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Understanding Long-term Care Insurance

It’s a fact: People today are living longer. Although that’s good news, the odds of requiring some sort of long-term care increase as you get older. And as the costs of home care, nursing homes, and assisted living escalate, you probably wonder how you’re ever going to be able to afford long-term care. One solution that is gaining in popularity is … Continue reading

The Joys and Financial Challenges of Parenthood

Parenthood can be both wonderfully rewarding and frighteningly challenging. Children give gifts only a parent can understand–from sticky-finger hugs to heartfelt pleas to tag along on Saturday morning errands. You raise them with a clear goal that you secretly dread will actually take place–that someday they will be grown, independent, and ready to move out on their own, and your … Continue reading

What is Elder Abuse?

As people age, sometimes they don’t realize when people are taking advantage of them. Elder abuse can happen in a variety of ways. It can be scams from groups who target the elderly such as investment or lottery schemes. Elder abuse can also include identity theft, credit/debit card use and forged checks. It can even include common theft of expensive … Continue reading

Pay Your Way

At Allegacy Federal Credit Union we believe in doing right for your wellbeing and that includes making sure your information is safe no matter how you choose to pay for your purchases using your Allegacy Visa Check or Credit Card. EMV Chip All Allegacy Visa Cards have EMV chip technology. Chip cards are safer than traditional magnetic strip cards because … Continue reading

3 Reasons You Should Choose a Credit Union

For the past 50 years, Allegacy Federal Credit Union has been all in for its members, employees and the community. We have always believed in the credit union philosophy of ‘people helping people’ and our promise to our members is to always do the right thing for their wellbeing. To celebrate International Credit Union Day, we want to share 3 … Continue reading

Practical Measures to Prevent Identity Theft.

At Allegacy Federal Credit Union, doing right is at the center of everything we do. While we will always do the right thing for your wellbeing, not everyone has the best intentions. Identity thieves can empty your bank account, max out your credit cards and purchase furniture, cars, even homes on the basis of your good credit history. You may … Continue reading

Looking to Refinance? There May Be a Better Option

At Allegacy Federal Credit Union we believe in doing the right thing for your wellbeing and that includes making sure the financing for your largest investment is the right fit for you. When mortgage rates fall, many people look at refinancing their mortgage to lower their rate and/or shorten the term, potentially saving hundreds of dollars in interest. While this … Continue reading

Protecting Your Information

At Allegacy Federal Credit Union, doing right is at the center of everything we do. We are aware of the Equifax cybersecurity incident which may have impacted 143 million U.S. consumers. Allegacy reports credit related information on loans and credit cards to credit bureaus, including Equifax. As of September 7, Equifax has advised that there is no evidence of unauthorized … Continue reading

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