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Peer-to-Peer Pros And Cons

DECU’s partnership with Zelle is revolutionary and convenient. The peer-to-peer (P2P) payment service lets DECU members electronically transfer money between private bank accounts using DECU’s Mobile App or DECU’s online website. But P2P scams are happening, and some Zelle users are losing money. In this blog, we help you put safety protections around your Zelle […]

Cyber Scams 101

What is a cyber scam? The FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center, or IC3, is the US government’s central public repository for all forms of internet fraud and published their 2020 annual report showing that cyber scams grew in size and scope while citizens were battling the pandemic. IC3 fielded nearly 800,000 complaints in 2020 and said Americans […]

The Health Savings Account

Most Americans who go broke annually do so because of medical debt, leading 530,000 families to file for bankruptcy every year. One reason for this is because health care in America can be extremely expensive, and health insurance coverage, even when offered through employment, is often woefully inadequate. Another reason is that Americans don’t often […]

Retirement Strategies

Retirement planning is an industry, and within this industry, there are experts. Experts in the retirement planning industry all see the bigger picture every day, according to the Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies, a non-profit research group.  They see that in 2021, 22 percent of Americans have less than $5K saved for retirement, and 15 […]