SC Telco Federal Credit Union recently held its annual meeting, an event where the Board of Directors, the credit union leadership, and members get together to review the progress we made the previous year and set the direction for years to come. All members are a vital part of our organization, and we deeply value… Read more »
by Michael Atleson Acting Assistant Director, Division of Consumer & Business Education A while back, we warned you about the “one ring” scam. That’s when you get a phone call from a number you don’t know, and the call stops after just one ring. The scammer is hoping you’ll call back, because it’s really an… Read more »
SC Telco Federal Credit Union has named Ryan Flynn, Karina Wolfe, and Blake Turner as winners of the Louis C. Addison Memorial Scholarship. Each scholarship recipient will receive $3,000. Ryan Flynn is a graduating senior at Shannon Forest Christian School where he is a member of the Student Council and the National Honor Society…. Read more »
Follow an Investment Strategy Based on Your Needs, Not Market Conditions. Should you invest when the market is down? Yes. You should also invest when the market is up. And don’t forget to invest when it holds steady as well. Noticing a theme? Investing is a great idea, no matter when you do it. Let… Read more »
Share certificates might be one of the best wealth-building tools you’ve never heard of. When it comes to investment products, most of the attention goes to popular options like stocks, bonds, IRAs, and mutual funds. Now to be fair, each of those products offers benefits that make them worthy of consideration. However, due to their… Read more »
Some scams are easy to spot. It’s virtually impossible to win an all-expense-paid cruise in a contest you’ve never entered, and your chances of being the last remaining relative of a Nigerian prince are minimal at best. When we receive letters or emails promising wealth and fortune, most of us roll our eyes and laugh… Read more »
You’ve probably gotten one of these calls: They say it’s the IRS and they’re filing a lawsuit against you for back taxes. They may threaten to arrest or deport you. What do you do?
With the cost of higher education rising at a steady pace, prospective students, are taking a closer look at the value of a college degree. From housing and books to scholarships and student loans, the determining factors go far beyond tuition expenses. However, despite the fact that college can be expensive, the US Department of… Read more »
The Social Security Administration (SSA) and its Office of the Inspector General (OIG) launched a joint Public Service Announcement (PSA) campaign addressing a nationwide telephone impersonation scheme.