October 2021

SCCCU Launches Second Annual RETURN THE FAVOR Giving Campaign to Support 12 Local Non-Profit Organizations

October 6, 2021

The Credit Union's Board of Directors approved a matching gift program to support 12 local non-profit organizations in Santa Cruz County. For every dollar people donate to one of these non-profit organizations, the Credit Union will match that gift up to $50,000 (total for all organizations). Learn more.

The Value of Giving Back to Your Community

October 18, 2021

What's the value of giving back to your community? Besides the obvious financial benefits you may give to those most vulnerable in your community, there several other reasons. 

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Protect Yourself from Charitable Scams

October 19, 2021

Today there’s a great need to help others in need. But, how can you help? Which charitable organizations can you trust? While we’d all like to think every charitable foundation or organization is legitimate, there are some that take advantage of the good among us. You should take the following precautions to make sure our donation benefits the people and organizations you desire to help.

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Protecting Yourself from Fraudulent Calls and Phishing

October 22, 2021

Fraudsters are getting more and more aggressive these days, with more sophisticated scams than ever before. Learn ways to protect yourself from being a victim of fraud.

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How to Spot a Rental Assistance Scam

October 29, 2021

Scammers take advantage of people during times of fear and uncertainty — and the COVID-19 pandemic is no different. While federal rental assistance is being rolled out to communities across the country, scammers are actively using this opportunity to prey on consumers in need, by pretending to be someone they’re not.

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