Tips

Get Your Finances OnTrack

Mar 01, 2012 | Tips

It's no secret that following a well-planned budget is necessary to keep spending in check. Just imagine a corporation that didn't use a budget, or used a poorly planned one. Most likely they wouldn't be in business very long...

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Mobile Banking Security Tips

Jan 24, 2012 | Tips

At SCE FCU we're very concerned about your security, no matter how you access your accounts. Now that we offer mobile banking services, we want to take a moment to share some important safety suggestions to help you avoid mobile banking fraud...

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Dream it and Achieve It

Nov 28, 2011 | Tips

Everyone has financial goals, those things we want to do or buy someday. What are yours? Maybe you'd like to buy a home. Maybe you want to save for your child's education. Perhaps you'd like to pay off debt, or save for something fun like a Caribbean vacation...

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Don't Get "Smished"

Nov 17, 2011 | Tips

If you get a text message stating your accounts have been frozen... it's not from us!

The Better Business Bureau has announced a new scam targeting cell phone users by sending text messages to bait you into divulging personal information...

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Protecting Your Home Computer 101

Jul 19, 2011 | Tips

Zombies, Botnets, Hackers, Malware, Drive-by Downloads... you can't surf the Internet these days without hearing about the bad guys. While surfing the web may seem intimidating...

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Tips to Avoid Foreclosure

May 11, 2011 | Tips

If you're having trouble making your payments and are worried about foreclosure, we'd like to try to help you keep your home. We may be able to work out a modification to your loan that could include changes to your rate, your term...

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Financial Fitness Checklist

Mar 28, 2011 | Tips

When spring arrives, many people begin cleaning, organizing, getting in shape for the summer... It's also a great time to take a look at how fit you are financially - and take any necessary steps toward achieving true financial fitness.

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Financial Safety & Reg E Consumer Protections FAQs

Mar 01, 2011 | Tips

If you haven't already been touched by identity theft in some form, or if you don't know someone that has, you're lucky. The truth is, nearly 10 million identity thefts occur each year in the US alone. That means identity theft isn't one of those "if it happens" crimes – it's a "when it happens" crime...

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Raising Money-Smart Kids

Mar 01, 2011 | Tips

Every year, American children receive more than $15 billion in allowance, gifts and wages - reason enough to start teaching children money management and consumer skills at a young age. The following tips can make the difference between a child who grows up to be financially secure – and one who doesn't.

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Avoiding Foreclosure Rescue Scams

Feb 15, 2011 | Tips

If you’re not able to keep up with your mortgage, you may be tempted to enlist the help of a foreclosure rescue agency. Don’t. These types of agencies are often run by con artists looking to take advantage of vulnerable homeowners. Popular scams include:

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