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Security Alert – Fraud attempts to get your Stanford FCU login credentials


Please be aware when you apply for a loan online, whether it’s at Stanford FCU or somewhere else, and you’re asked for your personal online banking login credentials – Do not provide any information! A scam has been happening to members when they apply for a non-Stanford FCU loan online, they are being asked to […]



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IMPORTANT NOTICE – Equifax data breach


Credit bureau Equifax has reported a data breach that could impact as many as 143 million U.S. customers. The breach was discovered on July 29th, and includes birth dates, credit card numbers and other information that can be used for identity theft and fraud. Although this is not a Stanford FCU data breach, we encourage […]



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SECURITY ALERT – Scam calls and emails to Stanford FCU members


Please be aware that members and non-members are being contacted by phone and email by people claiming to be Stanford FCU employees, and using our executives’ names to add validity. Members are asked to visit a link that looks similar to SFCU.org, but this is not our website! Do not enter or provide any information! […]



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Avoiding Holiday Charity Scams


It’s the season of giving – and for criminals, it’s the season of taking. Every year, dozens of new “charities” conspire to rip off well-intentioned givers. Follow these tips to make sure your dollars are going to good causes: Have a giving plan. Many times, criminals can thrive because people don’t really have a system […]



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Shopping Online? Take Steps To Protect Yourself


Shopping online is a pleasure. No traffic, no crowds, and no searching for a parking spot. According to Forrester Research, U.S. online retail sales will grow to $480 billion by 2019. At the same time, scams are growing too. Between 2015 and 2016, the Federal Trade Commission saw an increase in consumers who reported their […]



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Holiday Hacks For Traveling College Students


With the holiday season fast approaching, college students across the country are thinking about their trips home. If your trip home means hopping on a plane, you’re looking at some big expenses. Here are some tips for college students to pay for airline flights and gifts during the most expensive travel time of the year: […]



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Introducing a new Rewards credit card for all Stanford Cardinal fans!


Stanford Federal Credit Union is pleased to introduce the new Stanford Athletics® Fan Rewards Visa® Credit Card, which lets you earn up to 3X the points on gas purchases, 2X the points on grocery store purchases, and 1X point for every $1 spent everywhere else1! Redeem your rewards for cash, travel, merchandise and gift cards. […]



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3 famous scary stories and what they teach about smart money management


It’s that time of year for spooky ghost stories! Let’s see what three of the most popular ghost stories show us about financial responsibility for a spook-tacular Halloween! 1) The Haunted House The Story First there’s a bump in the night, then a floorboard creaks and groans even when no one around. The cabinets open […]



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Important information about your 2016 Tax Forms


Your tax forms will be mailed out and available to you according to the schedule below.  You can access them online. Simply log in to online banking and click on the Statements tab.  Your available Tax Forms will appear under Documents. Form Mailing Deadline Availability of eTax Form in Online Banking 1042-S March 15, 2017 […]



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