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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 »

NCUA Warns of Text Phishing Scam

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Aug. 23, 2016) – The National Credit Union Administration has received consumer calls about a suspicious text message claiming to come from the agency. The message reads: “National Credit Union Administration Alert for (recipient’s phone number). Contact 844-234-5445.” This is NOT a communication from NCUA. The agency does not seek personal information through the internet… 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 »

Refinancing could be good for you!

Talk with a loan officer today about the benefits of refinancing with the EEFCU.  With our “as low as 2.99%”* rate, we may be able to save you money. *subject to credit and collateral approval. Credit Union National Association

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 »

More Convenience For You!

If you are like most of us, you are constantly on the go. Checking your account balances and paying bills from home, stopping by the credit union or calling us might not always be convenient. The Emerald Empire Federal Credit Union’s mobile banking app allows you to do this and more — when and where… 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 »