The Board of Directors of Beacon Credit Union has announced that eight (8) $1,000.00 student scholarships will be awarded to Beacon Credit Union members. In order to be eligible for this scholarship opportunity, the applicant must be a member of ... Read More
What exactly is a CD? How is interest calculated?
All of these questions will be answered and more by viewing the video above. If you are interested in discussing deposit products further, please call (800) 762-3136 and a Beacon Representative would be happy to ... Read More
Are you guarding your digital information from being held hostage?
Ransomware is a threat to computer users and is malware that targets and encrypts your digital data on computers and mobile devices. It then allows attackers to demand payment to unlock your ... Read More
If you haven't requested a copy of your credit report, there are many reasons why you should.
Studies show that a high percentage of consumer credit reports contain errors. One-fourth of credit reports contain such serious errors that those individuals could be denied credit.
What are the common errors?
1) Misspelled names
2) Wrong ... Read More
Getting the most out of your savings can be a challenge. So how do you earn money from your savings without tying it up for years? Enter the magic of CD laddering.
What’s a CD?
Certificates of Deposit, also known as Share Certificates, are like a savings account where you can’t withdraw ... Read More
How much money do you think educated car buyers can save over unprepared buyers when buying the same car? Would $5,000 get your attention? While you may not save as much as $5,000, you'll save a bunch if you avoid these classic car-buying errors.... Read More
Top 10 Gifts for New Grads
by Michelle M. Haas-Dosher, CCUFC
College commencement season is here again, but for many soon-to-be graduates, it's a time to both celebrate and prepare. With the ... Read More
Are you thinking about how you're going to pay for your first car? You could get it:
* As a gift or hand-me-down within your family
* With cash you earned from your job
* With an interest-free loan from your parents
But what if none of these options is open to you? You ... Read More
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Did you know that tax time can be prime time for scammers and identity thieves?
The danger is that these crooks take advantage of tax season to get their hands on your ... Read More