As winter settles in, it’s time to brush up on your disinfecting
smarts. Harmful bacteria can lurk in places you’d never suspect, and knowing
which places to be wary of can help you avoid getting sick this winter.
There are harmful microbes all over our homes-and most are found
in the kitchen.
Scammers are always trying to con victims out of their
information and money. They are, unfortunately, often successful. Scammers are
expert impersonators, using sophisticated technology and their best acting
skills to convince you they represent a business, institution or government
agency you may trust. They also tend to prey on the most susceptible…
Q: Every December, I draw up a list of New Year’s
resolutions that look depressingly similar to what I wrote last year. How can
this year be different?
A: It’s easy to dream of change, but it’s another thing
entirely to actually make it happen. However, with the right approach, it is
If you have
an iPhone, iPad or a Macbook, you need to know about this recent, hard-to-spot
scam. Hackers are impersonating Apple support in an effort to scrape sensitive information
from Apple users’ devices. These scams can be difficult to identify and are
you need to know about the latest phishing…
We live in an age where we are more “connected” than ever before. Our phones are “smart,” are homes are “smart”and Alexa is our best friend. All of these conveniences can also make us more vulnerable to a range of new cyber risks.
What is Malware?
Malware is software that’s main…
‘Tis the season to shop until you drop-or until
you go broke. But you don’t have to overspend.
There’s no need to rack up a huge credit card
bill or go into debt just to cover your holiday expenses. Enjoy a stress-free
season by keeping your spending in check with these six tips:
‘Tis the season to be jolly! And unfortunately, ‘tis also the season for scammers to go after your hard-earned dollars. Keep your money safe by reading up on the most common scams taking place this time of year and practicing caution.
1. Phishing emails
Always popular, phishing scams get even more…
We all grow up hearing the same financial advice: Spend
less, save more and invest early. While most of these words of wisdom ring
true, there are lots of widespread money management tips that are actually
Outlined here are 7 money myths that might be causing you
more financial stress than benefit.
worth of living expenses in your savings account, or maybe
you’ve seen a tip about socking away enough money to cover larger expenses.
Either way, there’s lots of discussion about the ideal amount of money to keep
in a savings account.
But what about our checking accounts? Most of us use these
As a member of TFCU, you are uniquely positioned to manage your finances and watch your money grow on the best possible terms. Like the member of an elite club, you are entitled to exclusive privileges and individualized service, courtesy of your credit union.
Let’s take a quick look at…