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Stand Out Features in Mobile Banking

It’s more convenient than ever to access your Family Trust accounts on your iPhone or iPad with digital banking. With a 4.8 rating in the Apple App Store, our mobile banking app continues to make improvements and offer an easy digital banking platform.

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You Can Use a HELOC for That?

A Home Equity Line of Credit borrows from the equity you have in your home. In most cases, the rate will be lower than rates for credit cards or other forms of credit. It works like a credit card with an adjustable rate, term and monthly payments that do not change. You can use it for just about anything – like a home improvement project, an auto purchase, family vacation, education expenses and more!

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5 Home Buying Basics

Apartment getting too cramped? Ready to move out and move up? Buying your first house is an exciting milestone. Though the task can seem daunting, use these 5 home buying basics to keep you on track and help the process run smoothly.

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Keep Safe While Online Shopping

In most cases, the sales that take place online are safe. Though there are some people out there who want to take advantage of online shoppers, there are steps you can take to protect yourself from fraud and identity theft.

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Presenting the 2018 Board of Directors Candidates

Family Trust Federal Credit Union elects members to serve voluntarily on the Board of Directors. This year, online voting will be held March 27 – April 26. Members with estatements will receive an emailed ballot to vote online, or they may vote at any branch. Paper statement members will be sent a mail ballot to vote. All ballots must be received by April 25, 2018 at 5:00 pm.

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Gaming Apps and Cybersecurity Tips for Parents

It’s not a game anymore when sensitive information is collected and abused, especially when children are involved. Data theft involving children is up and gaming apps are the latest culprits. Sega games are certainly no exception. Clearly, it’s time for parents to take charge and oversee the games their kids are playing online.

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4 Smart Moves for Your Tax Refund

When you receive your upcoming tax refund, it may be tempting to jump to an impulse purchase like a new 4K TV or the latest iPhone X. But before you do so, consider these ways to make your tax refund work for you, your future, and your financial success.

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Local School Districts Win with Family Trust Grants

Thirty-three outstanding York County teachers received their grant awards Tuesday evening. Thanks to these hardworking teachers, local schools are about to add fun, creative, and interactive experiences to their students’ curriculums. Money awarded from these grants will go towards projects such as a simulated journey through Ellis Island; a garden where produce grown will be donated to the Fort Mill Food bank and hopefully sold at a Farmer’s Market event; and the revival of a Musical Theatre class with a musical performance at the end of the school year.

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Family Trust is More than Your Financial Institution

At Family Trust, we believe your financial institution should be more than just a place that holds your money for you. We came from humble roots and hold fast to our original philosophy of “people helping people.” Everything we do as employees of Family Trust keeps our members as the top priority, and our role in their path to financial success should remain the most important part of our jobs.