Financial education is an important goal of DCCU and we like to cover a variety of topics. To help educate our members on chip technology, we put together a “Best Practice” checklist. Continue reading Stay Safe: Chip Card Best Practice Checklist
If you use a credit card, it’s more than likely you’re earning reward points when you make a purchase. And after you’ve started earning rewards on purchases, it’s hard to think of spending money any other way. Why would you ever go back to using a payment method that doesn’t give you something back? Continue reading Debit Card Reward Points – Shop and Earn!
Dane County Credit Union members will finally start to receive their new credit union debit card embedded with EMV microchips, which provide enhanced security against fraudulent activity.
What does this mean for you? Well, here’s everything you’ll need to know about your new chip card, and more. Continue reading EVM Chip Cards? Learn About Credit Union Debit Card Changes
There are so many things to learn when you’re getting started with a new checking account! From which type of account to choose, to how to manage the account. Now we’ll take a look at how to find the right checking account overdraft protection and why you need this valuable extra service. Continue reading Checking Accounts 101.3 – Cool Extras
When I first got started with a checking account the most important thing I had to remember was to keep track of all checks and withdrawals so I did not overdraw my account (use more money than I actually had in the account.) Overdrafts incur fees which can add up quickly. Continue reading Checking Accounts 101.2 – Account Management Tools
If you’ve had one before, a checking account probably seems like no big deal. But for folks new to the world of checking there’s a ton of things to discover. Even seasoned checking account owners often learn about new and easier ways of managing their money considering new technology. Here is a thorough guide to everything you need to know about opening and using a checking account.
Continue reading Checking Account 101: Everything You Need to Know
The only thing worse than the thought of an overdraft fee on your credit union checking account is paying one.
And yet, month after month, they keep popping up–in your brain and in your account. Make it go away! Continue reading How To Stop Paying Overdraft Fees On Your Credit Union Checking Account
Summer is over; fall is here. Life moves fast, especially when you’re busy.
And when you’re busy, it’s easy for things to slip through the cracks — little things especially, like forgetting to deposit a check or transfer money into the checking account at your Madison area credit union. We all make mistakes, obviously, but the problem is that sometimes these simple errors can lead to an unexpected shortage of funds. Continue reading Mistakes Happen – Is Your Checking Account Covered?
Personal banking has become easier than ever to manage, thanks to online banking, mobile banking and text or email alerts. And yet too many of us are still dealing with checking account fees and penalties, which quickly add up when you’re not looking. It’s time to look at your checking account and see just how easy it is to avoid these charges. Continue reading Are You STILL Paying for your Checking Account in Madison?