Banking is about to get faster

Technological improvements have led to instant service in a lot of areas of our lives in recent years, including banking. All this technological improvement and sped-up timing have obvious upsides. But convenience has a downside as well: sometimes the pace gets to be faster than we are used to keeping track of. For instance, in the past both the mail and check or payment processing took a couple of days, which some people might have found themselves relying on if they weren’t keeping good track of their account balances. That lag is about to go away.

Ten Reasons Shredding is Important

Whether it's your clients' or your own sensitive information, keeping confidential information secure is essential. Holding on to documents you no longer need which aren’t kept in a secure area can pose a threat to your identity and can cause a data breach. Ready to do some spring cleaning?

Preparing Your Kids to Manage Money in College

The season is upon us when we're getting graduation announcements and invitations.That also means that a lot of these kids will be preparing to go to college. There are a lot of financial pressures for a kid who's new to the college environment — pressure to dress a certain way, have the coolest new gadgets, hanging out with new friends — all of this can amount to a financial burden that many college kids can't bear. As parents, there are things you can do to help your college-bound offspring to manage their money effectively.

Card Skimming: How to spot it and protect yourself

While Signal Financial FCU takes fraud seriously and work daily to prevent it, members must also play an active role in preventing fraud. See the information and tips below to learn how to guard your accounts from skimming, one of the most common types of fraud. This type of card fraud jumped 546% from 2014 to 2015, according to FICO.

The Three Ingredients of Financial Success

You can find, on nearly every financial website, suggestions on how to develop and maintain good financial organization and discipline.