Don’t Get Fooled by Federal Student Loan Relief Scammers

August 23, 2023

With Federal Student Loan payments starting back up this Fall, stay alert for scammers pretending to be with Student Loan Relief Programs. Always remember that you do not have to pay for help managing student loans. There are two key signs to spot these scams: They try charging illegal upfront fees They offer quick loan […]

Using FMFCU’s Online or Mobile Banking Alerts

July 25, 2023

SECURITY ALERTS You can create and manage alerts to remind you of important dates, warn you about the status of your accounts, and tell you when certain transactions occur. When you create an alert, you specify the conditions that trigger the alert as well as the delivery option to receive that alert. All alerts will automatically be sent to your Online Banking account via Secure Messages, regardless […]

Watch Out For Continued Card Skimming Fraud

July 11, 2023

What is Card Skimming? Card skimming is a method thieves use to collect data from the magnetic strip on a credit or debit card at the time it is being used during a transaction. Skimming involves a device that is illegally installed on machines to store and transfer card data. Card skimming devices are typically […]

What is Identity Theft?

July 9, 2023

Identity theft happens when someone uses your personal or financial information without permission, resulting in damage to your credit status and costing your time and money.**   Identity theft affects people of all ages, races and nationalities. Anyone can be a victim. Thieves use many tactics to get your information. Some of the most common […]

Place A Freeze on Your Credit Report*

June 21, 2023

What is a credit freeze? Also known as a security freeze, this free tool lets you restrict access to your credit report, which in turn makes it more difficult for identity thieves to open new accounts in your name. That’s because most creditors need to see your credit report before they approve a new account. […]

June is Elder Abuse Awareness Month: Protect Loved Ones with Dementia

June 15, 2023

Financial crime against older Americans is a growing problem. People living with dementia are at an especially high risk of becoming victims of fraud and financial abuse. As their memory and other thinking skills decline, people with dementia may struggle to make financial decisions. They may not remember or report the abuse – or understand […]

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