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  • Ridgedale FCU - Real or Fake

    Real or Fake? Brought to you from the federal Trade Commission (FTC)

    The United States Secret Service(Opens new window) recommends if you receive a counterfeit: Do not return it to the passer. Delay…

  • Ridgedale FCU - Auto Finder

    Auto Finder Now Available

    We now offer a new way of shopping for a vehicle without visiting a dealership with Auto Finder! Auto Finder…

  • Ridgedale FCU - National Consumer Protection Week

    National Consumer Protection Week

    Ridgedale Federal Credit Union Celebrates National Consumer Protection Week   Looking to protect yourself from fraud, identity theft, and scams?…

  • Ridgedale FCU - Stay Alert!

    Stay Alert!

    Ridgedale FCU will never call, email, or text you asking for personal information like usernames, passwords or account numbers. Don’t…

  • Ridgedale Holidays Easier

    5 Ways to Make Your Holidays Easier

    5 ways to make the holiday season easier for you: Use Zelle to send and receive money! Pay someone back,…

  • Ridgedale-Halloween-Safety

    Halloween Safety

    Halloween Safety From the candy to the costumes, Halloween is a fun-filled time for kids and parents. Here’s how to…

  • Ridgedale-Wonders-Compounding-Interest

    Wonders of Compounding Interest

    Wonders of Compounding Interest Compound interest is sometimes called one of the wonders of the financial world. Very simply, compound…

  • Ridgedale FCU - 10 tips for financial freedom

    Top 10 Tips to Financial Freedom

    Top 10 Tips to Financial Freedom Spend less than you earn. Develop a savings plan and pay yourself first. Understand…

  • Do Not Call Registry

    Do Not Call Registry

    The National Do Not Call Registry gives you a choice about whether to receive telemarketing calls. The Federal Trade Commission…

  • Back to School

    Back to school tips

    Helpful Back-to-school Tips for Parents Going back to school after the long summer is always a time of excitement. While…

  • Ridgedale - We Love Our Animals

    We Love Our Animals!

    We Love Our Animals! Ridgedale Federal Credit Union is pleased to announce we are a corporate sponsor of Mt. Pleasant…

  • Ridgedale FCU

    Don’t let mosquitoes and ticks ruin your carefree summer fun: Brought to you by the American Red Cross

    As we spend more time outdoors for activities like camping, hiking, swimming, picnicking, and barbecuing, there is a greater chance…

  • Ridgedale FCU - Job Scammers post

    Got an offer to work from home? Only scammers ask for personal information first.

    Scammers are taking outdated ads from real employers, changing them, and posting them on employment websites and career-oriented platforms like…

  • Pick your Own Farms


    There are so many natural sweet treats this time of year.  Make a day of it and go pick your…

  • Ridgedale FCU - Credit Report Dispute

    How to Dispute Errors on Credit Reports

    Under the Fair Credit Reporting Act, both the credit reporting agency and the information provider (that is, the person, company,…

  • Ridgedale - Travel World Landmarks

    Gear up for Travel Season with Tools and Potential Savings from RFCU!

    Planning for travel can be as fun and exciting as the actual trip.  There are many aspects of a trip…

  • Ridgedale FCU - Financial Games for Children: Let the Fun and Learning Begin!!

    Financial Games for Children: Let the Fun and Learning Begin!!

    It is never too early, (or too late) to introduce your children to financial learning.  While that may sound like…

  • How Your Funds are Insured

    For over 75 years, your funds have been safe and will continue to be protected by the NCUA for as…

  • Women in History That Impacted Finance

    Women in History That Impacted Finance

    Women are celebrated for their motivation to become financially independent, but this was not always the norm. Historically, society viewed…

  • Ridgedale FCU

    How To Avoid a Scam: Brought to you by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC)

    Block unwanted calls and text messages. Take steps to block unwanted calls and to filter unwanted text messages. Don’t give your personal or financial…

  • Ridgedale FCU

    Four Signs That It’s a Scam: Brought to you by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC)

    1. Scammers PRETEND to be from an organization you know. Scammers often pretend to be contacting you on behalf of…

  • What to expect when applying for a loan or any type of credit at RFCU.

    You have decided you want or need a new car, need another credit card, a line of credit or Home…

  • Payoff Credit Card Debit

    The Realities of Credit Card Balance Transfer…not always as wonderful as they seem

    The Holidays are over and like all other years, you may have splurged, and now the bills are streaming in.…

  • Ridgedale FCU - Easy ways to save money

    5 Ways to Beat Inflation And Potentially Put Money Back in Your Pocket in 2023

    Maximize your checking account and pay NO fees. Do you pay checking account and/or ATM fees? If you do, you…

  • Credit Union Myths and Facts

    How much do you know about Credit Unions? Test yourself on these 9 myths.   Myth #1: You must meet…

  • Credit Card Fraud

    Credit Card Fraud Find out how it works and how to protect yourself from becoming a victim.   Credit card…