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!
Team Hanscom FCU – Elizabeth, Andy, and Ray
Despite some of the worst weather in Boston Marathon history, our Team Hanscom FCU runners pushed through the difficult conditions and finished the race, raising approximately $44,000 along the way. Your generous contributions will be given to Credit Union Kids at Heart, which last year donated $180,000 to Boston Children’s Hospital. Thank you for contributing to this effort!
Contrary to what you might believe, online banking is actually safer than doing things the old-fashioned way. Here’s why:
We're excited to announce that Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine has named Hanscom Federal Credit Union as their #1 Credit Union in America in 2018. The magazine identifies top picks among national, regional, and internet banks, as well as credit unions anyone in the U.S. can join.
What if your income stream suddenly stopped? Would paying for the essentials be difficult? What if an unexpected expense, such as a medical bill, popped up? Would you be able to pay it? Many people turn to credit to help them make ends meet in difficult times. While it may provide temporary relief, it could cost you, as interest accumulates on your balance if you cannot pay it in full. Not to mention, it may be a struggle to make the payments each month.
Everybody loves summer, right? School’s out. Students are graduating. Friends are getting married. And everybody’s thinking vacay! Trouble is, the costs for all that fun can add up and sink your savings goals in the process. The good news is that with a little planning, you and your family can enjoy all that summer has to offer, without busting your budget.