November 2, 2017

How Can I Shop Safely On Black Friday?

How Can I Shop Safely On Black Friday?

Q: I love Black Friday but I worry about the risks. With the possibility of being trampled or of my credit card being compromised, there’s so much that can go wrong! How can I protect myself without missing out on the biggest shopping day of the year?

A: Black Friday does pose some serious risks to shoppers, but with the proper safety measures, you can happily join the bargain-hungry crowds on November 24.

Here’s how:

1.) […]

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November 2, 2017

How To Be The Host With The Most Without Draining Your Account

How To Be The Host With The Most Without Draining Your Account

Q: It’s my turn to host my family for the holidays. How can I entertain the crowd without spending a fortune?

A: While it’s great fun to gather under one roof for a festive meal, feeding a crowd can seriously strain your budget.

Fortunately, it’s possible to be a great host without breaking your budget. Try these three handy tips to save on expenses.

1.) Plan

For all personal finance matters, it’s crucial […]

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November 1, 2017

Beware Of Student Loan Debt Relief Scams

Beware Of Student Loan Debt Relief Scams

More than 42 million Americans have student loan debt, with their collective debt topping $1.4 trillion. Unfortunately, these big numbers make student loan debtors excellent targets for scams.

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC), partnering with 11 states and the District of Columbia, has recently announced “Operation Game of Loans,” the first law enforcement initiative pursuing student loan debt relief scams. This nationwide crackdown includes 36 government actions against scammers alleged to have conned more than […]

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October 18, 2017

Call for Candidates for Board of Directors Position

River City FCU is seeking candidates to fill one vacancy for our volunteer Board of Directors.

Volunteers serve to guide River City FCU into the future, participating in monthly board meetings and preparing for meetings by reviewing reports and documents in advance.  Additional events, such as special meetings and community events, are scheduled as needed.

River City FCU membership is required of all volunteers.  Potential volunteers will be vetted for financial responsibility.  Interested individuals should contact the Executive Administrative Assistant at 210-244-2546 […]

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October 16, 2017

International Credit Union Day

Are you as excited as we are to celebrate International Credit Union Day on Oct. 19, 2017? It’s a day to share your experiences as a member and to reflect upon all the benefits you enjoy by being a part of your credit union. It’s also a day to have fun! Visit any River City FCU branch, we’ll have goodies and light refreshments to celebrate with your fellow member owners.

This year’s ICU Day theme, which was selected via an online […]

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October 11, 2017

Why Credit Unions Are Worth Celebrating

Why Credit Unions Are Worth Celebrating

In 1924, Roy Bergengren, one of the architects of the credit union movement, reflected on what a credit union can do for people.

“The credit union is, in fact, a bridge,” Bergengren wrote in the inaugural issue of “The Bridge,” the official newsletter of the American credit union movement, which was then in its infancy. “It may be the bridge over which the tenant farmer travels the wide gap that separates him from ownership. It may […]

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October 11, 2017

Are You Safe For The Holidays?

Are You Safe For The Holidays?
What can you do this year to get the holiday season right?

• Scammers love the holidays even more than the rest of us. People let their security slip a little as they spend a lot. Make sure to check with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) for current scams and pay cash or use e-payment whenever possible. Triple check all of your credit cards, account statements and your credit report when the season is over.

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October 6, 2017

Updates On The Equifax Breach

Updates On The Equifax Breach

It’s been several weeks since the massive Equifax data breach became public knowledge. While there are still more questions than answers, lots of factors have been clarified. Here are some of the most common questions answered so far:

Is Equifax being held accountable?

It most certainly is! To date, the credit bureau has been marked in more than 50 class-action lawsuits. It is also under investigation by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the Department of Justice […]

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October 2, 2017

Sonic Data Breach

Possible Sonic Drive-In Data Breach — Visit a Branch to Get Your Visa EMV Debit Card

It has been in the news recently that Sonic Drive In might have experienced a data breach. Although nothing has been confirmed yet and Sonic is still researching the issue, it’s always wise to be prepared.

In order to help protect you and your account, RCFCU is allowing members to stop by one of three our traditional branches and receive a new Visa EMV Debit card […]

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September 27, 2017

Investment Services Program

We are currently in a transition period with our Investment Services program. During this transition period, if you have questions about trade information, check requests or information regarding existing investments, please contact RCFCU at 210-225-6866. We will be happy to help you connect with the proper person.

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