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Forget about having to visit a branch office, stand in a teller line, or visit the nearest SDFCU ATM to deposit your next paycheck. Using our direct deposit service gives you the convenience of setting up recurring deposits electronically to your SDFCU account. Advantages of using direct deposit Have your …

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Anti-malware companies estimate that anywhere from 50-70% of all email being sent around is spam. Spam is the electronic version of “junk mail.” Like the physical mail, most of it just goes in the trash, but if it’s catchy enough, you might open it to see what …

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Buying a home can be a very complex experience. Here are some tips that will make your home buying experience easier. 1. You should buy, instead of rent. You’ll love the feeling of having something that’s all yours – a home where your own personal style …

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Many credit union members are sometimes reluctant to make their credit union their primary financial institution because of an assumption that they will receive a lack of access to branches and ATMs if and when they travel or move away. As your financial partner, we have you covered when it …

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Remember those days when you would run excited to get the mail hoping you got something interesting? Then, remember the days when you checked your email several times a day hoping someone sent you a message or that something interested was in the Inbox? Now, do you run to the …

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It is well-known that Google gathers data for a variety of purposes. However, Apple has a different policy. It actually prohibits the collection of personal information from users of its products. Recently it removed a software development kit (SDK) made by a Chinese company because it violated that policy …

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When you travel, especially outside the United States, there could be various restrictions when using your debit or credit card. Restrictions vary based on transactions outside your normal purchasing pattern. For your security, accounts are monitored by a trusted team of professionals 24 hours-a-day. Alleviate Card Restrictions When …

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Cybercrime is growing and morphing into a type of criminal octopus with tentacles reaching far beyond anything previously imagined. Snaking its way into our lives in alarming ways, data breaches are currently producing subsets of cybercrime, some likely to include organized crime. Consumers are in a tizzy, wondering how to …

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Whether it is because you have been in a hurry or lack of knowledge, you have probably obtained a few ATM fees. Automated teller machine (ATM) fees are the fees that many Financial Institutions (FIs) charge for the use of their ATMs. When could I be charged a surcharge fee …

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Unless you live in a cave you’ve surely heard the advertisements about the “historically low interest rates” for buying a house. And that’s mostly true — rates are quite low after the 2008 housing shenanigans. But, does that necessarily mean it’s a …

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