Category Archives: Security

Credit Cards or Debit Cards – What’s the Smartest Swipe?

Most people own at least one debit card and at least one credit card. They know they have them, but they may not know about all the differences that exist between using a credit card and a debit card. Believe … Continue reading

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Intro To Investing – Dividends

Intro To Investing – Dividends Most people dream of being able to make a stable income just from investing the money they have now. One of the easiest ways to do this is through dividends – one form of return … Continue reading

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Rising Interest Rates: What Do They Mean For You?

If you read financial headlines, you’ve no doubt seen the news that the Federal Reserve is raising interest rates. These headlines can be accompanied with all sorts of hyperbole about the end of the stock market, the boom of bonds … Continue reading

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Security Bulletin: Voice-based “Vishing” Attack Targets Financial Institutions

Utah Community Credit Union has been alerted to a voice-based scam — commonly known as “vishing” — where fraudsters are using the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) name in an attempt to obtain personal financial information from consumers. The call … Continue reading

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Finding the best and earliest strategies for Social Securities

On Nov. 2, 2015 President Obama signed the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 which drastically modified some of the options available within Social Security. Two popular Social Security claiming strategies were severely limited.  If ever there were a sense of … Continue reading

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What's the Big Deal About EMV?

How EMV Works The U.S. market is the last major market that still uses the magnetic-stripe payment method. Due to the high amounts of fraud EMV technology has been implemented to try and mitigate the security issues magnetic-stripes can pose. … Continue reading

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How to Protect Your Child From Identity Theft

  As a parent you worry about your child’s education, their health, their safety, and their future. That’s why it is crucial to monitor and protect your child’s personal information from identity thieves from a young age. Here are some … Continue reading

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New Lifelock Promo Code for Members

Utah Community Credit Union is your partner in reaching your financial goals. That’s why we’ve partnered with LifeLock, the industry-leader in identity theft protection, to safeguard your good name and your financial security. Sign up for LifeLock Standard Identity Theft Protection … Continue reading

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UCCU Prepares to Offer Apple Pay

Apple recently launched Apple Pay, the ability to pay with a debit or credit card using an iPhone, Apple Watch, or iPad instead of a traditional plastic card. Apple released this new payment service with a few national banks. Other banks and … Continue reading

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