Employees at Hanscom FCU's main office on Hanscom Air Force Base organized a cheering squad along Eglin Street this week to welcome home military and civilian service members, who, along with their families, were honored with a parade. In all, nearly 50 service members have returned to base within the last year after being deployed to other locations around the world, putting their lives on the line to serve our country.
When I mentioned to a co-worker that I was vacationing in Europe this summer, this intrepid traveler shared an excellent money-saving tip with me:
When you're using your credit card to pay for a purchase in a foreign country, make sure you're charged in local currency, not your home currency.
On a glorious spring evening last month, Hanscom Federal Credit Union participated in the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life in Burlington, MA, raising a grand total of $12,860 through a variety of channels, the most ever raised by Hanscom FCU’s “4 A Cure” 17-member team. ("4 A Cure" was also the top fundraiser in this year's event. Go team!) Throughout the year, the team surpassed its own financial goal of raising $5,000 by hosting fundraisers and collecting pledges from friends, family, and co-workers.
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This year Hanscom Federal Credit Union celebrates 65 years of service to its members! Hanscom FCU was chartered in 1953 when eight members were granted authority to form a credit union. The organization was opened on Hanscom AFB two years later. Today, we serve over 82,000 members through our 21 branches and online banking website.
Amazon Prime Day starts on July 16, where you can take advantage of deals galore on their website. Unfortunately, it's prime week for phishers, who are already hard at work emailing scams galore to take advantage of you. Here's how these bottom-feeders are operating this year and how you can protect yourself from their nefarious schemes.
Another season of baseball is upon us and you know what that means here at Hanscom FCU: more "Heroes Among Us" honorees, and boy, do we have some great heroes for 2018!