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Sweepstakes Scams

Be on the lookout for sweepstakes/lottery scams, employment scams, lending scams, and even romance scammers who try to trick you into handing over your hard-earned money—or worse. Throughout the country, scams continue to plague those who receive a phone call or email telling them that they’ve won a large sum of money in a sweepstakes […]

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Employment Scams

Those in search of employment or loans often fall prey to fraudulent ads where the victim will provide their social security number and all other personal information to the scammer. In addition to being able to steal the victim’s identity, the scammer will usually send a fraudulent check instructing you to buy equipment from their […]

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Romance Scams

Romance scam artists will pose as a romantic interest online and speak with their victims anywhere from a couple of days to a couple of years trying to establish trust. At times, they or someone else will even meet the victim in person. Once they feel they have gained their trust, they will then begin […]

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Second Liberty Financial Office opens in Franklin

Liberty Financial has opened its second full-service location in Franklin. The credit union’s Liberty Station Office is now open at 1207 Liberty Pike near Carothers Parkway across from Life Time Athletic. Devon Dixon, a banking veteran in middle Tennessee, is the office manager. The new, 12,000-plus square-foot office is Liberty Financial’s second Franklin location, joining […]

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Forbes Names Liberty Financial Best-In-State Credit Union

Liberty Financial a Division of ETFCU would like to thank its members for making us the #1 Credit Union on Forbes’ 2019 list of Best-in-State Banks and Credit Unions! The best credit unions in each state were chosen based on an independent survey of more than 25,000 U.S. citizens spread across the entire United States. […]

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Liberty Financial’s CEO Earns National Award

On June 19, the National Association of Federally Insured Credit Unions named Liberty Financial President and CEO Bill Schirmer its 2019 CEO of the Year. The award honors the nation’s top credit union leader based on his success in fulfilling the credit union mission of serving its members’ financial needs. Under Bill Schirmer’s leadership, the […]

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New Liberty Financial mortgage office to open in Owensboro

Liberty Financial, a Division of ETFCU, will expand its presence in Owensboro, Kentucky, with a new mortgage office currently under construction on Wimsatt Court. The new Liberty Financial facility, with an anticipated opening in the fall of 2019, will be located at 2930 Wimsatt Court. Liberty Financial in Owensboro concentrates on a full complement of […]

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Liberty Financial opens full-service credit union in Bowling Green

Liberty Financial opened a full-service credit union in Bowling Green in a newly constructed building at 544 Lovers Lane on Friday, December 28. The branch offers all credit union services, including the popular Vertical Checking which pays 3.00% APY on amounts up to $20,000.  Nikki Sebree-Ligon, a veteran of the financial industry in Bowling Green […]

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The Latest Online Threat To Home Buyers, Lenders

WASHINGTON–Credit unions and their members have another online threat to guard against—having home downpayments stolen. According to a number of sources, online criminals are increasingly impersonating real estate agents online in order to get buyers to send funds to offshore accounts. As part of the scam hackers penetrate real estate agents’ emails and monitor communications […]

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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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