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Important information about your 2018 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 & Mobile Banking 1042-S […]



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Build Your Roadmap to Retirement


It doesn’t matter how old you are, you should start thinking and planning for retirement so you can live comfortably in your golden years. For people without a plan, the thought of retirement can be stressful. However it doesn’t have to be. Look forward to your retired years with the helpful tips below. 1) Start […]



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Protect Yourself from Fraud


Crooks use clever schemes to defraud millions of people every year. They often combine new technology with old tricks to get people to send money or give out personal information. Here are some tips to help you stay a step ahead. 1) Spot imposters. Scammers often pretend to be someone you trust, like a government […]



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7 Tips for First-Time Homebuyers


1) Know Your Credit Score One of the biggest factors in qualifying for a loan is your credit score. If you have good credit then you’ll increase the likelihood of loan approval under the most favorable terms. However, if your credit score is low you will have a hard time getting approved and if you […]



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SECURITY ALERT — Fraudsters are duplicating cashier’s checks


Please be aware that fraudsters are duplicating Stanford FCU cashier’s checks and mailing them to individuals. The fraudulent cashier’s checks are payable to an individual with a comment of reference (RE: third party), and are sent with a letter of instructions to purchase gift cards and a request for your Online Banking login credentials.   […]



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54 Ways to Save Money


It’s the most wonderful time of year for spending, not saving. But if you’re like most U.S. consumers, there’s a nagging voice in the back of your head whispering that you really need to start saving more….maybe it will be your New Year’s resolution. Thanks to America Saves, here are 9 ways to save money. […]



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4 Tips Before Applying for a Mortgage


Whether you’re a first-time homebuyer or a seasoned homeowner thinking about refinancing, here are four great tips to consider before you apply for a home loan. 1) Check your credit report. Lenders will pull your credit report as soon as they receive your application, so make sure it will get you the best rate. Get […]



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Ways to Avoid Fraud During the Holiday Season!


The holidays are almost here, but your festive fun can come to a screeching halt if you don’t take extra precaution to protect yourself from fraud. These simple tips will help you avoid theft, whether you’re running holiday errands, shopping online for gifts, or out socializing for the season. 7 Tips to Prevent Identity Fraud […]



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Our members are priority #1, validated by a research group!


Stanford FCU is the ROM (Return of the Member) leader in California! Callahan & Associates designed a comprehensive metric that that uses savings, lending, and product usage to quantify member value and assign a score to every credit union in the United States. Credit unions across the country use their ROM score to set member-facing […]



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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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