#11852: A Few Ways To Help

One of my favorite quotes of all time comes from Mr. Rogers. Well, actually his mother. It goes, “When I was young and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, ‘Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.’” I know that a lot of you are looking for ways … Read more »

#11839: Family Friendly Movies Are Streaming

Because your local theaters are closed, movies are moving to digital instead! We put together a full list of new(er) releases that you can watch from the comfort of your home. In this two-part list, we start with movies that are fun for the whole family. Some of these titles will be available for free on Netflix, Hulu or Disney+. … Read more »

#11837: Protecting Yourself From Phishing

Most of us have heard of phishing. It’s one of the most common types of fraud because most everyone has an email. Phishing is when an email sender tries to trick you into giving out your person information. Often, it involves a fraudster pretending to be someone you trust. To protect yourself from phishing: Don’t send personal and financial information … Read more »

#11822: State of Wisconsin: Your Money’s Safe at a Credit Union!

The Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) and Governor Tony Evers are reminding Badger State residents that the safest place for their money is their financial! “I’m confident that our financial institutions will be able to deliver necessary financial services to Wisconsinites throughout this pandemic,” said Gov. Evers in a joint release with DFI. “The Federal Reserve has taken several … Read more »

#11775: UPDATE: Educators Lobby Closing, Other Services Remain

UPDATE: Educators Credit Union will remain open through Gov. Tony Evers’ “Safer at Home” declaration. Financial institutions are classified as essential businesses. For the safety of yourselves and those around you, we would like to encourage you to use online or phone options whenever possible. More information about those tools is available in the article below.   Your safety and … Read more »

#11783: How You Can Access Your Accounts

Although our lobbies are temporarily closed, YOUR TRANSACTIONS CAN BE DONE FROM HOME OR AT OUR DRIVE-UPS. Educators’ Online and Mobile Banking allow you to perform most transactions without ever leaving home, including: Transferring money between accounts. Depositing checks from your mobile device through FlashCash. Paying bills using Bill Pay. Make your loan and credit card payments. View transactions histories. … Read more »

#11752: The Importance of Two-Factor Authentication

Two-factor authentication adds a second level of authentication to an account log-in. When you have to enter only your username and one password, that’s considered a single-factor authentication. Two-factor authentication requires the user to have two out of three types of credentials before being able to access an account. The three types are: Something you know, such as a personal … Read more »

#11772: Homebuying Workshops Canceled

We regret to inform you that we have decided to cancel all of our Homebuying Workshops because of the concerns relating to COVID-19. Please follow the CDC’s recommendations for keeping you and those around you healthy and safe. That includes: Washing your hands with water and soap often and for at least 20 seconds. Avoiding touching your face. Staying home … Read more »

#11749: Seven Tips to Avoid Tech Support Scams

As technology expands, so does our fear that something is breaking in our technology. Maybe it’s an error inside the machine, a virus or someone stealing information, but it’s all pretty scary to think about. Those thoughts can be used against us. Scammers will take advantage of your fear of losing your technology to access your computer. This type of … Read more »