News & Alerts
The Center for Financial Empowerment, formerly the SCE FCU Foundation, offers college and trade school scholarships to young adults with financial need who demonstrate hard work, dedication, community involvement and a drive to succeed...Read More
Breaking news on December 18th, 2013 reported that a data breach occurred at Target, potentially affecting as many as 40 million debit and credit cardholders. According to Target, you may have been affected if you used your debit or credit card at Target from November 27th to December 15th, 2013...Read More
The FBI reminds holiday shoppers to beware of cyber criminals who are out to steal money and personal information. Scammers use many techniques to defraud consumers, from phishing e-mails offering too good to be true deals on brand-name merchandise to offering quick cash to victims...
Inside this issue:
Five Reasons for Checking Accounts at Your Financial Institution, Peer-to-Peer Loans: Three Cheers or Steer Clear?, The Basics of Insurance for Property, Liability and Insurance, New Online Money Management Tools to Try...
We’ve received word from SCE FCU members and non-members that they are receiving text messages, portrayed as coming from the Credit Union regarding their debit card. The text asks them to call a number such as (850) 677-3020 regarding their account. When the person calls that number, they’re asked to enter their card number, expiration date and PIN number.Read More
Our very own George Poitou, COO of SCE FCU and CFE Board Member, along with Abby Ulm, Manager of the Center for Financial Empowerment, were quoted in a recent article by Credit Union times. The article highlights our dedication to educate underserved youth and families in the principles of personal finance...Read More