It is important for credit unions everywhere to share the many ways they add value to their communities. It helps keep alive the essence of what financial cooperatives do best – to provide thrift (the practice of using your money carefully and not wastefully) and to make a difference for you and everyone in our community. Continue reading DCCU News from CEO, Shay Santos
What exactly is “private or confidential information?” That can be a difficult question. People often use the term “confidential information” when referring to personally identifiable information (PII). But all PII doesn’t necessarily have to be kept confidential. So what are we talking about specifically? Continue reading How To Keep Your Private Information Safe
The website eFinancialNews.com was a financial news service whose target readership was the investment banking, fund management, and securities community. It was also the publisher of Private Equity, a weekly publication focused on the European private equity sector. Just before its 2008 acquisition by Dow Jones & Co, publisher of Wall Street Journal, MarketWatch, and Dow Jones Newswires, eFinancialNews.com was forecast to have annual revenue of 15.4 million British pounds (about USD $19.7 million). Over half of this revenue was projected to be generated from non-print sources (Source). However, if you visit www.eFinancialNews.com today the site no longer exists. Continue reading What Happened to eFinancialNews.com?
It’s November 1, 3:35 p.m. when it hits me. Today is the day! I quickly open the DCCU app to peek at my regular savings balance with one eye closed and the other squinty. YES!!! What did my wide open eyes behold but a nice fat deposit from my holiday savings account. One of my favorite days of the year! Continue reading The #1 best kept holiday secret EVER, revealed! (Too, over the top?!? 😉
In a perfect world, schools would never need to raise money. They would all be fully funded, able to provide their students with all the programs and activities they could ever want. Teachers would have all the supplies they need, students would have access to every necessary resource, and principals and administrators would never have to stare at a budget and wonder how they are going to make everything work. Continue reading 14 School Fundraising Ideas That Don’t Involve Asking Grandma For Money
Todos los años, los estadounidenses celebran el Mes Nacional de la Herencia Hispana del 15 de septiembre al 15 de octubre. Celebramos las historias, culturas y contribuciones de ciudadanos estadounidenses cuyos antepasados vinieron de España, México, el Caribe y América Central y América del Sur. DCCU celebra a nuestro personal y comunidad hispana durante todo el año. Estamos orgullosos de reconocer el Mes de la Herencia Hispana. Continue reading Mes de la Herencia Hispana en DCCU
Every year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15. We celebrate the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. DCCU celebrates our Hispanic staff and community throughout the year. We are proud to recognize Hispanic Heritage Month. Continue reading Hispanic Heritage Month at DCCU
Tilt.com was launched in 2012 as a crowdfunding platform by James Beshara and Khaled Hussein. Beshara, a development economist who graduated from Wake Forest University before working in microfinance and micro-insurance, was the company’s CEO. Hussein was then working with Rackspace, the Texas-based cloud computing company. The two worked together to develop a platform that would enable peer-to-peer payments (Source). Continue reading What Happened to Tilt.com?
Smart, educated and cautious Wisconsinites come into DCCU branches regularly to question if an amazing offer is legit or not. Let’s expand on a familiar phrase: If it seems too good to be true, it is… a scam! However, dreams of easy money or lottery winnings make us doubt our instincts, in the hopes of a surprise windfall. Continue reading Unwrapping the Car Wrap Check Fraud Scam
Believe it or not: Personal budgets don’t always work as planned. They can be confusing to put together, and hard to stick to. Occasionally even the best budget plans go off the rails. All you have to do is get back on track! Continue reading How to Get Your Personal Budget Back On Track