WSECU’s collective reflections on 2015 are captured in our Annual & Community Report. Using data and stories, the report lets members know how WSECU performed from three perspectives: service, financial and societal. These are stories worth telling and celebrating.
OPM Data Breach: Three Essential Pieces of Missing Security
You may have heard about the OPM (U.S. Office of Personnel Management) hack that occurred recently. Attackers were able to steal millions of records of federal employee data. This is the third successful attack against a federal agency this year.
Equifax Cybersecurity Incident
Credit reporting agency Equifax has announced a cybersecurity incident that involves a data breach of confidential information.
Identity Theft: the Silent Thief
Identity theft is running rampant in the United States with tens of millions of people being affected each year and tens of millions of dollars lost. According to FTC.org, identity theft is the fastest growing crime in America.
There is a retirement crisis happening in America. No, no reason to panic just yet. So what do I mean?
Buying a Car: What I Wish I Had Known
My first car buying experience from a dealership was probably similar to most people. I was browsing cars online from a local dealership when I came across one particular vehicle I had to have.
Navigating the Twists & Turns of an RV Purchase
If you're looking to finance your RV, I want to help along the way. I recently did a presentation at the last RV show on RV Financing 101. A few people found it so beneficial they asked if they could have copies of my presentation. I decided to write a blog and share them again.
Baby Boomers and the Housing Market
If you do not know who the Baby Boomers are then you are probably a Millennial and need to spend more time getting to know your grandparents…hint, hint.
Many of you pay bills – or eventually will – through online banking or a bill pay product. In fact, over the last year WSECU members have paid 1,371,440 bills online just with us alone. What does that mean to you and what is the best option for keeping your billers and payments organized?
Kids Need Credit Monitoring too
There's no more of a tempting target for identity thieves than your child's financial identity. For one thing, it's a clean slate.