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Expect the Unexpected: 5 Reasons You Need an Emergency Fund

No matter how well you plan ahead or how careful you are, life happens. No one can control everything, and one day you may find yourself navigating an emergency that you—and your budget—are unprepared for. In fact, a recent finding indicates that 40 percent of Americans are not financially capable of covering a $400 emergency… Read more

Suffolk Federal Celebrates Successful Year of Giving Back to the Community

Suffolk Federal celebrated an extremely successful 2019 with a year-long array of meaningful member-driven events and promotions which raised more than $100,000 dollars for local nonprofits and charitable organizations focused on specific causes. “Our commitment to our members, dedication to service and support to strengthen the communities where we do business is extremely important to… Read more

Suffolk Federal Offers Tips for Teen Money Management

Habits formed during adolescence often carry over into adulthood and positive money management skills should be no different. Suffolk Federal is sharing ways parents can lead teens on the right path to personal financial responsibility. Save: Once children start receiving a steady allowance or cash from birthdays or other special occasions, they should be encouraged… Read more

Suffolk Federal’s Port Jefferson Branch Supports Theatre Three

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 Port Jefferson, Branch Sales Director of Retail Banking Micah Schlendorf presents a $1,000 contribution to Theatre Three. “Theatre Three not only brings… Read more

Suffolk Federal and Its Members Fight Hunger on Long Island

Hundreds of families in need won’t have to worry about where their next meal is coming from this holiday season thanks to the members of Suffolk Federal Credit Union. This October, the Long Island financial institution’s annual food drive collected an astonishing nearly 650 pounds of non-perishable goods. Members from Suffolk Federal’s 10 branch locations… Read more

Suffolk Federal, Suffolk County Community College & Suffolk Community College Foundation Celebrate Naming of Arena

Local hometown heroes and community leaders made their partnership official as Suffolk Federal (Credit Union) was welcomed onto the campus of Suffolk County Community College, with a historic sign unveiling ceremony coordinated with the Suffolk Community College Foundation. On Wednesday, November 20, local dignitaries and officials from all three entities joined together on the school’s… Read more

Suffolk Federal Proudly Supports Suffolk County Crime Stoppers

Suffolk Federal recently contributed $3,000 in support of Suffolk County Crime Stoppers. The Crime Stoppers program connects the residents of Suffolk County with local police departments to collect information that helps locate suspects and leads to necessary arrests. Crime Stoppers benefits both the caller and the community. Callers who provide information are kept anonymous and… Read more

How Many Credit Cards Are Too Many?

The average American has two to three active credit cards at any given time. But some credit card users are far from “average”: From the seasoned pro who has one for miles, one for points, and one for every major retailer they frequent to the credit card avoider who has one for emergencies only that… Read more

Suffolk Federal’s Medford Branch Supports The Neighborhood House

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 Medford, Branch Manager Megan Diehl and Assistant Branch Manager Amy Kazen present a $1,000 contribution to The Neighborhood House. “The Neighborhood House… Read more