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NCUA Posts ID Theft Resources for Consumers

New resources are available from the National Credit Union Administration to help consumers protect themselves from identity theft and take action if they believe they have been victimized. According to the NCUA, more than 17.5 million Americans were victims of identity theft in 2014, which resulted in more than $15 billion in losses. The NCUA […]

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Liberty Financial opens two offices in Louisville after acquisition of AFB

Liberty Financial opened two full-service credit union offices in Louisville on November 1 after receiving regulatory approval to acquire American Founders Bank. Liberty Financial is a division of Evansville Teachers Federal Credit Union, which is headquartered in southwestern Indiana and is ranked as one of the top financial institutions in Indiana, including being recognized by […]

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Data Security

Tips for Consumers: What to do Post-Breach

Data breaches pose a potential risk to consumers in the form of identity theft, account takeover and fraud when personal and sensitive information is compromised. The following are tips for consumers to consider in reducing the risk or impact of data breaches. Place a Security Freeze on Credit Reports A security freeze protects against identity […]

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Data Security

Online Scams Involving Gift Cards on the Rise

According to the FBI Internet Crime Complaint Center’s statistics,from  January to June 2017 there have been hundreds of victims who have lost more than $6 million to online scams involving the purchase of music and other gift cards. These schemes include employment/opportunity scams, romance scams, ransomware scams, tax frauds, and various other online scams. Unfortunately, some […]

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Data Security

Data Breaches: What You Need to Know

With so many merchant data breaches in the news, we want you to know that Liberty Financial is ready to help if your personal or financial data is ever compromised. We take service to our members seriously and will do everything we can to ensure that action is taken – quickly – to help you […]

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Data Security

Fraud Prevention Tips

Here are some practical tips to help you avoid fraud online. Do not share your online banking credentials. You should never have to give out your online banking credentials to receive a deposit. Please call the credit union immediately if you have shared your credentials with anyone. We require Multifactor Authentication to log in to […]

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Mortgages Renovation Inspiration

5 Tips for the Perfect Retaining Wall

John and I wanted to build a retaining wall to help with our flooding issues. The way the land is formed around our house creates a lot of flood zones and it’s something we needed to address rather quickly. In addition to building the retaining wall we also installed a couple of French drains, but […]

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Mortgages Renovation Inspiration

Tips for Living with Renovation Dust

Before our home renovation project took off we used a small room that was perfect for housing all of our tools and equipment. John organized the room nicely, complete with a pegboard of hooks. It was photograph and magazine publication worthy of the perfect nook with anything you could think of to complete any home […]

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Mortgages Offers

The Secret to Getting Your Offer Accepted in a Seller’s Market

Purchasing a home is a significant goal for many people. There is nothing that feels better than signing that paperwork, moving in your belongings and turning a house into YOUR home. The current economic climate has turned most areas of the country into a seller’s market. That’s great when you are selling, but if you […]

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Mortgages Pre-Approval

Pre- Pre-Approval – Five Steps to Help You Get Approved

You’ve probably heard the (admittedly smart) advice from many–”Make sure you get pre-approved before you begin shopping for a home!” or “Don’t think about putting in an offer on a house without a pre-approval letter in hand.” However, getting pre-approved may seem like a tricky matter and the idea a bit overwhelming. In reality, preapproval is […]

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