Holiday Spending Tips

Believe it or not, it is possible to make it through the holidays and start the year off with your financial goals still intact. All it takes is a little planning! Use these five holiday shopping tips to save money as you shop for those you love this holiday season. Set a budget Once you know how much you can spend, … Continue reading
Holiday Spending Tips

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
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Don’t be Caught Off-Guard this Holiday Season

The holidays are a time of family togetherness and celebration and we want you to have the best holiday season ever. Scammers know you’re distracted, busy, and emotional so it’s the perfect time to strike. Knowledge is your best defense so let’s look at 5 common scams so you don’t get taken in by these or similar schemes. 1. Fake … Continue reading
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Money Tips When You Travel

At Allegacy Federal Credit Union, we believe in pursuing wellness on every level and travel can be great for gaining a new perspective, making plans and creating your tomorrow. We want to help you have the best trip ever. Review these tips to make sure you and your payment cards are ready! Before you leave: Make sure your contact information with … Continue reading
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Don’t Be a Victim of Tax Fraud

At Allegacy Federal Credit Union, the security of your financial information is important to us and that includes helping you protect yourself. Tax refund fraud is on the rise and isn’t expected to slow down. If anyone has access to your social security number or tax id, they can try to impersonate you and file a false return, claiming a … Continue reading
Don’t Be a Victim of Tax Fraud

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

Life Insurance at Various Life Stages Part 1

Your need for life insurance changes as your life changes. When you’re young, you typically have less need for life insurance, but that changes as you take on more responsibility and your family grows. Then, as your responsibilities once again begin to diminish, your need for life insurance may decrease. In this two-part series, we’ll look at how your life … Continue reading

Avoiding Christmas Charity Scams

It’s the season of giving and for criminals, it is a prime opportunity to take advantage of the generosity often found this time of year. Not only do the scammers take money from those who give, they also take away funds that could be given to legitimate charities to help people in need. So how can you make sure your … Continue reading
Avoiding Christmas Charity Scams