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Apple Pay, Tokenization and Security

Posted by on Jan 13, 2017 in Newsflash | Comments Off on Apple Pay, Tokenization and Security

Apple Pay, Tokenization And Security: How To Stay Safe With The Wallet Of The Future   Whether you love Apple’s user-friendly and reliable products or hate the price tag and the status symbolism they represent, you’ve got to admit: The company knows business. Apple saw the future of finance and the future of technology rapidly merging and figured out a way to cash in on it. The iPhone 6 and newer phones come with a new technology that’s set to change the way you pay for things. They’re capitalizing on that technology with a payment system of their own: Apple Pay. Apple Pay takes advantage of two developments in payment infrastructure to save...

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SCCU has a new Visa debit card App!!

Posted by on Oct 24, 2016 in Newsflash | Comments Off on SCCU has a new Visa debit card App!!

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The Importance of Written Estate Plan Documents

Posted by on Oct 19, 2016 in Newsflash | Comments Off on The Importance of Written Estate Plan Documents

“When I pass away, make sure that Jimmy gets my old rifle.” More likely than not everyone has either heard a friend or relative say something along these lines, or in fact have themselves made such verbal declarations regarding their particular assets. While this is an endearing means for people to plan the distribution of their assets following their deaths, unless these desires are made in writing, then these verbal declarations are legally useless. Moreover, even if an individual does expressly write how to distribute the assets which they had accumulated during their life, unless that writing is done in accordance with the particular state’s laws governing...

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Debt Consolidation: Not A Silver Bullet, But Still A Good Idea

Posted by on Oct 5, 2016 in Newsflash | Comments Off on Debt Consolidation: Not A Silver Bullet, But Still A Good Idea

Using a personal loan to refinance your existing debt can make your debt more manageable. You’ll have one monthly payment at one interest rate instead of many smaller bills due on different days of the month. Will personal loans work for you? 1.) Have I fixed the debt problem? Think about why you’re in debt. If a medical bill, job loss or some other temporary hardship describes your situation, the fact that you have a job or have paid the medical bill means you’ve solved the problem that caused the debt in the first place. If, on the other hand, you accumulated debt by overspending on credit cards, a debt consolidation loan may not be the answer just yet. First...

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Personal Loans: The Swiss Army Knife Of Personal Finance

Posted by on Sep 7, 2016 in Newsflash | Comments Off on Personal Loans: The Swiss Army Knife Of Personal Finance

Sometimes life throws expensive surprises. To cover them, you’ll need to borrow. If you’re borrowing to finance one of these costly events, consider a personal loan. 1.) Weddings. When it’s time to get married, the wedding is on- there’s no waiting for funds! The average wedding costs over $30,000, too much for one credit card, and the interest would make it incredibly more expensive. A personal loan beats credit cards and financing; you’ll have both a better repayment plan and interest rate. You may even benefit further if you skip the deposit and offer to pay more of the total cost up-front in exchange for a reduced bill. 2.) Adoption. Adopting a child is...

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Online Bill Pay

Posted by on Aug 2, 2016 in Newsflash | Comments Off on Online Bill Pay

Simplify Your Life With Online Bill Pay That was then: Fish through the junk mail for the due bills, hunt down the checkbook, find the envelopes, rummage around your desk drawer for a pen – one that works, try to remember where you put the stamps, write out the checks, put the bills in the mailbox for the carrier – oh, wait, that’s not safe – drive to the post office, mail the payments. Done! This is now: Log on to the credit union’s website, click through to Bill Pay, schedule your payments. Done! If you’re not using Bill Pay from the credit union, you are missing out on one of life’s greatest conveniences. Once you set up your...

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