This week will be a week full of excitement at VyStar Credit Union as we celebrate our newest branch location, San Marco. While the branch is already open for business, we’ll be holding an official ribbon-cutting ceremony on Wednesday, January 9th, and a grand opening celebration on Saturday, January 12th.
The season of holiday shopping is upon us! And this year, it’s expected to be one of the biggest: The National Retail Federation predicts that American shoppers will spend a whopping $682 billion on retail purchases during the 2018 holidays alone.
Earlier today, VyStar Internet & Mobile Banking were updated. There are two exciting new features we’d like to tell you about.
• We partnered with Zelle so you can easily send money to almost anyone you know and trust with a bank account in the U.S.
• Mobile Check Deposit can now take the picture for you.
Read on to learn more about these two new enhancements!
As VyStar Credit Union’s new Chief Lending Officer, I know that life is full of surprises. And when you are strapped for cash during the holidays or simply caught off guard by a financial burden any time of the year, it can sometimes feel like you have no other option but to consider taking last-resort measures, like payday loans.
You don’t have to wait until spring to clean out your closets. The holiday season is the perfect time to get rid of gently used sweaters, coats and jackets your family no longer needs. As temperatures begin to drop, less fortunate families begin to feel the impact.
VyStar Credit Union is built on a foundation of people helping people. We exist to help our
members by understanding their financial needs and helping them make good choices that will positively affect their financial situations. We always want to offer our members the best service available, delivered by the highest-quality employees.
They say the best things in life are free. Now, one of the best ways to safeguard your personal information against identity theft is free too. A new federal law was set in motion on September 21st, allowing everyone in the United States to freeze and unfreeze their credit at all three major credit bureaus (Experian, Equifax and TransUnion) at no charge.
Since 1948, the third Thursday of every October has been recognized as International Credit Union (ICU) Day®: a day to celebrate the unique benefits credit unions provide to their members. On October 18th, VyStar and credit unions everywhere will be celebrating ICU Day’s platinum anniversary, a chance to look back after 70 years and be thankful for the lives and communities that have been improved by the unique principles and actions of the credit union movement.
Through a bug in the websites “view as” feature, Facebook recently exposed the personal information of nearly 50 million users, potentially exposing customers to identify theft and social media scams.
In the wake of this news, we’d like to share the following steps on what you can do to safeguard your Facebook and other social media accounts...
Late last year, Google announced their intent to distrust Internet security certificates issued by Symantec due to Symantec’s failure to adhere to proper issuance standards. Other Internet security and technology companies—including Apple®, Safari® and Mozilla Firefox—announced their support for Google’s decision and declared that they will follow suit.
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