSE FCU, CSE Federal Credit Union, CSE News, Repairing Credit

Watching out for Summer scams

Watching out for Summer scams

Posted On: May 7, 2021 by CSE Federal Credit Union in: CSE, CSE News, Fraud Tips, General

 

Although many of us take vacations or breaks through the Summer season, fraudsters work all year long. During the Summer months, there are some specific scams to watch for along with typical scams we see all year long.

 

The Home Repair Scam

This time of year, home improvements seem to take over. In some cases, those home improvements start with or include a repair person…and fraudsters know this. This type of scheme typically begins with...

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Tags: CSE, CSE FCU, CSE Federal Credit Union, CSE News, Fraud Protection, Fraud Tips, Home Improvement, Scams, Summer Scams

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