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Scams

Scammer Season

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January 8, 2020

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…


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Financial Tips

Ringing in the New Years Right!

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January 1, 2020

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
doable.     

Whether…


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Scams

Apple Scam,Beware!

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December 18, 2019

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
often successful.

Here’s all
you need to know about the latest phishing…


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Insurance

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December 11, 2019

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…


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Financial Tips

6 Ways to Keep Your Finances Intact This Holiday Season

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December 4, 2019

‘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:

1….

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7 NAUGHTY SCAMS TO WATCH OUT FOR THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

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November 6, 2019

‘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…


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Financial Tips

7 money myths you need to stop believing now

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October 30, 2019

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
false.

Outlined here are 7 money myths that might be causing you
more financial stress than benefit.

Myth #1:…


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Financial Tips

How much money should I keep in my checking account?

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October 23, 2019

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
accounts on…

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Financial Tips

The Credit Union Difference Part 2:

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October 17, 2019

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…

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The Credit Union Difference: Part 1

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October 17, 2019

As a member of TFCU, you know that credit unions are always striving to serve their members and community in as many ways as possible. We value each member’s input as an equal owner in the credit union, and offer flexible loan terms as well as low-cost accounts. We…

Banking Made Easy

At TFCU, we are committed to offering an extensive range of products and services designed specifically with you in mind! We want to make your banking experience as easy as possible by giving you convenient access to manage your accounts on the go, all while providing you with the latest and greatest banking technology.

In addition to banking products & services, TFCU has several affiliate companies known as Credit Union Service Organizations! These companies allow us to offer Insurance Services, Financial Services & Real Estate Services to our members.

TFCU membership is available to anyone who lives, works, worships or attends school in Bristol County, Massachusetts; Bristol, Kent, Newport and Providence counties in Rhode Island; and the Rhode Island towns of Charlestown, Exeter, Hopkinton, Narragansett, New Shoreham, North Kingstown, Richmond and South Kingstown. Membership is also open to immediate family members of existing members.

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  • Some of our Street Team Members walked around @trucchissupermarket in Middleboro earlier and handed out Trucchi’s gift cards to shoppers as part of our Random Acts of Kindness Week! 
We’ll be back out tomorrow in Taunton so stay tuned! 
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  • We stopped by Stephanie’s in Downtown Taunton and handed out some gift cards to the guests inside to help pay for their lunches! 
Stephanie’s is located on Main Street and serves breakfast and lunch along with a full coffee bar. If you haven’t been stop in and check it out! 
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Starting tomorrow, our #TFCUStreetTeam will be hitting the streets of our communities performing random acts of kindness! Keep an eye out to see where we end up! 
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