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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: Jessica Baker Vice President of Member Service, SC Telco 864-232-5588 [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… Read more »

Staying Safe After a Data Breach

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Equifax, one of the three major credit bureaus, recently announced a large data breach.  As your trusted partner, we want you to know we’ve got your back.  We also want to assure you that no SC Telco systems were compromised.  Visit Equifax.com for more information. What We Do to Protect You We offer Account Notifications through… Read more »

Mobile Banking: So easy you can do it in Car Line

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The kids are headed back to school, and along with early schedules, homework, and new friends, you also have something else to look forward to—the car line. For many, it’s time wasted…sitting in an endless lot of cars waiting for your precious little ones to be released from school. But car line is actually a… Read more »

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 »