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

Service Fee Updates

The following fee changes have been made and will go into effect September 27, 2017:

Credit Union Teller Check $3.00
Credit Union Cashier’s Check $5.00
Money Order $0.89
Invalid Credit Card Payment Fee* $300.00

*This fee will go into effect November 14, 2017

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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

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.

 

 

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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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