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TCCU HOSTS TREE OF LIFE FOR CLIENTS OF APS, DECEMBER 1 – 15, 2020

Nov 4, 2020

It isn’t easy to think of adults as victims of abuse, neglect, or exploitation. Yet every day in Texoma, there are men and women who need the assistance of Adult Protective Services. APS works to remove these individuals from harm’s way, but can not always provide everything they need in the way of everyday necessities…

ATM Theft at Sheppard Access Rd. Branch

Oct 22, 2020

Early this morning, the ATM at our branch on Sheppard Access Road was broken into. This theft marks the fourth incident in this ring of ATM break-ins around town, so we wanted to take the opportunity to share a few reminders: Your safety is most important to us. We want to remind you to be…

Debit MasterCard and ATM Safety Tips

Oct 22, 2020

Never disclose your PIN number to anyone!  You are the only one who should know the PIN.  Do not give it out when making purchases; you should punch in the numbers yourself, and it should be done in a way that others may not observe the numbers pressed.  Even TCCU employees have NO NEED TO…

Financial Peace University: Fall 2020 Registration is Now Open!

Sep 18, 2020

As a part of our mission at TCCU to build a community where everyone is given the tools to become RICH (Ready, Independent, Charitable and Happy), we offer Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University classes for free twice a year. Our next class starts September 29, 2020 and runs for nine sessions, each Tuesday night (6…

The Beginner’s Guide to Filling Out a W-4

Aug 14, 2020

It’s no secret that the IRS excels at making things complicated. And when you’re busy learning the ropes of a new job, trying to fill out a 4-page W-4 form can be a huge hassle. It’s not a good idea to rush through it, though, because a small mistake now can mean withholding too much…

Your Complete Guide to Using Your Credit Cards

Aug 14, 2020

Q: I’d love to improve my credit score, but I can’t get ahead of my monthly payments. I also find that my spending gets out of control when I’m paying with plastic. How do I use my credit cards responsibly? A: Using your credit cards responsibly is a great way to boost your credit score and your…

How Can I Protect Myself from Payment App Scams?

Aug 14, 2020

Q: I love the convenience of payment apps, like Cash App and Venmo, but I’ve heard there’s been an increase in scams being pulled off within these apps. How can I continue to use my payment apps without compromising my safety? A: Payment apps offer users the ability to effortlessly send payments to friends, making it easy…

Snowball Method vs. Avalanche Method: What’s the Best Way to Tackle Debt?

Jul 14, 2020

Debt is the ultimate killjoy. It can destroy a budget, make long-term financial planning impossible, and shadow every purchase you make with guilt. No one wants to live with that debt burden. But how do you kiss your debt goodbye? Crawling out from under this mountain won’t be easy, but if you’re ready to realign…

Am I Really Ready to Buy a House?

Jul 14, 2020

Q: I’ve saved a down payment, narrowed my choices of neighborhoods and drawn up a wish list of what I’m looking for in a home, but I’m getting cold feet. How do I know if I’m really ready to buy a house? A: It’s perfectly normal to feel hesitant about going through with what may be the…