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Anatomy of a Scam Email

How to Identify a Scam E-Mail Member Service Associate Lisa Burkhart is always on the lookout for ways to protect our members from fraud.  She recently shared an example of a scam email that reached her inbox, and some pointers on how to spot that the email is fake:...

Credit Union vs. Bank Mortgage: Which is Better?

You found the perfect house, saved up your money and you’re ready to buy. Now, your next step is to get a mortgage. A commercial bank could be the obvious choice, but they aren’t the only option for your mortgage.  Credit unions also originate mortgage loans and work...

Walmart Phishing Scam

Multiple local residents have reported receiving a text to “confirm a purchase from Walmart. It asks them to text back yes or no. One member texted back no and got an immediate phone call. The caller said “let me see if I can get rid of this charge for...

The Stages of Buying a House [Explained]

Buying a house is an exciting milestone in your life. And with it comes many questions about how to navigate the process and check all the boxes of getting from first inquiry to close.  The stages of buying a house can be broken down into smaller steps where...

The Myths and Mysteries of Buying Your First Home

Buying your first home is thrilling – but do you feel excited like it’s your birthday or kind of spooked as if you’re about to get on the ghost train at the amusement park?  However you’re feeling, we’ve got you covered with this fun list full...

2022 Annual Meeting: March 28 at Calhoun Elementary

The 2022 Annual Meeting of Member-Owners will be held on Monday, March 28 at Calhoun Elementary School.   We’ll enjoy a social hour with refreshments at 6pm, followed by the business meeting at 7pm. You will hear from our Volunteer Board of Directors about the...