News & Alerts

Teach your kids to be Credit Union Strong!

Throughout the month of April, Credit Unions around the world are participating in a month-long youth celebration focused on the theme of Credit Union Strong. Young people face a bewildering financial landscape in their immediate future—one where technology has made spending as easy as breathing and the cost of higher education continues to skyrocket. That’s… Read Full Article »

The FTC encourages consumers to check out Credit Union Membership

Last week during is National Consumer Protection Week, the Federal Trade Commission empowered consumers to be smarter about credit, debt, ID theft, fraud, technology and more. Their website encouraged consumers to consider credit union membership. “Because credit unions are not-for-profit financial institutions,” the website notes “their focus is on serving the financial needs of their members… Read Full Article »

For Security…For Convenience…For Free!

When you use Emerald Empire Federal Credit Union’s online banking, you can sign up for E-Statements to access your account statements electronically. Your statements will be available online anytime you need them, in a secure environment that protects your personal information better than sending paper statements through the mail.  Just log on to your on-line… Read Full Article »

Tell Your Family About Us!

Aunts, Uncles, Mom, Dad, Sisters, Brothers,  Grandparents, Nieces, Nephews…. Yep!  They are all eligible for EEFCU Membership!  Fill them in on all the benefits of becoming a EEFCU member! For a limited time the EEFCU will give all new members $15 towards their $25 initial deposit.  They will also be entered in a $50 CASH Drawing. And if… Read Full Article »

Freshen up your rate…

Happy New Year!  Are you feeling the need to Freshen things up a bit this year? Thinking about that new car smell?  Or maybe your old loan rate needs some freshening up? Give the EEFCU a call.  We can help you get into a rate that fits your finances or match a rate from another… Read Full Article »

A change is coming. Welcome the Chip!

The EEFCU is excited about the arrival of our EMV Chip Card.  These cards have a embedded computer chip that provides a new layer of security to point-of-sale and ATM transactions when used in chip-enabled card readers.  The cards will have a new design which includes a small chip imbedded in the left side of… Read Full Article »

Be Aware of Cyber Scams

Cyber Scams are on the rise.  Keep yourself safe by being aware of how cyber criminals can access your information.  Here are a few scams you should be aware of: Fake Shipping Notices:   If you see emails supposedly from UPS and FedEx notifying you that a package could not be delivered. Don’t click on it…. Read Full Article »

Thank you to all who came to the Annual Meeting! You made it a success!

Thank you to all of our members who helped make our Annual Meeting a success.  We had over 100 members that came to enjoy the BBQ, bingo, prizes and socializing.  A special thank you to our members who volunteered to help make the meeting a success. Thank you to Norm Hart for once again for doing the barbequing, to Daniel Reid for doing a awesome job… Read Full Article »

Buyer Beware – Free Is Not Always Free

Have you ever responded to a “Free” or “Low Cost” offer Online?  Many of us have and  soon learned that these great deals may not be all that great.   On-line Free Trials or Low-Cost introductory offers often come with automatic renewals. Your initial shipment may only cost the price of shipping but if you do… Read Full Article »