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New law lets you freeze your credit for free


Identity theft is on the rise, which means it’s more important than ever to protect your sensitive personal information from fraud. Research firm Javelin Strategy & Research reported that there were 16.7 million victims of identity fraud in 2017 alone – a record high! One way you can protect your information from fraudsters is through […]



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SECURITY ALERT – Phishing email to Stanford FCU members


Please be aware that members are receiving phishing emails sent by people claiming to be Stanford FCU employees. The phishing email asks members to log in, but this is not our website. Do not click any links in the email, respond, or provide any information. Here is an example of the phishing email that a […]



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Our Certificate Rates Beat the Banks!


We eliminated the balance tiers for all Certificate accounts! All new Certificate balances will now receive our highest rate for each term! Ambassador and Partner members will continue to receive the 0.25% certificate bonus rate. Open a Certificate with as little as $1,000 and get the same great rate as a member who opens a […]



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Free Home Buying Seminars


Tired of paying rent? Come to one of our free Home Buying Seminars to get industry insight from experts! View our schedule of upcoming seminars at sfcu.org/events. Seminar Overview: Purchasing real estate in the current market. The truth about foreclosures, short sales, probates, corporate-owned homes and For Sale By Owners. Defining your ownership goals and […]



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Your Financial Safety is our top priority: Beware of advance-fee scams


There is a lot of fraud going on right now with people trying to scam you out of your money. One common fraud scheme is called advance-fee scam. An advance-fee scam occurs when the victim pays money to someone in anticipation of receiving something of greater value—such as a loan, contract, investment, or gift—and then […]



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Knowledge is Power!


Nearly two-thirds of Americans struggle to pass a basic financial literacy test, and the statistics on how we manage our finances are alarming: 43% of Americans with student loans are not making any payments to cover their debt 38% of U.S. households have credit card debt averaging $16,048 33% of American adults have saved nothing […]



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Save more. Save smarter.


A little savings can go a long way. A recent Fed Survey highlights that 46% of Americans struggle financially to cover an unexpected expense of $400, and would have to borrow or sell something to raise the money. Although this impacts lower income families the most, 38% of middle class and 19% of Americans who […]



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Important information about your 2017 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 into Mobile or 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, […]



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New and Improved – Simply Free Student Checking!


At Stanford FCU, we stand for making students’ lives easier. That’s why we just upgraded our Student Checking account to make it even better — you can now use any ATM in the world, and we’ll reverse all the fees (as of April 3, 2018). We didn’t just remove all the ATM fees, we removed […]



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