News & Alerts

Join Us to Celebrate International Credit Union Day

  Emerald Empire FCU Celebrates Principled Banking. On October 20, 2016, EEFCU will, along with more than 56,000 credit unions around the world, celebrate International Credit Union Day (ICU Day), and the foundational principles that make credit unions unique. To celebrate we currently have our EEFCU full size and pocket calendars, air fresheners and coloring… Read Full Article »

Busy Mom, Busy Day, Mobile Banking is the Way!

Life is busy – soccer practices, working late, vacations – there are times that making a trip to the EEFCU just isn’t possible. That’s why the EEFCU offers our members FREE Mobile Banking, Online Banking, E–Statement’s, and Online Bill Paying. These services are fast and convenient – perfect for your busy life. Take a minute… Read Full Article »

EEFCU Texting and Call FRAUD ALERT

It has come to our attention that some of our members have received texts or phone calls saying that their EEFCU EMV Visa card has been compromised.  These texts and phone calls are requesting the member to enter their card number for verification.  DO NOT enter your card number!  These calls/texts are not being made by… Read Full Article »

Free… or Really Free?

They say the best things in life are free. Unfortunately, many of so-called “free” products and services that banks offer come with lots of strings attached. Read the fine print in many bank contracts and you’re likely to discover minimum balance requirements, costly fees, and other hidden restrictions. At one major bank, for example, a… Read Full Article »

Fraud Continues to Increases Nationwide

Unfortunately this increase is being felt here at the EEFCU. We are constantly working with our Visa Check Card processor to update our security measures as the newest fraud protection means become available. The EMV Chip Card is helping to prevent many fraud attempts, however, many merchant machines have not made the switch from the… Read Full Article »

Thank you for being there!

The EEFCU celebrated another successful year and Annual Meeting this past July 20th. We had about 170 members join us at Roaring Rapids Pizza to conduct credit union business, including the voting in of 4 Board of Directors. Bonnie Cubit, Lloyd Paseman, & Randi Bjornstad returned to serve another 2 years and Curtis Diama filled… Read Full Article »

Don’t let Summertime Fun become a Summertime Bum…

Summertime…vacations, river and lake trips, camping, beach time, family, fun…. Unfortunately summertime can also leads to increased scams, mail theft, pickpocketing etc. While you are relaxing and enjoying yourself, many scam artists are working overtime. ID theft continues to be one on the most damaging types of fraud. A 2015 Javelin Strategy & Research report… Read Full Article »

If you’re on the go, Touch Banking is for you!

You’re constantly on the go and checking your balance and paying bills from home might not always be convenient. Emerald Empire Federal Credit Union’s mobile banking app allows you to do this and more — when and where it’s convenient for you. Download our Touch Banking App today and you’ll be able to: • Check your balance… Read Full Article »

Financial Fitness starts young – Teach your kids to pump up their savings!

Getting financially fit isn’t easy. But teach children how to pump up their savings and they’ll have one of the most difficult aspects of finance mastered by the time they’re teens -being consistent savers. Here are a few ideas to help your kids get money fit: * Have young children—preschool age—sort different types of money into… Read Full Article »

Are your kids on the right track to financial independence?

For many of today’s young adults, the weakest link lies in learning the basics. According to a 2015 survey conducted by Harris Poll on behalf of Junior Achievement USA , the number of teens who think their parents don’t spend enough time talking to them about managing money significantly rose (21 percent in 2014 to… Read Full Article »