Many people who think about opening a checking or savings account or seeking out other banking services automatically assume they need to head to their nearest local bank. This, however, is not your only option, and not always the best option. Credit unions offer many of the same services that banks do and are notorious for their exceptional customer service. We want you to know that you have an alternative. Below we offer a broad overview of the many advantages and benefits of banking online with a local credit union. But first, let’s take a look at some major differences between banks and credit unions. Continue reading Why Bank Online with a Local Credit Union
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
Online banking is amazing, isn’t it? Just 15 years ago, we had to physically enter a bank to do any sorts of transactions. Now we carry around a digital teller in our pocket, able to make deposits, transfers, and even external ACH transactions with the click of a button.
But with great power comes great responsibility, right? Yes, it’s easier than ever for us to access our banking information, but it’s also easier than ever for hackers to gain access to that information. Continue reading 10 Essential Security Measures To Keep Your Online Banking Safe In 2017
Every time a new Madison credit union trend comes along, members get nervous. When ATMs (Automatic Teller Machines) were first introduced in the 1960s, it was really the beginning of online, digital banking. With improvements in programming, accessibility and security features, it’s hard to imagine life today without them on nearly every block. Next came online home banking and many members were skeptical. But more than 15 years later, it’s better and safer than ever and new members expect it to be an option. Continue reading Top Madison Credit Union Trend: Interactive Teller Machines
As someone who loves to organize and create calm out of chaos, I appreciate saving paper more than most folks. I’m always looking for ways to simplify my life, so bring on the digital tools, like online banking in Madison. Here’s how you can best utilize DCCU’s digital offerings to save maximum paper. Continue reading How To Best Utilize Online Banking In Madison To Save Paper (And Trees!)
Online banking in Madison has a lot to offer and if you ever had to pay bills without it, you know exactly what I am referring to. Receiving monthly paper bills, writing checks by hand, keeping a supply of stamps on hand and mailing in time to be postmarked by the due date. Not terribly complicated at the time but we were happy to improve upon it. With online banking, life was instantly better as we saved time, money and trees. Continue reading Avoid Errors By Paying Bills With DCCU’s Online Banking in Madison
Between mobile deposit, scheduling payments, and sending money to a friend, it’s hard to remember daily life before credit union online banking. By reducing the amount of time spent either at the branch or ATM and having all my financial information at my fingertips, managing my accounts has never been easier or more convenient. If you’re interested in saving time and money, let me tell you all the ways online banking at Dane County Credit Union can help you do just that. Continue reading 5 Smart Online Banking Services That Save Time And Money
If being able to pay for things by placing a thumb to your phone isn’t a sign that the high-tech future we dreamed about as kids has arrived, well, then I don’t know what is.
That’s right: your Dane County Credit Union credit card and debit card in Madison now work with Apple Pay, which allows you to make secure, private mobile payments with your Apple iPhone 6, Apple iPad or Apple Watch. Continue reading Use Apple Pay with your DCCU Debit Card in Madison
If you’re like me, then you love online and mobile banking; depositing checks, checking balances and transferring money between my accounts has never been easier, or more convenient.
Or has it? I recently set up Dane County Credit Union account alerts, which can be sent to either your email address or phone (through text messaging), and banking has somehow become even simpler. Continue reading Account Alerts at Dane County Credit Union in Madison
Running errands after work or on Saturday mornings used to be the bane of my existence. Between the grocery store, the dry cleaners, the credit union, and the veterinary’s office, there was never enough time. Schedules were juggled to make the rounds but inevitably my stops ran long so I still ran out of time. It was as if the workweek hadn’t ended and I was still running from meeting to meeting. Doesn’t sound very productive, does it? That’s when I learned about credit union mobile deposit. #Great Day. Continue reading Life Simplified with Credit Union Mobile Deposit