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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.

Take control of your debit card with CardNav

By |2021-05-14T18:48:22+00:00May 14th, 2021|Categories: EmberNote Blog|Tags: , , , , |

Take control of your debit card with CardNav.  CardNav is a free app offered through the Credit Union to help give you more control over your debit card. From managing your spending, to setting up debit card alerts, to turning your card off; CardNav has everything you would need to keep your debit card secure.  Our [...]

Spring Mortgage Promotion

By |2021-05-03T19:29:21+00:00May 3rd, 2021|Categories: EmberNote Blog, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

We’re celebrating Spring with our annual mortgage promotion. People begin looking for potential homes as the snow melts.  This is a  great time to remind them that the Credit Union offers mortgages!  While we are always accepting mortgage applications, we like to offer a little something more in the Springtime. This Spring, every member that completes [...]

Unemployment Fraud Is On The Rise

By |2021-03-25T17:40:01+00:00March 25th, 2021|Categories: EmberNote Blog|Tags: , , , |

Unemployment fraud is on the rise.  Imposters are taking advantage of higher unemployment claims during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Identities are being stolen of those who are often unaware and employed. Many people are learning that they are victims of unemployment fraud after they receive a notice from their state unemployment office.  Some receive notice from their [...]

Loan Refinance Special

By |2021-03-01T17:28:20+00:00March 5th, 2021|Categories: EmberNote Blog|Tags: , , , , |

Our Loan Refinance program has been in full swing for a few months now.  Here is a bit more information about what it means for our members!  The benefits There are many benefits that come along with our loan refinance program. First, you will receive the lowest rate we have that you qualify for OR 1.00% [...]

Auto Buying Center

By |2021-02-12T15:16:49+00:00February 12th, 2021|Categories: EmberNote Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

Have you checked out our Auto Buying Center?  Are you shopping for a new car and the thought of going to a dealer is overwhelming? We offer an Auto Buying Center on our website so that you can do all the research from your couch! The best part is that your information is not sent or sold to a dealership, so [...]

Protect Yourself From Fraud

By |2021-02-03T19:14:41+00:00January 29th, 2021|Categories: EmberNote Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

Protect yourself from fraud.  We have compiled our best tips and tricks to help you better avoid fraud in its many forms. While it is nearly impossible to protect yourself entirely from fraud, these tips may help to keep your finances and identity a bit safer.   Our first tip is one of the easiest that you can do. [...]

2020 – That’s a Wrap!

By |2021-02-03T19:14:33+00:00December 28th, 2020|Categories: EmberNote Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

2020 - That's a Wrap!  This has been one of the busiest years that we have ever experienced.  This year brought many wonderful changes to the Credit Union.  Let's take a look back on all that happened here this year.  Scholarships, Awards and Prizes Just as we do every year, we awarded eight scholarships to our [...]

Credit Union Credit Cards

By |2020-12-17T20:03:20+00:00December 14th, 2020|Categories: EmberNote Blog|Tags: , , , |

Credit Union credit cards are available with a variety of consumer and business cards.  Youu are sure to find the right one to fit your needs!  We have five different consumer credit cards for your convenience. If your main priority is to build or rebuild credit, then the Secured Credit Card would be perfect for you! [...]

Mr. Hamilton S. White Brotherhood Award

By |2020-11-24T19:45:14+00:00November 24th, 2020|Categories: EmberNote Blog, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

Hamilton White Brotherhood Award nominations are being accepted now. The award has existed since the 1960’s and it seems, many people do not know the story behind the man. The award is bestowed to a citizen that advances the brotherhood of firefighters by his or her unselfish devotion to the cause. Therefore, anyone can nominate someone regardless of their membership with [...]

Credit Union Scholarships

By |2020-11-19T16:29:52+00:00November 19th, 2020|Categories: EmberNote Blog|Tags: , , |

Credit Union scholarship applications are available now. Nine $1,500 scholarships are up for grabs to our qualified members.  We have been offering college scholarships for over 40 years.  If you, or a family member are a high school senior, then applications can be downloaded here.  If your family member is a high school senior but not [...]

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