Equifax Breach! Please follow the link and click on the Potential Impact icon to see if you have been impacted. The process only takes a couple of minutes. It will give you a date that you have to go back to the site to enroll in the TrustedID Premier protection. Be sure to write down that date or print it. The service is free for one year and it does include all three bureaus.
Telco Plus Credit Union will be verifying more information to make sure we are keeping our members information and money safe. Please make sure we have your current address, phone number, and email address!
“Equifax has established a dedicated website, www.equifaxsecurity2017.com, to help consumers determine if their information has been potentially impacted and to sign up for credit file monitoring and identity theft protection. The offering, called TrustedID Premier, includes 3-Bureau credit monitoring of Equifax, Experian and TransUnion credit reports; copies of Equifax credit reports; the ability to lock and unlock Equifax credit reports; identity theft insurance; and Internet scanning for Social Security numbers – all complimentary to U.S. consumers for one year. The website also provides additional information on steps consumers can take to protect their personal information. Equifax recommends that consumers with additional questions visit www.equifaxsecurity2017.com or contact a dedicated call center at 866-447-7559, which the company set up to assist consumers. The call center is open every day (including weekends) from 7:00 a.m. – 1:00 a.m. Eastern time.”
Flu Clinic – Walmart will be hosting a flu clinic again at Telco Plus Credit Union. All major insurances and Medicare are accepted, which allows most people to have a flu shot for free. Longview – Sept. 15th, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Tyler – Sept. 29th, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
National Night Out BLOCK PARTY – Oct. 3rd Longview Branch. Please join us from 3 to 5 pm for free snow cones from Charlie’s Sno-Balls. This is fun way to support our community safety and the police department.
Credit & Fraud Class – Longview branch Oct. 19th at 5:30 pm. This is a great opportunity to learn about credit, how to keep it safe, or repair your credit. Please RSVP by Oct. 17th, call Crystal at 903-753-5588.
Christmas Club Account – access to the club accounts are Oct. 1 - Jan. 15. You are allowed two withdrawals during this time period.
Refer-A-Friend – is back from Oct. 1st through Nov. 30th. The referring member will receive $25 for each new member that joins and still is a member on Dec. 22nd. Ask Financial Services if you have any questions.
Faster Transactions – with new technology and rules, transactions are processing closer to their intended dates. Transactions will come out of your accounts faster and deposits will be in accounts closer to the official due dates. Please set up auto payments with this in mind. You can set up online banking alerts to see when deposits hit your accounts. We also have free CardNav that you can download and use to see all transactions when they happen.
Prepaid Card Fee – our 3rd party provider for the prepaid cards is charging people $5 to speak with a live customer service rep. We have no control over this fee! Please use their website www.lsc.net/services/prepaid to avoid this fee.
Christmas Loans – you can start applying for Christmas Loans November 1st. Please speak with a loan officer for the details.
CMN Fundraiser – We will be collecting money for the Children’s Miracle Network which helps Trinity Mother Francis, our closest CMN hospital. We will be selling the CMN Tags for $1 each.
Attention MasterCard Credit Card Holders – If you depend on your online statement history, you will need to start saving or printing those old statements. Telco Plus is switching credit card providers and upgrading the cards to the new EMV chip technology. When we switch to the new cards you will no longer have access to old statements. Also, please make note of the automatic payments on this card. You will need to set them back up on the new cards. More information will be released closer to the switch date that will probably be late July and August.
Micro Business Loans - We do unsecured loans up to $10,000 and up to $50,000 on secured business loans.
Retirement & Planning Services - Come see Paula McCauley, CRPC Financial Advisor on Thursdays for a no-cost, no-obligation consultation.
Holiday Closing Times
Columbus Day - Monday, Oct. 9th
Thanksgiving - Thursday, Nov. 23rd
Christmas - Monday, Dec. 25th
New Year's Day - Monday, Jan. 1st
Telco Plus Credit Union offers to our members discounted Regal movie passes. They are 30% cheaper than the theater and never expire. The Premiere Passes are good to use any time, even opening night and movies that are posted "no passes."