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    Required Minimum Distribution (RMD) – 2021

    December 29, 2021 | Blog

    The end of 2021 is approaching and if you’re over the age of 72 and have an IRA account (with NEFCU or elsewhere), don’t forget to take your RMD by December 31, 2021 to avoid a 50% penalty on your required amount.

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    Make Digital Banking Even More Secure

    December 29, 2021 | Blog

    In addition to receiving online banking access codes by phone, text, or email, members have the option to utilize authenticator apps such as Google Authenticator and Microsoft Authenticator.

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    Are you ready for one monthly loan payment?

    December 29, 2021 | Blog

    Budgeting your finances each month can be taxing enough. Throw in the idea of multiple payments to keep track of – credit card bills (how many store cards do you have?), personal loans, and even medical bills. All with different due dates and payment addresses.

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    Why You Shouldn’t Re-Use Passwords: A Message from our Information Security Manager

    October 07, 2021 | Blog

    Security breaches and hacking attempts are far too common in today’s online world. How do you work to protect yourself from cybercrime?

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    Where to start when buying a home

    September 22, 2021 | Blog

    The housing market can be a whirlwind for many buyers! At Direct Financial, our Loan Officers are ready to assist you with the purchase of your new home whether you’re a first-time home buyer or a well-versed shopper.

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    Why a Credit Union May Be the Best Option for an Auto Loan

    September 10, 2021 | Blog

    Getting ready to buy a new car? Before you head to a bank for an auto loan, it’s worth checking out your credit union options.

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    What Is a Money Market Account?

    September 10, 2021 | Blog

    If you’re interested in building your savings while still having easy access to the funds, a money market account might be a good option for you. These accounts allow you to draw money out on an as-needed basis while what remains in the account earns you slightly higher interest than a regular savings account. Here are the basic things you need to know about money market savings accounts.

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    How Do Home Equity Loans Work?

    September 10, 2021 | Blog

    One of the major advantages of owning your own home is that you’re able to build equity that you can turn into cash. Here’s a brief guide to the basics of home equity and how you can use it to secure needed cash through home equity loans.

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    The Pros and Cons of a Credit Union vs. a Bank

    September 09, 2021 | Blog

    If you’re tired of fees and surcharges, you might be looking for a new bank—but have you considered a credit union instead? When considering the pros and cons of a credit union vs. a bank, many people agree that credit unions come out on top.

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