Month: September 2017

Eastport Branch Supports the Easport Fire Department

In an effort to support the charitable work of local organizations that serve the areas of Suffolk Federal branch locations, the credit union has identified nonprofit organizations to provide financial support to. In Eastport, Branch Manager Debra Castro presents a $1,000 contribution to the Eastport Fire Department. “The Eastport Fire Department is a volunteer organization… Read more

Free Innovative Financial Literacy Program Available at Suffolk Federal

Suffolk Federal is offering a free powerful resource to bring financial literacy to adult learners with their online financial education tool. The credit union’s Financial Empowerment: Online Workshop enables individuals of all levels to develop strong financial skill-sets to successfully take control of and manage their finances in an effective manner.  Participation is open to… Read more

8 Tips to Help Prevent Credit Fraud and Identity Theft

It has been reported that during 2016, approximately 15.4 million consumers were victims of identity theft or fraud. That number continues to rise as career criminals develop more sophisticated means to access data from unsuspecting victims. Social security numbers, credit card accounts, as well as access to personal information including birthdays, home addresses and other… Read more

4 Tips for Millennials on How to Create a Budget

Sure, creating a budget may not be fun, but it’s an important part of “adulting” for everyone (especially you, millennials). Not only does it help you know how much you can afford for things such as buying a car or paying rent, but it also helps you know which weeks you can afford date night… Read more

EQUIFAX and How to Protect Your Personal Information

You may have heard in recent news that the credit-reporting bureau Equifax has announced a breach that has potentially compromised 143 million records, including 209,000 credit cards. To find out if your personal information has been affected, you can visit the Equifax website. From all of us here at Suffolk Federal, we remind you to… Read more

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