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Category Archives: Consumer Tips

How Much Money Should I Keep In My Checking Account?

Most of us use our checking accounts on a daily basis. Every swipe of a debit card, bill we pay. or personal check we write takes money out of our checking account. But, how much money should we be keeping in these super-convenient accounts? Let’s find out. What’s your magic number? It’s best to have…
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Beware Unemployment Scams

As the economy reels from the impact of COVID-19, 22 million Americans have filed for unemployment insurance in the four weeks leading up to April 11. As we know, when there’s bad news, scammers aren’t far behind. The excess of claims, along with the overloaded unemployment websites and phone lines, provide the perfect storm for…
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How To Recognize And Protect Yourself From Scams

Here at Stark FCU, our biggest priority is your financial wellness. To help keep you safe, we’ve made this guide about recognizing and protecting yourself from scams. Five ways to spot a scammer 1.They will ask for detailed information before agreeing to process an application. 2. They insist on a specific method of payment. 3.…
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How Should I Spend My Stimulus Check?

Stimulus checks promised in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act are starting to land in checking accounts and mailboxes around the country. Some of you may be wondering: What is the best way to use this money? Cover your basic life expenses Make sure you can afford to cover your basics. Americans…
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