Recent Blog Entries

Unlocking Financial Potential: The Advantages of Using a Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC) for Financing

A Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC) allows you to leverage a portion of the equity in your home as a convenient financing source. The amount of equity you have in your home is determined by subtracting the amount of your current mortgage balance from the appraised value of your home. The difference is your “equity”. 

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Young Adults Top Scam Loss Charts

Don't assume that because they are younger and tech savvy, they won't fall victim to a scam.  Be sure to warn your loved ones and to reach out to your credit union or other trusted financial partner if you think you have been scammed. 

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Protecting Your Loved Ones from Elder Fraud

In 2022, Phyllis Wiseberg, a 90-year-old widow lost $20,000 when cybercriminals withdrew the money from her account. Her story, shared by the National Council on Aging, is devastating, but unfortunately not uncommon. Financial exploitation is a reality many seniors face, especially in the age of online scams. Here are actions you can take to help financially safeguard your loved ones. 

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Because We Care About You

We truly do care about our members and it breaks our heart when we see scams that rob you of your hard earned money. We try our very best to protect access to your account, that’s why we ask for ID and require multiple layers of protection for online access.

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Is 0% Financing Right For You?

Q: I’m in the market for a new set of wheels, and I’ve seen some dealers advertising zero-percent financing. Should I take this offer?

A: An auto loan without any interest sounds like a dream; however, there are many considerations before deciding to take out a zero-percent financing loan. Let’s take a closer look at zero-percent financing so you can make an informed, responsible decision about your auto loan.

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How to Dispute and Pay For Large Medical Bills

If you’re looking at astronomical medical bills thanks to the coronavirus pandemic or another health emergency, you might think there’s no choice but to pay thousands of dollars for your treatment. Lucky for you, though, there is hope.

Here’s some advice on how to bring down the numbers on your medical bills and tips on how to cover the remaining costs in five easy steps.

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Should You Use Your Emergency Fund During the COVID-19 Outbreak?

COVID-19 has wreaked financial disaster on millions of Americans.

Already, 30% of Americans have tapped their emergency fund due to the economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a recent NerdWallet survey conducted online by The Harris Poll from April 8-10.

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Protect Yourself from Scams and Fraudsters

NUFCU strives to protect your money by utilizing strict security guidelines. We encourage our members to do the same.

To assist you in protecting your funds, we’ve provided some resources below to help you prevent fraudulent activity on your account and to help you from falling victim to a scam.

If we see something that we think could possibly be fraud or scam related, we may ask you questions about your transactions. Please understand that we are not trying to be nosey and our questions are only meant to protect you from a possible loss of funds.

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