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Beware of Fake Checks

Even in today’s digital and mobile world where electronic money transfers are common, consumers and businesses may still prefer the assumed security of paper cashier’s checks or official bank checks for large or major payments. Recipients generally prefer one of these checks over a personal check because the financial institution presumably has already collected the… Read more

A Few Tips to Keep Your Child Safe Online

Online games and websites for kids are everywhere these days – to the point where it’s commonplace to see toddlers playing with them, too. And while the internet often offers a positive way for children to explore and learn, privacy concerns are lurking. To help protect children’s privacy, the FTC enforces the Children’s Online Privacy Protection… Read more

Suffolk Federal Launches Enhanced Online Banking Platform

Suffolk Federal unveiled its newly redesigned online banking platform for its membership—available both on desktop and through a mobile app. The online banking system provides an exceptional user experience, which supports the credit union’s mission “to provide better banking for Long Island”. The improved site provides members a streamlined design with efficient functionality, several state-of-the-art… Read more

Credit Union Industry Trends to Watch: The Way of the Future is an Upward Trend

It’s long been known that credit unions can rank higher than other financial institutions when it comes to local member satisfaction. And, as more locations continue to open across the nation, is it any coincidence? In today’s economic environment, the public is looking for a more personalized banking experience with customized options, unique possibilities, innovative… Read more

Suffolk County Officials Warn of New Telephone Scam

Source: Newsday Fraudsters are employing a new phone scam that displays a caller ID that looks like a legitimate source, whether it’s the U.S. Social Security Administration or PSEG Long Island, officials warned Thursday. Suffolk County officials held a news conference last week to warn people about the new scam. In addition, PSEG Long Island held… Read more

Announcing Scholarships to Make the Dream of Attending College Possible

Suffolk Federal is offering local Suffolk County students a wonderful opportunity to win academic scholarships to Suffolk County Community College to ensure their hopes of attending college can come true. Through this program and partnership, six scholarships will be awarded from $5,000 or $10,000 each. Application deadline is now past. Recipients for the following scholarships will… Read more

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