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All You Need to Know About Pig-Butchering Scams Category: Scams: Phishing Scams

All You Need to Know About Pig-Butchering Scams Category: Scams: Phishing Scams

You may have received a text or chat message in recent months about an attractive-looking investment opportunity. The message may have seemed to be sent mistakenly, but it’s all too real. In fact, it’s likely a pig-butchering scam.

Let’s take a look at these prevalent scams and how you can avoid falling victim.

Don't get caught in an investment scam

Don’t Get Caught in an Investment Scam!

Investment is rarely without risk. Nearly every investment option carries with it the possibility of loss. What many don’t realize though, is that in addition to the typical risks, investing also carries the danger of falling prey to an investment scam.

Don’t Get Caught in an Emergency Scam!

It’s your grandson on the line and he’s in deep trouble! He’s telling you he’s been kidnapped for ransom, or perhaps he’s in trouble with the police and needs money for bail. Whatever the “emergency,” he’s asking you to wire money ASAP!

All You Need to Know About Spoofing Scams

All You Need to Know About Spoofing Scams

Scammers have been at their game since time immemorial, but modern technology has weaponized them in new and dangerous ways. In particular, spoofing has become more sophisticated and difficult to spot. Let’s take a look at spoofing, how it works, and red flags that can alert you to a possible spoofing scam

6 Ways to Tell if a Website is Safe

6 Ways to Tell if a Website is Safe

In today’s digital age, where we rely on the internet for everything from furniture shopping to staying informed and entertained, safeguarding ourselves online is essential. The online landscape is filled with fraudsters using advanced techniques to exploit vulnerabilities. Accidentally stumbling upon an unsafe website can expose you to malware, including spyware that steals sensitive financial data and ransomware that locks your device and demands payment for its release. These threats can lead to devastating consequences such as drained bank accounts, fraudulent loans taken out in your name, and even identity theft. It’s crucial to stay vigilant and take proactive measures to protect yourself from online scams and threats.

8 Financially Responsible Ways to Use Your Tax Refund

It’s tax refund season! How are you going to be spending the pile of cash from Uncle Sam?

Of course, you can use some of your tax refund to indulge responsibly. If you’ve been wanting to buy yourself a new something special for a while or to spend on an experience you generally cannot afford, by all means, you can allow yourself to use some of your tax refund for your chosen treat. Indulging occasionally and mindfully can prevent feelings of deprivation and can help you manage your money better

8 Valentine’s Day Hacks

Celebrate the significant other in your life without breaking the budget by using these hacks!

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Give Yourself the Gift of Financial Flexibility this Holiday Season with SRI Federal Credit Union’s Skip-a-Pay Program!

Are you looking to make this holiday season truly magical? At SRI Federal Credit Union, we’re here to make your dreams come true! Our exclusive Skip-a-Pay program – the perfect gift for your wallet this holiday season. It’s the season of giving, and we want to give back to our valued members by offering you a little extra financial breathing room.

Don't let fraudsters in the front door.

Don’t Let The P2P Scams In The Door

P2P platforms, like Zelle, Venmo and PayPal, have made life so much easier for many consumers. Paying your friend back for the $20 you borrowed while at the mall, splitting a meal and purchasing a shared gift are now as easy as a few quick screen swipes. Unfortunately, though, P2P scams are rampant and varied. Also, once money is transferred through a P2P service, it’s usually gone for good.

Navigating Government Shutdowns: Introducing SRI Federal Credit Union’s Assistance Loan

At SRI Federal Credit Union, we recognize that government shutdowns can bring unforeseen financial challenges that impact the lives of hardworking government employees. In times like these, we believe that support should be readily available, and that’s why we’re introducing our Government Shutdown Assistance Loan.

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333 Ravenswood Ave
Menlo Park, CA 94025-3493

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P.O. Box 2284
Menlo Park, CA 94026-2284

Routing Number: 321173328

All deposits are insured by the NCUA to at least $250,000.

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