Credit Unions, Customer Service and Social Media

One of the pillars that credit unions were founded on is providing extraordinary, and local, customer service to our members.  The increased use of social media tools has really put a spin on the way that credit unions and other financial … [Read more...]

Protect Yourself By Avoiding Email and Telephone Scams

Each and every day our personal, and even business, email accounts are filled with spam emails. Whether it’s marketing, promotions, newsletters or even online pharmacy emails, they continue to clutter our inboxes and be a nuisance. These spam emails … [Read more...]

Study Up on Saving for College: 529 College Savings Plans

It was just a month ago when your social media feeds were brimming with preschoolers and kindergartners proudly displaying new backpacks, off to their first day of school. And though it feels like forever until they head off to college, at the same … [Read more...]

What are Mutual Funds and How Do They Work For You?

When talking about personal finances there are few phrases that cause peoples’ eyes to glaze over faster than “mutual funds.” When it comes to saving your money and growing your money, you don’t want to enter into the unknown. And although the amount … [Read more...]

Debit Card or Checkbook? The Benefits of Both.

Ah, the lost art of balancing a checkbook.  Writing a check while standing in line at the grocery store and immediately noting the transaction in your tiny-lined ledger. A tight space swarming with notes and numbers. Receiving your financial … [Read more...]

10 Benefits of Being a Credit Union Member

Local credit unions have been gaining notoriety and popularity in recent years, and for good reason. While they are owned and governed by their members, memberships are easily attainable. Local credit unions are not the exclusive financial … [Read more...]

What You Should Know About Auto Financing

Do you remember when you turned 16, and the freedom that came with getting your driver’s license?  Even now, when turning 16 is a bit of a memory, the feelings of excitement and adventure still rush back when buying a new car. But there is a lot … [Read more...]

How To Safely Make Online Purchases

With a busy lifestyle, shopping online and even buying from TV have become the quick and easy ways to buy the things we need. But do you ever give pause and worry about the possibility of debit card or credit card fraud that can come with the ease of … [Read more...]

10 Online Banking Best Practices – Part 2

In Part 1 of this blog series, I laid out the first 5 tips for better online banking best practices, which included installing anti-virus and anti-malware software, installing anti-exploit software, not saving your login information, avoiding public … [Read more...]

10 Online Banking Best Practices – Part 1

When it comes to online banking best practices, there are plenty of ways to protect yourself, and your money, from possible fraud or compromise. Here at Lancaster Red Rose Credit Union, we want all our members to understand the threats out there and … [Read more...]