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Identity Thefy

WHAT IS IDENTITY THEFT? Identity theft occurs when someone uses your personally identifying information, like your name, Social Security number, or credit card number, without your permission, to commit fraud or other crimes. The FTC estimates that as many as 9...
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Fraud Prevention Tips

Know who you’re dealing with. If the seller or charity is unfamiliar, check with your state or local consumer protection agency and the Better Business Bureau. Some Web sites have feedback forums, which can provide useful information about other people’s...
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What Can I Do to Improve My Credit Score?

Credit scoring models are complex and often vary among creditors and for different types of credit. If one factor changes, your score may change — but improvement generally depends on how that factor relates to other factors considered by the model. Only the creditor...
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What is Credit Scoring?

Credit scoring is a system creditors use to help determine whether to give you credit. Information about you and your credit experiences, such as your bill-paying history, the number and type of accounts you have, late payments, collection actions, outstanding debt,...
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Certified Financial Counselors

The Credit Union has several Certified Financial Counselors on staff to help you with your financial needs. Planning a budget, working around job loss, planning for your future, our counselors can help you with all of this and much more. Maria Arriaga-CainVirginia...
Financial Planner: Daniel J. Hopkins

Financial Planner: Daniel J. Hopkins

The Syracuse Fire Department Credit Union has also partnered with a Daniel J. Hopkins, a financial planner to assist you with your financial needs including retirement and investing. Dan will be happy to meet with you at a time and location convenient to you...