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Cybersecurity Awareness Month: A Dozen Tips to Stay Cyber Secure

Cybersecurity Awareness Month: A Dozen Tips to Stay Cyber Secure

Posted On: October 1, 2022 by CSE Federal Credit Union in: Education, Fraud Tips

Cybersecurity Awareness Month: A Dozen Tips to Stay Cyber Secure

There is enough in the world to be worried about, but we’re adding one more thing to the list. Always be aware of your online presence and information! It’s a great idea to regularly monitor your cybersecurity to have a little more ease of mind. October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, here to remind us to stay safe and secure from threats like malware and scammers.

Here are a dozen tips to consider...

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Tags: CSE, CSE FCU, CSE Federal Credit Union, Cybersecuirty, fraud, Fraud Protection Service, Protecting Members, Scams, Trending Scams

Trending Scams: Fake Protection from Fake Antivirus

Trending Scams: Fake Protection from Fake Antivirus

Posted On: September 23, 2022 by CSE Federal Credit Union in: CSE, Education, Fraud Tips

 

Trending Scams: Fake Protection from Fake Antivirus

A trending scam we’ve seen members fall victim to lately is a new version of a common scam with a twist. For years, fraudsters have used big-name companies in their communications to get the attention of consumers. In this scam, they’re portraying themselves as a reputable antivirus software company as a way to gain access to your device(s) and/or mine your personal, financial, and other information to steal...

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Prepare Your Finances for the Holidays

Prepare Your Finances for the Holidays

Posted On: September 7, 2022 by CSE Federal Credit Union in: Budgeting, Credit Cards, CSE, CSE News, Debit & Credit Cards, Education, General, Lending

 

Prepare Your Finances for the Holidays

The holidays might not be top of mind…yet, but this month marks the ‘100 days until Christmas milestone. We want to help you get a jump start on the holidays and provide ways you can prepare your finances now, in order to make your money go further when it comes time to shop.

 

Would you prefer to watch our CSE Couch Chat video on this topic? Check it out, here.

 

To start,...

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Tags: Budget, Budgeting, Christmas Club, Credit Card, CSE, CSE FCU, CSE Federal Credit Union, Debt Consolidation, Finances, Holiday Loans

Don't Wait for a Recession Rescue

Don't Wait for a Recession Rescue

Posted On: August 22, 2022 by CSE Federal Credit Union in: Budgeting, Education, General, Lending

 

 

Don't Wait for a Recession Rescue

 

The economy has been a rollercoaster recently, to say the least, with supply chain issues, to staffing shortages for many businesses, not to mention record inflation. All of this is a perfect storm that has led to rumors of a recession on the horizon.

 

What is a Recession?

 

Although we don’t know if a recession...

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Tags: Budget, CSE, CSE FCU, CSE Federal Credit Union, Cut Costs, Recession Rescue

CSE's Education Hub for ALL Ages!

CSE's Education Hub for ALL Ages!

Posted On: August 8, 2022 by CSE Federal Credit Union in: Budgeting, CSE, Education, Youth Accounts

 

 

CSE's Education Hub for ALL Ages!

 

From the kids to the adults, regardless of your age, it is important to learn about financial education! As we prepare for back to school, we want to share more about our Financial Education HUB! We strive to provide accessible and valuable financial resources for both adults and kids!

 

Education Hub

 

For the Kids:

The...

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Tags: Budgeting, CSE, CSE FCU, CSE Federal Credit Union, Education, Education Hub, Elements of Money, FINANCIAL COUNSELING, Financial Education, Financial Education Hub

‘Recipe’ For Good Credit

‘Recipe’ For Good Credit

Posted On: July 6, 2022 by CSE Federal Credit Union in: Budgeting, Education

 

 

‘Recipe’ For Good Credit

Oftentimes, when people see or hear ‘credit’ or ‘credit score’ they think of credit as a complicated and complex subject. In ways it is, but we’re here to help break down credit into a simple recipe to make it easier for you to build and maintain a good credit score!

 

Though there are many parts to a credit score, the key ingredients are: Payment History: Pay your...
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Tags: Budgeting, Credit, Credit Score, CSE, CSE FCU, CSE Federal Credit Union, Financial Check Up, Financial Education, Financial Goals, ‘Recipe’ For Good Credit

What is Inflation?

What is Inflation?

Posted On: June 1, 2022 by CSE Federal Credit Union in: Budgeting, CSE, Education, General

 

In recent months we’ve seen inflation at record levels. Higher prices have impacted all of the ‘staples’ in life from gas to groceries, to housing and vehicles. So, what is inflation? “The price of goods and services—stuff you buy—isn’t constant; prices change over time. When prices go up, that’s inflation. During moments of inflation, it takes more money to buy products or services. This means that purchasing power goes down.”1.  ...

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Tags: Budgeting, CSE, CSE FCU, CSE Federal Credit Union, Inflation, savings, Trimming budget, What is Inflation

WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT CAR BUYING

WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT CAR BUYING

Posted On: June 1, 2022 by CSE Federal Credit Union in: Auto Loans, CSE, Education, General

 

As Stark County’s #1 Local Auto Lender, we finance over 3,000 vehicles of all shapes, sizes, makes, models and prices every year. Auto Lending has become a significant part of our credit union’s ability to serve our community, and we’ve become quite good at making loans to fit our members’ lifestyles and needs.

When you’re ready to purchase a vehicle, you should consider that you’re making an investment. It’s important to know...

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Tags: Auto Financing, Car Buying, Car Shopping, Credit Union, CSE, CSE FCU, CSE Federal Credit Union, CSE Loans, New Car, Used Car

FINANCIAL PITFALLS: WHAT WE SEE AND HOW TO AVOID THEM

FINANCIAL PITFALLS: WHAT WE SEE & HOW TO AVOID THEM

Posted On: May 11, 2022 by CSE Federal Credit Union in: Budgeting, CSE, CSE News, Education, General

 

Want to learn about some of the most common financial pitfalls we see here at the credit union? Check out our CSE Couch Chat episode on this topic, or continue reading below!

 

Have you been struggling financially? If you answered yes, you’re not alone; if you want to work towards winning that battle, we’re here to help. While it may be hard, it’s very important to take a good, long look at your overall financial picture to...

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Tags: CSE, CSE FCU, CSE Federal Credit Union

SPRING CLEANING YOUR FINANCES

SPRING CLEANING YOUR FINANCES

Posted On: March 1, 2022 by CSE Federal Credit Union in: Budgeting, Education, General

 

Spring is the time you feel the urge to sweep through your home and throw things out, donate, and deep clean, right? Have you ever thought that it might also be a good idea to ‘Spring Clean’ your finances too? You can even go about it with similar concepts.

Deep clean your finances by looking at what you’re spending, keeping your receipts, adjusting your goals, and reorganizing your spending categories in order to move forward to a better financial...

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Tags: Banzai, Budget, Budgeting, CSE, CSE FCU, CSE Federal Credit Union, FINANCIAL COUNSELING, How to Budget, SPRING CLEANING, SPRING CLEANING YOUR FINANCES

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