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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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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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8 Steps to Talk Money with Your Partner


What happens when you and your partner have different approaches toward money? How do you bring up this loaded topic without it spiraling into a heated argument? Read on for the ultimate guide to discussing finances with your partner. 1.) Dedicate a time Let your partner know you’d like to talk about money and pick […]



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Credit Unions vs. Banks


While banks and credit unions offer nearly identical services and account choices, there are several differences. Because credit unions are member-owned and not-for-profit, they are more attuned to the needs of their members. There are five key differences. 1.) Account fees To the unsuspecting consumer, big banks may not feel like they’re completely driven by […]



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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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