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Dive into CSE’s Online & Mobile Services

Dive into CSE’s Online & Mobile Services

Posted On: May 24, 2021 by CSE Federal Credit Union in: CSE News, Education, General, Mobile Services, Online Services

 

Technology within the banking industry is ever-changing, so we thought we would take a deep dive into our online and mobile services. Don’t worry you won’t need a breathing apparatus for this deep dive – we just want to remind you of these great convenient services which are available at your fingertips!

To start – there is the obvious and most convenient of our services, Online Banking & Mobile Banking with eBranch and CSE’s mobile app....

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Tags: Alerts, Bill Pay, CSE, CSE FCU, CSE Federal Credit Union, CSE News, eBranch, Estatements, Mobile App, Mobile Banking

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

Parents’ Guide to Teaching Kids About Money

Parents’ Guide to Teaching Kids About Money

Posted On: April 5, 2021 by CSE Federal Credit Union in: CSE News, General, Youth Accounts

 

Teaching your children about money is one of the most important lessons and skills that you may teach them in their entire lifetime. The topic of money and personal finance doesn’t always come up in school curriculum, other than showing them what a penny is versus a nickel – that’s why it’s important that money and finances are a regular and comfortable conversation in your household.

It can be an overwhelming thought when you start thinking about...

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Tags: Credit Unions, CSE, CSE FCU, CSE Federal Credit Union, CSE News, Teaching kids about money, Youth Accounts, Youth finances

Don’t fall for financing traps when shopping for your next auto loan.

Don’t fall for financing traps when shopping for your next auto loan.

Posted On: March 1, 2021 by CSE Federal Credit Union in: Auto Loans, CSE News, General, Lending

 

Buying a car, whether it’s new or used, is almost always an exciting purchase. Whether it’s a car with better features, something that is more ‘your style’, or something else, it’s just fun to drive around in something new. But, with a new car, usually comes a new loan. To make sure you are having the ultimate fun with your new vehicle, make sure you have the best financing.

Here’s what to watch out for when car shopping at dealerships...

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Tags: Auto Financing, Auto Loans, Car Buying, Car loans, Car Shopping, CSE, CSE FCU, CSE Federal Credit Union, CSE Loans, CSE News

You don't have to be elderly to do a checkup on your retirement plan.

Retirement Checkup - Don't wait 'til it's too late!

Posted On: February 27, 2021 by CSE Federal Credit Union in: Budgeting, CSE News, Education

 

Just the thought of retirement can be both exciting and terrifying at the same time. It’s what you’ve worked towards for your entire life, but it comes with many unknowns. You’re sure to be wondering if you’ve saved enough, can afford your expenses moving forward, and whether you’re truly ready to move into the next stage of your life.

The reality is that when it comes to retirement, many are unprepared due to a combination of increasing...

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Tags: Budget, Budgeting, CSE, CSE FCU, CSE Federal Credit Union, CSE News, Retirement, Retirement Planning

Why Your Credit Union Membership Matters

Why Your Credit Union Membership Matters

Posted On: February 24, 2021 by CSE Federal Credit Union in: CSE News, Education, General

 

Have you ever walked into the credit union and thought it felt a little different? Perhaps a little more welcoming than most other financial institutions? Well, that’s because as a credit union member, you are part owner which means you have a say in how CSE is operated - - so you’re practically part of the family! With that, comes a number of benefits such as the affordable financial perks and easy access to your money. Because we are member-owned, we are there for...

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Tags: Board of Directors, CSE, CSE FCU, CSE Federal Credit Union, CSE News, Memership

Don't Fall for the Romance Scam

Don't Fall for the Romance Scam

Posted On: February 5, 2021 by CSE Federal Credit Union in: CSE News, Fraud Tips

 

The romance scam is one of the most common scams that we see at the credit union, but at times, is one of the most difficult to convince members that they are falling victim to. Millions of people each year turn to dating sites or social media to meet people. Don’t feel embarrassed if this hits home. Rather, consider evaluating red flags if this story sounds all-too-familiar.

There are a few red flags you will quickly notice if you’re involved in a romance...

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Tags: CSE, CSE FCU, CSE Federal Credit Union, Federal Trade Commission, Fraud Protection, Fraud Tips, FTC, Romance Scam

CSE's Balance Transfer Special

CSE's Balance Transfer Special

Posted On: January 20, 2021 by CSE Federal Credit Union in: CSE News, Debit & Credit Cards

The holidays are super jolly until they catch us by surprise in the New Year. After a spending bonanza, comes the dreaded credit card statement. It’s completely possible that it may take your breath away when you see all of those charges as your new balance due. If you carry a balance on your credit card(s), don’t worry, CSE is here to help provide relief with a balance transfer special designed to give you some financial flexibility!

Many store-issued credit cards that you...

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Tags: Balance Transfer, Credit Card, Credit Cards, CSE, CSE FCU, CSE Federal Credit Union, CSE News, Visa

A YEAR TO REMEMBER

A YEAR TO REMEMBER

Posted On: January 1, 2021 by CSE Federal Credit Union in: CSE News, General

The year 2020 is officially in the books, and rather than “hindsight being 2020”, 2020 is now officially hindsight. It was a year that no one could have planned for, where time seemed to both fly by and stand still. It was a year where, for many, the “highs” seemed hard to find, and the “lows” just seemed to keep on coming.

Though 2020 provided a lot of forgettable moments, for CSE, it also provided numerous opportunities to make a significant impact...

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Tags: CSE, CSE FCU, CSE Federal Credit Union, CSE News, New Year

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