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Understanding Credit

Understanding what credit is and how your credit score can be improved is a crucial step toward reaching your financial goals. Your credit score is a measure of factors that may or may not affect your ability to repay credit, essentially a profile of your financial history. A strong credit report is key to building and managing your finances.

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2020 Eddie Reeve's Scholarship Recipient

The Eddie Reeves Community Commitment Scholarship is one of the many ways we like to support the community and recognize students for their community engagement.

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Handling the Unexpected

Whether it’s a job loss due to a natural disaster, a pandemic like COVID-19, car transmission repair or a leaky roof, these kinds of unexpected expenses will likely impact your budget. One way to be more prepared for such incidentals is to start setting money aside.

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Our Reopening Plans

We want you to be the first to know of our reopening plans. As government restrictions have been lifted in South Carolina, we are preparing to safely welcome you back into the branches.

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Your Funds Are Protected

The virus has touched every aspect of our lives, from work, to our social life, and to our finances for some. Family Trust is aware of how important it is to be financially secure during this time. We are here to assure you that your funds and accounts are completely safe while in the custody of Family Trust.

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How Can HELOCS Help?

It’s getting closer to summer, travel plans are in order, home improvement projects are being created, and education expenses are loading as seniors prepare to enter college. If you’re wondering how you’re going to fund all of these things, a HELOC would be the perfect product; it can be used for just about anything.

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Financial Assistance During COVID-19

As a result of the spread of COVID-19, we as a community are facing more concerns than health. Daily, events, and attraction operations are either effected or even canceled. Ensuring our members are financially equipped during this time is one of our top priorities.

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Family Trust 63rd Annual Meeting

This year will mark Family Trust’s 63rd annual meeting and it will be held a little different this year. Normally, around this time members look forward to fellow shipping with one another while learning of the credit union’s success over the past year.

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Free Financial Counseling For Members

Budgeting and tracking expenses is always a good idea. More importantly, it is a road-map that helps guide you to the financial goals that you have for yourself or your family. During Covid-19, it is no different.