On September 7th Equifax announced that they were recently involved in Cyber Security Event which may have compromised personal information. For more details check our article in the Recent News Section.    

September 19, 2017

Fall in Love with Savings

Fall In Love with Savings
It’s September. The air is crisp and the pumpkin spice craze has started. Leaves are changing colors and starting to fall. Now you can Fall in love with savings at RCFCU.

We’ve got Personal loans for every need. Low rate Auto Loans and Credit Cards. You can also take your savings to the next level with a Share Certificate. Rake these savings in now!

For more information click on a saving, stop at one of our six branch […]

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September 19, 2017

5 Ways to Save Time Without Spending A Dime

5 Ways to Save Time Without Spending A Dime

People often pair convenience with money. In other words, if you want to save time, it’ll cost you. Here are five ways to prove it isn’t so.

Mainstream your salad prep. You don’t have to buy pre-washed and pre-cut vegetables to save time. Simply have a marathon cutting session at the beginning of the week, rinsing, slicing and dicing all the vegetables you’ll want to include in your salads throughout the week. Store […]

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September 11, 2017

Helping Harvey Victims Without Getting Scammed

Helping Harvey Victims Without Getting Scammed

Here’s how you can help out without falling prey to scams.

1.) Avoid Harvey scams

First, make sure your computer’s security systems are updated to the most recent versions. Next, never share personal information with unverified sources. This includes your email username and password that many “must-watch” hurricane Harvey videos demand you provide before watching. Similarly, do not click on any links or download anything from suspicious sources. Finally, it’s best not to donate over the phone […]

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September 11, 2017

Financial Security Is The New Retirement: What It Is And How To Get There

Financial Security Is The New Retirement

 

What is financial security?

According to Investopedia, financial security is having enough passive income to cover your expenses for the rest of your life. For example, if you have rental property, dividend income, savings account interest and a turnkey business that provide enough money to live on, you’ve achieved financial security. As you age, more of your income is provided by these opportunities, leaving you with more time to pursue your passions.

Financial security is having the […]

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September 8, 2017

Equifax Cybersecurity Breach

Yesterday, September 7, Equifax announced they experienced a cybersecurity incident potentially impacting approximately 143 million U.S. consumers. To read more about the details of this breach you can visit www.equifaxsecurity2017.com. This will be your best resource for finding out any details about this incident.

On this website you can also find out if your personal information was compromised during this attack. If your data was part of the compromise, you may sign up for credit file monitoring and identity theft protection which […]

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September 6, 2017

Hurricane Harvey = Texas Strong

Our thoughts and prayers go out too Southeast Texas and everyone impacted by Harvey. RCFCU is here to assist those affected in whatever way needed. Below is FEMA’s resources readily available to everyone affected by Harvey.

 

FEMA Assistance: Registering online at www.DisasterAssistance.gov, is the quickest way to register for FEMA assistance. If you are unable to access the internet, you can also call at 1-800-621-3362.

Emotional Distress:

To talk to a professional who can help you cope with emotional distress from the storm, […]

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August 10, 2017

Back-To-School Savings

Back-To-School Savings

Q: Is there any way to get through the back-to-school season without spending a small fortune?

A: Back-to-school time is the second largest shopping season of the year. If all that spending makes your head pound, take heart. River City Federal Credit Union has your back! We’ll help you navigate it with your budget and sanity intact. Read on for 12 back-to-school saving tips.

1.) Do a house-wide sweep

Before you spend a penny, scour your closets and drawers to see what […]

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August 10, 2017

Beware The Make-A-Wish Charity Scam!

Beware The Make-A-Wish Charity Scam!

Sadly, hundreds of crooks hide behind the veil of charities. They’ll impersonate known charities or create a bogus one, then solicit funds and pocket the cash.

Most recently, scammers have abused the name of the Make-A-Wish Foundation, an organization dedicated to granting the most longed-for wishes of terminally ill children.

Here’s how it works.

The scammer calls the victim and announces they’ve won hundreds of thousands of dollars in an alleged sweepstakes conducted by Make-A-Wish. The caller claims to […]

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August 10, 2017

An Interactive Financial Website That Teaches Kids Money Management Skills

An Interactive Financial Website That Teaches Kids Money Management:

If you’re like most parents, you’re always trying to sneak a financial lesson in somewhere. Whether it’s warning your kids about blowing their allowance on candy or refusing to buy the latest gadget just because you want them to hear a “no,” you likely use every opportunity to give your kids financial smarts for life.

Well, your job just got a whole lot easier! With the Rich Kid Smart Kid (RKSK) website, your […]

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August 2, 2017

RCFCU First Day Back-to-School Photo Contest

RCFCU is hosting a First Day Back-to-School Photo Contest!!

One lucky winner will be awarded a $150 VISA gift card

To celebrate the first day back to school, River City FCU presents a photo contest, encouraging submissions from parents of children partaking in the first day of school. Students can range from Pre-K all the way to University level!

Snap a creative, unique, fun photo of the first day back to school and follow these two steps: 

#1. Make sure you follow RCFCU on one […]

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