EmberNote Blog

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Providing updated information via a blog to the members of the Syracuse Fire Department Credit Union. We aim to provide well organized updates to our members via this platform.

Staff will update members with information and happenings from within the Credit Union.  Members can expect to read news and learn about promotions for instance. Pictures of our latest events and update will also be provided.

The Syracuse Fire Department Credit Union was chartered in 1950.  Over the past 70 years we have grown to offer products and services to exceed our members financial needs. We are currently over 6,000 members strong.

We proudly offer the traditional savings and investment vehicles for your personal banking needs.  A wide array of technology advancements to make distant banking easier for you, our members.  For example, services such as a online banking platform, mobile app, and remote deposit capture. As a result in expanding our mobile wallet features, we have added value to your wallet.  Apple Pay, Samsung Pay, Google Pay and Fitbit Pay have now been launched and are now available.

We are always looking for new ways to better serve you.  Read through our blog, and be sure to let us know what you think.

We take serving our members seriously. With a staff of only fifteen people, we get to know you on a personal level and you are considered part of our family. We’re here to serve you and happy to do so.

eServices Offered

By |2020-09-22T18:57:47+00:00September 22nd, 2020|Categories: EmberNote Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

Electronic services are more widely used now than ever before!  There are serveral reasons why we prefer eservices over the traditional services, let's review a few. If you’re interested in signing up for one of these services then call us, send us an email, or message us on social media! Not only will you cut down on [...]

Annual Meeting: What Is It and Why?

By |2020-09-03T18:18:04+00:00September 3rd, 2020|Categories: EmberNote Blog|Tags: , , , |

Annual Meeting: What Is It and Why?  You may notice that every year in March, we hold our Annual Meeting and Party. This year’s event was cancelled due to COVID-19, but did you know that in accordance with the National Credit Union Association we are required to have an Annual Meeting every year? This year’s meeting [...]

Protect yourself from Coronavirus Scams

By |2020-08-24T12:50:34+00:00August 21st, 2020|Categories: EmberNote Blog|Tags: , , , , |

Protect yourself from Coronavirus scams with knowledge and the resources provided by places such as the FTC or the IRS.    The only way to protect yourself and your loved ones from these and other scams is to be aware and alert.  Fraud, identity theft, and cybersecurity risks are all on the rise as a result [...]

Appointment of Andrea M. Thune CEO

By |2020-08-10T17:56:55+00:00August 10th, 2020|Categories: EmberNote Blog|Tags: , , |

The credit union's Board of Directors announced the appointment of Andrea M. Thune as the next Chief Executive Officer effective Monday, August 3, 2020.  Andrea will assume the position following the retirement of current CEO Jeffrey Fragale. “After an extensive search, we are pleased to welcome Andrea to the credit union. She brings a wealth of [...]

Renovation Sneak Peek & Lobby Status

By |2020-07-27T17:14:19+00:00July 27th, 2020|Categories: EmberNote Blog|Tags: , , , |

We're excited to give you a little renovation sneak peek!  We know how eager our members are to get back to normal and so are we.  We miss seeing you, your kids and your pets.  Unfortunately, we're still a bit away from gathering together in our lobby like we used to.  Social distancing may be [...]

Online Banking Tips & Tricks

By |2020-07-07T13:05:20+00:00July 7th, 2020|Categories: EmberNote Blog|Tags: , , , |

Online Banking Tips & Tricks We have compiled our favorite tips and tricks for our online banking. Whether you log in once a day or very rarely, we hope we can show you a few new tools to help you along the way. A few well known tips: Accessing online banking through our app gives you [...]

Is 0% Financing The Best Deal?

By |2020-06-26T15:24:08+00:00June 26th, 2020|Categories: EmberNote Blog|Tags: , , |

Financing options for the purchase of your new vehicle can be overwhelming. What interest rate do I qualify for? What terms are available for that interest rate? Can I afford that monthly payment? There are so many things to consider. Auto dealers can sometimes offer 0% Financing. What is better than 0%, right? There are a [...]

A New Look 👀 for 2020!

By |2020-06-26T15:25:21+00:00June 10th, 2020|Categories: EmberNote Blog|Tags: , |

Have you heard the news? We are renovating!  It’s true…We are renovating our building to better serve our members. When we moved into this space many years ago, we only hoped that we would continue to grow and meet the needs of our members. Thanks to you, we have grown, and parts of our building need some updates. We thought we’d take this opportunity to also spruce up and modernize our building and [...]