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
Recently Co-op Credit Union purchased the lot next to the Credit Union with the intention of remodeling our office and adding a Drive-Up to better serve our members. We are excited to inform you that we are moving forward with this project at the end of this month. The Co-op Credit Union Office will be moving to a temporary location on main street. Our address will be 114 Saint Olaf Ave N
Getting calls from the SSA? Probably not. At least, not from the real SSA. But how many of you have gotten calls from someone who said they were the Social Security Administration? And maybe showed the real SSA phone number (1-800-772-1213) or a number close to it on your caller ID? Lots, right? Read the full article from the FTC at here.
Fraudsters are constantly trying to get your information and your money. The Federal Trade Commission has released an article on The top frauds of 2018. Click here to read the full article.
Earlier this year it was announced that the Enhanced Financial Counseling Certification Program (FiCEP) program was going to be held in Minnesota. Our management team felt this would be a great opportunity for staff development and was a way we could continue to meet the ever-changing needs of our members. We selected one employee from each branch to go through this program. Cindy B.
November was Food Shelf Month. To help our local food shelf and our community, we raised money and non-perishable items to be donated to Chippewa County Food Shelf. Linda Givan generously donated baby sweaters for our event and with a $25.00 or more donation to the Chippewa County Food Shelf at the Credit Union, you received a baby sweater of your choice. Co-op Credit Union agreed to match
Happy Holidays! Shopping tips from the FTC The gift-giving season is just around the corner, and the gift-buying season starts. Read the full article about shopping tips
CU Forward Day was a success for Co-op Credit Union! On Monday, October 8th, 2018 Co-op Credit Union celebrated CU Forward Day with a Shred Event and Food Drive. Between all offices, we shredded over 3,600 pounds of paper and collected over 175 pounds of non perishable items for our local food shelf. If you want to learn more about CU Forward Day and how Credit Unions across Minnesota gave
Facebook recently announced the largest breach in the history of the company. The breach effected approximately 50 million users, allowing hackers to take over their accounts. If you use facebook, what should you do next? Read more about what you should do at https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/blog/2018/10/facebook-breach-what-do-next?utm_source=govdelivery
Shred Day at Co-op Credit Union for CU Forward Day, Monday, Oct. 8, 2018 Monday, October 8, 2018 is set for CU Forward Day. Co-op Credit Union is hosting a Shred Day at each branch location and will be collecting donations for the food shelf. We are asking members to donate a non-perishable food item or monetary donation for the Food Shelf when they bring their items to the Shred truck. Your