Top Seven Personal Finance Mistakes

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Learning to manage your money and live within your means can be difficult, even for the most disciplined. Everyone overspends and makes other personal finance mistakes from time-to-time, especially when feeling stressed and overwhelmed. Of course, spending too much and taking on more debt makes you feel more stressed and more overwhelmed—and the cycle continues…. Read more »

U.S. Marshals Won’t Call You About Jury Duty

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By: Bridget Small Consumer Education Specialist, FTC United States Marshals protect the federal courts, track down dangerous fugitives, and transport thousands of prisoners. They don’t make calls and threaten to arrest people or fine them for missing jury duty. But scammers posing as Marshals have been making calls like that and tricking people into sending… Read more »

We’re Looking for Model Members!

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SC Telco is looking for members to represent our brand across the state, and you could be exactly who we need! If you’d like to share with the world that you’re a proud SC Telco member, enter our promotion by emailing the following information to [email protected] no later than December 15th. We’ll select our finalists… Read more »

Call from 877-382-4357? Hang up.

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October 24, 2017 by Andrew Johnson Consumer Education Specialist, FTC Scammers are using fake caller ID information to trick you into thinking they’re someone who can be trusted.  The practice is called caller ID spoofing, and scammers can fake anyone’s phone number. Today, we got reports that scammers are spoofing the FTC’s Consumer Response Center’s… Read more »

Boost your Personal Savings Account By Trimming Spending

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If you have a personal savings account, you’ve taken the first step—you realize the need for saving money. Whether you’re saving for a vacation, for a new car or even for potential challenges your future may throw at you, you know that saving money can be tricky. So, how do you find money to put… Read more »

Five Uncommon Ways to Save for the Holidays—Even at the Last Minute

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There’s no question that the holidays take a bite out of your budget. According to a 2016 Forbes report, last year holiday shopping cost parents around $1700, on average, while non-parents spent an average of $903. All of that spending has to come from somewhere. Unfortunately, too often shoppers let the season get the better… Read more »

The Power of Mobile: Using Self-Service Banking Apps to Increase Your Savings

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You may have heard that SC Telco has a new suite of mobile banking apps available for our members. We’re excited about mobile banking technology not only because of the greater convenience and enhanced security we can offer our members, but also because of self-service banking apps help to improve our members’ financial lives. By… Read more »

SC Telco Donates $20,000 to Hurricane Relief Efforts

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For information, contact: Melody Vega Marketing Manager, SC Telco 864-232-5588 x 2364 [email protected]     Greenville, S.C. – The board of SC Telco, a non-profit financial cooperative headquartered out of Greenville, S.C., this week approved a donation of $20,000 to CUAid, a not-for-profit disaster relief program dedicated to helping credit unions, their employees and volunteers… Read more »