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Hanscom FCU raised over $31,000 for Boston Children’s Hospital at the 2017 Boston Marathon.
Rex Johnson, owner/founder of Lending Solutions Consulting, Inc. (LSC), presented a lending skills class for staff and guests.
Hanscom FCU awarded $1,500 to the Hanscom AFB Retiree Activities Office (RAO) Booster Club through a matching grant provided by the Armed Forces Financial Network (AFFN).
A volunteer team from Hanscom FCU visited Fisher House Boston to prepare a meal for guests caring for hospitalized loved ones.
Hanscom FCU and the Armed Forces Financial Network partnered recently to provide $1,000 in Thank You Cards for families of hospitalized U.S. veterans.
Teens from Lowell, Bedford, and Billerica get classroom instruction plus hands-on learning.
Hanscom FCU was recognized at the CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference in Washington DC for its work supporting Veterans.
Touchstone FCU members vote for merger effective April 1, 2017.
Hanscom FCU pledged support with a $2,200 donation.
Hanscom FCU donated dozens of blankets to be distributed by the Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless.
The US Military retirement system is making big changes. Starting January 1, 2018, the Department of Defense will implement a new retirement system, affecting about 2.2 million people. If you are among that number, you have some decisions to make. Click here to learn more.
There’s a new phone scam sweeping the country. The “Can you hear me now?” scheme attempts to record your voice over the phone. (When you pick up the phone, you’ll hear someone ask, “Can you hear me now?”) The scammer then records and uses your “yes” response to sign you up for a product or service – and demand payment. If you refuse to pay, the criminals may threaten you with legal action, citing your “yes” as proof. To protect yourself, the Better Business Bureau offers these five tips.
If you find yourself squeezed between caring for your children and caring for your aging parents, you’re part of what’s now referred to as the Sandwich Generation. It’s a scenario faced by nearly half (47%) of adults now in their 40s and 50s, according to a 2013 Pew Research Center study, and it can be recipe for financial disaster. Here are some things you can do to help keep your finances on track, while meeting your family responsibilities.
Scams come and go, which is why the Federal Trade Commission updates it's warnings frequently. Here are 5 popular scams making the rounds right now.
Worrying about money keeps many of us awake at night. Short of hitting the lottery or receiving a windfall inheritance from a long-forgotten relative, what can people do to ease this anxiety? These 4 steps can help to ease the stress.
Paying a credit card or loan in good standing is a pretty simple task, but older debt can be trickier because you may not know who is holding the debt. These three steps will help you make a fresh start.
If you know a high school senior with plans to continue their education, encourage them to apply for our Condon Scholarship.
No matter when you send in your return, you’ll have the earliest possible access to your money when you have your refund deposited directly to your Hanscom FCU checking or savings account. Here's how it works.
Earlier this month, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ordered Equifax and TransUnion to pay millions in fines and penalties. Both national credit bureaus misstated the usefulness and value of the credit scores they sold to consumers. The credit bureaus gave customers a score meant for educational purposes, while implying it was the score actually reviewed by lenders. Here's how to guarantee you get the right number -- at no cost!
Do financial transactions quickly, easily, and on time. Here's how.
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