Dear Member, Like you, we continue to monitor the latest news about the Coronavirus (COVID-19). We know you have placed your trust in us and we take our responsibility to you very seriously. We are doing everything we can to make sure our branches remain open and that you continue to enjoy the same level of service that you’ve always received from us. The well-being of our staff and members is
Dear Member: As the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) begins to have an increased impact in our state, it’s important to our Management Team and our Board of Directors that we connect with you to share more about the steps we’re taking across our Credit Union to keep you, your family, and our employees healthy. The health and safety of our members and employees is our top priority, and we will
The FTC and FDA have jointly issued warning letters to seven sellers of unapproved and misbranded products, claiming they can treat or prevent the Coronavirus. Read the full article by clicking here
Scammers are taking advantage of fears surrounding the Coronavirus. They’re setting up websites to sell bogus products, and using fake emails, texts, and social media posts as a ruse to take your money and get your personal information. Here are some tips to help you keep the scammers at bay. Read More > by Colleen Tressler Consumer Education Specialist, FTC
Gift cards are one quick way to get through your last-minute holiday shopping list. But before you give (and get) gift cards, here are a few things you need to know. Read the full article on tips for holiday gift card shopping by clicking here.
If you’re thinking about upgrading to a new phone, make sure you remove your personal information before you trade it in. Why? Because your phone could have a lot of sensitive, personal information on it – like your passwords, account numbers, emails, text messages, photos, and videos. Read the Full Article
IRS Tax Tip 2019-149, October 24, 2019 Taxpayers should be on the lookout for new variations of tax-related scams. In the latest twist on a scam related to Social Security numbers, scammers claim to be able to suspend or cancel the victim’s SSN. It’s yet another attempt by con artists to frighten people into returning ‘robocall’ voicemails. Scammers may mention overdue taxes in addition to
CU Forward Day is where credit union's across Minnesota give back to the communities in a cooperative effort through promoting: Volunteering opportunities Fundraising events, and participating in community service projects. Co-op Credit Union gave back to the community by distributing a Survival Kit for Montevideo, Benson, Canby, and Willmar Fire Departments for their dedication to
Earlier this week, we told you that roughly half the people in the country can get benefits under a settlement that the FTC and others reached with Equifax. Now, you can now find out if you were affected by the September 2017 breach and make your claim for benefits. Continue reading the full article by clicking here.
If you needed yet another nudge to start keeping an eye on your credit report to protect against identity theft, Capital One has delivered it with its announcement that a data breach has exposed the personal information of 106 million of its credit card customers and credit card applicants in the United States and Canada. Read the full article by clicking here