What You Need to Know About Compromised Debit Cards

November 28, 2012 by  
Filed under FCU Blog

If your debit card has been compromised, it does not necessarily mean that you have fraud on your account, but rather that your card is at risk of being used fraudulently due to computer hacking, network intrusion, or a variety of other issues.  This can happen when you use your debit card in person, or […]

Free checking is harder to find…

But not at First Castle FCU!  Hurry in to your nearest branch, or read on to learn more about it. According to an article in today’s LA Times, banks have increased the minimum balance requirements and fees associated with checking accounts.  Data released Monday from Bankrate.com show that the average minimum balance requirement for a […]

Earn extra points when you buy costumes, airfare, and more!

These are just a few of this month’s special offers from UChoose Rewards… How does it work? Simply use your First Castle debit or credit card to take advantage of these offers (via the UChoose website), and as long as you are enrolled in our Relationship Rewards program, the points will show up in your […]

What You Need to Know about Compromised Debit Cards

May 17, 2012 by  
Filed under FCU Blog

If your debit card has been compromised, it does not necessarily mean that you have fraud on your account, but rather that your card is at risk of being used fraudulently due to computer hacking, network intrusion, or a variety of other issues.  This can happen when you use your debit card in person, or […]

You just can’t beat free money

June 30, 2011 by  
Filed under credit union, Debit Card, FCU Blog

Sometime back in April, my husband asked me to start using my debit card as a credit card. In other words when I check out at the grocery store and Target and Walmart, I need to make sure I ask the clerk “how do I make this a credit?” Unless they have a handy handwritten […]