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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.

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 [...]

Check out Bill Pay and Pay People!

By |2020-11-02T16:41:26+00:00November 2nd, 2020|Categories: EmberNote Blog|Tags: , , , , |

Check out Bill Pay and Pay People! One of the many perks of being a Credit Union member is the option to use our online banking product! We kept your financial sefecty in mind as this is designed to keep your information safe and make your banking easier. If you haven't tried the online bill pay feature, [...]

Select Employer Group Spotlight

By |2020-11-02T16:41:02+00:00October 21st, 2020|Categories: EmberNote Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

It's select employer group spotlight time!  Our name says it all, all professional firefighters in New York State are welcome to be members at the credit union with a handful of departments located in the NYC area.  What might come as a bit of a surprise is that we do welcome many other Select Employer Groups [...]

Renovation is in full swing

By |2020-09-30T16:07:08+00:00September 30th, 2020|Categories: EmberNote Blog|Tags: , , |

Our renovation is in full swing. The project is more than halfway through our plans. We can not thank our members enough for their patience and understanding during this time. Our goal is to share this new, updated space with you very soon.  Look at our first blog post highlighting some of what you can [...]

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 [...]

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