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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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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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5 easy ways to monitor your financial accounts


At Stanford FCU, protecting your privacy and your financial accounts is our top priority. In view of the recent Equifax data breach, we have implemented additional steps to confirm our members’ identity before releasing information or providing account access. These additional steps might include several questions to verify your identity, or we might send a […]



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3 Ways To Build Your Credit History Before You Graduate


If you keep up with financial news at all, you know your credit score is one of the most important and widely circulated bits of information about you. It determines the outcome of many of your adult life decisions. The kind of car and house you can afford, the rates you’ll pay for insurance and […]



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4 Ways to Protect Yourself Against Phishing Scams


Scammers never take a break! Just when you think they’ve run out of steam, another scam surfaces in which fraudsters try to quietly take both your money and information. Don’t be the next victim! Here are four tips to help you protect yourself from phishing scams: 1.) Ignore suspicious emails When online, be on guard. […]



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