Plan Now for College Success to reduce the need for Debt Management Later

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College days are here again, and if you have a child going off to college, you are probably already bearing the brunt of the financial stress that this rite of passage bestows.  But while many college students exit college in dire straits (with the average college graduate owing around $37,000 in student loans alone), that’s… Read more »

Best Credit Card Tips

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Credit cards can be a double-edged sword. Even if you get the best credit card interest rate available, there’s an inherent risk to credit card use— spending money on things you don’t really need and ending up over your head in debt. No one wants to pay interest five years later for a pair of… Read more »

SC Telco Named SC Top Workplace

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Greenville, S.C. – SC Telco, a non-profit financial cooperative headquartered out of Greenville, S.C., was recently named a Top Workplace in South Carolina by Philadelphia-based Workplace Dynamics, an employee research and consulting firm, in partnership with Greenville Business Magazine, Columbia Business Monthly and Charleston Business magazine.

Important Information Concerning the Equifax Data Breach

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On September 7, 2017, Equifax announced that 143 million people could be affected by a recent data breach in which cybercriminals stole information including names, Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses and the number of some driver’s licenses.  To read the entire article click here. To determine if you have been affected by the breach,… Read more »

Financial Preparedness Before Natural Disasters Strike

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In addition to preparing for you and your family’s personal safety if a natural disaster should strike, you also need to prepare for the financial challenges associated with them.  Some of those challenges include having access to cash, financial services, and personal identification should you need to pay for supplies, temporary housing or to conduct other… Read more »

My Location Services 101: A My Mobile Money Primer

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If you’re familiar with the My Mobile Money app, you may have come across the access to Control Preferences within the app itself. There are four main categories of control preferences—Locations, Merchant Types, Transaction Types and Spend Limits—all of which can help guard your account from fraudulent purchases.   Setting Locations in My Mobile Money… Read more »

Why Online Bill Pay Beats Your Vendor’s Online Payment System

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We all have bills to pay, and that chore is probably not one of the household tasks that scores very high on the “like to do” stack. Fortunately, with options like MONEYLINK℠ Online Bill Pay, paying your monthly bills just got a whole lot easier. Whether you currently spend time running bills around town, pay… Read more »