Archive - 2022

  • Completing Your Tax Return

    posted December 31, 2022 in Banking Tips

    Believe it or not, Tax Season is just around the corner! Completing your tax return is a matter of following the line-by-line instructions that come with your tax form. But before you begin to deal with a tax form, it's smart to understand the ins and outs of your yearly income. The first lesson to learn is that taxes are figured by reducing your income factor by factor.

  • Healthy Credit Card Habits

    posted December 30, 2022 in Credit & Debt

    Let's face it: credit impacts all of our lives. Of course, good credit will impact you positively and bad credit negatively. Your credit score reflects the way you use credit and helps lenders determine whether or not you are able to repay the loan based on your past financial performance. With a higher score, you may qualify for better interest rates, higher credit limits, and more types of credit than you would with a lower score. While there are no quick fixes to getting a good score, you c

  • HELOCs: What You Need to Know

    posted December 30, 2022 in Home & Mortgage

    With a rising rates environment, borrowing against the equity of your home may likely be a better choice than moving to a new home. You may choose to fund home renovations and other high-priced needs using your equity with a HELOC.

  • Phishing, Vishing and Smishing Scam Prevention Tips

    posted December 30, 2022 in Fraud & Security

    We want 2023 to be a year for our members to chase their dreams, not their stolen identities. We've provided a list of the latest, and a few tried-and-true, forms of scams to help equip you to recognize scam attempts when they happen.

  • Computer Virus Scam

    posted December 29, 2022 in Fraud & Security

    Fraudsters are always on the lookout for vulnerable people to take advantage of. Recently, we have been seeing an increase in a phishing email technique these scammers often use. This particular email involves someone posing as a nationally known antivirus software company representative.

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