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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
You have another option to a traditional Fixed-Rate Mortgage when buying a home. Family Trust also offers an ARM—an Adjustable-Rate Mortgage.
Seven candidates have been presented by the Family Trust Nominating Committee for four available seats on the Board of Directors.* Vote at this year’s annual meeting held meeting May 1 at First Baptist Church in Rock Hill.* Our board meets monthly with management and are responsible for general oversight of the credit union and for setting policy.
You receive a text message urging you to sign in to your account, click a link, or respond with some personal information. Is it legitimate? Probably not. SMS Text message phishing, or “smishing,” is on the rise. Smishing has been around for a while, and is gaining in popularity.
You may have heard in recent news that some financial institutions are doing away with free checking accounts for their customers. Many of them now charge a monthly fee and have balance requirements, but at Family Trust, you have options to keep more of your money where it belongs – with you!