Do you or a loved one live in a nursing home or assisted living facility? Are you (or they) on Medicaid? If you said “yes” to both, please read on and prepare to get mad. We’ve been hearing that some facilities are trying to take the stimulus payments intended for their residents on Medicaid. Then they’re requiring those people to sign over those funds to the facility. Why? Well, they’re claiming Learn More about Did a nursing home or assisted living facility take your stimulus check?
If you get SSA or RRB and have kids: file before noon on April 22
Are you an SSA or RRB beneficiary with dependent children? Then, you have only until tomorrow at noon to file to get the additional $500 economic stimulus payment for dependents – or else you must wait until you file your 2020 tax return to get the money. Continue reading Learn More about If you get SSA or RRB and have kids: file before noon on April 22
Economic Impact Payment Resources and Support
On April 2, 2020, the Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service announced the distribution of economic impact payments to help Americans combat the financial effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. As always, Co-op Credit Union is committed to providing the guidance and support you need so you can focus on your loved ones’ health and wellness and staying safe. If your finances have been Learn More about Economic Impact Payment Resources and Support
Scammers are using COVID-19 messages to scam people
Scammers are experts at shifting tactics and changing their messages to catch you off guard. This is especially true as they take advantage of anxieties related to the Coronavirus. Here’s a quick alert about some current government imposter scams using COVID-19 that are popping up on our radar. Read more Learn More about Scammers are using COVID-19 messages to scam people
Hang up on tech support calls
It can be frustrating to have problems with your computer, especially now that so many people are working from home. But if you get a call from someone claiming to be a Microsoft technician, saying there are viruses on your system, hang up the phone. It’s a scam. Read the full article here Learn More about Hang up on tech support calls
Coronavirus checks: flattening the scam curve
There’s a lot to worry about when it comes to the Coronavirus crisis, including the new ways scammers are using the economic impact payments (so-called “stimulus checks”) to trick people. To keep ahead of scammers who are trying to cash in on those payments, read on. Learn More about Coronavirus checks: flattening the scam curve
Want to get your Coronavirus relief check? Scammers do too.
You’ve probably heard the news by now – the government is sending out relief checks as part of the federal response to the Coronavirus. Scammers heard the same thing, and they’re hoping to cash in on yours. Read more Learn More about Want to get your Coronavirus relief check? Scammers do too.
Online security tips for working from home
Teleworking during the Coronavirus outbreak? While working from home can help slow the spread of the virus, it brings new challenges: juggling work while kids are home from school; learning new software and conferencing programs; and managing paper files at home. As you’re getting your work-at-home systems set up, here are some tips for protecting your devices and personal information. Read the Learn More about Online security tips for working from home
COVID-19: Our focus is on your financial needs during these uncertain times
Dear Member, We are here to help you. As financial institutions are an essential service, Co-op Credit Union remains open to serve members during the shelter-in-place order declared by Governor Walz on March 25th. You and your family may be worried about the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), but we want you to know we are here for you as we always have been. Your deposits are safe and Learn More about COVID-19: Our focus is on your financial needs during these uncertain times
Minnesota Credit Unions Remain Open to Serve
Credit Unions are an essential service and are open to serve during Stay at Home order for Minnesota St. Paul, Minn. – As financial institutions are an essential service, Minnesota Credit Unions remain open to serve members during the Stay at Home order declared by Governor Walz today. Credit union deposits are insured by the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) per individual up to Learn More about Minnesota Credit Unions Remain Open to Serve