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  • Do not call registry

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

    The Federal Trade Commission makes it easy for you to register your phone, verify your phone and report unwanted calls. …

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    Helpful Back-to-school Tips for Parents

    Going back to school after the long summer is always a time of excitement. While your children may be overly…

  • Image of 3 employees holding a giant check of a donation to the Mt Pleasant Animal Shelter.

    We Love Our Animals!

    Ridgedale Federal Credit Union is pleased to announce we are a corporate sponsor of Mt. Pleasant Animal Shelter in East…

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    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…

  • Image of an office setting with words that say Got an Offer to work from home? Only scammers ask for your personal information first. 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    Scammers are taking outdated ads from real employers, changing them, and posting them on employment websites and career-oriented platforms like…

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

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    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,…

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    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…

  • Image of a girl and boy ready to travel with cameras for a children's game called Hit the Road.

    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…

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    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…

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    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…

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    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…

  • Image of a computer screen with a loan application on the screen, sitting on a desk

    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…

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    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.…

  • Image of piggy banks and text that says 5 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…

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    Credit Union Myths and Facts

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

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    Credit Card Fraud

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