When disaster strikes, so do the scams. It’s the
season of hurricanes, earthquakes, tornadoes and more. If you live in an area
that’s prone to storms and flooding, or you volunteer to help the victims of
natural disasters, beware of these four post-disaster scams so you’re not taken
for a ride.
1. Bogus charities
Q: I’ve had some trouble with credit in the past, but I’m trying to turn over a new leaf. I
think I’m doing everything right, but my credit score still isn’t rising! What gives?
A: Credit scores can
affect you more than you know. Employers look at credit scores.
Landlords look at credit scores.
Bill providers look at credit scores,
and they might decide to charge you…
Repairing your credit can be an uphill
battle. You’re looking at months of hard work, negotiating with creditors,
reworking your budget and identifying the factors that are making your credit score lag. In short,
it’s a hassle and it takes lots of time.
Those two aspects are what makes credit repair
scams so successful. They know you’re looking for a…
1.) The bogus parking attendant
You arrive at an event where an attendant points you to a
nearby lot. You pull in, pay for your spot and receive a payment stub. But,
when the event is over, both the attendant and your car are gone.
How it went down: A scammer…
Q: I’m planning a camping trip for the summer, and I’d love
to keep the trip as low-cost as possible. How can I cut down on camping costs?
A: It’s great that you’re looking for ways to trim your
vacation expenses. We can help! Read on for seven ways to save…
Staying connected to your accounts does not have to take away from your free time. TFCU gives you multiple options when you’re on the go, far from home, or right in your backyard. Banking doesn’t have to be hard, if anything, TFCU makes banking easy.
We offer many resources…
July is here AND For many of us that means time spent outdoors, swimming, picnics and travel. Here are some tips to help keep your family healthy, happy and far from the ER this summer.
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Summertime is just around the corner? Have you geared up for that
all-important family vacation? If your answer is that you don’t think you have
the cash to take a trip this year, think again. Our credit union offers simple
vacation loans that can help you get the money you need now…
Exploring foreign shores and dining on exotic fare are what make up many dream vacations. But when you suspect a money changer has taken you for a ride or you’ve busted your budget after only two days, it can quickly become a nightmare. Here’s how to get the most…
At TFCU, we strive to
protect your identity and personal Information. With the recent rise in
security breaches and scams, we want to make sure that our members know how to
protect themselves in case of identity theft, fraud and scams. When you
travel out of the country, please remember that all foreign transactions…